9 artists, creatives and The Streets collaborators on the legacy of A Grand Don’t Come For Free

Celebrated for its frank and evocative lyricism, The Streets’ sophomore album, ‘A Grand Don’t Come For Free’, captured a British life of misadventure and mundanity. On its 20th anniversary, we asked 9 artists, creatives and collaborators to reflect on the record’s impact and why it still resonates today.

“Ready for some new blood and some new noise”: Remembering Steve Albini’s sharp and candid music criticism

The late musician, record producer and audio engineer crystallised his critical view of the music industry through cuttingly funny columns, interviews and reviews. Remembering his legacy as an opinionated champion of independent music, we look back on 6 pieces from the archive.

11 Artists and Creatives on the Enduring Influence of Madvillainy

In March 2004, Madlib and MF DOOM released Madvillainy – the only record under their…

9 artists on Silent Servant’s musical legacy and the productions that captured their hearts

Friends, musicians and collaborators pay tribute to the fearless producer, DJ and designer. Featuring Primal Scream’s Simone Marie Butler, RS Tangent, Helena Hauff, Russell E.L. Butler and more

What are friends for: 3 artists call upon their contacts for advice, memories and memes

A new social series featuring Saoirse, TYSON and SIPHO. Made in collaboration with Minor Figures. Watch all three videos here

10 funding resources for electronic music creatives, as selected by Mina

Ahead of a workshop at new music conference Orbit Live, the London-based DJ, producer and Funding with Mina boss breaks down some key resources for creatives and emerging electronic music professionals in the UK

Brainfeeder at 15: Label family and friends reflect on their favourite ever releases

To celebrate 15 years of Brainfeeder, we spoke to some of the crew about label releases and memories. Featuring Thundercat, Salami Rose Joe Lewis, Kuedo and Flying Lotus

Books on the Blues: A reading list by Samson Kambalu

The Oxford-based artist, academic and writer walks us through eight texts that, in their own ways, tell a story about blues music, its evolution and its trailblazers

The Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto

Life, works and legacy: 10 artists on Ryuichi Sakamoto and his everlasting impact

Musicians, contemporaries and longtime collaborators pay their tributes to the late Ryuichi Sakamoto – an artist like no other