Talking through six frames of Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared with the show’s creators

Becky Sloan, Joe Pelling and Baker Terry, the creators of the cult puppet series, talk us through a series of stills from the new Channel 4 series, giving behind-the-scenes insights into the creation and craft of ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’

Burial’s Untrue at 15: Artists reflect on their favourite tracks and the album’s unwavering influence

Burial’s seminal second album turns 15. To celebrate, we spoke to Mala, Nia Archives, George FitzGerald, Loraine James and more about what ‘Untrue’ means to them

Hessle Audio’s peers reflect on the label’s legacy and the past 15 years

Hessle Audio is 15. Anz, Objekt, Blawan, Untold, Mary Anne Hobbs and more unravel the impact of the influential UK label

Books to read this month: Untold stories from women in music and UK rave culture

From astrology cocktails to 90s club kids and the experiences of women in music, these are the books worth adding to your reading list

SHAPE Platform: The video takeover

The SHAPE Platform takeover continues with the premiere of five new visuals from the platform’s roster of artists. Featuring KMRU, Shapednoise, Johanna Hedva and more

Jamal Edwards: 6 artists on their SB.TV video shoots

Jamal Edwards, the founder of pioneering media company SB.TV, recently passed away. Here, we catch up with artists who connected with Edwards via the platform, and learn about their time spent shooting with the late music mogul

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Thierry Mugler: The late fashion designer’s best moments in music

From working with George Michael to dressing Beyoncé, Diana Ross, David Bowie and Grace Jones

Christmas gift guide 2021

Gift guide: The best Christmas presents for music fans

From Lil Nas X’s Montero robe to Radiohead’s fine bone china tea set

Greg Tate

6 essential essays by groundbreaking cultural critic Greg Tate

The “Godfather of hip-hop journalism” passed away this week aged 64. Discover – or revisit – six of his best works covering Kendrick Lamar, Bad Brains, Basquiat, Azealia Banks and more