Downtime: Lucinda Chua

The south London musician teases us further into her universe as she shares a trio of personal cultural picks

Livity Sound: 10 key tracks from the label’s catalogue, chosen by its artists

The influential Bristol imprint turns 10 this year. We asked the Livity Sound crew to walk us through some of their favourite releases and label memories from the last decade

10 mixes you need to hear this month

From Kush Jones to TSVI, Kampire to Bored Lord, here’s our rundown of the best mixes from July 2021

7 tracks that trace the rise of deepfake voice technology in music

From Tupac at Coachella to Holly Herndon’s “digital twin” Holly+, we map out the use of deepfake technology in music over the past decade

Downtime: Nabihah Iqbal

The London-based DJ and producer guides us through her characteristically wide-ranging cultural recommendations

13 artists on the timeless allure of Aaliyah’s self-titled masterpiece

On the 20th anniversary of Aaliyah’s self-titled, and final, album, we speak to Syd, Eric Seats, Justine Skye, object blue, Scratcha DVA, Jubilee and more to discuss the groundbreaking record and Aaliyah’s enduring legacy

10 mixes you need to hear this month

The best of June’s mixes, featuring Don Zilla, Anastasia Kristensen, KMRU and more

13 artists on Jon Hassell’s musical legacy

Laraaji, Britton Powell, Ami Dang, Lucinda Chua, Auntie Flo, Gigi Masin and more reflect on the late composer’s impact and how he influenced their works

I Am Divine

10 essential queer music documentaries

A list of 10 LGBTQ+ documentaries that tell the stories of unsung gay trailblazers, pioneers and cult heroes. From Sylvester to Patrick Cowley, and Patty Schemel to Michael Alago