The Top 50 Albums of 2018

Our annual countdown of the albums which captured the mood of this year

The Crack Magazine Christmas gift guide

From Kacey Musgraves rolling papers to Migos’ tour costume, here’s what you should be giving this festive season

The Crack Magazine guide to the UK’s best New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day options

The best parties to ensure you start 2019 as you mean to go on

Lady Diana

5 Instagram accounts you need to follow right now

From the many faces of Marcel Dettmann to Princess Diana’s revenge looks

7 cutting edge artists with an Aphex Twin co-sign

From Aqxdm to Zuli, here’s the Crack Magazine guide to the newer artists that Aphex Twin has been repping in his sets

Nina Kraviz

8 artists reflect on the enduring legacy of Aphex Twin

Nina Kraviz, Tommy Cash, Silent Servant, Object Blue and more recall when they first discovered the music of our November cover star

A guide to Qebrus, the Aphex Twin-approved producer who created alien IDM

Admired by Aphex Twin and other fans of deeply experimental music, the cult French producer died in February this year. We provide an entry point into Thomas Denis’ extraordinary universe

10 mixes you need to hear this month

Featuring Discwoman’s Peach, Karen Gwyer, Mike Servito and more

6 books you need to read this month

From musical deep dives to cookbooks, here are six page turners to make those long, dark evenings a little more bearable