Tierra Whack, Iceland Airwaves 2018 © Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Iceland Airwaves: Reykjavik’s eclectic festival still feels fresh 20 years in

Reykjavík, Iceland 7 November
Blood Orange, Pitchfork Paris 2018 © Alban Gendrot

Pitchfork Paris 2018: The Parisian festival tempered forward-facing curation with a notably restrained atmosphere

Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris 1 November
Club to Club 2018 © Andrea Macchia

Club to Club 2018: The Italian institution delivers directional programming on a grand scale

Turin, Italy 1 November
Caterina Barbieri © Adriano Ferreira Borges

Semibreve 2018: A thoughtful, low-key standout in the experimental festival circuit

Braga, Portugal 26 October
Aphex Twin © Alexander Ostburg

Aphex Twin’s pummelling Berlin show brought a warehouse rave to Funkhaus

Funkhaus 1 November
No Bounds Festival 2018 © Frankie Casillo

No Bounds 2018: The Sheffield festival expands on the bold vision of Hope Works

Hope Works, Sheffield 12 October
Aphex Twin, BIME Live 2018 © Tom Hagen

BIME Live 2018: Ambitious programming makes the Bilbao spectacle a highlight on the festival calendar

Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain 26 October
Call Super, WHP 18 © Scott Charlesworth

Check out these backstage portraits from Daniel Avery’s curated WHP18 party

Store Street, Manchester 20 October
Sons of Kemet © Fabrice Bourgelle

Sons of Kemet’s Afrofuturist jazz is the sound of youthful, modern London

Koko 23 October
Jlin Unsound Festival 2018 © Michał Ramu

Unsound 2018: Frontier sounds at the European underground’s favourite festival

Wianki, Kraków 7 October
Current 93 © Alex Weston-Noond

Current 93 essay their strain of disquiet at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire 13 October
Stone Island Presents London © Tom Porter

In Photos: Stone Island Presents London

EartH, Hackney 4 October

BTS live in London: Self-love, interactivity and effortless pop versatility

The O2, London 10 October
Four Tet WHP © Gemma Parker

Four Tet ushers in the final chapter for The Warehouse Project at Store Street

Warehouse Project Manchester 6 October
Ryoji Ikeda

Ryoji Ikeda explores simple acoustics and complex computation at the Barbican

Barbican Main Hall, London 30 September

In Photos: Concrete Lates x Spiritland

Southbank Centre 27 September