Gleeful classics and oddball peaks as Despacio comes to New York City

Knockdown Center, Queens 29 March
© Carlos Brummelo

Thoughtful curation and a beautiful setting combine at Tremor Festival 2018

Ponta Delgada, Portugal 20 March
© Nathan Ma

Kylie Minogue at Berghain: A mix of the old, the new and the unexpected

Berghain, Berlin 20 March
© Burak Cingi

SOPHIE: Dystopian rave converges with electronic ballads at London’s Heaven

Heaven, London 13 March

Dr. Dre came to London to remind us Anderson .Paak is a superstar

O2 Academy Brixton 13 March
© Chloe Newman

Stefflon Don’s live show proved why she’s the UK’s reigning queen of rap

O2 Forum Kentish Town 8 March
Dekmantel 2018 © Ariel Martini

In Photos: Dekmantel São Paulo 2018

Playcenter, São Paulo 3 March

Alva Noto‘s Funkhaus show was an immersive barrage on the senses

Funkhaus, Berlin 1 March
Fever Ray live in Berlin © POP-EYE / Wengel

Fever Ray’s lust-fuelled live show brings Plunge to shocking, vivid life

Columbiahalle, Berlin 28 February

In GIFS: Carnaval de Bahidorá 2018

Tlaltizapán 17 February

At Carnaval de Bahidorá, expertly curated sounds flourish in a paradisal Mexican location

Tlaltizapán 17 February
© Tom Howard

Nils Frahm brings the Funkhaus to London’s Barbican Hall

The Barbican Centre, London 21 February

Ricardo Villalobos and Craig Richards’ all-nighter proves why fabric remains vital

fabric 17 February

Wild Beasts’ triumphant farewell show was the ultimate act of artistic control

Hammersmith Apollo 17 February

On stage, Kendrick Lamar is rap’s new martial arts-inspired superhero

Genting Arena, Birmingham 9 February
© Udo Siegfriedt

CTM 2018 embraced both light and shade in a showcase of experimental art and music

Various venues, Berlin 26 January