Meditations on… the transformative power of representation in punk

Hanif Abdurraqib commemorates the New York band that held a mirror up to those longing to see themselves reflected on stage

Listen to a club-ready playlist from DJ Lag

Featuring Rudeboyz, Sinjin Hawke, Gina Jeanz and more

Daytimers: The new kids on the block

In spite of global political, industrial and technological significance, South Asian cultural status is hidden in the margins, often pigeonholed into Bhangra, Bollywood and Citizen Khan. Provhat Rahman, a producer and DJ from east London, is set on changing the narrative.

Director ZMARAKS searches for mayhem in the mundane

Breaking down the dreamlike chaos of MISOGI’s new video, created through our Three Minutes incubator

Get an inside look at our mixed reality Crack XR app with Oliver Ellmers

The new app features immersive digital performances from Flohio, A.G. Cook and Brian Nasty. Visual artist and design technologist Oliver Ellmers walks us through the creative process

Kacey Musgraves: The sun also rises

Golden Hour made a household name out of country outlier Kacey Musgraves, even as her personal life was coming undone. For its follow-up, she leans into tragedy to find inner peace

Queercore

Meditations on… queercore

In the 80s and 90s, queercore provided a community for those disillusioned with punk and the gay mainstream alike. Daisy Jones celebrates a genre and subculture that was proudly unapologetic

Selections: Elder Island

A summer weather-themed playlist from the genre-weaving trio, featuring tracks from Nu Genea, Angel Olsen, porij and more

How pop producer Ariel Rechtshaid composed the score for Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl is back. As we collectively re-immerse ourselves into the GG universe, we catch up with the show’s composer Ariel Rechtshaid to discuss his journey into scoring and the role Jam City is playing in bringing the music to life