Eurodance

No Limit: How Eurodance shaped modern dance music

20 years since their peak, Eurodance and trance are gaining traction on dancefloors again. We speak to some of the genres early innovators about its rise, fall and return

Stephen Mallinder

The Click: Stephen Mallinder

Cabaret Voltaire’s Stephen Mallinder talks about shedding skins and starting again in this edition of The Click

LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem’s debut album captured the brittle energy of New York City

On its 15th anniversary, John Thorp looks back on LCD Soundsystem’s era-defining debut record

Yaeji Season

Yaeji Season

It’s Yaeji Season! Our January cover star takes over crackaud.io with a week of mixes inspired by the seasons of the year

Speedy Wunderground

Speedy Wunderground is the label bringing spontaneity back to British indie

We chat to Pierre Hall, A&R of Speedy Wunderground about the label’s unique approach and new crackaud.io residency

Best Coast

20 Questions: Best Coast

With a new album on the horizon, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino takes on the latest edition of 20 questions

Altın Gün Rising Parallax

Rising: Altın Gün

Amsterdam-based Turkish-psych outfit Altın Gün offer a take on the genre that goes beyond borrowed nostalgia

chassol

Chassol is the Solange collaborator blurring the boundary between film and music

We premiere Chassol’s new video for Savana, Céline, Aya Pt.I & II

Galcher Lustwerk

20 Questions: Galcher Lustwerk

Galcher Lustwerk takes on this month’s 20 Questions

gurls talk

crackaud.io x Gurls Talk

Listen to Gurls Talk mixes from BOSSY LDN, Jodie Harsh, Emerald and more

Extremely Online

What does it mean to be an Extremely Online musician in 2019?

A wave of breakthrough music projects suggest we’ve entered a new era of internet-adjacent music – just don’t call it ‘internet-core’

Extinction Rebellion

How Extinction Rebellion’s graphic design amplified their year of radical activism

Extinction Rebellion dominated headlines (and high streets), but it was their instantly recognisable visuals that cemented them in the collective consciousness

Annual Report 2019

The Crack Magazine Annual Report 2019

Our breakdown of the year in music, featuring the best tracks, albums, mixes and more

yussef dayes

Yussef Dayes is at the heart of London’s new jazz scene

We premiere the new double video, Duality, from British jazz drummer Yussef Days

Tommy Cash

In Photos: Highlights from The Crack Magazine Archives

The Crack Magazine Archives: A decade of shoots & the stories behind them celebrates 10 years of independence and cultural exploration with a stunning 248-page spread – take a look at some of our favourite images

Hey Girl, Hey Boy - The Chemical Brothers Kate Gibb

Meet Kate Gibb, the artist behind The Chemical Brothers’ Surrender artwork

We celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Chemical Brother’s iconic third studio album in a conversation with Kate Gibb, the visionary behind its cover sleeve