How Sparks brought their psychodrama movie musical ‘Annette’ to life

In a rare interview, Ron and Russell Mael walk us along the long road to their big-screen debut directed by Leos Carax and starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard

Capturing Stone Island’s Milan homecoming with C2C Festival

The creative collaboration between two Italian powerhouses, Stone Island and C2C Festival, continued last week with a one-off party in Milan

Gabber Eleganza curates a playlist of “spectral, seductive tracks”

In keeping with the Gabber Eleganza MO, Italian DJ and producer Alberto Guerrini draws for propulsive tracks and incendiary sounds supplied by the likes of Tygapaw, Jasmine Infiniti and Blackhaine

In photos: Unsound Festival 2021

Our visual diary of the Kraków festival’s 2021 edition, featuring LSDXOXO, Flora Yin-Wong, Dis Fig, Bbymutha and more

The Click: Damon Albarn

In his own words, Damon Albarn describes a life-changing trip to Mali that forever altered his musical path

Listen to a playlist of sentimental songs curated by Arooj Aftab

The Brooklyn-based vocalist, composer and songwriter uses her Selections playlist to spotlight tracks from “musician friends old and new”

20 Questions: Hana Vu

The LA-based singer-songwriter takes on this month’s 20 Questions

Justin Timberlake’s solo debut smoothed the way for one of the greatest reinventions in pop

19 years after its release, we explore the reasons why ‘Justified’ remains the blueprint for any pop act member’s leap into the world of solo stardom

Azu Tiwaline has curated a playlist of kinetic club tracks

Featuring object blue, Polygonia, Simo Cell, Pessimist and more

Drink spiking: Resources for those affected

A list of resources, ranging from charitable organisations through to helplines and petitions, available to those impacted by drink or physical spiking

Lock in to a playlist of 140 BPM bangers curated by Sicaria Sound

The London-based DJ and production duo run us through their current favourites, spotlighting tracks from Hi5ghost, Simo Cell and more

20 Questions: Circuit des Yeux

Composer and vocalist Haley Fohr on bowl cuts, Sandra Bullock and that time she had sushi with Vincent Gallo

Sights and sounds from Stone Island presents London

A border-crossing bill, expertly curated by one Europe’s finest festivals and the iconic menswear brand

Todd Haynes’ Velvet Underground documentary is the definitive portrait of rock’s influential outsiders

Chal Ravens reviews the much-anticipated film which screened at the BFI London Film Festival earlier this month

With Flockaveli, Waka Flocka Flame captured a divisive moment in rap

On its 11th anniversary, Dean Van Nguyen looks back on Waka Flocka Flame’s explosive debut album

The Click: Jam & Lewis

In his own words, legendary R&B producer Jimmy Jam vividly remembers the moment he met Terry Lewis – and found a lifelong musical partner