Bright nights by the Arctic Circle: Solstice Festival 2024

Finland’s Solstice Festival returned for its fourth year this June, bringing a familiarly eclectic cast of DJs, live acts, art and afterparties to Rukatunturi.

George Musgrave’s new book contextualises the power of rap in Middle England

In ‘The England No One Cares About’, the musician-turned-academic reflects on his younger years bouncing around several suburban towns, identity on the peripheries, and using lyrics to ultimately understand himself.

Listen to African Head Charge’s playlist of tracks for respect and unity

African Head Charge’s percussionist and co-founder Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah picks a playlist of tracks based around respect, love and peace that he’d play on the radio right now.

In Photos: Dirty Hit’s dh2 launch party at Phonox

Label head George Daniel was joined on the decks by Kelly Lee Owens, Oscar Farrell and TimFromTheHouse.

In Photos: OFFSónar 2024

Bringing its eclectic mix of electronic music and immersive experiences to Barcelona in June, OFFSónar delivered four days of creatively-charged, thought-provoking fun.

In Photos: Lost Music Festival

From 5-7 July, art and electronic music festival Lost made a triumphant, sold-out return to the world’s largest labyrinth.

Diesel Hub

We partnered with Diesel and Metamorph for a series of interviews and videos that uncover four Berlin-based artists currently making their mark on a music scene constantly in flux.

Glastonbury Festival 2024 through five key performances

From grime classics and 00s pop-punk nostalgia to a rock’n’roll coming-of-age show, a halcyon disco era celebration and Charli xcx’s locked-off Partygirl rave, look back on all the best sets from Glastonbury 2024.

Cue Points: Ivan Smagghe

This is Cue Points, a series where DJs get granular with current tracks in their sets, giving us the low-down on what makes them work.

Euro 2024 quarter-finals: Your pre and post-match playlists, curated by Cristale

Ahead of England’s Euro 2024 quarter-finals game tomorrow, South London rapper Cristale curates two playlists to guide us through the adrenaline highs and post-match unwind.

In Photos: Outbreak Fest 2024

From hardcore moshers to old school emo fans, Outbreak 2024 was a raucous celebration of alternative music and culture in the UK.

In Photos: Burna Boy at London Stadium

Stopping over in London on his ‘I Told Them’ Tour before playing Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, Burna Boy lit up a sold-out show at London Stadium last weekend.

Drag, dance and debauchery: Inside Glastonbury’s NYC Downlow

What really goes on behind the door (and notoriously long queue) at Block9’s NYC Downlow? Photographer Courteney Frisby headed down to capture the sweat, glamour and outrageous outfits in all their glory.

In Photos: Glastonbury 2024

From a Banksy stunt at Idles to standout sets from Tems, Little Simz, PJ Harvey and a Charli xcx ‘Partygirl’ takeover, look back on the most memorable moments from the field this weekend.

In Photos: Sónar 2024

Sónar returned to Barcelona this June for a three-day showcase exploring the intersection of music, art and technology.

All the tracks getting Show Me The Body fired-up on tour

Welcome back to Selections, a series of artist-curated playlists from those in the know.