James Ferraro's 'Skid Row' album artwork

On Skid Row, James Ferraro explored Los Angeles’ seedy side with measured panache

The stories about Los Angeles are all true: underneath its carefully curated image lies an underbelly of darkness. But few artists have captured this reality like James Ferraro on 2015’s ‘Skid Row’

The artist Fauness for the Crack Magazine Selections playlist series

Fauness curates a playlist for moments of inward reflection

Featuring tracks from Iceboy Violet, Posh Isolation, Ange Halliwell, Casey MQ and Fauness herself

In Photos: Sonic Acts Biennial 2022

The biennial event returned to Amsterdam from 30 September to 23 October this year

Live from Ortigia Sound System Festival 2022

A trio of standout sets recorded live at Ortigia Sound System Festival in Italy this past summer. Featuring Kelman Duran, MC Yallah and Debmaster, and Lamusa II

Love triangles and witches: Let’s Eat Grandma on soundtracking The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself

Let’s Eat Grandma discuss creating their first soundtrack, a fairytale journey for Netflix’s epic ‘The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself’

Unwind with a new ambient-tinged playlist from DJ Plead

Emotive sounds and swelling soundscapes from the Berlin-based club producer

Le Tigre’s debut album sparked a revolution on the dancefloor

Le Tigre’s self-titled debut album embraced a playfulness that found expression through geeky pop culture references, and by turning evergreen feminist topics and in-jokes into danceable bops

Alabaster DePlume shares a contemplative playlist for “entering sadness with excitement”

From Moondog to John Cooper Clarke via Beatrice Dillion, Kuljit Bhamra, Novos Baianos and more, the Mancunian musician curates a warm and eclectic playlist tempered by an uplifting message

HAAi curates a soothing playlist of ambient and meditative music

Gentle sounds from the London-based DJ and producer

Get locked into a breakbeat-driven playlist from Bakey

Leeds-based DJ and producer Bakey brings a playlist of skittering breaks, heady jungle cuts and soulful, melodic highs ahead of his appearance at Transmissions from Hackney

Lose yourself in a textured and rhythmic playlist from Ale Hop

The Peruvian composer and instrumentalist shares “a selection of songs to get lost in the physical qualities of electronics, through transcendental rhythms, abstract landscapes and psychedelia”

In Photos: Oasis: Into The Wild 2022

Oasis Into The Wild 2022 treated guests to great music, food, and wellbeing practices. The…

Joy Anonymous share their warm-up anthems playlist

The London-based dance duo select tracks by Four Tet, Dorothy Ashby, Robbie Williams and more

In Photos: Step inside our HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE launch party

Photographer El Hogg captured the action at the launch of HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE – our illustrated map and research project plotting 50 years of British LGBTQIA+ parties

Terence Etc. shares a playlist of songs that inspired his debut album, V O R T E X

The Dallas born-and-raised musician and filmmaker lets us in on his listening habits. Plug in for tracks from the likes of Sons of Kemet, James Blake, Solange and Outkast

In Photos: WHP returns with Repercussion

Photographer Sophia Carey shares a series of stills from WHP’s 11-hour return at Mayfield Depot