100 Great Black Britons

Playlist: Patrick Vernon OBE selects 100 songs from 100 Black British artists

The author of 100 Great Black Britons curates a playlist of music from Black British artists

DJ Sprinkles – Midtown 120 Blues

On Midtown 120 Blues, DJ Sprinkles highlighted the radical queer origins of house music

12 years on, we take a look at how the message behind Terre Thaemlitz’s house classic still remains as urgent as ever

Mel C

The Click: Mel C

In her own words, Melanie C unravels the impact a seismic year has had on her latest solo work and personal growth


20 Questions: Slikback

The Nairobi native and Nyege Nyege affiliate talks satanic mantras, weird parties and worst habits

Hole, Celebrity Skin

Hole’s Celebrity Skin represents an era of excess and fame in America

The band’s 1998 album marked the height of their success. We take a look back at the story behind the seminal LP

How director Teeeezy C took Birmingham to Nairobi in the video for M1llionz’ Lagga

Go behind the scenes with UK rap’s go-to video director

A Brief History of the Music Video

From Starman to APESHIT, Simran Hans chronicles the 50-year history of contemporary pop culture’s greatest format

Toots & the Maytals

The Click: Toots & the Maytals

Toots Hibbert remembers how a childhood spent singing in church launched his 40-year-strong career

5 DJs and producers on adapting to the work-from-home era

Close listening, kitchen radio sessions and impromptu albums

Deena Abdelwahed

20 Questions: Deena Abdelwahed

The Tunisian producer chats yoga in Berghain, advice for aspiring DJs and meeting friends off the internet

DJ Python

DJ Python: Travelling without moving

DJ Python is vaping, worrying and wearing a gleaming white ten-gallon hat. We catch up with the producer for Issue 113

India Jordan: Let Loose

India Jordan’s rush-triggering productions perfectly express the allure of losing – and finding – yourself on the dancefloor. We catch up with the producer for Issue 113

Jadu Heart

Jadu Heart are the duo bringing together pagan rituals and romance

We premiere the video for Jadu Heart’s new single Burning Hour


The Click: JoJo

In her own words, Joanna Levesque remembers the song that gave her the confidence to trust her gut

Cinematographer Robbie Ryan on capturing Nick Cave alone at Alexandra Palace

The cinematographer behind ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Marriage Story’ takes us behind the scenes of Cave’s groundbreaking new concert film

Princess Nokia © Daniela Spector

20 Questions: Princess Nokia

From rice and beans to Leslie Jordan, Destiny Frasqueri offers a glimpse into her bustling mind