Bikini Kill Pussy Whipped

How Bikini Kill’s Pussy Whipped paved the way for a new feminist punk movement

Some 25 years since its release, Hannah Ewens reflects on the quintessential riot grrrl record

In Photos: Simple Things 2018

The Bristol festival took over its home city on 20 October. See how it played out via images featuring Helena Hauff, Tirzah, DJ Stingray, Giant Swan and more

Danny Nedelko: A Beautiful Immigrant

Danny Nedelko’s move to the UK was so successful that Bristol punks IDLES wrote a pro- immigration anthem about him. The Heavy Lungs frontman shares his story.

Live from UFO II at Dekmantel 2018

A series of exclusive recordings from Dekmantel’s inaugural UFO II, including Elena Colombi, Karen Gwyer, Parrish Smith and more

Mandy

How Randall Dunn produced Jóhann Jóhannsson’s metal-influenced score for Mandy

Randall Dunn, producer of Sunn O))), Wolves in the Throne Room and Earth, worked alongside Jóhann Jóhannsson in what is being hailed as the late composer’s finest work

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is reimagining her world

The avant-garde icon talks social media, astrology and, of course, politics in a conversation ahead of urgent new LP, Warzone

Courtesy © Julian Mahrlein

The kaleidoscopic world of Courtesy

The DJ and label head injects the techno scene with colour and flair

Lena Willikens © Mike Chalmers

Lena Willikens: The art of staying amateur

The Salon Des Amateurs resident discusses her foray into performance art with the collaborative project Phantom Kino Ballett

The Bristol DJ and vibe aficionado faces our quick-fire questions

“A real party is a labour of love”: Jane Fitz and Tasker break down clubland in 2018

An informal, candid conversation between two of UK dance music’s most influential figures

Nakhane

Dear Nakhane: Spiritual guidance on life, looks and problematic faves

Looking for wisdom on sex, self-love and navigating your way through the world? The South African actor and musician is here to help

Black Madonna Kiia

Dismantling dance music’s boys club

Smirnoff Equalising Music is campaigning for gender parity on line-ups by 2020. We look at how mentorship – from figures like The Black Madonna and Honey Dijon – can dismantle male dominance in dance music

Christine and the Queens © Michelle Helena Janssen

Christine and the Queens: A portrait of Chris

With her latest album, the French pop star has transformed, summoning the swagger of 1000 heartthrobs to unlock a bold, seductive new persona

Jonathan Castro

Jonathan Castro has wild visions

Talking community, maximalism and the joy of impurity with the designer behind this year’s Simple Things artwork

Fembot

Fearing the Fembot

Does the rise of computer-generated influencers indicate anything other than an efficient way to capitalise on the female form?

Daniel Avery © Tom Andrew

The Warehouse Project Curated by Daniel Avery

The Drone Logic artist will host a special edition of the Manchester night on 20 October