Richie Hawtin, Consumed

Richie Hawtin’s Consumed paved new roads for minimal techno

Two decades on from its release, Plastikman’s unflinchingly experimental album still sounds vital

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Rapsody: Soul Power

Rapsody made one of 2017’s most underrated albums. We speak with the North Carolina rapper who, through strength and perseverance, is delivering her message to the people

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Jayda G: Freak Out

Jayda Guy’s DJing style was honed through years spent as one of Vancouver’s foremost selectors. With a new imprint about to launch, we talk climate change, pretentiousness and silencing the online critics

Meet Renata Raksha, the NY-based photographer behind the SOPHIE cover

The Russian-born creative talks global pop music, Russian folklore and her personal explorations into race

Tarik Barri gives us an exclusive peek at the live visuals for Thom Yorke’s upcoming tour

The digital artist and programmer will be visually mapping out the Radiohead frontman’s sounds in real-time on his European run of shows this summer

Waka Flocka Flame © Theo Cottle

Waka Flocka Flame: Rebel Yell

After the mainstream left him disenchanted, the Atlanta-based artist is happy to walk a more independent path

Enter the world of Will Dohrn’s dreamy, pastel-coloured videography

Meet the Bristol filmmaker who’s worked with the likes of M.I.A., Rae Sremmurd, Club Kuru and more

Art director Fleur Fortuné tells cinematic stories through music visuals

The award-winning artist has produced widescreen videos for Travis Scott, Nike, Chloé and more

20 Questions: Zack Fox

Talking cornrows, hot chicken and meeting Beyoncé with the LA-based illustrator

Sophie © Renata Raksha

SOPHIE: Earthly Pleasures

As she takes the leap from provocative producer to radical popstar, the LA-based artist uses synthetic sounds to enhance the visceral thrills of our physical world

Ascendant director Matilda Finn submerges viewers in strange realities

The fast-rising visual creative has produced gripping narratives for Bicep, Danny Brown, A2 and more

Digital artist Daito Manabe is turning music videos into sensory experiences

The Tokyo-based designer and programmer has collaborated with pioneering artists such as Björk and Ryuichi Sakamoto

20 years on, Big Pun’s Capital Punishment continues to inspire a new generation of Bronx rappers

With gritty tales from the South Bronx streets, the rapper’s debut made the Latinx hip-hop perspective go platinum

Director Sarah McColgan is making glossy pop visuals weird again

We caught up with the creative who’s directed glamorous shorts for Charli XCX, Miguel, Kelly Rowland and more

David Rudnick: We Live As One

Crack Magazine has collaborated with the self-taught designer on an exclusive collection born from the rave, destined for the bargain bin

How the all-conquering Marvel Cinematic Universe has changed our way of watching film

As ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ opens in cinemas, we explore how the sprawling worlds of the MCU has changed cinema goers from passive viewers to something far more engaged