Batu Butt Studio Void Dez

Batu and Butt Studio present their audiovisual collaboration Void Dez

No Signal Radio

No Signal represents culture as a whole”

The station’s meteoric rise is bringing Black communities together through independent radio. Co-founder David Sonubi tells their story

Curtis Waters

Curtis Waters: “I knew something was going to happen this year”

The TikTok star explains how he went from working in a smoothie bar in Cary, North Carolina, to one of the most-streamed artists of the year

Club Quarantine is a place for people to seek comfort in times of isolation”

Co-founder Casey MQ explains how a group of friends carved out a digital space that became the queer community’s hottest new club

The Black Music Library

Jenzia Burgos: “Sirens became my block’s only song…”

The founder of the Black Music Library reflects on a summer where two deadly pandemics collided

Mr Eazi Zilo

Mr Eazi and Zilo on the power of community

The Nigerian superstar and London artist meet over Zoom after performing their first shows during the pandemic

Make way for Rico Nasty

The Maryland rapper exploded onto the scene with a shapeshifting that harnessed the rebellion promise of punk. As the world grows stranger, she remains in a lane of her own

IDLES: Loud and clear

As IDLES’ message of righteous rage continues to cut through the noise of 2020, Joe Talbot is listening carefully

Kylie: Let’s dance through all our fears

As Kylie Minogue shrugs off her legend status and enters a new disco phase, the pop icon is committed to staying curious

Batu: The pathfinder

The Bristol producer’s mantra is simple: assume your audience is ready for anything and they will be

William Basinski

William Basinski: Time after time

The revered experimental auteur charts a broad range of emotional responses to a most unfortunate year. We meet him for Issue 115

Avalon Emerson © Jacq Harriet

Avalon Emerson: Back Down to Earth

Avalon Emerson has spent the last six years building a reputation as one of the underground’s most electrifying producers and DJs. Now, she’s taking it a day at a time

Deto Black

Meet rising rapper and fashion muse, Deto Black

The artist and Mowalola affiliate is the star of Issue 115’s Style feature

A new generation of Latinx artists are using spirituality to centre their Black and Indigenous roots

We meet La Bruja, Dengue Dengue Dengue, Ibeyi and Rita Indiana for Issue 115

Three years later: Khadija Saye, Grenfell and the art world’s problem with race

The art world is currently undergoing a painful reckoning with its own racism, as the absence of diversity in the sector is increasingly placed under scrutiny

Lucrecia Dalt © Camille Blake

The phantasmagoric poetics of Lucrecia Dalt

The Colombian sound artist and former geotechnical engineer’s interests lie beyond the physical world. We meet her for Issue 114