Arushi Jain: Transition rituals

Moor Mother: Origin stories

As Moor Mother, Camae Ayewa has explored pain and protest through visceral words and sound. Now, she’s shifting her focus to decoding R&B

Turnstile: Shine on

Hardcore innovators Turnstile have always pushed the genre into daring new spaces. For their third album, they’ve crystallised their vision of experimentation

Drumz of The South: photographer Georgina Cook on dubstep, community and her new book

Talking music communities, shooting with Burial and dubstep’s formative years with photographer Georgina Cook

Go behind the scenes on our Kacey Musgraves cover shoot

Country superstar Kacey Musgraves features on our August issue. Here, we talk to the team behind the cover to find out how it all came together

Dax Pierson: Living rhythms

An accident in 2005 spurred Oakland producer Dax Pierson to reassess his relationship with music. The culmination is an exhilarating work of art

Lingua Ignota: Small mercies

On her latest album as Lingua Ignota, Kristin Hayter creates a testament to letting go

Daytimers: The new kids on the block

In spite of global political, industrial and technological significance, South Asian cultural status is hidden in the margins, often pigeonholed into Bhangra, Bollywood and Citizen Khan. Provhat Rahman, a producer and DJ from east London, is set on changing the narrative.

Get an inside look at our mixed reality Crack XR app with Oliver Ellmers

The new app features immersive digital performances from Flohio, A.G. Cook and Brian Nasty. Visual artist and design technologist Oliver Ellmers walks us through the creative process

Kacey Musgraves: The sun also rises

Golden Hour made a household name out of country outlier Kacey Musgraves, even as her personal life was coming undone. For its follow-up, she leans into tragedy to find inner peace

How pop producer Ariel Rechtshaid composed the score for Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl is back. As we collectively re-immerse ourselves into the GG universe, we catch up with the show’s composer Ariel Rechtshaid to discuss his journey into scoring and the role Jam City is playing in bringing the music to life

Scalping: Body Language

Scalping aren’t the first to harness the dual energies of basement ragers and noise, but they might be the most uncompromising

Emma-Jean Thackray: Everything will flow

When multi-instrumentalist and producer Emma-Jean Thackray contracted Covid-19, it threatened to derail her career. Instead, she recalibrated

Space Afrika: Foreground music

Ambient outliers Space Afrika create evocative, fragmented soundscapes that engage with a complex, difficult world. We meet them for Issue 121

Rema vs. the world

The stars have aligned for the breakthrough Benin City hitmaker, but he’s busy dreaming of a whole other galaxy

Caroline Polachek on Bunny is a Rider and collaborating with Danny L Harle

Caroline Polachek is back with a new song. In the week of its release, we discuss studio sessions with Danny L Harle, lockdown creativity and the story behind her Breathless cover