Inside midwxst’s raucous London debut

The 19-year-old rapper touched down in London for a sold-out headline show, We sent photographers Sam Adjaye and Melodie Cherie down to capture the scenes.

Radical Imagination: Big Joanie in conversation with Corin Tucker

Upon the release of a new covers album celebrating 25 years of ‘Dig Me Out’, Big Joanie sat down with Corin Tucker for a conversation that revealed shared visions of a fairer world.

Persher: Unnatural Selection

As Persher, Blawan and Pariah cut and splice the DNA of hardcore and metal to let loose new extremes

Rising: Ruby Goon are looking back to move forward

Get to know Ruby Goon, the free-spirited group making psychedelic rock that’s as vibrant and colourful as it is full of heart

Sudan Archives: Destiny Fulfilled

As Sudan Archives, Brittney Parks brought the innovative instrumentation of East and West Africa to the experimental R&B world. Her latest reinvention, girl-next-door Britt, reveals the person behind the art

Benjamin Clementine on music as a tool for survival

In his own words, composer, musician and actor Benjamin Clementine discusses a life-shifting realisation, self-confidence and a period of homelessness during which music became a tool for survival

Postcards from the Underground: Miami’s Club Movement

A storm is brewing in Miami. A city best-known for art deco and hypercommercialism is getting shaken up by a new school of club experimentalists. We find out more about the Miami’s growing music community for Issue 136

Director Martine Syms in conversation with composer Colin Self: Music and Dialogue

A lifetime of crossed paths, musical collaborations and shared creative values recently culminated in director Martine Syms inviting musician Colin Self to score her latest film, The African Desperate.

“Music is a form of sci-fi, or a way to travel in time and space”: Caterina Barbieri and Félicia Atkinson on the transcendent power of music

The pair discuss sci-fi and Emily Dickinson, exploring non-linear notions of time through music and the power of nature

Isabella Lovestory: The Pleasure Principle

Isabella Lovestory’s rowdy reggaeton-pop transforms decades-old traditions into futuristic anthems for an online world

A1 x J1 on heavyweight co-signs, supporting up-and-comers and collaborating with icons

The rising British rappers talk their new New Era collab, what inspires them creatively and a year of ‘pinch-me’ moments

Dry Cleaning: Stop Making Sense

​Dry Cleaning’s alienated sprechgesang might just be the closest thing we have to a collective internal monologue. We catch up with the band for the new issue

Rising: Eden Samara is discovering herself through music

Eden Samara is fast on her way to becoming your favourite DJ’s favourite pop star. We catch up with the Canadian singer and producer prior to the release of her debut album ‘Rough Night’

Having Words: A conversation between Don Letts and Zakia Sewell on art and activism

An afternoon at Don Letts’ London home tracing five decades of British subculture

On and on and on: The First 15 Years of Hessle Audio

The history and future of Hessle Audio, a label which came to define an era of UK club music

Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy on live radio and its promise of connection

The DJ and broadcaster discusses her relationship with radio, a life-changing epiphany and the importance of musical connection in this month’s The Click