Lloyd Bradley and Richard Russell talk remix culture and cutting dubplates

Read Lloyd Bradley’s liner notes for Saturday Specials: The Clipz Remixes

KeiyaA: The artist is here for her things

Forever, Ya Girl was one of the defining albums of 2020, but the work is just beginning. And KeiyaA is more than ready

Weirdcore Orient Flux

Orient Flux: Step inside Weirdcore’s new time-bending Beijing exhibition

We catch up with Weirdcore, Gooooose and 33EMYBW to talk the visuals and sound design of the immersive exhibition, located in Beijing’s SKP-S department store

Higher state of consciousness: Music’s irrational turn

A collective tilt towards magical thinking, from astrology to ayahuasca, is changing the way we engage with music – and the structures that surround it

Hard Reset: Climate change and music in 2020

Jayda G, Kelly Lee Owens and Clean Scene’s Darwin discuss the dance community’s impact on climate change.

At breaking point: The year Poland’s underground fought back

In 2020, Poland’s right-wing government doubled down on their hardline agenda, targeting women and LGBTQ+ people. In response, artists and musicians inspired a new wave of resistance

The universal language of Beverly Glenn-Copeland

It may have taken five decades for the singular artist to be discovered, but his sublime transmissions speak to the times we’re living in

DJing as a GCSE: The Smart Brothers on getting CDJs into the school curriculum

This year, DJing became a formal GCSE qualification in its own right. We speak to Austen and Scott Smart on how they made this happen

Batu Butt Studio Void Dez

Batu and Butt Studio present their audiovisual collaboration Void Dez

Featuring a new track made exclusively for the video by the Timedance label head

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