Skiifall is expanding his vision

With big name co-signs and even bigger goals, Montreal’s Skiifall is uncovering his potential one project at a time. For Issue 127’s Aesthetic feature, he discusses UK connections, his multistranded approach and dream pop collaborations

Jlin: Embryo

‘Embryo’ is a notable detour from Jlin’s signature brand of twisted and abstract footwork, yet the imprints of her production style remain

Arca: KICK ii, KicK iii, kick iiii, kiCK iiiii review

With this genre-defying anthology, Arca reaches into the mystical folklore of her Venezuelan heritage to design a non-binary future

Pink Siifu is one step ahead

Prolific and impossible to predict, Pink Siifu is reimagining the limits of rap. Try and keep up

Mitski: Stop the World

In 2019, Mitski announced a hiatus from music and disappeared from social media. Nearly two-and-a-half years later, she’s about to release her sixth album and take it on a global tour. So Mitski’s back? Kind of…

Listen to a playlist of alternative Christmas songs curated by Duke Garwood

The London-based artist provides us with a selection of seasonal songs that veer away from the more classic Christmas offerings

Cut and reset: The Class of Three Minutes

Meet the inaugural winners of Crack Magazine’s Three Minutes incubator, creating music videos with young British directors

Main character syndrome: 2021 was the year of the narrator

In 2021, some of the most exciting bands and artists blended social commentary with absurdist spoken word. It makes sense, in a weird way

Christmas gift guide 2021

Gift guide: The best Christmas presents for music fans

From Lil Nas X’s Montero robe to Radiohead’s fine bone china tea set