LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem’s debut album captured the brittle energy of New York City

On its 15th anniversary, John Thorp looks back on LCD Soundsystem’s era-defining debut record

Yaeji Season

Yaeji Season

It’s Yaeji Season! Our January cover star takes over crackaud.io with a week of mixes inspired by the seasons of the year

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Pet Shop Boys – Hotspot

Pet Shop Boys latest album Hotspot uses electronic music’s de facto capital as the backdrop to an unabashedly zany set of songs, not so much wearing the city’s influence on their sleeve as bedazzling it

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Okay Kaya – Watch this Liquid Pour Itself

Okay Kaya’s second album, Watch This Liquid Pour Itself, departs from the minimalist approach that defined its predecessor

Book Club

6 books you need to read this month

From Patrick Cowley’s journal to the annotated screenplay of Get Out and more

Speedy Wunderground

Speedy Wunderground is the label bringing spontaneity back to British indie

We chat to Pierre Hall, A&R of Speedy Wunderground about the label’s unique approach and new crackaud.io residency

Squid Parallax

Squid: Something in the water

Audacious and eccentric, Squid are part of an exciting new wave of British alternative rock

Photographer Jake Millers captures Manchester’s independent spirit

Read his story from sneaking into gigs to shooting hometown heroes like Aitch

Radiohead Public Library

9 essential artefacts from the Radiohead Public Library

We dug through Radiohead’s new online archive, the Radiohead Public Library, to find the best bits of ephemera from the band’s career