Rico Nasty © Michelle Helena Janssen

Rico Nasty: Nasty Girls

The NYC rapper broke through with a trio of high-octane rap personalities. We speak with the artist in a Berlin hotel on how the latest transformation is just doing her

Le Guess Who? 2018: A well-refined formula for a rich and diverse city-wide festival

Utrecht, Netherlands 8 November

In Photos: Mira Festival 2018

Fabra i Coats, Barcelona 8 November
Tierra Whack, Iceland Airwaves 2018 © Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Iceland Airwaves: Reykjavik’s eclectic festival still feels fresh 20 years in

Reykjavík, Iceland 7 November

In celebration of Drukqs, Aphex Twin’s most divisive and misunderstood statement

Slated upon its release, opinion has since softened on Aphex Twin’s 2001 opus. Oli Warwick explores why the album divided critics

Deena Abdelwahed, Khonnar

Deena Abdelwahed – Khonnar

The Tunisia-via-Toulouse producer transcends geographical boundaries to create something fresh and truly forward-facing

Tallin rapper Tommy Cash is an uncompromising pop provocateur

We meet the Estonian rapper to discuss his singular warped vision – and find out why he doesn’t want to be part of pop culture

boygenius review

boygenius – boygenius

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus unite as supergroup boygenius. As friends first and collaborators second, their debut EP has the quality of letting the listening in on a secret

Nina Kraviz

8 artists reflect on the enduring legacy of Aphex Twin

Nina Kraviz, Tommy Cash, Silent Servant, Object Blue and more recall when they first discovered the music of our November cover star