Rejjie Snow – Baw Baw Black Sheep

On his new album, the Irish rapper encourages us to immerse ourselves in blissful escapism

Downtime: Nabihah Iqbal

The London-based DJ and producer guides us through her characteristically wide-ranging cultural recommendations

Love Island 2021

808s and heartbreak: What happens when your song gets played on Love Island?

We talk to the show’s supervisors about how they source music for the soundtrack, and what this means for the artists involved

13 artists on the timeless allure of Aaliyah’s self-titled masterpiece

On the 20th anniversary of Aaliyah’s self-titled, and final, album, we speak to Syd, Eric Seats, Justine Skye, object blue, Scratcha DVA, Jubilee and more to discuss the groundbreaking record and Aaliyah’s enduring legacy

10 mixes you need to hear this month

The best of June’s mixes, featuring Don Zilla, Anastasia Kristensen, KMRU and more

13 artists on Jon Hassell’s musical legacy

Laraaji, Britton Powell, Ami Dang, Lucinda Chua, Auntie Flo, Gigi Masin and more reflect on the late composer’s impact and how he influenced their works

Lockdown FM: Gilles Peterson documents a year of pandemic broadcasting in his new book

Lockdown FM reflects on a year of lockdowns, major cultural events and the healing powers of music. We catch up with Peterson to discuss how the book came together

Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth – Utopian Ashes

Savages’ Jehnny Beth and Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie cast themselves as a fictional couple raking the coals of an irreparable marriage

20 Questions: Mr. Mitch

The Gobstopper boss talks family, fades and formative club experiences in this month’s 20 Questions