In photos: Epizode Albania 2021

Rana e Hedhun beach, Shёngjin 23 September
Best Mixes October 2021

10 mixes you need to hear this month

The best of September’s mixes, featuring Akua, DJ Pitch, estoc, False Witness and more

James Blake – Friends That Break Your Heart review

There’s a glaring disconnect at the heart of James Blake’s fifth album, between the producer’s everyman intentions and self-indulgent execution

5 TikTok accounts you need to follow right now

From record reviews to pop culture commentary, here are five TikTok accounts that you’ll want to add to your For You feed


On their fifth album – and first in five years – BADBADNOTGOOD seem less concerned with relevance than ever

Designing Rustie’s Glass Swords: An interview with Jonathan Zawada

In the week that Rustie’s groundbreaking debut album, ‘Glass Swords’, turns 10, we catch up with the designer behind its striking cover art

Eris Drew: Keep reaching

Eris Drew has switched countless dancefloors on to the Motherbeat philosophy. With the release of her debut album, the Midwest rave mystic draws us deeper into her world

With Flockaveli, Waka Flocka Flame captured a divisive moment in rap

On its 11th anniversary, Dean Van Nguyen looks back on Waka Flocka Flame’s explosive debut album

The Click: Jam & Lewis

In his own words, legendary R&B producer Jimmy Jam vividly remembers the moment he met Terry Lewis – and found a lifelong musical partner