Duval Timothy: Life in Colour

Duval Timothy’s meticulous musical practice reverberates with humanity. Now, he’s ready to embrace life in all its messy shades.

Threads 2022: Nick León in conversation with Florentino

For the December issue, we brought together artists who have shaped the year for in-depth conversations. Here, Nick León and Florentino chat dancefloor highlights, ‘Xtasis’ and highlighting different musical narratives

Threads 2022: Ariel Zetina in conversation with Iceboy Violet

Ariel Zetina and Iceboy Violet connect over a video call to discuss tales from the road, their approaches to songwriting and performance, and the musical lineage of their respective cities

Threads 2022: Jockstrap in conversation with Wu-Lu

London experimentalists Wu-Lu and Jockstrap talk post-genre practice, the challenges of touring today, and the rewards of altruism in this conversation taken from Issue 138

The Year in Mixes

An unranked, vaguely chronological recap of the year through 25 must-listen mixes, charting the highs, lows and everything in between of 2022

Crack Magazine’s Annual Report 2022

Our breakdown of the year in music, featuring the best tracks and albums, Christmas gifts and staff picks, mixes and more

Listen to Henzo’s playlist of wonky club heaters

To Manchester we go for our latest Selections playlist, supplied by DJ, producer and 2022 favourite Henzo

Christmas gift guide: The best presents for music fans

From FKA twigs’ perfume to black midi and Black Country, New Road’s sports jersey, a Fontaines D.C. hat and the Charli XCX douche

Listen to an otherworldly playlist from Lomond Campbell

Featuring tracks from Marina Herlop, Loraine James’ Whatever the Weather project, Caterina Barbieri, µ-Ziq and Maxwell Sterling