News / 16.06.17

Abra announces special edition ROSE vinyl

In honour of the album’s two year anniversary

News / 05.06.17

KeithCharles – Thank You, Tracee Ellis Ross

The polymathic Awful Records founder taps a hazy, morning-after mood on this ‘Me In Heaven, Me In Hell, Vol 2’ cut

6 New Videos You Need To See

Death Grips’ broken shoe, Jamie xx’s surreal dystopian nightmare and several Gucci Manes appear in this week’s roundup of notable new music videos

News / 20.06.16

Stream Boiler Room’s documentary about Awful Records

Boiler Room have shared an in-depth documentary about Atlanta creative collective Awful Records. Directed by…

Festivals / 09.06.16

Abra Surprise Set at Crack Magazine Launch Party

For our Issue 65 launch party, we teamed up with American Apparel to host a surprise show with our cover star on the 7th floor of Shoreditch’s ACE Hotel

In GIFs: Abra
at Ace Hotel

We hosted our incredible cover star Abra at London’s Ace Hotel in association with our…

Wishes Granted

As a core member of tight-knit Atlanta collective Awful Records, Abra’s private kingdom of soft focus future pop left audiences spellbound. As she gazes toward the next step of her career, Alex Russell tells the story of the Darkwave Duchess preparing to take her throne

News / 10.05.16

Abra shares minute-long new song Come 4 Me with lucid new video

The Awful Records artist has dropped a surprise new jam alongside some hypnotising visuals A prominent member…

6 New Videos You Need To See

Each week we round-up the best new music videos out there With the advent of…

News / 08.03.16

Father announces new album I’m A Piece of Shit

The Awful Records leader plots his first full length of 2016 Atlanta rapper/producer Father has…

News / 29.01.16

Awful Records’ Slug Christ releases EP

Sometimes Even The Moonlight Hurts My Eyes just dropped. One of the most hyped labels…

6 New Videos You Need To See

Each week we round-up the best (and worst) new music videos out there

Events / 12.01.16

Crack to present Abra’s Berlin show

The Awful Records singer will perform live in the Berghain complex Atlanta-based “darkwave duchess” Abra…

Awful Records:
DIY rap vampires

From the dark shadows of Atlanta’s music scene, Awful Records cautiously shuffle towards the limelight, Crack’s Davy Reed peers into the label’s murky world

Playlists / 09.10.15

October 2015 Playlist

Choosing the right music at any social gathering can be nerve-wracking. As your quivering hands…

Playlists / 01.07.15

July 2015 Playlist

Compiled on the hottest July day in the UK since the records began