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The 2013 album is a compelling record of our collective fracturing 

BY Andrew Durbin | 04 DEC 19

The restless, rageful ‘No Home Record’ lures as much as it discomfits

BY Hermione Hoby | 24 SEP 19

From blues to jazz to the baroque – new fiction from Claire-Louise Bennett

BY Claire-Louise Bennett | 22 SEP 19

Ian F. Martin traces the life and career of the pioneering Japanese musician, on the 50th anniversary of his first record

BY Ian F. Martin | 01 JUN 19

Recent R&B albums by Kelela, Lafawndah, serpentwithfeet and Solange tune to newly radiant blues

BY Harmony Holiday | 19 MAR 19

‘I was 13, with a group of friends, and it was my first time hearing anything so Black and British – and, also, so working class’

BY Kadish Morris | 21 FEB 19

‘It would be easy to cry to this tune, but difficult to dance to it’

BY Patrick Langley | 08 FEB 19

‘Your songs are always full of colour and samples, beats and melodies, dizzying rhythms and more melodies still’

BY Sukhdev Sandhu | 06 FEB 19

‘The way she stumbled on stage, with her smeared lips and perfect legs, appeared at once criminally affected and wildly persuasive’

BY Michelle Orange | 04 FEB 19

Hamza Walker, director of LAXART, has selected five eminent jazz musicians to perform during Frieze Music presented with BMW

In Collaboration with BMW

‘Over the radio, he asked listeners a simple question: what is your favourite sound of Beijing?’

BY Colin Siyuan Chinnery | 25 JAN 19

‘He wasn’t English, but he was playing an English game, the fag in the Establishment, a light entertainer, undisguised yet somehow unseen, an open secret’

BY Olivia Laing | 23 JAN 19

‘Released following the musician’s death in 1993, the album is an extraordinary swan song: morose, comical and utterly preposterous’

BY Max Andrews | 14 JAN 19

‘The bold, deep, shoulder-shaking beats of the new-jack sound era’

BY Ismail Einashe | 11 JAN 19

‘It is Björk’s ambivalence to human relations that makes her liberality so poignant’

BY Claire-Louise Bennett | 08 JAN 19

‘George Michael has always told the truth. But I don’t believe that truth. Freedom is invisible. It’s just a line in an ad’

BY Abdellah Taïa | 07 JAN 19

‘A year after its release, it was still a huge dancefloor anthem and I was entering a world that would dismantle what I thought I knew about life up until that point’

BY Melanie Keen | 07 JAN 19

The Throbbing Gristle member and multimedia artist discusses a beloved instrument which has become a lifelong companion

16 NOV 18

The artist reflects on the sounds that have shaped their thinking

BY Evan Ifekoya | 20 SEP 18

At Gasworks, London, the sea is an archive of disaster, but one containing depths of potential 

BY Tendai John Mutambu | 30 AUG 18