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On the eve of his 50th birthday, Harmony Holiday pens an elegy to the late rapper, whose death was announced last week

BY Harmony Holiday | 08 JAN 21

From Billie Holiday to Kendrick Lamar, Black music has often created space for rest and repose

BY Harmony Holiday | 05 NOV 20

The clubland veteran is committed to sharing stories of survival

BY James Greig | 02 OCT 20

How Spotify and YouTube gave rise to an indie pop ‘internet muzak’

BY Eli Zeger | 28 AUG 20

Pop Smoke’s posthumous release is an authoritarian play on the senses

BY Aria Dean | 11 AUG 20

The artist’s ambitious fourth studio album is a genre-bending journey of defiance and radiant elation

BY Verónica Bayetti Flores | 22 JUL 20

For David Grubbs, an onrush of music has led to a rethinking of musical ‘speed’ itself

BY David Grubbs | 24 JUN 20

The singer discusses sex, dancing and Elvis on his new album, Set My Heart on Fire Immediately

BY Amy Sherlock | 29 MAY 20

After Hours is filled with a familiar, sometimes crushing, sense of yearning for something more

BY Aria Dean | 26 MAY 20

In 2019, the cityscape around the club has shifted dramatically; the Berlin epithet ‘poor but sexy’ a fading memory

BY Liam Cagney | 20 DEC 19

The 2013 album is a compelling record of our collective fracturing 

BY Andrew Durbin | 04 DEC 19

Pharoah demonstrates a way to be in the world as a Black artist, expressing a sense of pride that does not violate privacy

BY Harmony Holiday | 27 NOV 19

Few other labels could claim to have cultivated such a coherent philosophy over the years: one which unites the pleasure of partying with its darker side

BY Jamie Mackay | 12 NOV 19

Informed by the legacies of funk and jazz, the artist’s many collaborations are given space to shine

BY Ian Bourland | 21 OCT 19

The singer committed her life to defying a classical music industry that was not only deeply critical of women’s bodies, but also sceptical of black talent

BY Kira Thurman | 11 OCT 19

The group, who will perform at London’s City Lit this week, push experimental composition to its limit

BY Emily Bick | 10 OCT 19

The ‘lost’ record captures the saxophonist at a time when he was thinking that albums could aspire to be something grander than a string of loosely woven tunes

BY Philip Clark | 08 OCT 19

Hear from the performers at this year's Frieze Music in London, empowered by Moncler Genius with LUISAVIAROMA, in partnership with BMW

08 OCT 19

The collective’s 1998 record – creating tension that builds like a fever – remains a shadowy noir, and a harbinger of human tragedy

BY Ian Bourland | 03 OCT 19

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

BY Hermione Hoby | 24 SEP 19