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While some have written that Norman Fucking Rockwell! is about the coming end of America, Del Rey knows that America is already over

BY Audrey Wollen | 09 SEP 19

A new book wants to understand the individuals – and identities – beneath the ‘somewhat derogatory label’

BY Juliet Jacques | 06 SEP 19
Culture Digest

The creator of otherworldly cover art has died aged 69

BY Kadish Morris | 02 SEP 19

From The Wicker Man to Ari Aster’s latest film, joyful sounds can reveal the darkest worlds

BY Adam Harper | 20 AUG 19

Screening at galleries around the world, the singer’s work repurposes the pop music video into an artwork of museum quality

BY Kadish Morris | 06 AUG 19

A musician of mythic, millennial legend, Drake’s legacy falls somewhere between harsh, armoured rapper and soothing, caramel-inflected R&B troubadour

BY Gabriella Pounds | 24 JUL 19

In 2006, the theorist of ‘hauntology’ and sound-artist walked across the Suffolk coastline – Adam Harper follows in their footsteps, sifting through encrusted layers of history

BY Adam Harper | 23 JUL 19
News

The UK rapper wore a stab-proof vest designed by the elusive street artist during his historic performance

BY Frieze News Desk | 01 JUL 19
Culture Digest

As an exhibition of smiley memorabilia curated by Fatboy Slim opens, a timeline of the omnipresent symbol and pop-cultural icon 

BY Kadish Morris | 28 JUN 19

The video for Swift’s LGBTQ+ anthem is erected on the stereotype of the redneck homophobe

BY Nadine Hubbs | 26 JUN 19

After gaining UNESCO protected status, acknowledgement of the influential music genre is long overdue 

BY Rianna Jade Parker | 05 JUN 19

Experimental producer Matthew Herbert’s enigmatic album trawls a nation’s fault-lines and finds its messy symbolism

BY Adam Harper | 05 JUN 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

With wit and gumption, the late artist broke with institutional proprietaries and pedigree to rethink art’s place in its community

BY Shiv Kotecha | 15 MAY 19

The first ENTOPIA release showcases the music of Kuro,a film by experimental pop musician Tujiko Noriko and graphic artist Joji Koyama

BY Nathan Geyer | 02 MAY 19

Despite a soaring performance at the Dallas Museum of Art, the self-taught artist is still too often treated as an outsider

BY Jonathan Griffin | 24 APR 19

From Matmos to Grimes, a new wave of music is critically engaging with environmental politics – but what does it sound like?

BY Nathan Geyer | 22 APR 19

The genre’s relationship with the church is as complex as it is inevitable

BY Aida Amoako | 15 APR 19

‘This is a story about intellectual openings, the wiring of politics into culture and a cohort of writers gloriously convinced of the world-historical importance of music’

BY Yohann Koshy | 04 APR 19

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

BY Harmony Holiday | 19 MAR 19