CTM Festival: Day II, Berghain with Squarepusher & more

2020 marked the 21st year of Berlin’s annual CTM Festival; a ten-day celebration of all aspects of the electronic music and art. This year’s...

CTM Festival: Rob Henke ‘CBM8032 AV’ // Review

It’s the fourth day of Berlin’s annual arts, music and culture festival, CTM. The theme for 2020 is ‘Liminality’, aiming to destabilise forms and...

CTM Festival Opening Club Night at Berghain // Live Review

Stretching across ten days and numerous Berlin venues, CTM Festival returned to the city for another unmissable edition showcasing mind-bending music and art. For 2020,...
Releases Of The Month January 2020

Releases Of The Month // January

Hello, 2020. You look like you could benefit from a heap of great new releases to get you started.

GENTS with Ultraflex // Review & Gallery

Photos by: Sophia K. Emm Entering the repurposed yard that houses Internet Explorer between now and its imminent demise, I’m met with a substantial but...

Tirzah // Live Review

silent green Kulturquartier, 1st December On an icy Sunday evening at the silent green Kulturquartier – an atmospheric crematorium-turned-art space, nestled into Wedding – a...

Earth // Live Review

SO36 – 29th November Once upon a time, it was just Indian classical musicians and arty oddballs such as Terry Riley who had mastered the...

Iceland Airwaves // Review

Find out what we got up to at this year's fantastic Iceland Airwaves

TR/ST – The Destroyer 2 // Album Review

Musical direction differs from that of his past, but by incorporating raw, truthful elements into his music, Alfons has created an inspiring record – and his most consistent to date.

Tangerine Dream // Live Review & Photos

Passionskirche, 25th October In the early years of Tangerine Dream, the band was often subjected to missiles of rotten fruit and vegetables while on stage....

Sampa The Great – The Return // Album Review

Sampa The Great’s debut LP, 19-track The Return, will cement her position as one of contemporary hip-hop’s freshest and most intriguing voices.

Floating Points – Crush // Album Review

Floating Points - aka Sam Shepherd - flits between experimental techno, transcendent house and dark ambiance to reach the recesses of the human brain.

Nils Frahm – All Encores // Album Review

Yet even when Frahm is at his most ambitious, you get the sense it comes almost effortlessly to him.

(Sandy) Alex G – House Of Sugar // Album Review

This is (Sandy) Alex G's most progressive work yet, proving he's moved away from being a cult prodigy to one of the industry's most prolific artists.

Jerkcurb – Air Con Eden // Album Review

His bedroom pop sensibilities remain, but this is a vision that feels vastly widescreen this time around.

Alex Cameron – Miami Memory // Album Review

This new perspective suits him; the mechanical funk of the opening ‘Stepdad’ is among the finest things he’s written, while the irresistible ‘Bad For the Boys’ tackles the #MeToo movement with admirable tact...

Sampa The Great – The Return // Album Review

Sampa The Great’s debut LP, 19-track The Return, will cement her position as one of contemporary hip-hop’s freshest and most intriguing voices.

Efterklang – Altid Sammen // Album Review

There’s not a bum note to be found in these superbly played and recorded nine songs.

G-Flip – About Us // Album Review

The Australian—deep breath—drum teacher-turned-multi-instrumentalist-bedroom producer has since released a host of brilliantly zestful singles.

Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell! – Album Review

Norman Fucking Rockwell! is a graceful portrayal of the singer’s new-found strength and stability, marking what is undoubtedly her greatest record to date.

Kano – Hoodies All Summer // Album Interview

Danny Wright dissects Kano's essential new album with Robin Murray and Caitlin Scott.