Matthew Francey

obituary

Keith Flint Showed 90s Kids We Could Be Fearless and Raw

The Prodigy frontman, who has died aged 49, will inspire a generation with his indelible, wild legacy in electronic music.
Matthew Francey
3.5.19
Interviews

Art & Soul Of The Party: How Artwork Became The UK's Most Beloved DJ

A few days before his Art's House festival, we meet up in a London charity shop to speak about his story and buy some kitsch tat.
Matthew Francey
8.9.18
Op-Eds

DJ Koze’s ‘Knock Knock’ Is a Love Letter to the After-Party

Usually, dance music is for the club or the comedown. But with his latest album the German producer has gifted a soundtrack to the sesh.
Matthew Francey
5.24.18
Deep Ass Questions

An Interview with Actual Galway Girls About *That* Ed Sheeran Song

Pouring one out for the ladies of Galway, subject of some of music's worst songs.
Matthew Francey
3.17.17
News

An Interview with One of Greenpeace's Freed Arctic 30

Frank Hewetson has been released, but is still facing charges and seven years in a Russian jail after protesting deep-sea drilling in the Arctic Sea.
Matthew Francey
12.6.13
News

The Colorado Town Promising to Shoot Down Obama's Surveillance Drones

No one likes drones. But it's not just killer war drones making us uncomfortable. This year has seen vast advances in the domestic use of surveillance drones. The people of Deer Trail, Colorado, have decided to do something about it. They are trying to...
Matthew Francey
9.9.13
Tech

Watching Three People Share a $384,000 Burger Is Surprisingly Boring

As the world’s population hurtles toward an estimated 9 billion by 2050, global food shortages are becoming a very real problem. It’s obvious that the meat industry as we know it is unsustainable, but for the vast majority of us, the prospect of...
Matthew Francey
8.6.13
Photo

Henry Hargreaves Photographs Death Row's Final Meals

Henry Hargreaves is no TV chef. Rather than trying to save the country one school dinner at a time or “throw together a crostini,” he’s made a name for himself recreating the last meals of various serial killers on death row and presenting them in a...
Matthew Francey
4.25.13
News

The Boy Wonder of the British Far Right Is Sad That Thatcher Died

The response to Margaret Thatcher's death has been mixed—some loved her and others loathed her. One opinion of Thatcher that is backed by a lifetime of worship is Jack Buckby's, founder of the National Culturists. The National Culturists are a far...
Matthew Francey
4.10.13
Stuff

This Guy Wants to Start His Own Aryan Country

You know who really gets the shitty end of the stick nowadays? White people. Sure, they come out best in socioeconomic standings and suffer no persecution for the color of their skin, but they have to put up with non-white people living among them. The...
Matthew Francey
2.12.13
Art

Amit Drori's Robotic Wooden Animals Are Like A Da Vinci Drawing Brought To Life

The puppet master’s Savanna: A Possible Landscape uses wooden sculptures to portray nature’s beasts.
Matthew Francey
2.4.13
Stuff

The Leader of the Real KKK DM'd Me on Twitter

Logging into Twitter last week to find a direct message from the leader of the Ku Klux Klan was a new one for me. The message was from the Grand Imperial Wizard of the United Klans of America, who said I should speak to him, the leader of the "true...
Matthew Francey
12.6.12
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