london rental opportunity of the week

London Rental Opportunity of the Week: Hackney’s Bleakest One-Bed

Feel the joy escape your body like a sigh
Joel Golby
Back Then with Ben Rayner

Photos of Adele, Dev Hynes, and The Horrors Before Their Careers Took Off

Photographer Ben Rayner goes into his archive to pick some photos that are ten years old to the month. This gallery features Adele while she was still in school and Dev Hynes's first show as Lightspeed Champion.
Ben Rayner

Who the Hell Actually Goes to a Super Hans DJ Set?

We sent a photographer to Hackney's Moth Club last night to talk to 'Peep Show' fans.
Chris Bethell
the photographic art of grassroots football

The Art Of Hackney Marshes: Photographing The Home Of Sunday League Football

For the past few years, Simon Di Principe has been trying to capture the spirit of Hackney Marshes on camera. We spoke to him about the culture, history and personal significance of East London’s footballing paradise.
Will Magee

Sex Workers in Hackney Can't Get Drug Support Unless They Have a Meeting with Police

'They've set the clock back 10 years': sex worker NGOs are worried that support for addicts is being tied in to enforcement.
Frankie Mullin
thump exclusive mix

Get Nice and Sweaty with This Guest Mix from Le Tigre's JD Samson

Ahead of this Saturday's Yo! Sissy party, soak in an hour or so of deeply decadent house and disco.

Moving Photos of London's Most Marginalized People

Roland Ramanan has spent the past few years documenting the vulnerable community who spend their days in Dalston's Gillett Square as the area they know changes around them.
Hani Richter, Photos: Roland Ramanan

The Activists Behind 'Fuck Parade' Explain the Attack on a London Cereal Café

We talked to two members of the anarchist group Class War why they hate the Cereal Killer Café so much and what they hoped to achieve by throwing paint at it.
Simon Childs
my first club

Wookie's First Club: Youth Centers, New Shoes, and Nu Shooz

Join the UK Garage main man as he 2-steps down memory lane and tries to avoid annoying his mum.
Wookie .

How a London Borough's Proposed Nightlife Clampdown Turned into a Shitshow

The council in Hackney caused a furor when it announced new nightclubs would have to close at 11 PM on weeknights and midnight on weekends.
Mark Wilding

The History and Future of Kool FM, London's Oldest Jungle Radio Station

The pirate station has spent nearly a quarter of a century transmitting hardcore, jungle, and drum 'n' bass from antennas installed on the roofs of public housing estates.
Jamie Clifton
thump exclusive stream

Seb Wildblood Fuses 'Foreign Parts' To His New Imprint SW

Dreamy house cuts from the South London experimentalist.
Julia Martineau