The Cookbook That Taught Me Life Is Worth Celebrating
An alphabetically ordered anthology stretching from anchovies to veal, Simon Hopkinson’s ‘Roast Chicken and Other Stories’ was the first book that made me want to cook.
Why Particular Words Get Stuck in Our Heads When We Can't Sleep
Turns out there's a term for when you're lying awake at 3AM and your inner voice won't stop saying "Waitrose and Partners" over and over.
A Festival Guide for People Who Hate Festivals But Love Their Friends
By someone who also can't really stand festivals yet goes to them anyway. I know, it's complicated – as you'll see.
‘Heartburn’ Is Still the Best Book About Food and Breakups
Thirty-five years on from its publication, Nora Ephron’s semi-autobiographical novel is an all-too-human declaration of gustatory independence.
My Favourite Soundtrack
The 'Chungking Express' Soundtrack Makes Repetition Beautiful
By hearing the same songs over and over, we enter a daydream: one expertly detailed with the nuanced pains and pleasures of life.
Bok Bok and Other DJs Look Back on 10 Years of Night Slugs Bangers
As the label imprint turns ten, we asked a few key players and producers to tell us about the records that have made NS what it is.
Édouard Louis is Staging a Coup Against Literature
We caught up with the provocative French novelist before the release of his incendiary new book 'History of Violence'.
The Five Stages of Your Clubbing Life
This who you were, who you are, and who you'll become.
The Definitive List of the Worst DJ Names of All Time
From DJ Fanny to Inflatable Führer, here's the official worst of the worst when it comes to DJ monikers.
I Went to a UK Garage-Themed Brunch So Maybe This Is the End for British Nightlife
“Get your gun fingers ready for the launch of the rowdiest brunch this side of the Watford Gap.”
40 Years On, Ryuichi Sakamoto is Still Searching for Parts Unknown
In conversation with one of the most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st century.
A Walk Around a Nightlife Graveyard with Benin City
How the multigenre group turned the sound of London's changing club scene into an effervescent album.