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
5.23.18
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
thump's guide to freshers' week

A Love Letter To Fallowfield, Manchester’s Lost Student Paradise

To some, maybe even you, the bad old days of Fallowfield might sound like Salo by way of Salford.
Matthew Francey
9.21.16
Stuff

Looking Back on the Unsolved Case of Northern Ireland's Springhill Massacre

Exactly 44 years ago, five people were killed – three of them children – on a west Belfast estate, in what's become known as the area's "forgotten massacre".
Matthew Francey
7.9.16
Words

Fleetmac Wood Turn Your Parents Rock Classics Into House & Disco Anthems

Stevie Nicks never sounded so good in the rave...
Matthew Francey
10.1.14
Words

Trying to Explain Tomorrowland to People That Have Only Watched Their YouTube Channel

I went to Belgium to find out if the festival actually exists.
Matthew Francey
8.1.14
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.
Matthew Francey
12.6.13
News

The Town Promising to Shoot Surveillance Drones Out of the Sky

The people of Deer Trail, Colorado are trying to turn drone-hunting into a sport.
Matthew Francey
9.9.13
News

Londoners Demonstrated For and Against Military Intervention in Syria Yesterday

I went down to Whitehall to see what they had to say.
Matthew Francey
8.29.13
News

Anti-Fracking Protesters Are Still Having a Pretty Torrid Time in Balcombe

They love the environment but the police don't love them.
Matthew Francey
8.21.13
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