Interview

Music

Professor Green Makes an Excellent Roast

We met the rapper in his south London home to talk about coming up, the emotional battles of making documentaries, selling drugs and the benefits of posting a good roast on Instagram.
Michael Segalov
2 days ago
Music

SL, Tropical Drill’s Teen Mastermind, Is Just Getting Started

The London rapper can pull in millions of views on a video where you don't see his face. But his laid-back flow speaks volumes.
Ryan Bassil
8.9.19
Internet

A Linguist Explains Why Texting and Tweeting Aren’t Ruining the English Language

'Because Internet' explores how the internet is transforming the way we communicate.
Anna Iovine
7.23.19
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Lethal Bizzle Remembers Growing Up in London in the Early Days of Grime

"Where did I have my first snog? Man, this is quite embarrassing..."
Michael Segalov
7.16.19
Health

Mindfulness Is a Capitalist Scam

In his new book, Ronald Purser cuts through the woo-woo hippy-dippy hype to show how the practice has been co-opted for nefarious means.
Ryan Bassil
6.20.19
Noisey

Roger Daltrey from The Who Is Still Having a Massive Laugh

The Who frontman has put out a live 50th anniversary edition of the seminal album, but is more interested in looking to the future than past.
Jeremy Allen
6.19.19
Film

'Clued Up' Delivers Exactly What You Want from a Teen Filmmaker

18-year-old Callan Allen's debut (which he wrote, starred in and directed) presents a cliche-free depiction of big city life.
Ryan Bassil
6.14.19
Music

Liz Phair's Music Used to Shock People and She's Fine with That

At the sharp-tongued musician's first UK show in a decade, we spoke about her upcoming memoir and defining album 'Exile in Guyville'.
Jumi Akinfenwa
6.11.19
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Hope Tala Makes Neo-Soul that Warms Like a Ray of Light

Introducing the 21-year-old Londoner who makes break-ups sound far less horrible and teary than they feel, on new track "DTM."
Ryan Bassil
6.5.19
tv

Charlie Brooker Promises He Won't Pull a 'Game of Thrones' on Us

We spoke to Brooker and co-showrunner Annabel Jones about moving beyond caring about jumping the shark, with Black Mirror season 5.
Sam Wolfson
6.5.19
tv

Craig Mazin's Years-Long Obsession with Making 'Chernobyl' Terrifyingly Accurate

"We had a general standing philosophy from the beginning, which was: Accuracy is everything to us."
Drew Schwartz
6.4.19
Noisey

How Optimo’s JD Twitch Shaped the ‘Beats’ 90s Rave Soundtrack

JD’s musical choices bring back to a life a time in Scotland when police tried to kill rave culture, and helped galvanise a scene instead.
Megan Wallace
5.21.19
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