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.
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'We Will Always Be in Search of Ian Curtis' – Jon Savage's New Book Tells the Story of Joy Division

We spoke to Savage about the writing of the oral history, 'This Searing Light, The Sun and Everything Else'.
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Fat White Family's Sexed-Up Ketamine Voyage to (Near) Recovery

How Britain's fierce anomaly of a band lost a songwriter and came back from the brink to release smooth and sleazy comedown album 'Serfs Up'.
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Clive Lewis MP Is Fighting a Left-Wing Anti-Brexit Battle

We spoke to the Corbyn-loyalist about why he differs from the Labour leadership on Brexit.
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How 'Queer Eye' Helped Jess Guilbeaux Find Her Voice in Conservative America

We talked to the show's first Black lesbian star about regaining her confidence and using her platform to help others like her.
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Janelle Monáe on Coming Out: "I Was Terrified"

In a cover story for 'them,' Janelle Monáe opens up about coming out and how 'Dirty Computer' set her free in an interview with Lizzo.
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Meet M Huncho, The Masked UK Rapper With a Slick Majestic Sound

On the day his new mixtape 'Utopia' drops, here's everything you need to know about this up-and-coming soon-to-be staple of the UK scene.
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The Return Of Lowkey: A Wide Ranging Interview With The UK MC

Never one to shy away from politics, we spoke to him about why he made his long-awaited return, new album, and how academia has changed him.
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We asked the woman behind "Mooo!" and "So High" for her opinions on everything from the president to music festivals to the best booze.
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The Universe Belongs to Nilüfer Yanya

On her soft-rocking debut album the young west Londoner remains fiercely independent while setting up a path for world domination.
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I Interviewed Tan France and Then Queer Eye'd Myself

By following Tan's fashion advice, and imagining what the other members of the Fab Five would do for me, I transformed my life. Sort of.
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How The Japanese House’s Walls Came Tumbling Down

With her beloved dog Calvin in tow, the atmospheric UK artist talks us through how heartbreak and subsequent clarity informed her debut LP.
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