It’s Friday night, it is absolutely freezing, but the cold won’t kill the hype as I head towards North London. The Originators EP has finally come out, and I can’t wait to ventur..
Art fairs are like theme parks for art lovers. You bounce from one attraction the next, gazing in awe, queuing, greeting, queuing to greet, filling your pockets with business..
Thursday afternoon. A bright blue sky frames the colossal white victorian buildings surrounding Green Park, while weak sun rays blind me as I exit the tube station and I approach..
Energy, colours, psychedelia, DIY instruments, originality and tons of talent: here are KOKOKO!
Led by Débruit, the French producer and musical explorer that we all got to kno..
In our messed-up contemporary global music scene, pop stars come and go and both music and artists are made and forgotten at such speed, it’s sometimes startling to hear that you..
“As we push our world towards ever-higher planes of greatness, do we stop to measure the consequences? Western “civilisation” is on steroids – want, buy, accumulate, everything, ..
“An articulate contemporary dialogue between epochs, cultures and individuals.” This is how the contemporary african art fair 1:54 introduces the work of Nigerian-born, London an..
Chilling out with his crew, Rodney Smith aka Roots Manuva chats and dances around while DJ Snuff scratches 90s hip-hop vinyls. We are at Archspace, in Hackney (London), and the r..
The cultural, artistic and social narratives of distant countries such as Sudan are always so inaccurate and imbued with a post-colonial notch that it is very easy to get the wro..
You know that amazing feeling when you listen to a new song and the music just fills you, you need to listen to it ‘on repeat’ and it stays with you even when the track is over. ..