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The good people at Norman Records provide the latest in our genre rundowns, picking out 10 must-have rock, pop and indie records. They might not have an actual bricks and mortar record store (a [...]

African synths: 10 essential afro-electro records

July 29, 2015

Shape-shifting French producer Débruit takes us on a journey from West Africa to '80s NYC. Whether it's drawing on the hard-edged funk of James Brown or the swooning strings of disco, West Afr [...]

Original Gangster of Love: 10 essential Johnny “Guitar” Watson tracks

July 28, 2015

His soulful guitar work and flamboyant showmanship influenced artists as diverse as Etta James, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Thurston Moore and Snoop Dogg; and yet today Johnny "Guitar" Watson is mo [...]

The 10 best vinyl releases this week (27th July)

July 27, 2015

We select the 10 most essential vinyl releases of the last 7 days. July is going out with a bang. For starters, Ladytron's leading lady Helen Marnie finally gets round to dropping her debut alb [...]

An insider’s guide to Manchester’s post-punk scene in 10 records

July 24, 2015

Short-lived post-punk outfit The Mothmen revisit the scene that shaped the city. Formed as Dave Rowbotham, Chris Joyce and Tony Bowers split from Durutti Column to team up with ex-Alberto Y Los [...]

Crate Diggers: Throwing Shade

July 23, 2015

llustration: Laura Breiling Our Crate Diggers series profiles record collectors around the world. This month we meet London's Throwing Shade, who tells us about Bob Dylan originals, intimate re [...]

Gallery: The best Instagram images and videos of Carsten Nicolai’s unicolor

"Maybe a good way to judge the quality of a new work of art is by how many people are willing to ruin your experience by taking a selfie in front of it." So begins Time Out's recent review of C [...]

How DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing turned forgotten vinyl into a postmodern masterpiece

July 22, 2015

Composed almost entirely of sampled content lifted from vinyl records, DJ Shadow's Endtroducing is something of a crate digger's bible. Eliot Wilder reflects on the landmark hip-hop album, nearly two  [...]

5 things to see at Station To Station – Week 5

We pick out five essential events from the final week of Doug Aitken's month-long, building-wide, art intervention at the Barbican. Doug Aitken’s Station to Station is a multi-disciplinary p [...]

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