This year's Venice Biennale put music and sound centre stage, re-drawing the lines between sound, art and performance. With The Vinyl Factory lathe installed in the Arena recording the first week [...]
Supermodel, disco queen, glam rock star, Bond girl, muse and work of art; it's no surprise that Jones has changed a few lives. From Meshell Ndegeocello to Kim Ann Foxman we invited 11 artists to s [...]
Infusing conscious lyrics with a beat-making jazzy sound, Guru and DJ Premier were arguably the best MC-DJ unit of the '90s. Mr Thing picks out 10 classic and 10 lesser known Gang Starr tracks th [...]
With the soundtrack to his acclaimed 16mm installation Variation FQ being pressed to vinyl for the first time, we caught up with artist and producer Jeremy Shaw to talk voguing, mushrooms and mini [...]
Labels don't come much speedier than Speed Records. In the space of one year - 1968 - the little label put out seven full lengths and a bunch of 45s before making a mysteriously swift exit. Olive [...]
We select the 10 most essential vinyl releases of the last 7 days.
This week's top arrivals exhibit a healthy balance of past and present. Highlight 12"s include a highly sought-after Pepe Bradoc [...]