Musik

From The Wicker Man to Ari Aster’s latest film, joyful sounds can reveal the darkest worlds

By Adam Harper

Screening at galleries around the world, the singer’s work repurposes the pop music video into an artwork of museum quality

By Kadish Morris

A musician of mythic, millennial legend, Drake’s legacy falls somewhere between harsh, armoured rapper and soothing, caramel-inflected R&B troubadour

By Gabriella Pounds

In 2006, the theorist of ‘hauntology’ and sound-artist walked across the Suffolk coastline – Adam Harper follows in their footsteps, sifting through encrusted layers of history

By Adam Harper
Stormzy on stage at 2019 Glastonbury Festival, 2019. Courtesy: Instagram 

The UK rapper wore a stab-proof vest designed by the elusive street artist during his historic performance

By Frieze News Desk

As an exhibition of smiley memorabilia curated by Fatboy Slim opens, a timeline of the omnipresent symbol and pop-cultural icon 

By Kadish Morris

The video for Swift’s LGBTQ+ anthem is erected on the stereotype of the redneck homophobe

By Nadine Hubbs

After gaining UNESCO protected status, acknowledgement of the influential music genre is long overdue 

By Rianna Jade Parker

Experimental producer Matthew Herbert’s enigmatic album trawls a nation’s fault-lines and finds its messy symbolism

By Adam Harper

Ian F. Martin traces the life and career of the pioneering Japanese musician, on the 50th anniversary of his first record

By Ian F. Martin
Tony Conrad performing Bowed Film, 1974. Courtesy: The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

With wit and gumption, the late artist broke with institutional proprietaries and pedigree to rethink art’s place in its community

By Shiv Kotecha

The first ENTOPIA release showcases the music of Kuro, a film by experimental pop musician Tujiko Noriko and graphic artist Joji Koyama

By Nathan Geyer