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Classic Chats: Foals

FROM ANTIDOTES TO ANSWERS: Born in the blaze of a burning-down music industry and bringing guitars back to flaming life in Holy Fire, FOALS continue to make their incendiary case for being the most important British band of the day. 

Britain’s indie music landscape in 2007 was weird. The preceding …

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Classic Chats: Marika Hackman

On the eve of her sensational new album release, go back in time to when Marika was a bright (even younger) thing: 

With even major label budget belts tightening, young artists are having to look for other means of getting their faces out there – from international billboard fashion campaigns

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Classic Chats: Marques Toliver

The busking past and free spirit of the remarkable Marques Toliver – singer, composer, violinist – has led many to hold his talent dear, from Adele to Grizzly Bear, before he’s even released a record. His debut EP, finally here, is so good it’ll finally do away with one of

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Classic Chats: The 1975

I’m in Austin, Texas. As I sip my first coffee of the day with Matt Healy of The 1975, we’re both in a ruminative mood. “I love watching, as someone from England, people from America, because it’s like a movie,” he says. “It sounds like such a silly thing to …

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Grande Ambition: When We Met Ariana

From child star to music star is a story we’ve been hearing a lot about of late: here’s a star whose controversy is that she’s just fine with being an old-timey princess.

Words / Rob Copsey
Photography / Florian Renner
Illustration / Hattie Stewart
Styling / Brigitte Pilla
Make-up / …

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Classic Chats: The Field

Berlin – a city for the modern dance music lover more than any other nowadays. Behind its walls of history and modern balance between cultural heroism and strife, its nocturnal life has grown beyond just the ways of hedonism for The Jetset Pack. The superclubs of Berghain and Watergate may …

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Classic Chats: Squarepusher

Elusive, one of the most important music producers of the last 20 years, and back: while the ‘nightmare to interview’ tag is inaccurate, when it comes to SQUAREPUSHER, the ‘creative genius’ one is perfectly apt.

Words: Kara Simsek

When the teaser for Squarepusher’s new album Ufalbulum appeared online, fans were …

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Back in the day: Holy Other

Once upon a time we were all into witch house, and Holy Other is the great forgotten maestro of the gloomy electro scene. 

An email conversation between MICHAEL C LEWIN and HOLY OTHER, producer of majestic, bleak beauty.

Holy Other is my favourite new artist of the last year. He …

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Classic Chats: Dirty Projectors

FROM PRECISION TO PASSION: Critically-adored and technically incredible, Dave Longstreth’s project THE DIRTY PROJECTORS have often caused divisions in even the best friends for their beautiful, intellectual music. Thomas Hannan talks to the man whose work has been sung by Bjork and covered by Solange Knowles to find out about

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PN Icons: Alec Empire

The abrasive sound of Atari Teenage Riot makes people either shy away or want to hear more. But often, it’s the message of their lyrics, not the breakcore inspired drum sequences, distorted vocals or whirring punk guitars that cause the most discourse. Legendary Atari Teenage Riot frontman and Social Network

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