Ben Jolley

The beat goes on: how the UK dance scene’s DJs, clubs and festivals are fighting for survival

DJs, club promoters, festival bookers and record labels have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic – and Government support has been lacking so far

Biig Piig: Unfiltered, empowering anthems from Irish star’s genre-busting new era

The once-shy Irish artist is switching things up with her experimental reinvention and is unafraid to speak her mind

Oliver Tree – ‘Ugly Is Beautiful’ review: more than just a piss-taking internet troll

The US meme machine’s years-in-the-making debut combines irony, humour and unexpectedly deep lyricism to prove the digital rockstar's talents

100 Gecs – ‘1000 Gecs & the Tree of Clues’ review: Brain-melting, genre-crushing vision of pop’s future

The likes of Fall Out Boy, Charli XCX and PC Music's A.G. Cook are among the 21 massive guest features on the Missouri duo’s brilliantly bonkers remix album

Park Hye Jin – ‘How Can I’ EP review: genre-hopping dance tracks that chronicle the rollercoaster emotions of touring life

Traversing house, techno, rap and footwork, the Korean artist’s second solo EP reflects the range of emotions she’s experienced while DJing across the globe

DJ Boring – ‘Like Water’ EP review: challenging club tunes to cure dancefloor deprivation

The producer's first EP in two years is full of undeniable but unconventional bangers that veer between house, techno and trance

Salmon Cat: Dreamy bedroom-pop aiming for preemptive nostalgia

The independent four-piece are confidently going it alone and this week self-releasing their hazy and nostalgic debut EP ‘Wha’ppened?’.

India Jordan – ‘For You’ EP review: utopian rave weapons and would-be festival anthems

Inspired by formatives years in the North East, Jordan strikes the perfect balance between joyous euphoria and vulnerable emotion

Ela Minus: one-woman electronic orchestra making techno-pop to soundtrack a rebellion

The Bogotá-born Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist is creating "bright music for dark times"

DJ Python – ‘Mas Ambale’ review: comforting concoction of ambient sounds and relaxed reggaetón beats

The New York-based producer has matched puzzling times with a collection that both soothes and thrills
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