Ben Jolley

PinkPantheress – ‘To hell with it’ review: lightning-speed debut is among year’s best

The Bath-born artist's impeccable debut mixtape caps off an incredible breakthrough year and proves why she’s one of the fastest-rising in the world

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with midwxst

The Indiana teenager tells us about shaking off the hyperpop label, surpassing his career expectations and why he's pushing individuality

박혜진 Park Hye Jin – ‘Before I Die’ review: searching reflection and club-ready bangers

The South Korean-born, LA-based artist's debut showcases both emotional heft and production wizardry

glaive – ‘all dogs go to heaven’ EP review: scene-stealer’s stadium-sized hyperpop anthems

A pummelling exploration of the disparate, mind-bending sounds that hyperpop allows the US teen to experiment with

Emma-Jean Thackray – ‘Yellow’ review: unifying jazz anthems

The healing sonics on the Yorkshire-born, London-based artist’s debut album provide a utopian vision to strive towards

SHERELLE: “The government has failed the music scene in a massive way”

The London DJ and producer on how learning to make music helped her deal with the anxiety of having an “unviable” career during lockdown.

Rejjie Snow – ‘Baw Baw Black Sheep’ review: a world of pure imagination

Irish rapper creates a trippy companion soundtrack to his favourite childhood film, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Gaspard Augé: “There’s no point asking people what they want – it’s the death of art”

The electro star on his solo debut album 'Escapades', that Justin Bieber feud and what’s next for his band Justice

SAULT – ‘Nine’ review: anonymous British collective weave tales of hope and pain

This fifth record carries vital political and personal weight

KennyHoopla & Travis Barker – ‘SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE//’ review: pop-punk lives!

Executive produced by the Blink-182 drummer, this 20-minute mixtape is a huge level up
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