The band’s frontman Graham Sayle talks class tension, mental health struggles and nepotism in the UK music scene.
The high-energy collective loves raw production and lo-fi aesthetics, and they’re part of a wider network across London and Manchester.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Stormzy, GloRilla, Isabella Lovestory and Black Sherif.
KLVDR talks about the rapper’s epic, six months in the making music video that celebrates the best of Black British talent.
Having just released his razor-sharp new EP, Where Dreams Go to Die, we asked the 27-year-old about Boris Johnson’s shit haircut, stand-up comedy and why he’d never be caught dead eating a London kebab.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Wizkid, Dexter, Bladee, Bandokay and Shanti Celeste.
In Episode One of Face-to-Face, the duo discuss mental health, social media, the toxic side of the music industry.
The LA-via-Atlanta surrealist recommends raunchy Southern soul, Julia Ducournau’s body horror and hacked version of Pokémon games.
Following the release of his dreamy new album, we quizzed the Filipino musician on sour sweets, life-changing advice and how to make the world a better place.
Botox, Buckfast, behavioural therapy and belly laughs: how the superstar singer-songwriter fought Tourette’s for his triumphant comeback.
Rated by The Face: a playlist featuring Jockstrap, George Riley, Yasin & Pa Salieu.
He’s the sound of young Montreal via Saint Vincent: a mix of drill, dub, dancehall and Drake that’s grabbing the ears of fans far beyond Canada and the Caribbean.
His latest single, Leaders, sticks two much-needed fingers up at the UK’s broken political system. Here’s what Foxell has to say about scary AI tech, Kinder Buenos and herbal teas.
Martyna Maja has obliterated Europe’s best clubs with her rule-shattering techno sets. Now she’s stepping out from behind the DJ decks to launch her bold new direction: alt-pop superstar.
Rated by The Face: a playlist featuring Talia Goddess, Yeat, Shygirl, Kenny Beats, Karen Nyame KG, Babyface Ray & Digga D.
The genre-mutating American duo have a legendary cult fanbase. THE FACE headed to their first UK headline gig to capture the moment.
Young Thug shaped contemporary rap and conquered the US mainstream. Now he's awaiting trial alongside 27 others because his record label, YSL, is accused of being a criminal street gang. With lyrics being used as evidence against him, is this the biggest ever case of rap on trial?
This bank holiday weekend, the UK's greatest street party made its glorious return. From dancehall to soca, afrobeats to amapiano - here are the tracks that set the vibes.
Rated by The Face: Listen to tracks from Raye, Florentino, Rina Sawayama, Lolahol and more.
After running away from home to New York, the rapper’s viral hit Sad B!tch catapulted her into the city’s coolest circles. Ahead of her debut EP, we asked CLIP some of life’s most pressing questions…
THE FACE reports from the California festival that’s “at the intersection of culture and Web3”, where trendy crypto types gathered to watch Oneohtrix Point Never, sip mushroom tea and figure out how they can liberate artists.
Asake mixes afrobeats and amapiano, Finn Foxell goes punk and Clipz delivers a bank holiday banger.
Despite conflict within the Jamaican music scene around the direction of dancehall, the Caribbean’s biggest festival proves that the values of the culture remain strong.
After plenty of grinding, the 26-year-old finally got his big break via TikTok. Now, followers can’t get enough of his high-energy, punk hip-hop – and theatrical onstage antics.