On this week’s episode, we discuss the sinister concept of dynamic pricing in pubs.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, the Wu-Tang Clan leader has designed a Crosley record player in collaboration with the Scotch whisky brand. Cheers!
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Olivia Rodrigo, Yeat, Noname and Black Sherif.
Doja Cat is beefing with her own stans and no star is safe from being pelted with random objects during their live performances. Is this the year that music fandom fandom got out of control?
100%: Davina Adeosun-Bright’s debut EP, align with Nature’s Intelligence, is as cool as an ocean head-dunk on a sweltering day. And she’s got the charisma to match.
We discuss the late, great artist’s most radical and inspiring moments.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Kwengface, Travis Scott, Burna Boy and Offset & Cardi B.
100%: After more than a decade in the music “biz”, one of London’s greatest drummers is finally releasing his debut album, Black Classical Music.
The angry Irish girl – the Sinéad of the savage crop and mouth to match – is a thing of the past. At 22, Sinéad is discovering the joys of marriage, motherhood and, not least, mysticism. You can hear this in the softer, more spiritual songs written for her new LP. It is, says Sinéad, like being visited by the Holy Ghost…
Frederick John Philip Gibson hasn’t exactly built his career from the ground up, but his tunes are huge, he has a mega fanbase and he's just been nominated for the Mercury Prize. So, Clive Martin asks, is it really fair to paint him as the enemy of dance music?
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring Harmony, Travis Scott, Llainwire and Paris Texas.
100%: In the run up to her Dekmantel debut, we ask the Aussie DJ about weird voice notes, Filipino delicacies and how she went from DJing house parties to festivals.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring J Hus, PinkPantheress and Destroy Lonely, Hannah Diamond and Erick the Architect.
As more and more groups launch with ever-evolving back stories, a digital cottage industry of analysis has sprung up, with fandoms seeking to decode the hidden messages in each release.
The St. Louisian rapper laughs at critics and her own jokes. With the viral success of Pound Town and a raucous appearance at the BET Awards, she's bringing "raw shit" back into the rap game.
Inspired by Friday's headliner Playboi Carti, thousands of fans braved the scorching sun in a rap and metal merging style known as "opium" (think: Mayhem meets The Matrix). Who said subculture was dead?
Pink, Harry Styles, Drake... It seems no artist is safe from the recent onslaught of inanimate objects getting chucked at them. What the hell is going on?
From Padam Padam to (It Goes Like) Nanana, we are living through a wave of unapologetic splashy, trashy music. About time we got over ourselves...
Studies show that Gen Z are drinking less, which could be catastrophic for small venues that rely on booze sales. But instead of blaming young non-drinkers, shouldn't the model be overhauled entirely? As further discussed on THE FACE podcast, which you can listen to here.
Rated by THE FACE: a playlist featuring AntsLive, Mahalia and KennyHoopla.
100% : Having spent five years dancing for Pharrell, METTE now has plenty of her own tracks in the works. We asked her all about matcha lattes, cute DMs and the world’s best lip balm. Pucker up.
THE FACE Podcast: The South London author tells us about her thrilling new TV show.