Featuring satanic flamenco courtesy of Lil Nas X, Backroad Gee’s explosive chemistry with NSG and nightmarish prog-punk by black midi.
The musician and model opens up on his debut EP, DRIST.
In the fifth of a week-long series, figures from music, art, food, sex work and education look back on a year that shook their fields. Here, the DJ, producer and label boss talks about keeping spirits high while the clubs are closed.
The CEO of Manchester’s NQ company shared his story in a conversation hosted by the University of Salford.
Featuring Rema’s booty-bouncing anthem, Yaw Tog’s Stormzy-assisted Sore remix and Niniola’s confessional R&B.
JAE5 teams up with Rema and Skepta, glaive delivers fresh-sounding hyperpop and Lana Del Rey looks back on a past life.
With a new single, Livin, out today, Shaun Ross talks exclusively to THE FACE about making the move from modelling to music (’cos he’s on a shift, geddit?).
The Texan artist has been an enigmatic force since his re-emergence in 2020. With his oddball tracks mashing gangsta rap, punk and metal he's raising a few eyebrows, in all the best ways.
Utada Hikaru and A. G. Cook share an anime theme song, Vegyn cooks up a glitchy house track and Jorja Smith sings of romantic turmoil.
Rappers and heritage rock bands are battling for the UK Number One, and it’s the acts with vinyl-loving fans who are winning.
The duo spotlight the fearless producers, poets, dancers and DJs in the North West.
Born in Sudan, raised in the American Midwest, Dua Saleh is now in Wales, wrapping a role in Sex Education. But just how did a queer underground musician land a part in one of Netflix's biggest shows?
The Minnesota musician lines up some chill tracks for the guests of their summer feast.
The Future Retro boss harnesses the energy of the genre’s current wave.
He might still be a student, but the Ghanian rapper has just had Stormzy jump on the remix of his anthem, Sore. Here, THE FACE gets the full low-down on the voice behind those hard-hitting bars.
The microgenre’s new wave is sweeping North America, one teenage bedroom at a time. THE FACE meets the artists in the post-geographical scene that contests its own name.
Featuring No Rome’s new supergroup, Darkoo’s heartbreak anthem and a Stormzy-assisted Ghanain drill remix.
Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, made one of the best albums of 2020. Now he’s let loose a bunch of producers – including A.G. Cook and Jenny Hval – on a reboot of every track. It’s out with the deliciously grimy art-rock and in with… what exactly?
Featuring a hard-hitting rap anthem from Kam-Bu, warm neo-soul by Greentea Peng and poignant trance courtesy of Smerz.
Featuring righteous ragga jungle, soothing ambient and sofa-bound soul sections.
Having gone public about her experience of domestic abuse, FKA twigs has returned with creative confidence. Here, the artist and activist speaks to her friend and I May Destroy You creator, Michaela Coel, about a new batch of music inspired by a wave of freedom.
The experimental Scandi duo have fused cottagecore, technolust and '00s rap for their new album Believer.
Aitch’s DJ guides us through the NQ roster on THE FACE’s cover.