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Music

No Signal and the rise of the UK’s new Black radio

A station born out of a global crisis, No Signal began its life as a live stream of a night cancelled due to the lockdown. Now, a raft of young DJs and presenters brought together by JoJo Sonubi are serving a diversity of sounds while raising funds to facilitate a proper studio to call home.

Culture

Himesh Patel: from the Beeb to the blockbusters

Starting off in BBC soap EastEnders, British-Indian actor Himesh Patel has moved on to roles that go against usual BAME type casting, starring in period drama The Luminaries and Christopher Nolan’s upcoming epic, Tenet. It’s all about changing perceptions, he says.

Style

The inventions of Jean-Paul Gaultier

February 1984: “The badly-dressed people are always the most interesting,” says Jean-Paul Gaultier. His zany and iconoclastic creations have managed to bemuse even the most modern tastes. Here are six of the most striking, described and photographed by the designer himself.

Music

Rob Grant: daddy cool

He’s a 69-year-old retired businessman and debut recording artist who’s made the chillest album of the year. And all with a little help from his daughter Lana. Do put your father on the stage, Ms Del Rey…

Style

Open wide! A new dawn for grillz

Jewellers like Clova Rae-Smith, Juanita Care, Joshua Myszczynski and Gabby Elan have sunk their teeth into the art of grill-making. As lockdown drags on, THE FACE explores how social media is changing the way we view mouth bling in 2021.

Life

Generation Covid: Belfast

“We have more shared interests than differences today. We need to champion that shared struggle as young people in a world beyond pandemic.” THE FACE hits the streets of Northern Ireland to find out how Covid politicised young people.

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Culture

How folk culture made a comeback in 2023

This year, as we searched for a new identity, English culture went forward into the past, from folk horror Enys Men to Morris dancers at the Brit Awards, via Green Man-themed Coronation invites and ritualistic raves. What's going on?

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