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Thursday, April 4, 2024

Cara de Espelho: Time to Protest

Alarmed by the far-right surge, Cara de Espelho have gathered members of some of Portugal’s best-loved bands to create something new, and urgently needed. Gonçalo Frota meets the group and attends one of their first shows

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Introducing: Mohammad Syfkhan

After tragedy, the Kurdish musician left Syria for Ireland. There he found a community of musicians. “I love them,” he tells Daniel Spicer

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Spotlight: Mexican Institute of Sound

Camilo Lara, by now a ‘certified’ Mexican institution, tells Celeste Cantor-Stephens about 20 years of going against the grain, upsetting scrap collectors and Disney-endorsed success

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Middle Eastern Frequencies

The vibrant experimental music scenes across the MENA region continue to inspire and innovate on their own terms, despite the instability around them. Oli Warwick finds out more

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Ian Brennan's Hidden Tales

A selection of excerpts from this new book, collecting stories behind some of the most singular albums that we have had the privilege of hearing

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