Music

A new history of grime, Dan Hancox’s Inner City Pressure, details the rapidly shifting London landscape out of which it emerged

Sophie Fiennes’s new film Bloodlight and Bami reveals a personal side of the singer as yet unseen 

To experience the music of the composer, who passed away last week at the age of 69, was to hear something tense, physical, almost pugilistic

An image of Shaun J Wright, taken from the film Into A Space Of Love by Wu Tsang

The newly opened Wooster space will show Wu Tsang's film, INTO A SPACE OF LOVE

An image of xxx taken from the film Into A Space Of Love by Wu Tsang

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Second Summer of Love, Gucci and Frieze present new films exploring the cultural impact of acid house

Paul Rekret surveys ‘chill wave’, the mellow pop, sepia-toned indie and tropical dance tropes in new music releases 

With ‘David Bowie Is’ at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Glenn Adamson on the evolution of the music video – a genre Bowie ‘essentially invented’

At this year’s platform for experimental music in Bergen, laughter was the most striking sound 

From Ragnar Kjartansson’s Italo-pop-infused The Sky in a Room to Matt Stokes’s happy hardcore recitals: the organ’s profane potential

Two controversial events suggest a precarious relationship between China’s culture industry and the state’s soft power project

From Shanghai to Dubai, a new history charts the frontiers where underground scenes battle big business for electronic dance music’s soul

‘An artist in a proud and profound sense, whether he liked it or not’ – a tribute by Michael Bracewell