Electronic music

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Everything but the gull: how Ben Watt fought the Covid blues with birdsong
Blackcap! Chiffchaff! Warbler! The Everything But the Girl star is fighting to save a nature reserve in the heart of the city. As his new album Storm Shelter is released, we join him for some birdwatching

Sam Wollaston

10, May, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Sophia Kennedy: Monsters review – showtunes and sub-bass from sonic shapeshifter
Unable to categorise the Baltimore-born, Hamburg-bred artist, you are thrown into her disarming, disorientating but oddly relaxing emotional world

Rachel Aroesti

07, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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‘I’m going to follow my mind’: Falle Nioke, the Guinean musician who moved to Margate
The singer spent hard years touring west Africa to pursue his dream of a music career, but a chance holiday meeting – and relocation to the Kent coast – sealed the deal

Max Pilley

05, May, 2021 @8:18 AM

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Sisters With Transistors review – a gloriously geeky music doc
Laurie Anderson narrates this fascinating film about the female pioneers of electronic music

Wendy Ide

25, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sisters With Transistors: inside the fascinating film about electronic music’s forgotten pioneers
They turned drawings into symphonies and made black boxes sing. Why were they never given their due? The maker of a new film, full of revealing archive footage, aims to put this right

Jude Rogers

23, Apr, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Experience: I accidentally became a global fashion brand
People across the world were wearing unofficial merch with my band’s logo on it. I decided to cash in, but do it ethically

Peter Boothroyd

23, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Sisters With Transistors review – an electrifying study of musical heroines
The unsung trailblazers behind electronic music are paid harmonic homage in Lisa Rovner’s enchanting documentary

Leslie Felperin

23, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Dawn Richard: Second Line review – joy and mess from a musical eccentric
The former Diddy collaborator brings Black female perspective to the fore in an ambitious collection of electronic sound

Kemi Alemoru

23, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Kučka on her debut album Wrestling, the electronic music ‘dudefest’ and turning down BTS
She’s worked with heavy hitters including Kendrick Lamar, ASAP Rocky and Flume – but now the Australian producer is writing for herself

Jonno Seidler

20, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Bassnectar: EDM DJ denies allegations of sexual abuse and human trafficking
A lawsuit accuses the US producer of grooming two underage women and manufacturing and possessing child pornography

Laura Snapes

07, Apr, 2021 @9:48 AM

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Iglooghost: Lei Line Eon review – enchanting electronic world-building
The young Dorset producer expands on the sonic assault of his debut with beauty, space and actual songs

Kitty Empire

06, Apr, 2021 @9:35 AM

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Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi: 'Can you spot which of us is the rock star?'
The former world snooker champion and the avant-garde musician have written a memoir as intriguing as their unlikely partnership

Miranda Sawyer

04, Apr, 2021 @8:30 AM

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