Music

From sleeve to screen: the pick of CR’s music-related content

Grimes wants you to direct her new music video

Creatives twiddling their thumbs in lockdown can now get their hands on the audio stems and video files for Grimes’ single You’ll Miss Me When I’m Not Around – as the musician invites people to make their own versions of the music video

The truth about racism in the UK

In December, grime artist Stormzy caused a media frenzy by pointing out the UK’s racism. Here, Jude Yawson, co-author with Stormzy on his book Rise Up, calls out the hypocrisy that exists in UK media and explains why we urgently need wider representation in our culture

Creating the artwork for Tame Impala’s The Slow Rush

Photographer Neil Krug and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker travelled to an abandoned mining town in the Namibian desert to shoot the cover art for The Slow Rush. We talk to Krug about the shoot, getting creative with leaf blowers and turning faded rooms into a dream world 

Remembering Vaughan Oliver

The much-loved graphic designer Vaughan Oliver died at the end of 2019. Here, designer and publisher Adrian Shaughnessy reflects on the unique and influential nature of his work – particularly his prolific stint with record label 4AD

Documenting Gorillaz

Directed by Denholm Hewlett (son of Gorillaz’s Jamie Hewlett), a new documentary about the world’s most famous ‘virtual band’ is a brilliant mishmash of the real and the imagined. We speak to him about bringing the film to life