Interviewed by the artist and designer Scott King on stage at the Barbican, the PSB’s Neil Tennant and designer Mark Farrow reviewed a 30-year relationship that has produced some of the greatest sleeve design in pop
From sleeve to screen: the pick of CR’s music-related content
In a live Q&A with artist Jeremy Deller, Es Devlin revealed that her entire career creating spectacular areas shows for bands was informed by a desire to clean up all the mess on stage she witnessed at her first gig, and why the lowest bridge in Hamburg has been a key influence on her work
Untypical Girls traces the history of women in punk and indie music, and features rare and brilliant documentary photography of bands stretching from 1977 to 1993. We talk to the book’s author, Sam Knee, about his love of this era of music and why it is important to remember the women of the scene.
Grey London has released an album of classic Christmas hymns that have been wittily reworked to contain a feminist message, with all monies raised going to Refuge. They’ll have you laughing all the way to a feminist future.
Director Frederick Heyman has created an intense video for new track Value from Visionist, which sees the musician inserted multiple times into dramatic rescue scenes.
Mario Wienerroither works with BBC Creative on series of trails for Friday Night Music on BBC Four
CR talks to RZA and Mathematics of legendary hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan about its logo design, album artwork and fashion lines, as well as the controversial art ‘experiment’, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin “Mathematics designed the logo and somebody said, ‘it looks like a bird’. And somebody else said, ‘yeah, it’s like an […]
“We need people to consider the idea that these kids have latent talents but they just need the opportunity for someone to recognise that there could be something there, scratch the surface a little bit and give them some hope…. We need that.”