Music

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

Sónar at 25: festival of the future?

Sónar is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, while its creative conference offshoot Sónar+D is now in its sixth year. As part of our creativity in music series, we visit the festival to see whether its work hard, play hard culture is worth the hype

Too many man: the female face of grime

Ellie Ramsden’s photo series championing the unsung women at the forefront and behind the scenes of grime music is being turned into a book. We speak to the photographer about crowdfunding for the project, and giving women in grime a platform to share their experiences

Peaky Blinders: The music

1920s gangster epic Peaky Blinders is known for its dark and dramatic soundtrack, which features music from Nick Cave, PJ Harvey and Jack White. We talk to music supervisor Amelia Hartley about its distinctive sound and why we’re hearing more commercial music in TV drama

How I Work: Dice Editor Leonie Cooper

Leonie Cooper is responsible for bringing ticketing app Dice’s voice to life through written and video content. As part of our creativity in music series, she talks about ditching traditional music journalism for an in-house role and giving ticketing companies a better name

BRICK: the indie mag smashing hip-hop’s stereotypes

Over the last three years, BRICK has gone from a DIY zine to a new player on the music mag scene. As part of our creativity in music series, founder Hayley Louisa Brown tells us about making a magazine for herself and the importance of celebrating female talent

When Garrett met Eno

Designer Malcolm Garrett sits down with Brian Eno to discuss creative process, collaboration, the role of imagination and whether Eno thinks like a designer