A Day with Matt Farley, The World’s Most Prolific Artist

I admire Matt Farley and what he represents. I predict that he will one day be recognized as one of the emblematic creatives of his era. For this reason, I travelled to Peabody, Massachusetts for the Motern Extravaganza, an annual concert and fan event Farley holds in his own honour.

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Remembering Ian Ferrier

By the sound of Ian’s voice, we were drawn into inclusion. It could reach a boom-level in his most explosive poetry, but as the beloved host of countless Words and Music shows, and not only those, his voice kept a signature hushed tone as though inviting us closer to the wonderful artist he’d invite to the stage.

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The internet is dying. Let’s give a toast. In our latest issue, we speak to online’s baddest boy: Dril. Learn about art, philosophy, logging off, all that garbage. Plus floods, rugs, Stooges and the winners of the Zine Awards!

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Hardcore in the Void: The Return of Anti-Matter

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