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The forgotten history of California’s queer hip hop scene

MusicSecret History

Following a HIV diagnosis in 1999, Tim’m T West formed queer hip hop trio Deep Dickollective, ushering in a radical new rap scene whose influence can still be felt today

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LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner consider what happens in the end

Arts+CultureQ+A

Last weekend, LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner staged a new performance, #ANDINTHEEND, at the Sydney Opera House. In an exclusive interview, they discuss politics, frustrations, and whether or not they believe that the end is really here

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How Scream reinvented the slasher movie

Arts+CultureSecret History

The classic horror flick is now 20 years old – we talk to the film’s producer about how it defied expectations, launched careers and freshened up a stale genre

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Róisín Murphy: from trip-hop star to disco siren

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In the wake of her 2016 album Take Her Up to Monto, the Irish singer and ‘situationist’ auteur talks roleplay, realness and schooling your kids in obscure house music

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The most shocking films

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The art outsiders challenging Basel’s meaningless hedonism

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Know Wave’s Aaron Bondaroff and Al Moran meet Tremaine Emory and Acyde of No Vacancy Inn to reflect on infiltrating the art world, using t-shirts as picket signs and making it up as they go along

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How to craft a cult horror soundtrack

Arts+CultureLongread

Stranger Things’ Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, Mica Levi, Johnny Jewel and Lynchian muse Julee Cruise split the difference on crafting the strangest on-screen sounds

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Hanging out with the boys of Stranger Things

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Ahead of filming the second season of Stranger Things, we talk filming, funny moments and fan stories with Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin and Joe Keery

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How Stranger Things gave us something to believe in

Arts+CultureOpinion

We explore the layers of meaning behind the TV-series-turned-cult phenomenon that ignited our imaginations at a time when keeping an ironical distance can seem a safer bet

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The prodigal teen brothers bringing psychedelia back to pop

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Hanging out at the mall with The Lemon Twigs – the Technicolor teenage heartthrobs crafting a musical multiverse straight out of suburban Long Island

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Millie Bobby Brown on chats with Winona and channelling ET

Arts+CultureProfile

As Eleven in Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown became the world’s most famous 12-year-old – she talks instant fame, going by instinct and the importance of vulnerability

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Finn Wolfhard on the 80s, weird adult fans and writing songs

Arts+CultureProfile

As the star of Stranger Things he has the world at his feet – but as the actor reveals, he’s as happy hanging out and playing guitar as he is fighting Demogorgons and meeting Obama

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The real and risqué Norwegian TV show causing teen hysteria

Arts+CultureFeature

Skam is taking over teenagers’ lives – fans are adding their own subtitles, skipping school, and losing sleep over this Skins-like high school drama that subverts stereotypes