Soko is the anti-it girl making a strength of her demons


Singer-turned-actress Soko is a vital voice for a socially anxious generation – she talks Cannes, The Dancer and living each day without a filter


Lessons in togetherness and creativity from India Menuez


From New York’s DIY art scene to the year’s most incendiary youth culture movie, India Menuez is the girl-of-the-moment determined to spread opportunity and support her peers

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How Vic Mensa is soundtracking a conflicted America


As the Chicago rapper reaches his musical metamorphosis at a time of racial tensions on his doorstep, he talks mental health, Twitter and music as a power for social change


Hanging out with raucous rap ingenue Lil Yachty


As his new EP Summer Songs 2 crash-lands, the flame-haired ATLien from a space-pop stratosphere talks #boatlife, being in the moment and making it happen with Madonna

Marilyn Manson


still bigger than Satan

The most shocking films


based on true stories


Meeting menswear’s most criminally underrated label


Born from Tumblr, inspired by sportswear fetishism and with an impressive list of creative collaborators, get to know the compelling, overlooked world of Cottweiler


Bibi Bourelly is the BBHMM writer breaking industry barriers


After beating pop’s macho hired-guns at their own game, Bibi Bourelly tells us why she wants to bring down music world bullshit from the inside

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Meeting the K-Pop band who are bigger than One Direction


With their razor sharp pop songs, complex mythology, and preternatural good looks, EXO have dominated the Korean charts – and since the implosion of Harry Styles et al they’ve become the biggest boyband in the world

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Mitski on dissecting sex and social anxiety through song


Meet the indie outsider conquering hearts with her barbed punk missives on love, angst and the tragedy of growing up


serpentwithfeet on the radical act of existing


Josiah Wise’s sublime songs of pain, loss and longing sound like lonely SOS calls from a distant planet, but on his new material, the NY musician is far more interested in everyday mythmaking


Mabel on pop parentage, poise and perfectionism


Meet the fierce 20-year-old R&B artist flipping the music-world male gaze without missing a beat, and watch her new video made in collaboration with Tate Modern

The art school student


making porn avant-garde

How to avoid wasting time


when you’re blue


Zayn Malik on blazing his own path


After burning up the pop stratosphere with his debut album, Zayn Malik has found a freedom that feels like the first time – he talks being the world’s most obsessed-over 23-year-old

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Alicia Keys on her musical emancipation


As the impossibly zen singer gears up to release her sixth album, we talk family, topless shoots, when she shocked Prince and how this is her most defining era