Keith Ape goes psycho, Kelela gets down and Grimes gives us uber-pop in this month’s essential round-up
From Aphex Twin’s “horny” comeback to Karen O’s bedroom ballads, we select the albums that are making waves right now
Aphex and Caribou, sure, but will there be new Kendrick and Ri Ri?
The best jams of the month from ladies like Kelela, Tinashe, Banks and Queen Ci Ci
20 of 2014's brightest stars share their hopes for the year ahead in 14 words
Crushed Beaks' rackety pop, John Wizards' cheerful bop, and R&B renovation from FKA Twigs and Banks
POP trumps ART for Lady Gaga's "Applause", plus Banks, SZA and XL-graduate Laura Groves