Sam Ballard

Sam is a 22-year old freelance writer, currently taking an MA in Web Journalism at Sheffield University. Besides editing new music magazine, The Ark, he smokes, drinks and swears too much.

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Music Mix

Rowdy Superstar Exclusive Mix

The Atari Teenage Riot and Matthew Herbert collaborator makes us an exclusive mix filled with jams from Azealia Banks to Micachu and Dizzee Rascal

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Music Rise

Soundcrash: Breton

The South London band chat to us out their unique visuals, their new album and latest video work

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Music Incoming

Factory Floor

Having recently released an EP on DFA, we chat to the London-based trio about the upcoming album

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Music Rise

Zulu Winter

The London quintet head out on their tour with Givers with their atmospheric pop jams

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Music Incoming

Spank Rock Returns

We speak to the eclectic and iconic musician ahead of his new UK tour this winter about his new sounds and moving between genres

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Music Incoming

Brett Anderson: Black Rainbows

The Suede front man gives Dazed an in-depth interview, focusing on his musical origins, the beginning of the band and how his writing has changed throughout his career

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