Rocket Recordings: Shit & Shine album 54 Synth-Brass, 38 Metal Guitar, 65 Cathedral

Playlist: Rocket Recordings

Joshua Potts extols the virtues of a record label appealing to the outer limits of psychedelia… Rocket Recordings, by its very nature, invigorates one of the most mutable angles to great music without succumbing...

Private View: Tim Etchells: The Facts On The Gound @ Vitrine, London – FREE

Culture Diary w/c 16-03-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday –Talk: Artist as Curator 7pm @ Royal Festival Hall, London — £8 As part...

The Age of Earthquakes. Douglas Coupland, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Shumon Basar. The three authors were 3D printed into miniature faux-marble busts. Photograph by Marc Falk

The Age Of Earthquakes: A Guide To The Extreme Present

‘Planet Earth needs a self-help book, and this is it.’ Mike Pinnington talks to author, writer and editor Shumon Basar about his new book, The Age of Earthquakes, and why the future is...

Caroline Bergvall performance, 24 Kitchen Street, Syndrome

Torque Symposium #2: An Act of Reading — Reviewed

How do we read and why? Analysing the act through a broad spectrum of media theory, philosophy, literature studies and neuroscience, Grace Harrison considers the idea of language as art form, political tool and “collective force”…...

Format Photography Festival

Culture Diary w/c 09-03-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday –  Biennial Talk: Colin Muir and Dominic Willsdon 6:30pm @ Liverpool School Of Art...

Shana Moulton, Primary

“I have a sort of fear of psychedelics”: Shana Moulton At Primary

Scientific research into psychedelic drugs, the everyday miracle of flying and dollar store trinkets: Wayne Burrows talks to Brooklyn-based Californian artist Shana Moulton about the inspirations behind her “hallucinatory” performances and her recent...

The Well, a multi-sensory performance by Korless & Emmanuel Biard, FutureEverything

Subverting Surveillance And Corporate Control: FutureEverything 2015 — Reviewed

Another year older, another year wiser? Sara Jaspan finds a troubling prognosis of digital culture at the 20th edition of FutureEverything festival… Like any milestone birthday, the 20th anniversary of FutureEverything festival seems...

Johnnie Shand Kydd, The Whitworth Redevelopment

The Big Interview: Johnnie Shand Kydd

As he unveils a series of candid portraits of international art figures at play in 1990s Greece — including Tracey Emin, Gary Hume and Grayson Perry – we speak to Johnnie Shand Kydd about responsible image making,...

Pompidou -- Malik Thomas

Artist of the Month: Malik Thomas

The devil is in the detail: our new Artist of the Month is as skilled at intricate architectural drawing as he is at sensitively rendered portraits. Laura Robertson catches up with the young designer at...