Deviation

Music

slumber session: gila

He’s named after a lizard and makes beats for the club -- what else do you need to know?
Matthew Whitehouse
6.21.17
Music

i-D exclusive: watch the stylistic new video for ta’east, withtheshit

The Kentucky rapper signed by Benji B releases awesome new video referencing Wes Anderson, David Lynch and Bill Murray.
i-D Staff
1.19.17
Music

benji b breaks down the secret of deviation’s success

As Metro Boomin makes his UK debut at Koko this weekend, we celebrate one of London's most aurally audacious nights.
Hattie Collins
4.14.16
News

a$ap rocky, mos def and skepta turn out for deviation

Last night Benji B kicked of his XOYO Residency. Here’s 5 reasons why you should grab a season ticket.
Nardene Scott
4.5.15
Music

tech-house producer jim-e stack on benji b, a.g. cook and spiritual journeys

Introspective and insightful, Jim-E Stack has matured his sporadic sound to produce an accomplished debut album that represents his deep thinking nature.
Milly McMahon
8.5.14
Music

Girls Girls Girls: Music To... Dance Happily Ever After To

Girls Girls Girls are the Parisian princesses throwing the hottest parties in town. Comprised of all from to DJs to Dancers and everything in between, the creative cool girls regularly throw down at Paris' Social Club with recent guests including...
i-D Team
5.2.14
Music

Kaytranada: In The Mix

Presenting to you a vibe filled mix of the highest calibre. Rewind to a packed main room at East London's XOYO for Deviation, look up to the DJ booth to see Kaytranada smashing it. With Oneman and Benji B jumping around by his side, it was a given that...
i-D Team
2.20.14
Music

kaytranada crosses the Atlantic

The Haitian RnB beatmaker is the current darling of Europe following his first headline tour. He gives us the breakdown on London's positive energy, working with Disclosure and of course, extra hot Nando's.
i-D Team
2.20.14
Music

benji b, deviation from the norm.

A bleak Thursday afternoon in East London’s Goodhood store saw us embark on a shopping trip with the Radio 1 DJ.
James Hutchins
12.19.13