Track by Track

Music

Cosima’s new EP proves we need more than escapism right now

The London soul singer breaks down ‘THE FUN IS HERE?’ in all its emotional, relatable glory.
Frankie Dunn
3.3.21
Music

Jamaica’s dancehall star Skillibeng breaks down his mixtape

The young artist dissects ‘The Prodigy’ -- from collaborating with Popcaan, to learning Spanish from his studio engineer and developing a masterpiece.
Frankie Dunn
2.10.21
Music

BENEE talks us through her fun but fragile debut album

New Zealand’s coolest popstar explains the meaning behind every song on ‘Hey u x’ – track by track.
Frankie Dunn
11.19.20
Music

Aitch talks us through his new EP, track-by-track

“It’s called ‘Polaris’, the northern star... it’s my realm, up north.”
Frankie Dunn
5.29.20
Music

070 Shake talks us through her debut album Modus Vivendi, track by track

“ENJOY THE TRIP LADIES AND GENTS TELL ME HOW IT GOES”
Frankie Dunn
1.17.20
Music

burna boy talks us through his j hus-featuring mixtape, track-by-track

He made it on Pete Townshend’s boat and it’s brilliant.
Hattie Collins
1.26.18
Music

everything björk’s utopia will make you feel, think and do - track by track

Spoiler: It’s really fucking lovely.
Michael Cragg
11.23.17
Track by Track

ibeyi talk us through new album, ash, track-by-track

One half of XL’s beautiful Franco-Cuban twin duo breaks things down.
Frankie Dunn
10.11.17
Music

track-by-track: bugzy malone puts manchester on the map with king of the north

On his new record, the Mancunian challenges ideas of what it is to be a grime MC.
Hattie Collins
7.18.17
Music

21-year-old mura masa guides us through his explosive, feature-heavy debut

From A$AP Rocky and Charli XCX to Christine and the Queens and Damon Albarn, Alex Crossan has shed himself of genre boundaries for his hotly anticipated debut LP. Here, he talks i-D through how each track came to be.
Douglas Greenwood
7.17.17
Album

some unqualified kiwis review lorde’s new album

She’s a New Zealander, we’re New Zealanders, it’ll work, right? Right?
Georgie Wright and Clementine de Pressigny
6.19.17
Music

track-by-track: singer a.chal walks us through his second mixtape, on gaz

The LA-based artist who counts A$AP Rocky and Oliver El-Khatib as fans breaks down his right-on new record.
Hattie Collins
6.5.17
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