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Music

how do you crack the mainstream without selling out?

While JME and Skepta are repping a statement of independence and holding middle fingers up to the money-men, people are accusing Jamie XX of trading in credibility for corporate big bucks. When exactly do you get the label “sell out”?
Oscar Quine
7.9.15
Politics

what are you going to do about it?

You might be first in line at the voting station or you might be conscientiously washing your hands of the filthy system. Remember not to wash away the power those hands possess. Oscar Quine navigates the existential minefield of today’s politics.
Oscar Quine
3.31.15
Music

how mike skinner changed walshy fire and jillionaire's lives

We’re on the rooftop terrace of a hotel in Corsica. There’s a warm breeze and free drinks and a sound system. Jillionaire and Walshy Fire, who have replaced Switch alongside Diplo in Major Lazer, have been flown in to play an exclusive Marc Jacobs...
Oscar Quine
8.26.14
Facebook

life without i-technology, why it's no life at all

Digital dependency has pulled in a generation. We're not addicted to drugs or sex anymore, it's wifi connection that gets us high. Oscar Quine considers Generation Now, the twenty-somethings who grew up with technology and start to combust without it.
Oscar Quine
4.22.14
Music

these boys' beats are christian rich

Born in Chicago, raised in Nigeria and based in LA, brothers Taiwo Hassan (Tai) and Kehinde Hassan (Ken) are Christian Rich. Under the guidance of Pharrell and Shae of N.E.R.D., they produced for every name worth dropping - Drake, Earl Sweatshirt, J...
Oscar Quine
4.22.14
Music

elli ingram, the butter-voiced soul singer on amy winehouse, moschino and being sober

Elli Ingram is making waves, not ripples. While "hot, new talent" flashes over our screens at an ever-faster pace, she’s doing things the good old-fashioned way: from the foundations up.
Oscar Quine
3.19.14