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iranian producer ash koosha on trump’s ban and why music can help save the world

London-based, Iran-born electronic producer Ash Koosha is one of the artists playing a SXSW showcase of music from Donald Trump’s seven banned countries next week. He talks to i-D about being a kid in the Iran-Iraq War, how art fosters empathy, and his...
Hannah Ongley
3.1.17
Culture

twin peaks heads to sxsw for a damn fine two-day event

A two day Twin Peaks event is happening at SXSW.
Jo Rosenthal
2.24.17
News

michelle obama writes for lena dunham's lenny newsletter

Ahead of her talk at SXSW, the First Lady of the United States takes to Lenny to discuss the issue of global girls' education and her Let Girls Learn initiative. Charity single featuring Zendaya, Missy, and Janelle Monae to follow!
Francesca Dunn
3.16.16
News

alice glass objects to crystal castles performance at feminist sxsw party

Party host Tumblr has now dropped Crystal Castles from the lineup. "We don't want the band's presence to distract from this important mission," read a statement.
Hannah Ongley
3.4.16
Music

a$ap rocky had three consecutive orgies at sxsw

All thanks to some LSD from ILoveMakonnen.
Isabelle Hellyer
5.26.15
Art

tom sachs on chanel vs. NASA

As his new retrospective opens in Austin, ultimate space artist Tom Sachs discusses his idiosyncratic work and obsessions, from Scotch tape to Kubrick.
Sarah Owen
3.27.15
Music

seven minutes at sxsw with migos

We catch up with the Versace trio at SXSW as they prepare to release their debut album.
Hattie Collins
3.20.15
Music

our five point guide to how skepta shut down sxsw

Boy Better Know MC infuses Austin with some serious, serious Grime Time…
Hattie Collins
3.20.15
Think Pieces

is body shock the last hurrah for the modern female pop star?

It’s been 10 years since Janet Jackson’s boob popped out at the Superbowl. That was an accident, but with today's league of pop stars resorting to shock tactics to get hits - Lady Gaga spewing paint, Miley Cyrus fingering Robin Thicke and even Madonna...
i-D Team
4.15.14
Music

take a trip with london producer, tourist

Hailing from South-East London, Will 'Tourist' Phillips has worked his magic on tracks by Sam Smith and Chvrches as well as a series of impressive tracks for himself. Currently touring the US, join us for a whistle-stop guide to his life.
Hattie Collins
3.27.14
Film

paul dano, little mr sunshine

Modest and unconventional, Paul Dano is the film actor and part-time musician currently landing Hollywood’s most interesting roles including BAFTA nominated 12 Years A Slave's, most heartless villain.
Milly McMahon
1.23.14