Rather than simply picking Daft Punk's most well known ("Get Lucky"? Get in the bin!), our writers were simply asked to pick a couple of their favourites for inclusion. What results is a unique, eclectic and surely not at all contentious compilation of tracks, which features something from each of their releases – even the Tron Legacy soundtrack!
Cassandra Jenkins tells us all about the emotional stakes that went into the creation of her new record An Overview on Phenomenal Nature, including conversations with strangers, the loss of David Berman, the impact of art, and entering the studio with no clue what the end result might be
With their debut album Uppers just released, Rob Hakimian spoke to TV Priest vocalist Charlie Drinkwater about their journey so far. Tracing their trajectory from a bunch of friends forming a band as a way to reconnect, to being signed by boutique label Hand in Hive, to being playlisted on BBC Radio, to being signed by one of the biggest indie labels in the world, it's a true tale of victory for passion, honesty and doing it for the right reasons.
We go through Lynks' origins as a 'shit house' producer, finding their drag name from a preferred scent, the challenges of doing a drag show in the indie scene, writing songs about anything that captures their attention, the musical and aesthetic progress between the two volumes of Smash Hits, and hopes for 2021.