Hyponik

Interviews

In conversation with UK Afrobeats pioneer Mista Silva

In conversation with UK Afrobeats pioneer Mista Silva

Mista Silva talks dance clashing, African pride and the meteoric rise of Afrobeats.

Jacques Greene: Looking inward

Jacques Greene: Looking inward

The Montreal producer returns with his debut album for LuckyMe, and is taking a new approach to his club-driven R&B.

Nico Lindsay: Capturing the moment

Nico Lindsay: Capturing the moment

Nico Lindsay discusses his early days in north London, and offers advice for aspiring MCs.

The Newcomer: Everything and nothing

The Newcomer: Everything and nothing

patten’s Kaleidoscope label begins a “new era” with this mystery producer’s debut.

Blackwax on London-based collective Circadian Rhythms

Blackwax on London-based collective Circadian Rhythms

Blackwax sheds light on the vision for Circadian Rhythms, and the people involved.

Interview: Reset Robot

Interview: Reset Robot

The producer breaks down his label, Whistleblower.

Peggy Gou: Everything happens for a reason

Peggy Gou: Everything happens for a reason

To say Peggy Gou had a meteoric rise last year would be something of an understatement.

PYUR: “I wanted the listener to feel powerful”

PYUR: “I wanted the listener to feel powerful”

For an emerging artist, Munich-raised Sophie Schnell’s identity as PYUR is remarkably lucid.

Botany vs. Christopher Tignor

Botany vs. Christopher Tignor

Two Western Vinyl stalwarts dive into the real questions.

P Money: In opposition

P Money: In opposition

The grime figurehead speaks out ahead of his upcoming album for Rinse.

Imaginary Forces: The politics of noise

Imaginary Forces: The politics of noise

London’s anomalous noisenik goes deep.

FaltyDL: Shake it up

FaltyDL: Shake it up

Brooklyn producer Drew Lustman delves into the self-reflection of his gorgeous new album, Heaven is for Quitters.