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Male depression is one of society’s darker taboos. Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn tackle it in a new touring stage show.
Sonar returns to Barcelona for 2015 with Sonar+D, its tech-focused sister festival. We’ve got two full passes to both events to give away.
Despite its Class A illegal status, Psilocybin appears to offer therapeutic relief to sufferers of depression, anxiety, addiction and more. Artefact explores the possibilites of fungal therapy…
Artefact #4 is out, focusing on the theme of Liberty. Pick your copy up now!
Bloc and Bangface return to their holiday camp festival formats this March – two weekends of electronic music and mayhem.
Artefact teams up with The Garden Festival, Croatia, to give away two tickets to this summer’s event.
Watch the trailer for the much-hyped, and arguably over-glamourised biopic of seminal gangsta rap group N.W.A.
LCC photography graduate Stefy Pocket talks about her globetrotting pursuit of culture, community and street style.
Artefact talks to Bristol-based artist Jak MCS, taking a look at his punk/rave influenced cartoons and illustrations.
22-year old Camberwell student and music producer Edwin Fry, aka Axxon N, creates sample-heavy music that encompasses the sensitive issues of depression and mental health.
London is blighted by a housing crisis, social cleansing and homelessness. Why are these issues an ongoing threat, and what can be done?
Mutant sheep and Z-list celebs – my first term at Sussex University continued to be eventful.
There were some real treats on offer in November’s music video crop. Here are five of our favourite viral visuals.
Techno, House and Hip-Hop are on the agenda for this week’s Singled Out selections.
The internationally-renowned artist and photographer looks back on the works that influenced him.
This year’s trip into the world of Modern Panic explores the strange, surreal and sinister with resounding success.
Crystalline microscopic photography is the concept behind Tim Oliver’s Micscapes, a world where everyday substances become otherworldly.
Music history is haunted by the ghosts of oddball collaborations. Artefact looks at some of those that worked, and the many – arguably – that didn’t.
A candid insight into a game-changing musical sub-culture and a touching tribute to one of its fallen soldiers.
From South London social media startup to international style sage. The future looks bright for Wavey Garms.
This week’s selections see industrial techno and darkside DnB doing battle with Mark Ronson’s electric funk and the sentimental cheer of Kindness and Robyn.
A decade of blundering through the higher education system, fuelled by electronic music, alcohol and other mind-altering substances….
Cereal junkies rejoice, the UK’s first cereal cafe is preparing to open its doors on Brick Lane.
DJ/producer Alex Egan takes us back to the mid-2000s and his musical highlights while he was studying at Camberwell.
Fresh meat from Neneh Cherry and DJ Spinn, the Wu-Tang Clan, Manic Brothers, Timo Maas, Teyana Taylor and Fabolous.
The pub’s been criticised after photos emerged of staff wearing offensive outfits at a Halloween party.
Traditionally the first Arts London News post of the academic year is a cheerful welcome back to our readers. Sadly the first post of this year will also be our last.
In the first of our Singled Out music round-ups, Artefact writers pick the best from the rest of the week’s new releases and online premieres.
From used car ads to Indonesian kids on wild horses, we’ve picked five of our favourite music videos from the month of October.
GlobalGathering organisers announce the long-running electronic music festival will not take place next year.
David Lynch and Mark Frost’s cult TV drama is to return for a third series in 2016.
Modern Panic V touches down in Hackney this November, with more than 40 artists exploring the wildest realms of the contemporary arts spectrum.
For the first in Artefact’s new feature series ‘Rewind’, we ask Camberwell College of Art alumnus and Ninja Tune hero DJ Food to run through ten tracks that were influential to him during his student days…
The second full-length from Killer Mike and El-P as Run The Jewels is a wild, futuristic bully of an album…
With new independents popping up around London and a record-breaking year for vinyl sales on the cards, Artefact explores the capital’s record store revival.
Bristol-based photographer Molly Macindoe has spent the past 17 years documenting the underground rave and free party scene around the world.
We’ve shortlisted ten of our favourite crate-digging spots, covering all points of the capital’s compass.
Forget trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns and apple bobbing, we’re talking bewitched warehouse parties and monster mega-raves.
A much-anticipated documentary looking at the social, cultural and historical contexts that contributed to the genesis of a hip-hop game-changer.