Michelle Zauner wrote her first album as way of coping with the loss of her mother. Now, with her new album Soft Sounds From Another Planet, she is looking to feel again.
An in-band split left indie maestro Dave Longstreth lost and depressed. But after collaborating with the likes of Kanye and Solange, he's pulled off a remarkable U-turn to up the stakes of his career.
Sir Was never took himself seriously as a musician, refusing to share his work. But just as opportunity threatened to pass him by, he's dropping a gem of a record that's been 10 years in the making.
How a group of mates founded their own independent studio in Manchester to take on the multi-million dollar gaming giants.
Offprint London showcases the best of indie publishing at Tate Modern, May 20-22. Here are our top picks.
Musician Christopher Horne on the enduring grit of '90s electronica, standing apart from Boards of Canada and resisting computerised perfection.
Europe’s finest custom motorbikes go head-to-head around a hazardous icy track high in the Italian Alps. This is the notorious Dirt Quake - on ice.
The first ever Citadel Festival announced its presence with a glittering lineup and good vibes in East London’s Victoria Park.
Bruce Pavitt’s iconic label Sub Pop lead the indie charge out of Washington state and introduced Nirvana to the world. Here are some of the label’s biggest moments.
WFMU is what truly independent radio sounds like - and it’s batshit insane. Director Tim K. Smith talks about his documentary Sex and Broadcasting: The Story of WFMU.
Nomadic festival Lift-Off travels the globe to support real independent filmmaking. Next stop Liverpool.
Independent publishing is in fine health. We asked Ruth Jamieson, author of Print is Dead. Long Live Print, about her favourite magazines and how to survive in a fiercely competitive industry.