• How To: #becominganadulttips – 1

    The things you never knew you needed to know… Becoming an adult is a troublesome process. Few people make it out of adulthood alive. Whether you’re scraping twenty-one or hitting forty, there is always another mistake you didn’t know you […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning #Playlist – 12.8.13

    It’s that time of the week again. The grit and the grind spreads out before you once more and weekend parties seem like a long forgotten myth. So, Mike’s back again with his Monday playlist, ready to pair that workload […]

  • Party + Glitterati – The Paris Edition

    London and New York have The Box. You know it, whether you’ve been through its mysterious doors or not. The hype has been impressive. Delicately billed as a ‘Theatre of Varieties’ – what it really consists of is a place […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning Playlist

    We can’t really say anything about Monday mornings that you don’t already know or haven’t already heard someone grumbling about on their way to work. So, instead, XWHY’s Mike has crafted a Monday Morning Playlist that will help you attack […]

  • Release: Sampha EP – Dual

    Basically, you can’t not have heard of Sampha. His mellifluous, silky voice has graced the tracks of some pretty heavy-hitters – SBTRKT, Jessie Ware, Drake… He’s Brit radio gold at the moment, and infinitely recognisable vocally. But, you may not […]

  • #WF Musical Education + Playlist

    Sceptics retire your sneering glares. Seven days of progressive dance and electronic music in a tiny fishing village in the south of France might sound like a match made in musical hell, but with Gilles Peterson behind the trawler wheel, […]

  • “BLKKK SKKKN HEAD” – Kanye West Official Video

    The video’s leak (at least in part) earlier this month prompted the type of foul-mouthed twitter rant that we’ve all become accustomed to. He clamoured, almost sweetly and quite fairly, about how “heartbreaking” it was to have his work circulated […]

  • Rock’n’Rollin’ in their Graves

    This past weekend, at the ripe old age of 27, I finally popped my Glastonbury cherry. Like all virgins, I wasn’t totally sure what I was doing and I did occasionally find it a bit difficult staying up, but those […]

  • Imagined Reality

    The psychology behind “hate to love” culture   I’ve been aware of the existence of Made in Chelsea for some time. I’ve seen the adverts, I know what it involves. People who I consider friends actually watch it. I’ve long […]

  • Yes, She Wishes You Went Down on her More. P.S. That Tie is Hideous

    Why every straight man needs a GBF   To the well adjusted, asking what makes them able to count gay men among those in their closest circle seems like a particularly extraneous question.   In the process of writing this […]