Chinatown Slalom: Where U At?

Off Liverpool-based Chinatown Slalom’s debut album, Who Wants to Be a Millionare? comes “Where U At?,” a collage-like highlight reel of the band’s sound. The four-piece (Liam Nolan, Jake Brettell, Mikey Woods and Ricky Crawford) leans into the madness of their psych influences and displays an uncanny ability to create a dynamic sound. “Where U At?” features strange samples, filtered-until-unintelligible vocals, stunning harmonies and plenty of …

Assemble’s Granby Workshop

A community-led enterprise that hopes to reinvigorate the Liverpool neighborhood

Last year’s winner of the Turner Prize (the prestigious UK art award that’s previously been given to artists including Gillian Wearing, Anish Kapoor and Wolfgang Tillmans) was a bit of a head-turner. The 2015 award went to Assemble, an architectural collective from London whose winning piece, Granby Workshop, was then launched thanks to the Turner Prize. The 15-strong collective collaborated with locals in Liverpool’s Granby …