Hip hop gets a bad rap. Whether it’s being accused of glorifying gang culture and violence, perpetuating misogyny and homophobia or shacking up with capitalism, there are few music genres that get more criticised. And that’s before we even start on all that swearing… Verity Burns goes on the defence…Read more >>>
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How To Live It is your guide to the newest and best home-entertainment and mobile tech. The experts at Stuff.tv and Whathifi.com, with support from LG, will show how it can enrich your life - and how you can make the most of now. It is a place to escape, to learn and, simply, to make life good.
It’s 50 years since Clint Eastwood first saddled up as the Man With No Name. To mark the occasion, whathifi.com’s Stephen Graves dons his stetson, six-gun and spurs and, dressed like the most ridiculous man in London, hits the trail.Read more >>>
Four months ago we launched our Rising Stars contest – a search for a great undiscovered tech writer. There was only one rule: you couldn’t be employed as a tech journo. We now have a winner…Read more >>>
Find your coloured contacts: What Hi-Fi?’s Kashfia Kabir takes on a Marilyn Manson classic.Read more >>>
It’s not for parents but it certainly was for a 16-year-old Verity Burns… Albums that you queue up for you hope will be keepers. The Marshall Mathers LP did the job.Read more >>>
What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision’s Max Langridge doesn’t care much for lyrics. He just wants to rock – and The Killers are more than happy to oblige…Read more >>>
In the eyes (and ears) of most listeners, there’s only one thing less fashionable than classical music – and that’s jazz. The common image of jazz is a result of its enthusiasts… But don’t be put off. Andrew Everard argues its case…Read more >>>
Want to know how to make a movie using only a smartphone? We take you behind the scenes of our short film Many Happy Returns…Read more >>>
Simon Lucas accepts the challenge: name your all-time, definitive favourite album.Read more >>>
Following Metallica’s barnstorming set at Glastonbury, it’s time to welcome a bit of heaviness into your life. Feel free to do that devil-horns thing with your fingers as Steve Bidmead dives into the mosh pit…Read more >>>