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Watch Waka Flocka Flame star in Pine Bros cough sweet advert //

While his former 1017 Bricksquad partner Gucci Mane is currently serving time for gun charges, Waka Flocka Flame has been headed down a more wholesome path for some time now. During the American Music Awards on the weekend, the Atlanta trap star appeared in a advert for Pine Bros cough drops. Known for barking high-energy… Read more »


Berghain unveil ten year anniversary line-up //

Berghain is celebrating ten years of operation next month. They’ve just revealed the mammoth line-up for the 10th birthday Klubnacht, with Ostgut Ton’s Marcel Dettmann, Ben Klock, Steffi and DVS1 just some of the big names on the bill. UK acts like Ben UFO, Blawan and Joy Orbison also feature, alongside a host of Berghain… Read more »


Watch David Lynch talk Pussy Riot, Twin Peaks and more with Patti Smith //

David Lynch recently sat down in conversation with Patti Smith for BBC Newsnight‘s Encounters series. The seminal director touched upon his cult classics Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet, as well as Russian activists Pussy Riot, who Patti Smith met last year. “This kind of oppression and misunderstanding goes back to biblical times, taking young girls… Read more »


Listen to two new Beyonce tracks in full //

Two clips of previously unreleased Beyoncé tracks leaked online earlier in the week . The tracks were taken from the Beyoncé Platinum Edition Box Set, which features last year’s self titled album alongside a handful of remixes with the likes of Nicki Minaj and Kanye West as well as two brand new tracks from Beyoncé herself. Now… Read more »


DJ Harvey and Mathew Jonson booked for Mexico’s Day Zero festival //

Taking place at Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, Day Zero returns for its third instalment on 10 January 2015. The Mayan influenced yearly event run by Crosstown Rebels will once again run for 24 hours. The line-up now features DJ Harvey, Matthew Dear, Mathew Jonson live and the debut live show from Damian Lazarus & The… Read more »


Interpol have been stuck in a snowstorm since Tuesday //

On Monday night (17 November), Interpol set off from Columbus, Ohio towards Toronto, but their tour bus became trapped in a snowstorm on Tuesday morning while they were driving on a highway outside the Buffalo area of New York. According the the band’s latest tweets, it looks like they could still be there. The band… Read more »


Nina Kraviz launches трип label with Terrence Dixon and more //

Nina Kraviz launches her трип label – pronounced ‘trip’ – with a double-EP compilation titled The Deviant Octopus. The label is said to become an outlet for the “dusky, divergent and trippy music” that Kraviz has become synonymous with. Featuring on the first release of the Russian producer’s label are a couple of new productions… Read more »


Field Day Announce Sunday Headliner //

90s shoegazers Ride have been announced as the Sunday headliner for next year’s edition of Field Day festival. The show will be one of a string of dates they are due to play next year, including performances at Manchester’s Albert Hall on 23 May and London’s Roundhouse on 24 May 2015. The shows also mark… Read more »


Joey Bada$$‘s album release date and artwork revealed //

19 year old NY rapper Joey Bada$$ is set to release his debut retail album B4.DA.$$ on 20 January, according to sites such as Amazon. Alongside group mixtapes with his Pro Era collective, Bada$$ has released two solo tapes, his 2012 breakthrough 1999 and last year’s Summer Knights. B4.DA.$$ is said to include production from… Read more »


DJ Gregory unveils triple-vinyl release Point G #6 //

French house veteran DJ Gregory dusted off his Point G alias early last year as on outlet for his stripped-back house productions. After a string of releases on his label of the same name, he’s now preparing a new eight-track release under the moniker titled Point G Live Season 1. A collection of sketches that… Read more »


Ricardo Villalobos unveils sprawling 32-minte DJ Pierre remix //

Ricardo Villalobos has revealed another time-stretching edit. The Chilean techno don is renowned for his sprawling reworks, with last year’s ‘Celestial Voice Resurrection Mix’ of Mari Kvien Brunvoll’s Everywhere You Go clocking at 28 minutes. Villalobos turns in another lengthy but rewarding remix, teasing in and out fragments of DJ Pierre’s classic 1994 hit What Is… Read more »


Hear Kanye West-produced Pusha T single ‘Lunch Money’ //

Without any prior announcement, Funkmaster Flex premiered a new Pusha T track called Lunch Money yesterday (18 November). Produced by Kanye West, Lunch Money sees Pusha T rap furiously over an unpredictable, futuristic beat. You can listen to it below.  


Seth Troxler teams up with Phil Moffa for Hypercolour 12″ //

Seth Troxler and Phil Moffa are teaming up for a joint release on Hypercolour. The pair’s first collaborative release, Rogue Music, is comprised of tracks Blue Rawls and Meet The Butcha and will see release via the label in January 2015. It marks the first release of the year for Hypercolour, following on from releasing the likes… Read more »


Hideout announces record sell out //

Next year sees Hideout’s fifth outing on the island of Pag and the event has sold out in record timing, selling out of all tickets as of yesterday. Along with their sell out announcement, the festival has revealed a second wave of artists booked to play the event. This includes Seth Troxler, Wilkinson, Green Velvet,… Read more »


TOKiMONSTA and more booked for Oval Space’s Ovation series //

Oval Space have some changes in store for 2015. As well as a general re-design of the venue, including added seating and food options, Oval Space have unveiled their new Ovation series. The club’s own live music promotion wing, the series kicks off with Brainfeeder beatmaker TOKiMONSTA on 12 February, with support from Slow Magic…. Read more »


Optimo, Four Tet and Ten Walls booked for Bugged Out Weekender //

Bugged Out Weekender have announced more acts booked for their 2015 event. The new wave of artists includes Hotflush duo Dense & Pika, Text boss Four Tet, house veteran Kerri Chandler, NTS Radio’s Moxie and Glasgow’s Optimo. Innervisions’ Ten Walls is also booked to play live. Never one to shy away from the party, Jackmaster has also been confirmed… Read more »


John Lydon accidentally spent ten grand on iPad apps //

PiL frontman John Lydon recently sat down with The Telegraph to discuss his attitude towards money and open up about the financial aspects of his turbulent career. During the conversation, the former Sex Pistol revealed a particularly unfortunate blunder. “I wasted – you’re the first to know this – 10,000 fucking pounds in the last… Read more »

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YG shares trailer for short film ‘Blame It On The Streets’ //

The Fader have just dropped the first trailer for Compton rapper YG’s upcoming short film Blame It On The Streets. The film stars and has been co-written by YG and has a nine song soundtrack which has been produced by DJ Mustard. Blame It On The Streets will be based on YG’s partially autobiographical story… Read more »


Mykki Blanco responds to controversy surrounding Moscow gig //

On Friday (14 November), it was reported that masked, uniformed anti-LGBT activists raided Moscow’s Solyanka club on the day of US rapper Mykki Blanco’s performance. The mob allegedly gave off the impression of being Federal Drug Control Service agents and behaved aggressively towards members of staff. The leader of extremist group God’s Will (who’ve been… Read more »


Mac DeMarco arrested during concert //

Canadian singer-songwriter Mac Demarco was arrested during his own gig at The University of California, Santa Barbara on Friday night. Police arrived at the intimate gig to arrest a 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman who were allegedly trying to start fights with audience members. The police ended up cuffing DeMarco who was apparently climbing… Read more »

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