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Spooky Black drops video for ‘Idle’ //

Rising, Minnesota based RnB singer Spooky Black has dropped a new video for his song Idle. The track is not taken from his debut album Black Silk which was released earlier this year but features much of his signature lo-fi, soulful style. The video, which may or may not have been shot on a very… Read more »

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Objekt reveals debut album for PAN //

Objekt has announced his debut album, set for release on PAN. One of the standout producers of techno this decade, Objekt has turned heads for exploring the boundaries of techno and electro. The album, Flatland, was written between 2012 and 2014, and follows the recent split 12” with Dopplereffekt on Leisure System. According to PAN,… Read more »

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Prince shares new single ‘U KNOW’ //

Having announced that 24th studio LP, ART OFFICIAL AGE will be released on 29 September, Prince has shared a new single from the record entitled U KNOW. The track is streaming now via SPIN. As well as releasing his solo record at the end of the month, Prince will also drop PLECTRUMELECTRUM- a collaborative effort between the singer and his band… Read more »

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11 Year Old Rapper Lil Shark drops SpaceGhostPurrp diss //

Raider Klan leader SpaceGhostPurrp has found himself locked in an online battle with an unlikely assailant. 11 year old Lil’ Shark – described by one user on Reddit as “a younger lean” – dropped a Purrp diss track entitled Fuck SGP on SoundCloud. In between dropping creatively insulting tweets, Lil’ Shark has also hacked Purrp’s… Read more »

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Listen to Julio Bashmore’s new single ‘Simple Love’ //

Julio Bashmore has shared his new single Simple Love, which was premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show on the weekend and features vocals from J’Danna. The track will reportedly appear on Bashmore’s long-awaited debut album, which is expected to arrive in February next year. Listen to the track below, and revisit our Julio… Read more »

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Watch Sharon Van Etten perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live //

On Friday (29 August), Brooklyn-based artist Sharon Van Etten performed on US TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live. She played Tarifa and Break Me from her recent album Are We There, and you can watch both videos below.  

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Riff Raff insults Sam Smith after being cropped out of photo //

This weekend an unexpected feud emerged when Sam Smith cut Riff Raff out of an Instagram post. The photo showed the British singer with Charli XCX and Katy Perry – but Jody Highroller himself was nowhere to be seen in Smith’s edit. In response, the rapper took offence to the move and has responded via… Read more »

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Stream Young Jeezy’s new album ‘Seen It All’ //

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has dropped a handful of singles over the last few months in the build up to his upcoming album. The rapper, who has recently been on tour with Wiz Khalifa, is currently being held in custody after he was found in possession of firearms backstage at a concert but that’s not… Read more »

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Jacques Greene and Koreless to play Roundhouse //

After selling out St John’s in Hackney earlier this year Jacques Greene and Koreless  are returning to London to play a special late night session for Black Atlantic in collaboration with Lucky Me and Young Turks. The pair will play at Camden’s Roundhouse on October 31, tickets are £15 and available via the Roundhouse official website.

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Movement Festival in Torino Italy add Blawan, Karenn, Ellen Allien and more //

Movement Torino is back for its ninth edition, with a schedule taking place over five days. The line-up so far features performances from Blawan, Karenn, BLTS (Davide Squillace, Matthias Tanzmann, Martin Buttrich), Chris Liebing, Skream and Steffi, while Kerri Chandler headlines the closing party. Movement Torino takes place 25 October – 1 November. Head here… Read more »

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The Weeknd shares video for ‘King of the Fall’ //

The Weeknd, real name Abel Tesfaye, has shared a video for his new song King of The Fall. The track is the second single to be released this year that has not been taken from his debut album Kiss Land although no official announcement has been made about a follow up. The clip shows Tesfaye… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg is excited about FKA twigs //

Snoop Dogg and T-Pain have bonded over recent Crack cover star FKA twigs on an episode of Snoop’s Youtube show Double G News Network. T-Pain, who has previously professed his love for twigs in an article with The Fader, announced that LP1 would be among his three desert island discs, and Snoop returned the sentiment, exclaiming “You know about… Read more »

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Hookworms announce new album, share ‘The Impasse’ //

UK based psych-punk outfit Hookworms have announced that their sophomore album The Hum will be released 10 November via Weird World. The record will follow up 2013’s excellent debut Pearl Mystic, and album opener The Impasse can be heard via Youtube below. Check out Hookworms’ tour dates after the jump.     Hookworms tour dates: 30/08… Read more »

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Berghain bouncer Sven Marquardt collaborates with Hugo Boss //

Berghain’s legendary bouncer Sven Marquardt has been busy of late. He recently released his memoirs in a book that detailed his rise from street punk to the head doorman of the world’s most talked about clubbing institution. He has now turned his hand to fashion, and it’s been announced that he’ll be collaborating on a… Read more »

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Grimes drops video for ‘Go’ //

Grimes has dropped the video for her divisive new single Go. The singer has teamed up with her brother Mac Boucher to produce a typically trippy clip. Based on Dante’s Inferno, the clip also features a voice intro from David Hayter, a voice actor famous for his contributions to the video game Metal Gear Solid…. Read more »

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Listen to a new track from Vessel //

Vessel has dropped another track from his second album, Punish, Honey, the follow up to to 2012′s widely acclaimed debut Order of Noise. According to the press release, the Bristol-based producer went to some challenging methods to produce “organic” sounds, creating unconventional instruments to produce the album: “using sheets of metal as percussion, sawing up… Read more »

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Lust For Youth share video for New Boys //

Lust For Youth have shared the video for their latest single New Boys. The video features a young lad relaxing and dancing on the beach interspersed with beautifully shot HD images of nature and scenic backdrops. The song is taken from their latest album International which is one of our highest rated albums of the… Read more »

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Stream the new Interpol album //

Interpol are streaming their new LP El Pintor ahead of it’s release on 8 September via Matador. It is the band’s fifth studio LP and follows their eponymous full-length which came out in 2010. Head over to NPR to stream the record in full. Check out the tracklist for the record below. Tracklist 01. All the Rage Back Home… Read more »

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SOPHIE and A.G Cook release ‘Hey QT’ via XL Recordings //

It’s been doing the rounds for a little while now starting with a teaser a few days ago and a 9 minute version dropping through Boiler Room over the weekend, but A.G Cook and Sophie have finally dropped their track Hey QT which is released today via XL Recordings and is available to buy through… Read more »

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Deerhoof reveal details of new album, listen to ‘Exit Only’ //

Deerhoof have been a band for twenty years. In that time they’ve released 12 albums and more than 30 singles. They’re probably one of the most prolific bands on the planet and they’re not planning on quitting any time soon. La Isla Bonita will be their 13th studio album to date and as always it… Read more »

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