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fabric announce fabriclive Winter 2014 season //

Fabric have announced the line-up for the next three month’s of their fabriclive series. They’ve put up the listings for every Friday until 27 February on their website, and among the extensive line-ups, including the return of Daniel Avery’s new Divided Love residency, as well as showcases from Playaz, Butterz, Livity Sound, Hessle Audio, RAM… Read more »

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Don Delillo reviews Taylor Swift’s ‘White Noise’ //

A couple of days ago, a glitch in the iTunes matrix lead to Taylor Swift releasing eight seconds of white noise and shooting to the number one spot in the Canadian charts. While the story itself is noteworthy on many levels, things have taken a turn for the meta as Don Delillo has now reviewed… Read more »

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New York’s first Ebola patient went bowling at CMJ venue //

The first person in New York to be diagnosed with Ebola went bowling at The Gutter in Williamsburg on Wednesday (22 October) night, The New York Times reports. The venue was set to host a gig featuring indie bands Heaven, Big Sleep, Friend Roulette and Sun Club as part of the CMJ Music Marathon. Dr… Read more »

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Download El-P and Killer Mike’s Run the Jewels 2 //

El-P and Killer Mike have released their second collaborative album, Run The Jewels 2. Originally scheduled to arrive Monday 27 October, the duo have decided to release the hotly anticipated album early. The album, featuring drummer Travis Barker and Zack De La Rocha, precedes spoof album Meow The Jewels, after a successful Kickstarter raised funds… Read more »

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Watch a short film set to Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))’s ‘Brando’ //

NPR are streaming a new short film to accompany Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))’s dark, experimental collaboration Brando. The somewhat Lynchian film, directed by Gisèle Vienne, is nine and a half minutes of surreal, overbearing tension. Check out the clip for Brando below and read our review of Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))’s recent collaborative… Read more »

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FKA Twigs announces Roundhouse show //

With the results of her Mercury Prize nomination next week, and her Google Glass concept film gaining massive exposure, FKA Twigs has now announced her biggest headline slot to date at Camden’s Roundhouse. Twigs will appear at the Roundhouse on February 19 2015. Tickets will be available from midday today via her official website. Revisit… Read more »

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WHP announce New Years Eve/Day line-up //

Warehouse Project have revealed the line-up for their New Years Eve and New Years Day parties, as well as the full completed line-ups for the 1-800 Dinosaur, Hacienda and Tuskegee nights. 1-800 Dinosaur sees James Blake, Airhead and Dan Foat joined by Mala, Bake, Frank Tope, Klaus and Mr Assister. The Hacienda displays Manchester’s dance… Read more »

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Hookworms share new track via independent music shop websites //

Leeds-based psych-punk outfit Hookworms have made their new song Off Screen available to stream via independent record shops’ websites. UK record shops involved include Piccadilly Records, Bristol’s Rise, Jumbo, Resident, Drift, Resident and Rough Trade, while US indies InSound, Other Music and End Of An Ear are hosting the track as well as France’s Ground… Read more »

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Watch the video for The Bug’s Mi Lost with Miss Red //

The Bug has revealed a video for his track Mi Lost with Israeli MC Miss Red. Taken from his recent album Angels & Devils, which we called a “bassweight masterpiece”, the track is one of many collaborations with the likes of Inga Copeland, Liz Harris, Manga and Flow Dan. Recorded in Haifa, the video was… Read more »

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Turin’s Alfa MiTo Club To Club announce new wave of acts //

Turin’s Alfa MiTo Club To Club event has added a new wave of acts to its already huge line-up. The new confirmed acts include Hyperdub boss Kode9, Clark, Kele, Valentin Stip, Laurel Halo, Fatima & The Eglo Band among others. Alfa MiTo Club To Club will take place in Turin 5-9 November (and therefore coincides… Read more »

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Watch El-P audition cats for Meow the Jewels album //

Rap heavyweights El-P and Killer Mike’s Run The Jewels project recently listed a hilarious selection of bonus and deluxe packages on their online store. The list included the ‘Meow The Jewels Album Package’, where they promised to re-record their forthcoming album RTJ2 “using nothing but cat sounds for music.” Last week a successful Kickstarter reached… Read more »

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New Drake track ‘How About Now?’ appears online //

It’s been a couple of months since the title track from Drake’s upcoming album Views From The 6 leaked online. A new track, entitled How About Now? has also leaked and is purportedly also taken from the album. The track features a sample of Jodeci’s My Heart Belongs To You and has apparently been produced… Read more »

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Red Bull Music Academy Stage announced for Simple Things //

The final major stage partners for Bristol’s Simple Things festival have shown their hand. Headed by the godlike DJ Harvey, Red Bull Music Academy have unveiled a stunningly eclectic selection of acts to take over the Old Firestation at the city’s The Island complex. As mentioned, the day will be headlined by the first ever… Read more »

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Check out some of Mr Bingo’s childhood drawings //

When we interviewed Mr Bingo last year we were charmed by his insulting postcards, strange as that may sound. Now the good folks over at It’s Nice That have uncovered some of Bingo’s early work including some seriously gory and twisted illustrations drafted by the artist before he had even reached his teens. You can check… Read more »

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Viet Cong Sign With Jagjaguwar, Announce Debut Album //

Calgary based psych-punk band Viet Cong have announced that they will be releasing their debut album via Jagjaguwar. The Calgary four piece are Crack new music alumni and feature ex-members of legendary underground psychedelic band Women. Listen to the album’s lead single, Continental Shelf, below.

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Spectres unveil video for ‘Sea Of Trees’ //

Spectres have released the first single from their upcoming debut album on Sonic Cathedral, due out in early 2015. Sea of Trees is a 9-minute opus of white noise, pop hooks and post-rock twiddling. The accompanying video has been created by Sophie Hoyle, who has previously worked with the band as part of the recent birthday… Read more »

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