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Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy announces 2 London shows //

Kentucky’s singer/songwriter Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy is coming to London in November for two nights at Hackney’s Church of St John as part of a string of European dates. He’ll be playing with a full band who will tour with him to Brussells then to Le Guess Who? Festival in Utrecht in the Netherlands. Bonnie ‘Prince’… Read more »

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James Murphy to score new Noah Baumbach film //

Following previous reports that Adam Horovitz from the Beastie Boys would be starring alongside Ben Stiller, Amanda Seyfried and Adam Driver in the upcoming Noah Baumbach film While We’re Young, SPIN has now pointed out that DFA Records label-head James Murphy will be providing the score. Murphy previously worked with Stiller and Baumbach on 2010′s Greenberg. Once While We’re Young had… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg admits to smoking weed on the White House premises //

On the latest episode of his talk show CGN, Snoop Dogg admitted to smoking a blunt in one of the bathrooms at the White House. Speaking to his guest Jimmy Kimmel (while smoking a blunt), Snoop claims to have told security that the smoke coming from the cubicle would be from a napkin he’d lit… Read more »

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Coolio has made a music video for PornHub //

50 year old rap star Coolio is making new music. If you’re a fan, then the music will be readily available to you as a freebie – providing you have a membership to the largest pornographic website in the world, PornHub. In an interview with TMZ, Coolio confirmed that the website offered to provide all the “talent”… Read more »

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The Warehouse Project announces full Store Street lineup //

Manchester’s The Warehouse Project has announced it’s full lineup for the 12 week series of events based at the more intimate Store Street venue. The line-up includes sets from James Blake, Hudson Mohawke, Nina Kraviz, Dixon, Chemical Brothers, Caribou, Four Tet, Richie Hawtin, Bonobo, Ricardo Villalobos and many, many more. The series runs from 27… Read more »

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Flying Lotus announces new LP //

Flying Lotus has announced that his new album You’re Dead! will be released on 6 October via Warp. The album follows up 2012′s Until The Quiet Comes, and the announcement comes with a new string of dates including a one-off UK show at London’s Roundhouse on 7 November. FlyLo has previously stated that he will release a full-length under his… Read more »

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Channel One Soundsystem’s spot at Notting Hill carnival under threat //

Channel One soundsystem’s spot at this year’s Notting Hill carnival is under threat. The legendary soundsystem have performed at the festival for the past 32 years, in the same spot for 20 of them. However, as they told Red Bull, due to council restrictions the outfit’s spot is at risk of being pulled. “Every year… Read more »

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Fabriclive announce autumn season line-ups //

Fabric have unveiled the line-up for their Autumn fabriclive series. Expect leftfield techno from the likes of Hessle Audio, Livity Sound, Xosar (live), Shed and Objekt b2b Call Super – whose forthcoming album is due on fabric’s Houndstooth label in September. The grime contingent includes Big Narstie, Mumdance and Novelist while the drum’n’bass all-star cast… Read more »

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Panic! At The Disco fight back at the Westboro Baptist Church //

Earlier this week, the Westboro Baptist Church were unwittingly owned by Las Vegas pop rockers Panic! At The Disco. The church recently took direct aim at the band with a parody cover of their song I Write Sins Not Tragedies after singer Brendan Urie announced he was bisexual. The controversial group then threatened to picket one… Read more »

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles //

In a remarkable twist of irony, a tree planted in memory of George Harrison has been killed after being infested by beetles. The tree stood in Griffith Park in LA and was planted in 2004 after Harrison died in the city in 2001. The plaque with the tree said, “In memory of a great humanitarian… Read more »

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ASAP Rocky sued after allegedly hitting fan //

A fan of ASAP rocky has demanded that he hand over $75,000 in damages after allegedly slapping her at a concert in Philadelphia. The case originally appeared last year when fan Lisamarie Wade accused the rapper of assaulting her in a private criminal case but could not locate him to serve the charges. Wade has… Read more »

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The Garden Festival to finish after 2015 edition //

The Garden Festival is coming to an end after 2015. Next year’s edition of the beloved Tisno festival is to take place 1 – 8 July. As founder Nick Colgan explained to Resident Advisor, the “bow out” will give the promoters time to focus on other endeavours: “It was a very difficult decision for us… Read more »

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Listen to DJ Harvey’s new band Wildest Dreams //

DJ Harvey is best known as the man who brought new levels of house and techno appreciation to the UK through his residencies at Ministry of Sound and Fabric. His groundbreaking work with Tonka Sound System propelled him to the forefront of the then burgeoning electronic music scene. He’s no stranger to playing live music… Read more »

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Weezer share new track ‘Back to the Shack’ //

Weezer have shared the first track from their upcoming album Everything Will Be Alright In The End. The song is titled Back To The Shack and opens with the line “Sorry guys I didn’t realise/ that I needed you so much.” Presumably referring to the general consensus that the band have alienated fans due to the… Read more »

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David Lynch branches out into women’s sportswear //

David Lynch has never been afraid of branching out. As well as being one of cinema’s true auteurs he has turned his hand to animation, music and art over his career. His latest output, though, comes in the somewhat surprising form of a sportswear collection for women. A large part of the proceeds from the… Read more »

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The Weeknd shares ‘King Of The Fall’, Sky Ferreira on artwork //

Toronto RnB artist The Weeknd has shared a new track King Of The Fall through his SoundCloud page. It follows the recent release of another new track Often, which dropped at the end of June. The track appeared on SoundCloud along with artwork featuring singer Sky Ferreira, leading to speculation that they may be working… Read more »

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Egg London launch new night Uncut //

Egg London are launching their new night Uncut on 9 August. The first edition of Egg Uncut will see Kompakt star Robag Wruhme play a 4-hour set alongside German producer Mark Reeve, and Jonas Kopp, Dario Zenker, Dax J and Gareth Wild. The second event in the series takes place 27 September and hosts Kompakt… Read more »

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Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Skream Und Seth Troxler form J.E.S.u.S //

It’s finally happened. Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Skream and Seth Troxler have formed a supergroup called J.E.S.u.S. Just in case you need that spelled out, it’s Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Skream.. erm… Und… Seth Troxler. The foursome will be appearing today on Boiler Room in Ibiza for their debut live performance. Boiler Room has described the show… Read more »

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Watch the video for FKA twigs and Lucki Eck$’ track ‘Ouch Ouch’ //

Current Crack cover star FKA twigs and Chicago rapper Lucki Eck$ have released a video for their collaborative track Ouch Ouch, which twigs produced. Last summer, Eck$ gained attention after dropping his Alternative Trap mixtape. The 18 year old supported FKA twigs at her Chicago show on Friday night (18 July). The lo-fi clip for… Read more »

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Fuck Buttons cancel European festival dates due to injury //

Fuck Buttons have had to pull out of two European festival dates. The duo announced on their Facebook page this morning that Ben Power has sustained a serious back injury and will not be able to travel. As a result, they will not be able to commit to playing today (18 July) at MELT Festival in… Read more »

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