Posts by Andrew Lloyd

Demdike Stare

It Isn’t Happening Festival announces 2019 line-up

The German event will take place between 29 May to 2 June

Ezra Collective Parallax © Cian Oba-Smith

Ezra Collective, Hunee and HAAi announced for Nova Batida 2019

The festival returns to Lisbon from 13-15 September

Actress enlists UK MPs for a reimagining of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s opera Welt-Parlament

Darren Cunningham will host the event at Southbank Centre on 14 May

Corsica Studios

New experimental series Between the Lines to be launched at Corsica Studios

The event will be held at the London venue between 16-17 May

Danny Brown

Q-Tip to executive produce Danny Brown’s new album U Know What I’m Sayin’?

The A Tribe Called Quest producer has worked alongside the Detroit rapper

John Singleton

Tributes paid as Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies aged 51

The American director suffered a stroke earlier this month

J Hus © Cian Oba-Smith

J Hus completes Lovebox 2019 line-up

The UK rapper will perform on the main stage on 12 July


Selections: IAMDDB

The trap-jazz singer selects Frank Ocean, Future, Young Thug and more for an exclusive playlist

DJ Python

DJ Python debuts on Dekmantel with extended EP Derretirse

Brian Piñeyro’s upcoming release will arrive on 10 June

Tommy Four Seven

Selections: Tommy Four Seven

The Berlin-based producer selects Burial, Silent Servant, Powell and more

David Lynch

Flying Lotus enlists David Lynch for new video Fire Is Coming

The producer has announced his next album, Flamagra

Gabber Eleganza Alberto Guerrini

Gabber Eleganza to launch Never Sleep label with new mixtape and book

The imprint’s first release will arrive on 16 May

Blood Orange

Blood Orange debuts new songs Something to Do and Dark Handsome

Dev Hynes played the two tracks on The Late Late Show last night

AS Roma bans players from taking photos with Drake

The Italian team warns its members to stay away from Drizzy

Peach DJ

Love International add Peach, Budino and more to 2019 line-up

The Croatian festival returns to The Garden, in Tisno, on 3-10 July

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean reveals the gay bar in Good Guys is Boxers NYC

Located in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen

Four Tet

Four Tet releases full Coachella set online

Featuring Kieran Hebden’s remix of a Bicep track, his own material and more


Jay-Z to re-open New York’s Webster Hall with B-sides concert

The Brooklyn rapper will perform a show titled “B sides 2” on 26 April

Drake, Wireless Festival 2018 © Jordan Hughes

Drake addresses Wiley’s “culture vulture” comments

Drizzy responds to the criticism he’s received for his involvement with UK artists

Chance The Rapper

Chance the Rapper and Sharon van Etten join Roskilde Festival line-up

The Danish event returns on 29 June to 6 July 2019

© Lukas Korschan

Jayda G, Gilles Peterson and Yves Tumor to play VIVA! Festival 2019

The Italian event returns for a third year between 1-4 August

Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle – Mixed by stephseeks

The Peckham-raised selector curates a specialist mix in honour of the late rapper’s work


Selections: Scalping

The Bristol-based band select Kanye West, Savages, Giant Swan and more

Still Disappointed

Stormzy cancels Snowbombing Festival appearance due to “racial profiling”

The grime artist has accused the Austrian event of targeting his team in their search for a weapon

Donald Glover, Guava Island

Childish Gambino releases video teaser for Guava Island

Donald Glover and Rihanna’s collaboration will arrive on Amazon Prime this weekend

Mercury Prize

slowthai’s next tour will only cost 99p a ticket

Fans can submit ideas for venue spaces


Helm announces new album Chemical Flowers

The PAN producer’s ninth LP will be released on 17 May

© Jackson Bowley

James Blake, Lil Uzi Vert, Tirzah and IAMDDB added to Lowlands Festival line-up

The Dutch event will run from 16-18 August 2019

Rye Wax London

Rye Wax reveals Record Store Day plans

The south London institution will be throwing an all-day party in store and has collaborated with Peckham Cuts to produce a series of hyper-limited dubplates

Nipsey Hussle

South LA to rename intersection after Nipsey Hussle

The intersection between Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard will be given a new name