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Santi shares self-directed video for Raw Dinner

Santi shares the Nollywood-inspired video for his new single ‘Raw Dinner’

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Four Tet announces new vinyl EP Anna Painting

A new three-track release from Four Tet arrives in shops later this week. Four Tet…

Stormzy announces second year of Cambridge scholarship

Stormzy will fund the degrees of another two students at Cambridge University this year. Stormzy…

Introducing – our new home for mixes, live sets, residencies and more

Tune in for daily mixes, monthly residencies, live sets and more

IEL / LUZ #1

The Berlin-based collective kick off their monthly residency with a mix characterised by an alluring darkness

Keyah/Blu is in a lane of her own

With every new track, Keyah/Blu reveals herself as an increasingly essential new voice. We meet the rising talent in London to find out what the future holds.


Selections: Juba

The Boko! Boko! stalwart picks her favourite club sounds from the African continent and beyond.


Battles announce new album Juice B Crypts, share first single Titanium 2 Step

Art-rockers Battles have announced their fourth album. Juice B Crypts is due for release this October via Warp.

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Goose Island announces line-up for 2019 Hop Party

The Chicago brewmasters are taking over Oval Space and The Pickle Factory on 7 September

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Playlist: Simple Things Festival 2019

Get to grips with the line-up for Simple Things 2019, one track at a time.

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Leroy Burgess and Louie Vega have teamed up to remake Barely Breaking Even

To celebrate 500 releases Barely Breaking Even Records are putting out a new version of the track that gave the label its name.

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Flying Lotus shares new song in tribute to Ras G

The Brainfeeder boss pays tribute to his recently departed friend and collaborator with a new track recorded at Ras G’s Spacebase studio.


Backstage with Kraftwerk 3D in Paris

The pioneering group have been pushing the limits of electronic music for nearly 50 years. We go behind the scenes of their current 3D live show in France

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Holly Herndon, William Basinski, Kode9 and more announced for Simple Things 2019

The line-up for Bristol’s Simple Things Festival has arrived. Holly Herndon, Kode9, A Certain Ratio, Avalon Emerson, Jayda G and more will perform across the city on 19 October.

Beatrice Dillon, Zuli, FAKA and more to play Wysing Polyphonic Festival 2019

Wysing Polyphonic Festival has revealed the line-up for its 2019 edition. The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with performances from Beatrice Dillon, FAKA, Brood Ma and more.