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Mark Hollis, lead singer of Talk Talk, has reportedly died

Reports have emerged that Mark Hollis, lead singer and co-founder of the band Talk Talk, has died. He was 64

Joy Orbison, Debonair and DJ Bus Replacement Service announced for Kallida Festival

The festival takes place on 19-21 July at Sparkford Hall, Somerset

Frank Ocean Instagram

Frank Ocean reissues Boys Don’t Cry zine

The limited-edited zine features contributions from Wolfgang Tillmans, Kanye West and and Frank Ocean himself


Power Vacuum’s head hitter goes from 80s hip-hop to acid-drenched rave chaos

Book Club February

6 books you need to read this month

From ethical examinations into Spotify to essays from artists on musical experimentation, we round up the books you need on your bedside table

Divoli S’vere

Divoli S’vere

Ballroom heat from NYC via Atlanta

Philipp Schultheis

Energetic dancefloor picks from the Berlin selector

Four Tet Headie One

Four Tet drops remix of 18HUNNA by Headie One and Dave

Kieran Hebden puts his own serene spin on the Top 10 hit


The London producer weighs in with a slice of unabashed pop perfection. Featuring Rihanna, Charli XCX, Frank Ocean and Justin Bieber

IDLES Live Lounge

Watch IDLES perform a mashup of The Streets songs in Live Lounge session

The Bristol band were in the BBC Radio 1 studio today (12 February)

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Neck-snapping selections from Natural Sciences HQ

Ellen Allien

Ellen Allien

A two-hour adrenaline rush through muscular rave and bunker techno from the BPitch Control boss

Watch the hyperactive new visual for Lee Gamble’s In the Wreck Room

The track is taken from In a Paraventral Scale, the first part of a three-part album from the UIQ label head



UK techno, dubby breakbeats, acid house and a whole lot more from the London-based selector

Croatian Amor Isa

Stream the new album from Croatian Amor featuring collaborations from Yves Tumor and Puce Mary

Isa lands this Friday on Posh Isolation