Posts by Isobel Trott (@izsyy__)

SOPHIE remix and clutch news

SOPHIE releases limited edition remixes of debut LP with custom clutch

A remix album of SOPHIE’s debut LP ‘Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides’ has been announced. The collectors item will arrive inside a custom designer clutch bag – only 100 have been made available.

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Marie Davidson and PUP shortlisted for 2019 Polaris Prize

The annual prize for the best Canadian album of the year will be awarded at the Polaris Gala on 16 September. Marie Davidson’s ‘Working Class Woman’ – released by Ninja Tune in 2018 – and PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff’ are both short-listed.

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Madlib and Freddie Gibbs are releasing Bandana on vinyl

Madlib and Freddie Gibbs are releasing their new album ‘Bandana’ on vinyl on 26 July. The special edition is pressed onto white vinyl and limited to 1,000 copies.

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Team behind Concrete Paris to open new temporary venue Dehors Brut

Plans are well underway to launch the new space at the end of the month


Beak> to play Extinction Rebellion show in Bristol tonight

Beak> have announced an impromptu gig free tonight (17 July) in Bristol in support of Extinction Rebellion. Activists are currently occupying some areas of the city protesting the climate emergency in a five-day occupation.

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The Warehouse Project completes 2019 line-up with Jeff Mills, Four Tet, Jayda G and more

Manchester’s seminal event series, The Warehouse Project, has confirmed a full schedule of bookings for its 2019 season. The hotly-anticipated new WHP venue Depot, at Mayfield, will be the host to Jeff Mills, Peggy Gou, Haai, and more with events running from 20 September to 1 January

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Nyege Nyege Festival returns with Santi, Shyboi and DTM Funk for 2019

Growing electronic music festival, Nyege Nyege returns this year, bringing over 300 acts to Jinja, Uganda. This year marks it’s fifth instalment and will see the likes of Nigeria-born Santi, Belgium’s rising DTM Funk, Shyboi and Josey Rebelle perform for an international electronic affair

Beyoncé confirms Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar and Tierra Whack for new Lion King album

The tracklist for The Lion King: The Gift also features 070 Shake, Burna Boy and more

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Nipsey Hussle investigated posthumously by LA police

According to a recent report published yesterday (15 July), authorities in LA have been investigating Nipsey Hussle for gang ties, long before his death in March this year. The on-going investigation is to determine whether a strip mall owned by the rapper is a hub for gang activity. 

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Grimes is the new face of Stella McCartney x Adidas AW19 collection

Grimes is the new face of the Stella McCartney x Adidas Autumn/Winter 2019 collection. The iconic fashion designer announced the campaign yesterday (15 July), describing the Canadian musician as a “perfect” fit for the new sustainability-inspired series of performance wear. 

Dev Hynes is a French aristocrat in new Blood Orange video Benzo

Blood Orange has shared a new video for the track Benzo, from his new Angel’s Pulse mixtape. The self-directed video, set in a royal French court, features Dev Hynes and Ian Isiah as French aristocrats complete with powder and wig.

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Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake soundtracks to be re-released on vinyl

The two scores will arrive as a double-vinyl picture disc in January 2020


Objekt announces first-ever audiovisual live show

DJ and producer Objekt will debut his live show at Isling Assembly Hall in September

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The Bug and Justin Broadrick are back with a new Zonal EP

Zonal is the duo made up of The Bug (AKA Kevin Martin) and Justin Broadrick. Having previously worked together on their Techno Animal project, the two producers return to collaborate on a new endeavor with an EP arriving via Relapse Records.

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Wilde Renate resident Johannes Albert unveils new remix EP

Johannes Albert’s Gleis 1 – Lichtenberg Remixes will be out on 19 July via Frank Music.