Posts by Isobel Trott (@izsyy__)

David Berman news

David Berman, of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, dies aged 52

The news was confirmed by his longtime label Drag City Records

Houghton 2018

Houghton Festival cancelled due to extreme weather warnings

The Craig Richards-curated event was set to kick off tonight in Norfolk

Gaika Roundhouse news

GAIKA to headline Roundhouse Rising Festival 2019 with jazz ensemble

A full line-up has been confirmed for London’s Roundhouse Rising festival featuring GAIKA, Big Zuu. and Stealing Sheep.


Allen Hughes to direct new documentary series about Afeni and Tupac Shakur

The rapper and his activist mother are the focus of the new FX Network five-part documentary ‘Outlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur’


Tyler, The Creator’s New Zealand ban has been lifted

After eight years Tyler, The Creator will return to New Zealand to headline Bay Dreams festival

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison, Nobel laureate and Beloved author, has died aged 88

Thew news was confirmed by her publisher

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey previews a new song in response to US mass shootings

Lana Del Rey collaborates with Jack Antonoff on ‘Looking For America’, responding to the recent string of mass shootings in the US.

Book Club July 2019

6 books you need to read this month

From Lydia Lunch’s revenge fantasies on misogynists to fangirl culture


DJ Lag, Errorsmith and DJ Bus Replacement Service to play Swak at Else Open Air

Swak will celebrate its first birthday with a day and night party in Berlin

Aisha Devi

LEV Festival enlists Aïsha Devi, Nkisi and sega bodega for debut edition

The new event will stage its first chapter on 17-20 October

Oval Space

Oval Space and The Pickle Factory implement plastic-free initiative

The two clubs become the UK’s first multi-purpose venues to eradicate single-use plastic

IDLES, Glastonbury 2019 © Chris Cooper

IDLES share furious new track I Dream Guillotine

There’s a new video for Mercedes Marxist, too

Nick Cave

Nick Cave hints at Grinderman reunion and new LP

The Bad Seeds frontman let slip that the band may make a comeback

I See You

Thom Yorke releases Not the News remix EP

Featuring remixes from Equiknoxx, Clark and more

LYZZA news edit

Lyzza teams up with Laurel Halo, Nkisi and Varg for Imposter remix EP

The Brazilian producer’s second EP gets the remix treatment

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey announces huge London show

The star will tour the UK and EU in February 2020

Helena Hauff © Vitali Gelwich

Helena Hauff to release new Living With Ants EP on Return to Disorder

The former Crack Magazine cover star has a new release on the way

Modeselektor to sponsor two music production scholarships at BIMM Berlin

The electronic duo will also teach a masterclass at the music school

Bilbao BBK Live

Blood Orange scores new Lena Waithe film Queen and Slim

The former Crack Magazine cover star has soundtracked the upcoming drama from Universal Pictures

Thom Yorke Billie Eilish

Thom Yorke thinks Billie Eilish is the only artist “doing anything fucking interesting”

The Radiohead frontman made his views on the young superstar known


Sleater-Kinney share new track Can I Go On from upcoming album

Listen to the latest song from The Centre Won’t Hold

nina kraviz coachella news

Watch Nina Kraviz’s live audiovisual set from Coachella 2019

The festival have shared the full recording of Kraviz’s AV show online

Love International

Crack Magazine to host Avalon Emerson and DJ Stingray at ZeeZout 2019

The Amsterdam festival celebrates its fifth edition at Tuinen van West on 7 September

angel olsen news

Angel Olsen announces new album All Mirrors

The follow-up to 2016’s ‘My Woman’ lands in October

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey shares two track titles from upcoming Norman Fucking Rockwell album

Over the weekend Lana Del Rey teaaed two new track titles off the upcoming record, ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell’. The new album, set for release in August will follow on from Lana’s last album release, 2017’s ‘Lust For Life.’


SOPHIE’s remix album of Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides is now online

SOPHIE has uploaded her new two-part remix LP of ‘Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides’ to YouTube. The 25 track release was initially announced earlier in July as a physical copy inside an exclusive designer clutch bag.

ras g news

LA beat scene pioneer Ras G has died

Los Angeles hip-hop and funk producer and Brainfeeder co-founder, Ras G has died aged 39. Brainfeeder confirmed the news paying tribute to “one of the most important figures in the Los Angeles Beat Scene.”

Jeremy Deller

Jeremy Deller’s new rave documentary airs next week

‘Everybody in the Place: An Incomplete History of Britain 1984-1993’ will be shown on BBC Four next Friday (2 August).

Four Tet, Love Saves The Day 2018

Four Tet shares new live album from Alexandra Palace shows

‘Live at Alexandra Palace, London 8th and 9th May 2019’ is out now via Four Tet’s label Text Records, and is available to stream and purchase on the producer’s Bandcamp.

horse meat disco

Renate and Else to celebrate Christopher Street Day with Horse Meat Disco, Wes Baggaley and more

The Berlin club celebrates Pride this weekend with a programme of parties