Posts by Jasmine Kent-Smith (@jasmine_ks?lang=en)

Watch Nils Frahm perform Fundamental Values at Funkhaus Berlin

The performance has been lifted from his upcoming concert film, Tripping with Nils Frahm

0207 Def Jam

Def Jam Recordings launches in the UK as 0207 Def Jam

Brothers Alec and Alex Boateng are heading up the new label

The Cat’s Mother partners with PPL to support women entering the music industry

The two organisations are launching an events series in 2021

DJ and producer i_o has died aged 30

The LA-based artist collaborated with Grimes on her single Violence

Unsound Festival 2018 © Dominika Filipowicz

15-minute coronavirus testing service launched for events industry

Swallow Events is the first company to offer a rapid testing service for events on site


Nines, FKA twigs, Burna Boy and J Hus nominated for 2020 MOBO Awards

After a two-year hiatus, the awards show returns on 9 December



The experimental sound artist mixes together field recordings from protests in Poland this year, classical sounds and more

Thom Yorke Lotus Flower

Radiohead are auctioning Thom Yorke’s Lotus Flower bowler hat

Proceeds will be donated to a testicular cancer charity


IDLES donate guitar equipment to help raise funds for music venues

The Bristol band are throwing their support behind Music Venue Trust’s #SaveOurVenues campaign

My Neighbour Totoro © STUDIO GHIBLI

Studio Ghibli releases 250 new images from My Neighbour Totoro and more

It’s the third batch of stills from the acclaimed animation studio

How producer Nathan Micay composed the widescreen score for Industry

In 2016, Toronto producer Nathan Micay started quietly working on film music. Four years later, he’s scored one of the year’s biggest shows.


Nils Frahm to release new concert film and live album

Tripping with Nils Frahm is out next month on Erased Tapes

Musicians in the UK estimated to lose 65% of income in 2020

The figures may be higher for those who are financially dependent on live shows

AFEM shares Code of Conduct Against Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

The code contains the three-step approach: stop, support, report

fabric © Sarah Ginn

New counselling bursary scheme launched for Black, Asian and minority ethnic workers in UK music industry

The scheme will help to train five performers or industry workers to become registered counsellors and psychotherapists