Posts by Kez Cochrane (@Kez_EVC)

Watch a 14-year-old King Krule audition to play at Glastonbury Festival

King Krule’s new album ‘Space Heavy’ is due out on 9 June via XL Recordings

Crystallmess curates a playlist ranging from high-energy heaters to introspective cuts

Featuring tracks from Badsista, RP Boo, Nkisi, Coby Sey, Iceboy Violet and more

Zoë Mc Pherson by Lucie Rox

Evian Christ, Slikback and Zoë Mc Pherson confirmed for Lunchmeat Festival 2023

The electronic music and digital arts festival returns to Prague from 25 to 30 September

Nukuluk curate an eclectic playlist of tracks that have inspired them

Featuring aya, Tricky, Richard Dawson, Wu-Lu, Nilufer Yanya and more

Experiments in the art of living: Don and Moki Cherry’s Organic Music

Ahead of Terraforma 2023, festival co-founder Ruggero Pietromarchi speaks with Blank Forms’ Lawrence Kumpf and Naima Karlsson about Don and Moki’s work and their Organic Music

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Dour Festival reveals full line-up for Rockamadour stage

The Belgian electronic music festival returns from 12-16 July, taking place in the scenic Dour countryside

Mama Snake captures the magic of dusk in a new playlist

Featuring Mabel, Pneumatic, Iannis Rezgui, IN2STELLAR and more


Arca shares new Albert Moya-directed video for Ritual

The track featured as bonus material on Arca’s ‘Kick’ compilation

Christine and the Queens by Paul Kooiker

Late night programme announced for Christine and the Queens’ Meltdown

Meltdown festival returns to the Southbank Centre, London from 9-18 June

PJ Harvey © Seamus Murphy

PJ Harvey teases new music and shares new studio clips

The musician has also shared a Spotify playlist of tracks co-produced with John Parish and Flood

Debby Friday

Get ready for a night out with Debby Friday’s playlist

Featuring Pelada, Kamixlo, UNIIQU3, Kavari, Shygirl, Kilo Kish and more

Inside the world’s first MA in queer performance: An interview with Phoebe Patey-Ferguson

Talking London nightlife, the world’s first Queer Performance MA at Rose Bruford College and working across academia and performance art with Dr. Phoebe Patey-Ferguson

Ryuichi Sakamoto © Sebastian Kim for Opening Ceremony

Listen to a collection of Nokia ringtones composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto

Twitter account Tech Product Bangers has compiled Nokia 8800 ringtones and alerts – most of which the late pioneering Japanese musician created

Ryuichi Sakamoto has died

The renowned composer and producer has passed away aged 71

T4T album compilation cover

Bristol’s T4T releases debut compilation

T4T has released their debut compilation to coincide with Trans Day of Visibility, featuring tracks from Sarahsson, Sam Yardley, Dear Laika and more

Nick Cave live

Nick Cave shares more thoughts on ChatGPT and AI in songwriting

“In my humble opinion ChatGPT should just fuck off and leave songwriting alone,” Cave shared in a new interview


Radiohead to release new music in the next couple of years

This latest update from Selway follows on from an interview he did earlier in the year in which the Radiohead drummer said the five-piece were set “to get together at the start of [2023]”

Zebra Katz, Amnesia Scanner and Lingua Ignota confirmed for Donaufestival 2023

The Austrian festival will take place at various locations across Krems from 28-30 April and 5-7 May

Jaguar launches new documentary on gender disparities in UK dance music

The two-part podcast feature will be available to listen to from tomorrow (8 March), coinciding with International Women’s Day

Emma Warren and Kieran Yates

Museum of Youth Culture to host Home Is Where the Dance Is talk with Emma Warren and Kieran Yates

The discussion on 16 May will focus on their work committed to creating and conserving space as well as their respective new books

Evita Manji

SHAPE+ announces open call for 2023/2024

The deadline for applications is the 31 March

Listen to an otherworldly, spectral playlist from mui zyu

Featuring tracks from Lingua Ignota, Mica Levi, Lucinda Chua, David Lynch, Lucrecia Dalt and more

Shovel Dance Collective, MC Yallah and Lankum to play Supersonic Festival

The festival celebrates its 20th edition in Birmigham from 1-3 September

re:ni and Laksa launch new label RE:LAX

The first release on the imprint is Laksa’s new EP ‘Body Score’ due out 21 April

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan auditioned for the Madonna biopic

The Snail Mail musician will make her feature-film debut in A24’s ‘I Saw The TV Glow’ alongside Phoebe Bridgers

Boygenius - Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker

Boygenius announce debut UK gigs

The trio – formed of Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker – will play two UK dates this summer, including a show at Gunnersbury Park in London

Saffron Records releases debut single from Marla Kether

The new track – and debut solo outing from Marla Kether – marks the Bristol-based label’s first release for 2023

with echoes (filling up the orbit, but damaged), An Neely & Moa Johansson. Photo by Moritz Richter.

World’s first Queer Performance Masters launches at Rose Bruford College

Applications for the new course – which will start in autumn 2023 and offer a hybrid learning programme – are open now

Sofia Ilyas at The National Portrait Gallery

The National Gallery to host Piano Day celebrations in March

The free entry event is curated by FLOAT founder Sofia Ilyas and features a programme of performances from Hinako Omori, Karim Kamar and more

Lafawndah performing live

Lafawndah, Pan Daijing and more announced for Between the Lines Festival

The annual London festival platforming experimental and leftfield artists returns on 13, 20 and 21 May