Posts by Maya Ellwood

Lee Gamble and Candela Capitán on creative collaboration and making Models

On their Sónar co-produced show Models, producer Lee Gamble and choreographer Candela Capitán explore the intersection of tech, sound design, dance and the body.


Philadelphia-based artist estoc weaves experimental electronic, industrial, ambient, and even elements of hip-hop and metal into this fifty-plus minute mix. With atmospheric builds, gritty intersections and instrumental breaks, this mix traverses genre and yet remains cohesive and whole.

Jennifer Cardini, KI/KI, Freddy K & more added to NEOPOP 2024 line-up

The final line-up has been announced for Neopop 2024 which returns to Portugal this August.


Built for those magic hours of the evening she’s crafted a mix that captures those tantric, mysterious hours that seem set apart from real life. With swelling sounds and an atmospheric build Alexis’ mixing prowess is exemplified in this sonic melting pot.

Iceboy Violet, Ziúr and Nídia to play Semibreve 2024

The first slew of names include Iceboy Violet & Nueen, Moritz von Oswald, PYUR, Nídia, Rrose and Ziúr as well as announcing a world premiere performance from Kevin Richard Martin, best known for his work as The Bug. 


The multitalented Sarahsson is at the helm of this weeks Crack mix. The Bristol-based composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, performance artist and DJ has put together 45 minutes of experimental electronics.

Helena Hauff, Dimensions 2019 © Ollie Kirk

Helena Hauff, Sherelle and Ben UFO confirmed for Le Bon Air 2024

Le Bon Air returns to the south of France between 17-18 May 2024. The line up includes former Crack Magazine cover-star Helena Hauff, Ben UFO and British DJ and electronic musician Sherelle.

Tune in to TRISTÁN‘s enigmatic influences

19-year old Madrid based TRISTÁN has pop knowledge beyond his years and within his selections you can see the enigmatic array of influences that are responsible.

Sunday Mix: Anenon

Self-taught pianist and saxophonist Brian Allen Simon, better known as his musical persona Anenon, is at the helm of this weekend’s Sunday Mix “tied together based on sound and energy rather than genre”

Bitter Babe to play Strange Brew in Bristol this Friday

Fliss Mayo and k means also join the line-up, playing a back-to-back set for the Better Days party taking place at Strange Brew, Bristol, on 5 April

Waking Life completes 2024 line-up

Waking Life festival, which is set to return for its sixth edition from 19-24 June, has completed it’s line-up with a number of new names announced


BADSISTA steps into the mix studio this week, keeping us “focused on the music mission” via “nice grooves, a big dancing mood and a tight rhythm”

Peder Mannerfelt

Hailed as an experimentalist in the techno field his works are known for their uniqueness and abundance, Swedish producer Peder Mannerfelt steps into the studio for today’s Crack Mix providing an hour and a half of techno goodness for your listening pleasure.

NOS Alive 2024 announces new names

NOS Alive has announced a slew of names set to play the WTF Clubbing stage at this year’s edition. UK songwriter and producer, Tourist, Portuguese native, JÜRA, and Ghanian-Australian artist, Genesis Owusu have all been locked in for this years festival.

Sziget announces second wave of acts for 2024

European 6-day festival, Sziget has announced over fourty new names for its 2024 edition including Janelle Monáe, KI/KI, Mannequin Pussy, Raye, Modeselektor and Archie Hamilton.

EXIT festival announces new names to play Dance Arena and NSNS stages

Exit Festival has just announced the big names set to join them at their Dance Arena and NSNS stages for the 2024 edition.

Bilbao BBK Live completes 2024 lineup

Joining the existing headliners Arcade Fire, Jungle, Massive Attack, The Prodigy, Underworld, Khruangbin and Parcels, Bilbao BBK Live have now announced a further three headlining acts in the way of Grace Jones, AIR and Slowdive as well as a slew of new names across the bill.


This weeks Crack Mix is courtesy of Athens-based Sound Artist, Music Producer, DJ and Audio Engineer, Bonebrokk. A skillful producer, influenced by late capitalism and sci-fi dystopias, Bonebrokk is known for his ability to masterfully combine elements of techno and electronic music.

Listen to Jlin’s pick me up playlist

An immediate success, Jlin’s debut album, Dark Energy, dropped in 2015 when Patton was still working as a steel mill worker. The acclaim of the album allowing her to quit her job to focus on music full-time, she’s now an artist of her own league

Sónar Lisboa 2024 announce set times and immersive installation

The Portuguese festival taking place this weekend (22-24 March) has announced set times and a new immersive installation.


An accomplished DJ and producer with a handful of celebrated EPs who has already graced the stages of festivals the likes of Glastonbury, Coachella, Primavera and Field Day, Logic1000 steps into the mixing booth to provide some feel-good house heaven

Annie Mac to headline Bristol Sounds 2024

The globally renowned DJ has been announced as the final headliner for the series of harbourside events.

Mama Snake, KI/KI and Young Marco confirmed for PollerWiesen Festival 2024

PollerWeisen’s flagship festival celebrates its tenth edition with names including Mama Snake, KI/KI, Vhoor, Clara Cuvé.

Watch Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla for free on MUBI

The critically acclaimed biopic, Priscilla, based on the 1985 memoir of Priscilla Presley, Elvis and Me, is now available to stream online exclusively to MUBI members.

Jenny Hval, Aunty Rayzor and Gazelle Twin to play Donaufestival 2024

The Austrian festival returns this April with a programme spanning music, art and performance.

Cormac, L.B Dub Corp and Romeu added to Waking Life line-up

Waking Life festival has added more names to it’s 2024 line-up including, Cormac, L.B Dub Corp, Romeu, DJ Rino, e/tape, Magda, Rhadoo and Tozé Diogo amongst the new DJ additions.

Polyester opens applications for Eden Young Fellowship

Applications for the Eden Young Fellowship are open now until 11 March to aspiring working class journalists

Listen to Alice Glass’ hype playlist

Ahead of this year’s Wide Awake Festival, Alice Glass curates a playlist featuring Shygirl, SOPHIE, Aqua, Babymetal and A. G. Cook

Polifonic Milan announces 2024 line-up

The full lineup for Polifonic’s Milanese edition has been announced today including DJ Gigola, Simone de Kunovich, Roi Perez, Shanti Celeste and more

L’Abarset shares programme for its remaining 2024 season

The electronic apres-ski series has a number of events left for the 2024 season ending with a finale event hosted by Brunch Electronik.