Posts by Rebecca Payton

Ashnikko © Henry Dean

In Photos: Ashnikko on tour with Danny Brown

Various Venues, US 12 October
Sophie © Renata Raksha

SOPHIE, Helena Hauff and Avalon Emerson announced for RE-TEXTURED Festival

The multi-venue London event returns for its second edition on 2-5 April 2020

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Grimes shares new track My Name Is Dark

The art-pop auteur has released the third single from upcoming album Miss Anthropocene

Tirzah and Mica Levi, Simple Things 2018 © Rebecca Cleal

Mica Levi and Duval Timothy team up for split release Hosting / DYE

The 7″ is out now on NTS


Sherelle, Nabihah Iqbal and Flava D to play Printworks next year

The London venue has announced the club line-ups for the spring/summer 2020 season

Massive Attack

Massive Attack to explore music industry climate impact in new study

The band have commissioned the University of Manchester’s Tyndall Centre for Climate Change to asses sources of carbon emissions across the music industry in their latest effort against climate change

Avalon Emerson Four Tet

Avalon Emerson remixes Four Tet’s Teenage Birdsong

Teenage Birdsong was originally released in April

Marie Davidson © Nacho G Riaza

Marie Davidson, Catnapp and Colin Self announced as Amplify Berlin mentors

The mentoring programme is designed to support emerging musicians in Berlin. Applications for the upcoming semester are open now

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The Cause will remain open at its current site

The Cause will remain open after being granted a licence extension from Haringey Council

Holly Herndon © KESH

Holly Herndon joins Grimes’ and Zola Jesus’ debate about AI and the future of music

Holly Herndon, who’s new album PROTO features her AI ‘baby’ Spawn, has weighed in on the ongoing debate on AI’s role in the future of the arts

The Comet is Coming, Glastonbury 2019 © Chris Cooper

The Comet is Coming, Lena Willikens and black midi announced for Wide Awake 2020

Daniel Avery, Girl Band, Goat Girl and more have also been announced to play the inaugural Wide Awake festival in London

Dr. Rubinstein

Skee Mask, Octo Octa and Dr. Rubinstein added to Junction 2 line-up

The London festival has unveiled more acts for its 2020 edition in Boston Manor Park on 5 and 6 June 2020

Holly Herndon © KESH

Holly Herndon and Amnesia Scanner programmed for LAS+ series

The series of events are due to take place at Berlin’s Kraftwerk through November and December 2019, exploring AI, art, technology and science

Marika Hackman © Joost Vandebrug

Ritual Union festival to take place in Bristol for the first time

Ritual Union comes to Bristol in March for the first time after a three year residency in Oxford – confirmed acts so far include Marika Hackman, Boy Azooga and Squid

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Jon Hopkins, Hiro Kone and Pelada announced for Rewire festival

The Dutch festival has announced the first wave of artists for its tenth edition of the annual event from 3 – 5 April 2020

Raving Riot documentary

Tate Modern to debut film documenting Georgia’s 2018 club raids and protests

Stephan Polivanov’s feature-length film Raving Riots will be shown in London this week

Lena Willikens © Mike Chalmers

Lena Willikens, Motor City Drum Ensemble and Afrodeutsche join Dekmantel Selectors 2020 line-up

The festival’s fifth edition will be held at The Garden, Tisno, on 27-31 August

CTM 2018 Camilie Blake

CTM Festival announces Squarepusher, Dan Deacon and Sherelle in second wave of artists

The Berlin festival is set to celebrate its 21st edition in 2020 and explore ideas of liminality in music and performance

Shanti Celeste

Shanti Celeste, re:ni, HAAi and Skee Mask confirmed for Patterns 2020 programme

The Brighton club has unveiled its programme for January to March 2020

Nick Cave

Nick Cave to release illustrated autobiography Stranger Than Kindness, announces exhibition

The exhibition will run at The Black Diamond in Copenhagen from 23 March to 3 October 2020

The Cause new venue

The Cause has found a potential new location for 2020

Originally planned for closure on 1 January, The Cause has found a potential new home for 2020

Kano, Can't Hold We Down

Kano shares two-part video for Can’t Hold We Down

Featuring appearances from Popcaan, Giggs, Ghetts and Lethal Bizzle

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Blackest Ever Black shuts down

The London label winds down after nearly a decade

Elsewhere Hall

Elsewhere announces New Year’s Eve line-up

The New York venue will see in 2020 with Neon Indian, Amtrac and more

Sankeys Soap team to reunite for The Warehouse Project next month

After 13 and a half years, the original team will come together for an event at Manchester’s Depot

I See You

Thom Yorke, FKA twigs and Tyler, the Creator confirmed for 2020 Grammy nominations

The ceremony takes place in LA’s Staples Centre on 26 January

R3 Soundsystem Protest March

R3 Soundsystem to protest against Boris Johnson and Trump in December

Midland, Paranoid London, Shygirl, Horse Meat Disco and more will perform at the demonstration on 3 December

Stormzy announces second album Heavy Is the Head

The grime MC had been teasing the release in London

Blood Orange © Emmanuel Olunkwa

Dev Hynes shares two new tracks from Queen & Slim score

The artist has released Hair and Kissed All Your Scars, and announced a release date

King Krule

King Krule performs four new songs in Hey World! film

There’s a list of tour dates, too