Posts by Tope Olufemi

MF DOOM’s Metalface Records is reissuing KMD’s Black Bastards

The rap collective’s second album is being reissued in celebration of its 30th anniversary

ANOHNI and Marti Wilkerson have edited a new book about the Blacklips theatre collective

The forthcoming book and its companion compilation will focus on history and impact of New York’s Blacklips Performance Cult

Jam City, Mac Demarco and Alex G contribute to new Lil Yachty album

The album marks a huge sonic shift from the musician.

Central Cee, Slowthai, Overmono and more confirmed for AVA Festival 2023

The Belfast-based festival has shared its first lineup for 2023.

Glastonbury shares details of its 2023 Emerging Talent Competition

The winners of the competition will earn a slot on one of the main stages for 2023.

Wizkid, Sudan Archives and more join Flow Festival 2023 lineup

Jockstrap, Caroline Polachek, FKA Twigs and more were confirmed late last year.

Björk announces remix featuring Shygirl and Sega Bodega out at midnight

The track was performed in London last year.

Maiden Voyage announces first artists for 2023

Jyoty, Interplanetary Criminal, VTSS and more have been confirmed.

Oneohtrix Point Never is scoring Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie’s new show

The trio have been pictured in the studio together.

Boygenius return with trio of singles

Their first music since 2018, The band’s debut album, ‘The Record’ lands on March 31 

Overmono are releasing their debut album in May

The album was announced today (18 January) and shared alongside a brand new single, ‘Is U’

Yaeji shares new single For Granted

For Granted is the first single from Yaeji’s debut album, ‘With A Hammer’

Kode9 releases previously unheard conversation with Mark Fisher

The recording is almost 20 years old.


Yaeji teases debut album, With a Hammer

Yaeji has today (11 January) unveiled the title and cover art for her forthcoming debut album, ‘With a Hammer’

Over 300 artists confirmed for ESNS23

The festival takes place between 18 – 21 January.

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FKA twigs and Bicep set to play MELT 2023

The two acts will play the Gremmin Beach Stage, MELT’s largest stage for the upcoming festival taking place between 8-11 June 2023.

SHERELLE, Kode9, VTSS and more confirmed for Sónar Lisboa 2023

The festival has announced its first wave of acts for its 30th anniversary.


Klein has scored an episode of Random Acts of Flyness

The final episode of the show’s second season airs on 23 December 

The Prodigy, Skrillex, Camelphat and more set to play EXIT festival 2023

EXIT Festival have announced the first wave of acts for its 2023 edition.

ION Festival announces first wave of acts for 2023 edition

DJ Stingray, HAAi, Dixon and more have been announced to play the Albanian festival. ION…

Coby Sey, Duval Timothy, and more contribute to new Richter Mahr compilation

The compilation, ‘Free & Equal Vol.1’, is in support of Médecins Sans Frontières

Arca releases fan-voted Kick compilation featuring bonus and unreleased tracks

The new compilation, out now via XL Recordings, collates fan favourites from the artist’s five-album series, ‘Kick’

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Burna Boy releases new video for Whiskey

The documentary-style video details the effects of climate change in the artist’s native Port Harcourt, Nigeria


Mumdance releases first new music in four years

Mumdance is back with a two-tracker entitled ‘MD001’

Melt announces first acts for 2023 edition

Joy Orbison, TSHA, beabadoobee and more are set to play the German festival next June.


Mumdance is dropping new music next week

The new release is set to be the first from Mumdance in 3 years, following the UK artist’s hiatus from the music industry

“An enriching affair”: A look back at Le Guess Who? 2022 through five performances

Various venues, Utrecht 10 November

Rewire announces first artists for 2023 edition

Kelela, Fever Ray, Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith and more are set to play the Dutch festival’s 12th edition, taking place from 6-9 April 2023

The Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto is releasing a new solo album in January

Slated for release on 17 January, ’12’ is the Japanese composer’s first solo full-length in six years

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Petition launched for Department of Justice to investigate Ticketmaster

The petition comes after AOC publicly criticised the ticketing platform earlier this week