Posts by Tope Olufemi

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’

Burna Boy © Michelle Helena Janssen

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

Crowd in a nightclub

Petition launched for Department of Justice to investigate Ticketmaster

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

Stormzy announces three day programme of events in London

The pop-up coincides with the release of his upcoming third album, This Is What I Mean.

NEONE has reopened in Prague

NEONE has reopened as a pop-up venue space in Prague until 27 November

Fever Ray is going on tour in 2023

The ‘There’s No Place I’d Rather Be Tour’ is Fever Ray’s first run of shows in five years.

Iannis Xenakis performing in dark room lit with hundreds of tiny lights that resemble stars

A one-off festival celebrating the work of Iannis Xenakis is coming to Berlin

X100 is a 3-day festival celebrating the seminal composer and will take place at Kraftwerk, Berlin from 18-20 November

DJ and singer Eliza Rose wearing a floppy denim sun hat

We’re hosting a free talk with Eliza Rose at the BIMM Institute

Eliza Rose will discuss her career so far as well as the process behind her summer smash hit ‘B.O.T.A. (Baddest of Them All)’ during a live conversation with Vanessa Maria. The free entry talk takes place on 6 December

New study finds that 1 in 3 music fans plan to visit fewer live events in 2023’s study looks into the future of the live events industry and the lasting effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Yves Tumor drops new single God Is a Circle

The new track is Yves’ first release of the year.

Eris Drew and Octo Octa © Kasia Zacharko

Celebration of Life announces Octo Octa, Eris Drew, Romy and more for its 2022 edition

The festival takes place at Trix Antwerp on 2-3 December

Museum of London to host Bars of Reassurance: Poetry and Grime talk

Museum of London announce Bars of Reassurance: Poetry and Grime event

The Warehouse Project announce New Years Eve 2022 double-header

The line-up features Annie Mac, Kilimanjaro, Interplanetary Criminal and more. 

Hyd releases new song Fallen Angel , with co-production from SOPHIE and A.G. Cook

It’s the latest single from their forthcoming debut album ‘Clearing’