Posts by Vivian Yeung

Kontraklang announces next series of events

The monthly Berlin series will host a concert featuring two ensembles paying homage to the gamelan tradition

Beyonce A. G. Cook Kelman Duran

Beyoncé enlists A. G. Cook and Kelman Duran for new album Renaissance

The composer credits for the new album have been released on the internet

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean shares new music on 10th anniversary of Channel Orange

The star is back with two blonded RADIO episodes, a 35-minute original score, new merch and a limited edition poster

Nick Cave This Much I Know to Be True

Watch the new Nick Cave documentary on MUBI for free

Crack Magazine readers can get free access to the new Nick Cave and Warren Ellis documentary, This Much I Know to Be True

In photos: Strawberries & Creem 2022

Despite losing Lil Wayne as a major headliner, the Cambridge festival’s 2022 chapter was still one to be remembered. Here’s a visual diary of some of its best moments

In photos: Sónar Barcelona 2022

Candid backstage portraits of the artists performing at Sónar’s 2022 edition in Barcelona. Captured by photographer Nacho G Riaza

FKA twigs Jorja Smith

As it turns out, FKA twigs and Jorja Smith are cousins

The pair found out after teaming up on the CAPRISONGS track darjeeling

Four Tet, Love Saves The Day 2018

Four Tet wins royalty rate dispute with Domino

The producer will receive a 50 percent royalty rate from his earlier releases on the label

Billie Eilish in London: A pop spectacle of demons and climate activism

O2 Arena, London 11 June
Exist Festival

Exist Festival says artists have not been paid by Athens venue PTX

The Palestinian event moved to Athens for its 2022 edition

Don Letts Rebel Dread

We’re screening the new Don Letts documentary Rebel Dread

Become a Crack Supporter today to watch the new film for free. Available to watch from 10 June to 10 July 2022


LCY, Josey Rebelle and Jossy Mitsu to play at Patterns this summer

The Brighton venue has announced its summer 2022 programme


Nastia pulls out of Awakenings, says she will not play with “Russians who didn’t take a side”

The DJ has cancelled her show at the Dutch festival, taking place at Amsterdam’s Gashouder on 29-31 July

Tour de Moon

Listen back to a Tour de Moon talk with Nahum on space and sustainability

The musician headed up the talk at the brand new youth counterculture festival in Newcastle

Tresor to celebrate 31st anniversary with two-month festival

Over 150 artists will play at the Tresor 31 Festival, taking place on 8 July to 27 August 2022

Helena Hauff © Vitali Gelwich

Pa Salieu, Gilles Peterson and Helena Hauff join KOKO Electronic programme

The London venue has announced the line-ups for its 2022 summer season

In Photos: Tour de Moon 2022 in Newcastle

The brand new nightlife, youth counterculture and arts festival celebrates its inaugural edition at Newcastle, in the UK. Here’s a visual diary of its standout moments

Jossy Mitsu © Queenie Matthews

Jossy Mitsu and Louise Chen announced for Opera Festival 2022

The Italian festival will take place in Milo, Sicily, on 17-21 August

New nightlife and arts festival Tour de Moon is heading to Southampton

The free public event heads to the UK city on 10-13 June 2022

Overmono, Caribou and Jessy Lanza to play Decibel Open Air 2022

The festival is moving to Parco delle Cascine in Florence, Italy, on 10-11 September

Four Tet

Four Tet releases 3LW-sampling track Looking At Your Pager

The highly sought-after track finally gets an official release

Kendrick Lamar Mr Morale

Three professors unpack the themes on Kendrick Lamar’s album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers

Adam Diehl, Anthony B. Pinn and Dr. Christopher Driscoll – all of whom have taught courses on Kendrick Lamar – weigh in on some of the topics within the Compton rapper’s fifth studio album

Sophie Ellis-Bextor Sega Bodega

Sega Bodega teases new Sophie Ellis-Bextor track Hypnotized

The producer has shared a snippet via TikTok

Kendrick Lamar Mr Morale

Kendrick Lamar announces The Big Steppers tour

K-Dot is set to tour across the US, Europe, the UK, Australia and New Zealand

DGTL Amsterdam 2022: A leading example of green, eco-friendly raving

NDSM Docklands 15 April
FKA twigs The Crow

FKA twigs to star alongside Bill Skarsgård in The Crow reboot

Directed by Rupert Sanders, the film is set to be a modern reimagining of James O’Barr’s original graphic novel series

Kendrick Lamar photo

Kendrick Lamar reveals artwork for new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers

The album is out on 13 May

Dean Blunt PJ Harvey QOTSA Queens of the Stone Age

Dean Blunt covers PJ Harvey and Queens of the Stone Age on new EP

The elusive artist has shared a new EP, titled Freestyles (SS22)


Shygirl enlists Arca and Vegyn for debut album Nymph

There’s also contributions from Mura Masa, Sega Bodega, BloodPop®, Danny L Harle, Cecile Believe and Kingdom

The Smile Thin Thing Thom Yorke

The Smile share animated video for Thin Thing

The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming debut, A Light For Attracting Attention