Posts by Vivian Yeung

Peter Rehberg, founder of Editions Mego, has died

The musician and label owner passed away from a heart attack

fabric © Sarah Ginn

Vaccine passports to become mandatory for clubs in the UK

Ravers won’t have the option to show a negative test

Floating Points and Daphni at Printworks London

Clubs and festivals allowed to restart in England from 19 July

Boris Johnson insisted that clubs and events make use of Covid passports as a means of entry

Terraforma Festival to launch new biannual publication

The first edition of ‘Terraforma Journal’ will feature Terre Thaemlitz, Flora Yin-Wong, Nyege Nyege and more

Juneteenth: 10 reggae and dub releases on Bandcamp, selected by Tash LC

The London-based DJ and radio host picks 10 essential releases by Black artists, ranging from Carroll Thompson and Gladdy Wax to Jennifer Lara

Juneteenth Dance music Bandcamp

Juneteenth: 10 house and dance tracks on Bandcamp, selected by Natalie Maddix

Natalie Maddix, founder and creative director of House Gospel Choir, selects 10 essential dance tracks by Black artists that you should add to your basket today on Bandcamp

Flag Procession girls in full costume, Notting Hill Carnival, London, 2000s © Giles Moberly

Carnival is off the streets for 2021, says organisers

The parade will not go ahead this year due to the pandemic

AEAEA Nicolas Jaar Patrick Higgins

Watch Nicolas Jaar and Patrick Higgins debut their AEAEA project

The video recording was shared by Utrecht festival Le Guess Who?

Tyler, the Creator

Tyler, the Creator announces new album Call Me If You Get Lost

It’s out this month

Funkhaus Berlin

Berlin is easing club restrictions on Friday

Outdoor events with dancing can return this week

Tyler the Creator Lumberjack

Tyler, the Creator releases new track Lumberjack

After sharing several teasers, the Odd Future trailblazer is back with a new single


KeiyaA announces 2021 tour

The former Crack Magazine cover star will play at UK, US and European venues

Bowery Ballroom

US venue owners listed ‘dead’ by government and locked out of support

Many club owners were unable to receive any funds from the $16 billion Shuttered Venue Operators Grant programme due to errors

Space Afrika © Chloé Magdelaine & Timon Benson

Space Afrika to release new album Honest Labour

Listen to the new track B£E

UK lockdown lifting could be “delayed by a fortnight”

Clubs and festivals may have to wait longer to reopen

Ireen Amnes

Ireen Amnes

A moody and dark offering with tracks by object blue, Nkisi, Björk, Aphex Twin and more

Dean Blunt announces new album Black Metal 2

Kode9 teased the album artwork on Twitter earlier this week

Kode9 Dean Blunt

Is Kode9 teasing a new Dean Blunt album?

The producer has posted an image of a black square on a Rough Trade billboard

Niks Delanancy

Niks Delanancy on how Black Artist Database is changing the music industry

The B.A.D. co-founder talks about how a Google spreadsheet turned into the volunteer project Black Bandcamp, and how it’s now expanding

Daft Punk

A new book on Daft Punk’s Discovery album is coming this September

Daft Punk’s Discovery: The Future Unfurled includes exclusive interviews with the duo

Midori Takada

Midori Takada, William Basinski, KeiyaA and Pa Salieu confirmed for Le Guess Who? 2021

The Utrecht festival adds 46 acts to the programme, which is taking place on 11-14 November


Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington release new Darkside single Lawmaker

The track is from their upcoming album Spiral

Lil Loaded

Dallas rapper Lil Loaded has died at age 20

The rapper was known for his viral 2019 hit 6locc 6a6y


Coventry City of Culture launches with Coolie-produced drill track

Coventry has been awarded the title of the UK’s City of Culture

Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore joins Rockaway Beach Festival’s Grand Day Out

The new one-day extravaganza will take place in London on 29 August 2021

A new street art exhibition is coming to Bristol

Vanguard Bristol Street Art: The Evolution of a Global Movement will run at Bristol’s M Shed from 26 June to 31 October 2021

cktrl mazes

cktrl shares stunning video for track Mazes

The visual was directed by Yasser Abubeker and follows the travels of Karlin Carlo and Fateemah

Manchester International Festival adds Anz and Rema to 2021 line-up

The UK event returns on 1-8 July

Governors Ball

Solange’s Saint Heron expands into a multidisciplinary platform

Its Holism Project will work to bring “holistic healing and wellness to Black women, girls and communities of colour”

Koreless announces debut album Agor

The Welsh producer has also shared the track Joy Squad