Posts by Vivian Yeung

Best Chiptune Soundtracks

The 10 best chiptune video game soundtracks

Japanese label Brave Wave productions compile a list of their favourite chiptune releases, ranging from Megan Man 9 to Sonic the Hedgehog

Aphex Twin SOPHIE

Adam Curtis selects Aphex Twin and SOPHIE for new series soundtrack

The filmmaker also explains why he didn’t use Kylie for his new BBC series Can’t Get You Out of My Head

MaerzMuzik © Camille Blake

Berlin festival MaerzMusik to return in 2021

Éliane Radigue, George Lewis and more have been announced for the line-up

Capo Lee, JME, Frisco, Shorty

Capo Lee, JME, Frisco and Shorty join forces for new album Norf Face

Listen to the Skepta-produced single Baitest Sound

Studio Ghibli theme park

Check out these new images of Studio Ghibli’s theme park

Take a look at the concept art for Howl’s Moving Castle and Princess Mononoke’s Iron Town

Jeff Mills

Jeff Mills is launching a digital magazine

The Escape Velocity is coming soon

Saffron Records

Saffron Records: Redressing gender disparities in the music tech industry

The Bristol-based initiative discuss their beginnings as a label, helping people to upskill and their new 10-month programme Springboard

SOPHIE, B&&B 2018 © Kasia Zacharko

Petition launched to name planet after SOPHIE

TOI 1338 b was discovered by a 17-year-old intern at NASA in 2019

Ricky Powell

Hip-hop photographer Ricky Powell dies of heart failure

The artist photographed the likes of Run DMC, Eazy-E, LL Cool J, Madonna, Basquiat, Andy Warhol and more

Sophie © Renata Raksha

SOPHIE has died aged 34

The groundbreaking producer passed away following a sudden accident

Don't Judge Me FKA twigs

FKA twigs teams up with Headie One and Fred again.. for Don’t Judge Me

It’s the first single from twigs’ new lockdown album

Helena Hauff Lemaire

Helena Hauff stars in Lemaire’s AW21 menswear show

It also features Kali Malone, Jaakko Eino Kalevi and Vanishing Twin’s Elliott Arndt

FKA twigs details new lockdown album in Louis Theroux podcast

The artist also talks about race and her recent lawsuit filed against Shia LaBeouf

Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin and Weirdcore are planning something

The London-based digital artist revealed that something is in the works

FKA twigs

FKA twigs hints at new music

“Might have something for you this week”

Weirdcore Orient Flux

Orient Flux: Step inside Weirdcore’s new time-bending Beijing exhibition

We catch up with Weirdcore, Gooooose and 33EMYBW to talk the visuals and sound design of the immersive exhibition, located in Beijing’s SKP-S department store

Dubstep Warz

Kode9 releases rare footage of seminal Dubstep Warz radio show

It features Mala, Skream, The Spaceape, Benga, The Bug and more


Glastonbury 2021 has officially been cancelled

Tickets will roll over to next year

Oneohtrix Point Never, Tim Lawrence, Iceboy Violet and more respond to Mark Fisher’s final lectures

The ICA will host an event focusing on ‘Postcapitalist Desire: The Final Lectures’

Rough Trade NYC

Rough Trade NYC is relocating

The Williamsburg store will close and relocate in the summer

Eurosonic Noorderslag

Ministers rule out fighting for visa-free Brexit plan for UK artists

They’ve insisted on “taking back control” of the borders

D Double E guides viewers through sleep meditation on E4’s Rap Therapy

Soothing sounds from the grime star


DJ Lag and reach settlement over plagiarised track

The producer plagiarised DJ Lag’s Ice Drop for Megan Ryte’s single Culture


Kode9 releases first solo tracks since 2015

The Jackpot is out now

The Cinematic Orchestra

The Cinematic Orchestra’s Royal Festival Hall set rescheduled for January

The performance will be streamed globally

Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull and Warren Ellis feature Nick Cave and Brian Eno in new album

The joint LP, She Walks in Beauty, includes music and poetry

Weirdcore Orient Flux

Aphex Twin collaborator Weirdcore launches surreal exhibition in Beijing

Orient Flux walks viewers through Weirdcore’s conceptual “airport of the future”

Danny L Harle

Danny L Harle announces debut album and interactive club experience Harlecore

Club Harlecore will open on 26 February

Finn at All Points East © Eleanor Hardwick

Local Action and Finn launch mixtape series to pay DJs during the pandemic

Six mixtapes will be commissioned between January and July 2021


Decibel Open Air announces first wave of acts for 2021 edition

The event will be held at Florence’s Visarno Arena, on 11-12 September