Posts by Vivian Yeung

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

Darkside

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

Coolie

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

Arca Calvin Klein

Arca and Honey Dijon star in Calvin Klein’s latest campaign

Photographers involved with Calvin Klein’s LGBTQIA+ campaign include Campbell Addy, Matt Lamb, Collier Schorr and Ryan McGinley

Soulphiction

Fundraiser launched to support Soulphiction’s family with funeral costs

Michel Baumann recently passed away from cancer

Moodymann, Gilles Peterson, Jayda G and The Blessed Madonna to play Warehouse Project 2021

The Manchester club series returns this September

Pxssy Palace

Body Movements to launch east London’s first queer dance music festival

The new Hackney Wick event features Maricas, High Hoops, Pxssy Palace, Herrensauna, He. She. They and more on the line-up

Robert Del Naja, Massive Attack

Primavera announces Massive Attack, Nick Cave, Charli XCX and Tyler, the Creator for 2022 line-up

The Barcelona-based festival will take place across two weekends

Ginevra Nervi - Klastós rework edition

Ginevra Nervi enlists Chevel, Midori Hirano, Alev Lenz and Lara Sarkissian for Klastós rework

The electronic composer and producer explores connection and collaboration on her rework project

Laurel Halo

Cabin Fever announces Laurel Halo, Anthony Naples and DJ Python for 2021 programme

The summer and autumn programme will take place across venues in London

Thom Yorke The Smile

BBC to air Glastonbury’s Live at Worthy Farm highlights and documentary

The corporation will broadcast a director’s cut as part of ‘The Glastonbury Experience 2021’

Dark City Beneath the Beat

Netflix’s Dark City Beneath the Beat: TT the Artist on the Baltimore club scene and community

The explosive Netflix documentary tells the story of Baltimore’s club scene, from its history to up and coming talent. We speak to director TT the Artist

SOPHIE © Zoe Chait

Friends and collaborators launch art auction in memory of SOPHIE

It includes an Eckhaus Latta dress worn by the late producer

The Knife

The Knife announce Silent Shout livestream and reissue

The show will feature footage from their 2006 hometown performance in Gothenburg

Don Zilla

Don Zilla to release debut album, Ekizikiza Mubwengula, on Hakuna Kulala

The Nyege Nyege resident has announced his first full-length

Overmono

Overmono helm next fabric presents mix, share new single If U Ever

fabric presents Overmono is out in July

Palms Trax

Palms Trax launches new label CWPT

The producer has released the single ‘Petu’, which features vocalist Nonku Phiri and Masalo