Posts by Vivian Yeung

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Kendrick Lamar is working on his “final TDE album”

The rapper says he feels “joy to have been a part of such a cultural imprint after 17 years”

Frauengedeck Renate

Berlin to ease indoor club restrictions for vaccinated people

Those who’ve recently recovered from Covid will also be able to attend indoor club events

Charlie Bones

Charlie Bones airs final Do!! You!!! breakfast show on NTS

The radio host has announced his departure


Rammstein’s Ich Will is the soundtrack for Germany’s Paralympic team

The hit single has been used in videos spotlighting members of the German team


AYA has announced her debut album, im hole

There’s also a hardbound book designed in collaboration with Air Max ’97

Thom Yorke MF DOOM

Thom Yorke has remixed the MF DOOM track Gazzillion Ear

It’s been released under the alias Man on Fire

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean launches luxury fashion and jewellery company Homer

The Homer store will open in Manhattan on Monday 9 August

Joy Orbison is opening a pop-up store in London this month

At 194 Local on Brick Lane

Paul Johnson

Chicago house great, Paul Johnson, has died

The pioneering DJ was taken to an intensive care unit after contracting Covid-19

Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin’s sister is a Minister for Climate Change

She once gifted a former Labour leader an AFX EP

The Weeknd Arca

The Weeknd wants to work with Arca

Arca has since responded online

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

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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