Posts by Vivian Yeung

Jamie Rodigan

whynow media launches new online radio station

whynow radio has already featured Sean Paul, Moxie, Lloyd Bradley, Flowdan and more

St Vincent

St. Vincent announces new album Daddy’s Home

Listen to the lead single Pay Your Way In Pain now

Music industry calls lack of insurance scheme in 2021 Budget “disappointing”

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the details of his spring Budget today

SoundCloud

SoundCloud introduces fan-powered royalties plan

The new system has been announced in a bid to level the playing field for artists

fabric © Sarah Ginn

UK’s Cultural Recovery Fund to receive £300 million boost

The fund is for cultural organisations such as theatres, galleries and music venues

Angel Moraes

NYC house producer Angel Moraes has died

The cause of death is unknown

Rina Sawayama

BPI changes rules of eligibility for award shows after Rina Sawayama calls process “othering”

The pop star was seen as “not British enough”

SHAPE Platform announces 2021 roster of artists

From Kali Malone to Avtomat, Zoë Mc Pherson and more

Clubs and festivals in England can reopen from 21 June

Boris Johnson has outlined his plan on lifting lockdown restrictions

Daft Punk

Daft Punk are disbanding

After 28 years, the electronic duo have split up

Nicolas Jaar © Teddy Fitzhugh

Nicolas Jaar recording shared to Bandcamp by Rewire Festival

As part of the festival’s series of archival recordings

Special Request

Special Request helms next DJ-Kicks mix

He’s also released the new three-track EP Compassion

serpentwithfeet © Braylen Dion

serpentwithfeet shares new Batu-produced single Same Size Shoe

The track also features a production credit for Brandon Juhans

Facta to release new LP Blush

The Wisdom Teeth co-founder created the album in early 2020

Sherelle

Sherelle and Flava D announced for Tobacco Dock’s Virtual Opening Weekend

The free-to-attend event will be held on 2-3 April 2021

My Neighbour Totoro © STUDIO GHIBLI

Netflix offers full anime scholarship taught by Studio Ghibli veteran

10 applicants, between the ages of 18-25, will be selected for a six-month programme at Tokyo’s Sasayuri Video Training Institute

Jlin SOPHIE

SOPHIE and Jlin collaborated on a track for Unsound Festival’s new album

Intermission also features contributions from Nicolas Jaar, Slikback, Moor Mother, Tim Hecker, 33EMYBW and more

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