Posts by Vivian Yeung

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

Actress, A. G. Cook, Jenny Hval and Nídia remix Perfume Genius LP

Immediately Remixes is out in February


Ross From Friends launches new label Scarlet Tiger with the track Burner

Listen to the new single now

© Camille Blake

CTM Festival confirms Loraine James, Oramics, Rian Treanor and more for 2021 edition

The theme for this year’s chapter is transformation

Autechre SOPHIE

Autechre release remix of SOPHIE’s BIPP

It marks the duo’s first release of the year

FKA twigs © Justin French

Björk, FKA twigs, D’Angelo and Chemical Brothers to curate new Sonos radio stations

Björk will showcase “21 years of music-file collecting” via her station

Ghibli Museum

Studio Ghibli museum releases limited edition art books

The two-volume series features over 900 illustrations drawn by Hayao Miyazaki

Lith Dolina

Nic Tasker launches new label Lith Dolina

The first release is a limited edition compilation entitled Brabuhr Q​-​ih

Octo Octa

Octo Octa explores music and ritual on new EP She’s Calling

Out on T4T LUV NRG this year

UK government denies rejecting EU offer of visa-free travel for musicians

A spokesperson has said the claims are “not true”

DJs can apply for second round of Arts Council England grant

The Developing Your Creative Practice grant ranges from £2,000 to £10,000

MF DOOM was working on a Madvillainy sequel before his death

The follow-up was “85% done”

Thom Yorke calls UK’s decision to reject EU offer of visa-free tours “spineless”

The UK government has rejected an offer to waive visas for touring British musicians

Glastonbury © Chris Cooper

Glastonbury tickets can be rolled over to 2022, Emily Eavis confirms

The festival organiser has denied Mel B’s claims that Glastonbury has been cancelled

Madlib Four Tet

Four Tet and Madlib collaborate on new track Hopprock

It’s taken from their upcoming LP Sound Ancestors