Pirate Studios breaks down the ‘cost-of-touring crisis’ in new survey

In a new survey of 1,700 artists, global rehearsal space network Pirate Studios found that 54 percent have seen no change in gig fees in recent years, despite record ticket prices.

DJ Flight announces first play:musik record in 14 years

‘Body Talk’ comes as a four-tracker from Newcastle-based producer Nectax.

SHAPE+ affliliate Koruth drops new track, ‘Il Paese Incantato’

The release comes as Anna Ruth, the experimental musician otherwise known as Koruth, shifts her focus to visual art.


AmplifyWorld launches $500K artist fund to support musicians worldwide

Open to anyone making music, artists can apply for up grants of up to $50,000.

RSO.BERLIN’s in-house club festival Wall to Wall announces 2024 line-up

The festival has announced the first wave of artists for its third edition, which will take place from 15-19 August in Berlin.

Polifonic Puglia reveals stage splits for 2024 edition

The festival has also announced a special one-off event, Polifonic Satellite.

SAULT drop surprise album via free WeTransfer link

The album, titled ‘Acts of Faith’, features just one 32-minute long track.

Mary Anne Hobbs will host ‘All Queens’ Stage at Field Day this year

The BBC Radio 6 Music presenter has curated a line-up representing female, non-binary and trans artists.

Grassroots Manchester venue Partisan Collective to shut after seven years

The group have cited “rising costs” in not renewing their lease and are considering the co-operative’s future.

Watch Slauson Malone 1 perform live at the latest edition of Le Guess Who? festival

The newly uploaded film is part of Le Guess Who?’s ongoing expansion of its archive, with over 100 recordings now available to watch for free online.

Beavertown’s Collaboration Sessions arrive in Bristol this August

Beavertown Brewery’s Collaboration Sessions are coming to Bristol, with an open-air party taking place at The Prospect Building on 10 August.

SHAPE+ announces its artist roster for 2024-2025

The EU-funded platform, now run by 18 European festivals, will begin its third year of activities on 15 July.

Overmono will take over The Warehouse Project this October

The duo will play alongside their own specially curated line-up including Ben UFO, Joy Orbison, Skream & Benga and more.

Mustafa announces the line-up for London edition of Artists For Aid

The benefit concert, which will feature performances from Bint Mbareh, Blood Orange, Clairo and more, takes place on 4 July at Troxy.

Third Eye’s 2024 line-up features Dasha Rush, Claudio PRC, Wata Igarashi

The festival hosts its second edition from 6-8 September, just an hour outside of Berlin.

A new SOPHIE album, featuring previously unheard tracks, has been announced

Self-titled SOPHIE, it will be released via her label Transgressive, which follows a cryptic tease released on the artist’s YouTube channel on Friday.