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Kedr Livanskiy is a force of nature

Something’s growing in the Russian underground, and Moscow producer Kedr Livanskiy is at the root of it

D’Angelo documentary

The new D’Angelo documentary offers a rare glimpse of a troubled visionary

Devil’s Pie, a new documentary about the life of D’Angelo is an intimate portrait of a famously unknowable artist

Flow Festival 2019: Esoteric acts outshine the A-listers in Finland

Helsinki, Finland 9 August
Sleater-Kinney The Centre Won't Hold Album

Sleater-Kinney – The Center Won’t Hold

It may have cost them their drummer, but the pioneering rock band’s new direction is a bold stride into the unknown

Sziget

Sziget Festival 2019: The world comes to Budapest for the continental Coachella

Hajógyári Island, Budapest, Hungary 7 August
Blanck Mass 'Animated Violence Mild' Album Cover

Blanck Mass – Animated Violence Mild

Benjamin John Power’s fourth album as Blanck Mass is a harder, harsher extension of an already angular sound

Shura 'forevher' Album Cover

Shura – forevher

On her sophomore LP, the Russian-British singer explores new frontiers of her cautious songwriting

Neopop 2019 © Diogo Lima

Neopop Festival 2019: Techno titans battle the elements at an unstoppable party

Castelo Santiago da Barra, Viana do Castelo 7 August
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Common ground: Holly Herndon in conversation with James Bridle

Where do humans and machines overlap? Can we ever understand AI? Should we be listening to trees? Composer Holly Herndon contemplates our near future with technologist James Bridle