News / 17.01.24

Joy Orbison shares first new music of the year, Flight FM

The new single was written and recorded while Joy Orbison was “waiting for a lift” to last year’s Lost Village festival

News / 27.09.23

Joy Orbison shares archive 09-10, featuring rare and previously unreleased tracks

The former Crack Magazine: The Collections cover star has self-released five fan favourites and early career classics from the vault today, on his birthday (27 September)

News / 22.02.23

Joy Orbison, DJ Plead, Lucrecia Dalt and more confirmed for Ortigia Sound System Festival

The ninth edition of the festival takes place 26 – 30 July in Ortigia, Italy.

News / 16.02.23

Joy Orbison is bringing his Just For You club night to fabric

Orbison shared details of the free night on Instagram.

Joy Orbison in a woodland space with a background of green leaves and trees branches
News / 16.11.22

Joy Orbison shares new single, 2M3 2U

The DJ and producer has released ‘2M3 2U’, which he describes as “a bit of a UK take on hyperpop. But with a bit of bass weight”

News / 23.09.22

Joy Orbison and Overmono team up for new track, Blind Date

The second Joy Overmono collaboration is out now via XL Recordings

News / 16.03.22

Joy Orbison releases new track Pinky Ring

Pinky Ring is inspired by the energy he’s felt since returning to DJing

The Cover Story: Joy Orbison

One of the most admired producers of his generation is searching for his own voice. Joy Orbison gives his only interview of 2021 for The Collections Vol. 3

News / 13.01.22

Joy Orbison launches new London club night, Just For You

The free-to-attend party launches on 20 January

Joy Orbison: Outside looking in

Joy Orbison was 21 when Hyph Mngo sent his career into overdrive. His response – elusiveness. Twelve years later, a debut full-length revels in a newfound intimacy

Joy Orbison
News / 11.11.21

Joy Orbison shares dance track red velve7, says he’s “just getting started”

The producer said he’s sitting on a lot of unreleased music

Joy Orbison – still slipping vol. 1 review: An intimate record with collaboration at its core

On his debut full-length release, the south London-based DJ and producer moves away from Room 1-style euphoria and towards more reflective, atmospheric realms

News / 05.08.21

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

At 194 Local on Brick Lane

News / 21.07.21

Joy Orbison announces debut mixtape still slipping vol. 1

The 14-track “soul record” features James Massiah, Tyson and Herron

We Out Here
News / 06.02.20

We Out Here announces first acts for 2020

The second edition of Giles Peterson’s festival is here…

News / 04.02.20

Four Tet, Ricardo Villalobos, Helena Hauff announced for Houghton 2020

The line-up for 2020’s Houghton Festival has been announced

Joy Overmono
News / 14.11.19

Joy Orbison and Overmono announce new 12″ as Joy Overmono

The project marks the first time both parties have worked together – lead track ‘Bromley’ is available for streaming now

We Out Here
News / 10.10.19

Joy O teams up with Mansur Brown and Infinite on new track Burn

Joy O shares his first track of the year ahead of the release of new EP, ‘Slipping’ next week

We Out Here
News / 01.10.19

Joy O announces new EP Slipping

Joy O’s new EP arrives in less than three weeks

Terminal V
Events / 31.01.19

Helena Hauff, Jayda G and Peggy Gou announced for Dimensions 2019

The Croatian festival will return to Fort Punta Christo from 28 August to 1 September

The Top 10 Mixes of 2018

The Crack Magazine Annual Report wouldn’t be complete without our yearly roundup of the best mixes of the year

Kahn & Neek
Events / 27.11.18

Printworks book Kahn & Neek, Floorplan and Mafalda for spring 2019 programme

The London venue has announced its artist line-ups for the upcoming season

Events / 31.07.18

rRoxymore, Joy Orbison and more join Oasis Festival 2018

The Moroccan festival is set to be staged at Marrakech on 14-16 September

Helena Hauff
Events / 13.04.18

Helena Hauff and Joy Orbison added to Bluedot Festival’s 2018 line-up

The four-day event will be held at Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory on 19-22 July

Laurel Halo
Events / 19.02.18

Laurel Halo, Jlin and Legowelt announced for new Belgian festival and&

The four-day event will stage its inaugural edition on 2-5 May

Events / 30.01.18

Houghton Festival book Ricardo Villalobos, Ben UFO and Call Super for sophomore edition

Craig Richards’ four-day event will make its return to the Norfolk countryside in August

Nina Kraviz
Events / 06.12.17

Junction 2 Festival unveil line-up featuring Nina Kraviz and Joy Orbison

The one-day event has revealed its first acts for 2018

Stone Island Presents Manchester with Joy Orbison, Omar-S and Kirk Degiorgio

Stone Island paired their aesthetic with a collective of young artists from Manchester creative scene, and hosted a suitably loud party to celebrate

Joy Orbison, Omar-S and Kirk Degiorgio bring moody theatrics to Stone Island Presents Manchester

Just offset from Manchester’s regenerated Spinningfields district – the financial hub of the city –…

Events / 06.10.17

Omar S, Joy Orbison and Kirk Degiorgio step up for Stone Island Presents Manchester

The Italian fashion brand will be live streaming a series of sets tonight

News / 27.09.17

Joy Orbison steps up for Dekmantel’s fourth Selectors Compilation

It’s due to be released on 13 November

The inaugural Houghton Festival didn’t miss a beat

Theo Kotz delivers an in-depth debriefing from the first edition of Craig Richards and Gottwood’s new three-dayer

News / 03.02.17

Joy Orbison announces two solo EPs

Joy Orbison has announced a pair of solo EPs, his first since 2012’s Ellipsis, as…

News / 12.09.16

Hannah Wants accused of plagiarising Boddika and Joy Orbison’s Mercy

A Facebook video posted by DJ Patrick Nazemi shows Wants’ Found The Ground and Boddika…

Festival 2016

taNo man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the…

Events / 13.06.16

Glastonbury’s Beat Hotel reveals 2016 plans

The fifth year of the Beat Hotel invites a selection of top names for a…

Events / 11.02.16

The Somerley Tea Party returns

The third edition of the party will feature Mumdance with Elf Kid, Joy Orbison, and…

News / 08.02.16

Sunfall announce line-up

The new London festival combines daytime festivities with a series of afterparties in some of…

Events / 04.02.16

Lost Village add Ben Klock, John Talabot and more to the bill

The new acts include Joy Orbison, Ben UFO, Floating Points and more Lost Village have…

Events / 27.01.16

Love Saves The Day announces 2016 line-up

Stormzy, Rustie, Roman Flügel, Paranoid London, and Dizzee Rascal will appear in Eastville Park The…

Events / 26.01.16

Ben UFO, Helena Hauff and Hunee confirmed for Farr Festival

Hertfordshire’s Farr Festival have announced the first wave of acts for 2016 Farr Festival is…

In:Motion Presents NYD

Everyone knows NYE is for the part-timers. So when NYD falls on a Friday (with…

Events / 07.09.15

Bugged Out Weeekender announce more names

The holiday camp festival have added a slew of new artists The next instalment of…

News / 23.07.15

Watch Joy Orbison’s first video profile ever

The London DJ and producer appears in Dekmantel and Warsteiner’s second 2015 instalment of their Sole…

Events / 01.05.15

Warehouse Project to collaborate with Manchester International Festival

The Manchester clubbing instituion will host two nights on 17 + 18 July at Manchester’s…

News / 07.01.15

Jon Hopkins announced for Bloc

More line up announcements for the Butlins festival Bloc festival has revealed that Jon Hopkins…


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Contextualising the thrill of the underground for the global dance diaspora, Ben UFO’s curatorial vision makes the experimental accessible