Posts tagged "Culture"

New Taylor Swift vinyl misprinted as collection of vintage underground UK electronica

Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated album Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) has encountered an unexpected production mishap, resulting in an intriguing mix-up. Rather than featuring her own songs, the vinyl pressing of the album mistakenly contains a compilation of rare UK electronica tracks from the 1990s.   The mix-up came to light

Ryuichi Sakamoto’s management has shared a playlist titled Funeral, curated by the late musician and composer himself. Released on May 15, his management expressed on social media, “We would like to share the playlist Ryuichi has been privately compiling to be played at his own funeral to accompany his passing.

Sven Marquardt, the infamous bouncer of Berghain, will host a photography exhibition during New York Art Week titled DISTURBING BEAUTY. The event will showcase Marquardt’s selection of photographs taken in East Berlin during the ’80s before the Berlin Wall’s fall. The exhibition will be held from May 18th to 21st

South African producer and gqom pioneer DJ Lag has embarked on an extensive world tour that will see him visit every continent over the next 10 months.  The Alpha-Zulu (A-Z) World Tour “represents something that goes from start to finish and this tour is about performing, collaborating and recording on

After their previously announced headlining show at Madison Square Garden sold out in minutes, Skrillex, Four Tet, and Fred Again.. surprised fans with a b2b2b set played from a converted school bus in the centre of Times Square. The pop-up set drew hundreds of onlookers in Times Square, while the

Techno icon and producer Richie Hawtin has launched a scholarship in electronic music at The University of Huddersfield. The programme, officially titled The Richie Hawtin PhD Scholarship in Electronic Music, Cultures and Production, will see the successful application receive tutoring from Hawtin himself, and the scholarship awarded in Hawtin’s name. 

Here Lies Love, a musical about the life of Imelda Marcos by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, is set to have its Broadway debut later this year. The disco-pop musical, staged like a concert with the audience standing as attendees at the fictional Club Millennium, tells the story of the

The MOBO Awards, a ceremony celebrating excellence in British music of Black origin, has introduced a best Electronic / Dance Music category to this year’s proceedings. Sponsored by Mixmag, nominees for the new award are FKA Twigs, Eliza Rose, ANZ, Sherelle, Nia Archives, and Jax Jones.  The MOBO Awards have

Mount Kimbie’s Kai Campos was left “heartbroken” after a large-scale installation put up in conjunction with the band’s new album was blown down by Storm Claudio. Composed of four massive silver baubles, the components of the installation could be seen “flying” down Tottenham Court Road in London on Monday evening.

DJ Marea Stamper, FKA The Black Madonna has changed her name to The Blessed Madonna following backlash. A well-known DJ within the music industry: Marea Stamper, formerly known as The Black Madonna, has officially changed her professional moniker following backlash regarding her controversial alias being dubbed as cultural appropriation and

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