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Yaeji announces debut album ‘With A Hammer’

Korean-American producer Yaeji has announced her debut album.  Titled With A Hammer, the LP is due in April on XL Recordings. The album follows Yaeji’s acclaimed mixtape, 2020’s What We Drew 우리가 그려왔던, and a 2021 EP with OHHYUK. Details on the release are scarce, but Yaeji did share the

Image: Awesome Tapes From Africa To say that South Africa may be experiencing a cultural Renaissance may not be completely unfounded. From the meme sensation of Jerusalema to Beyoncé dressed by Rich Mnisi, South Africa’s pop culture has never felt more prevalent in the first world. And with the success

Image by Zanele Muholi It makes a ridiculous amount of sense that Desire Marea should tap prolific queer South African photographer Zanele Muholi to shoot the cover for their immaculate debut album, DESIRE. No one else could have captured the multifaceted visionary quite like Muholi. Marea is an artist who

Image by Angelo Kritikos Jersey Club is having a moment. The lightning speed beats and hyperactive bounce of the genre have become increasingly more pertinent in the sound of the zeitgeist (cue: Ciara’s Level Up). This is likely thanks in part to the astronomical rise of Tik-Tok, whose one minute

Image by Ishita Singh Identity politics in electronic music have always been a bit skewed. What began as a form of black queer expression evolved into the mainstream archetype of the cis-gender white male playing music for his ilk at the likes of Ultra and Tomorrowland. More often than not

Image by Kirk Lisaj Chippy Nonstop knows how to start a party. The DJ, rapper, songwriter and prouder is renowned for her floor shaking sets and audacious presence on the dance floor. Outside the club, she has been on a wild journey over the last few years. After she was

Image by Jordan Johnson & Louisa Nicolaou DJ, rapper and acclaimed party starter Chippy Nonstop has released her self-titled debut album with collaborator dj genderfluid, and it’s an astoundingly nuanced experiment in storytelling. Spanning 11 tracks with two bonus remixes, the album spins together a rave utopia that lives up

Image by Carl Fisher Since his discovery of electronic music in the early 90’s, Seb Zito’s ascent through the ranks from London’s pirate radio scene to fully blown international club phenomenon is best summated by one word; “journey.” Zito’s is a journey experienced through and alongside the evolution of the

Written by Maya-Rose Torrão Multi-talented British artist GAIKA  has just dropped his debut full-length album ‘BASIC VOLUME’ via Flying Lotus label Warp Records, who have described the artist’s sound as “gothic dancehall and industrial electronics“, which is an excellent description, seeing as though this is a genre-defying artist who takes

By Mo Hafeez When presented with the tracklist for Mura Masa’s full length debut, it’s easy to be confused – there’s a veritable sea of features to be spied, from heavyweight names such A$AP Rocky, Damon Albarn, and Desiigner, to other non-household names including Jamie Lidell, Tom Tripp, and A.K. Paul

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