Major Lazer and Anitta team up with BACARDÍ to announce new single

Major Lazer and Brazilian artist Anitta have teamed up with Bacardi to announce their new single, ‘Make it Hot’. The track, announced after a video shoot last month with the artists in Costa Rica, fuses Spanish vocals with Major Lazer’s trademark dancehall tendencies to create a summer anthem. The collaboration …

Dubstep nursery rhyme album created to protect kids from mosquitos

A Swedish pharmacy has created an album filled with walloping dubstep remixes of traditional nursery rhyme songs that are meant to ward off mosquitos. Earlier this year, a study published in the scientific journal Acta Tropica found that the classic Skrillex track ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ can protect you …

Laurent Garnier is the focus of a new club culture documentary

French superstar DJ Laurent Garnier has launched a Kickstarter to help fund his new documentary, Laurent Garnier: Off the Record, about clubland culture and the artist’s 30-year career behind the decks. Directed by emerging director Gabin Rivoire, the film follows Laurent Garnier behind the scenes during his various touring dates …

Maya Jane Coles shares a vivacious remix of Gold Fields' 'Cocoon'

Back in April, the fantastic Australian electro-indie band Gold Fields made their exciting return with a brand new album, ‘Dalawa‘ – a nine-track LP that sees the group take a step back from their typical indie-pop sounds and dive headfirst into a more vintage, psychedelic and electronic sound. Following the …

Prévu unveils its latest Balearic-inspired collection

Created in 2015, Prévu is a contemporary menswear design house based in the heart of East London. The brand offers fresh, modern garment that take inspiration from their East London heritage with notes to the Parisian lifestyle and other inspirational European destinations. For SS19, their European destination is Formentera, a …

Trump encourages VA to invest in new ketamine-like anti-depressant

US president Donald Trump has reportedly expressed his enthusiasm for the new fast acting anti-depressant nasal spray derived from ketamine, known as esketamine, and has put the provocative drug on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The new “miracle drug” was given FDA approval back in …

Aphex Twin is playing a headline show at Printworks London

Aphex Twin is playing a headline show at London’s Printworks venue on September 14, marking his first gig in the English capital since Field Day 2017. Support will come from Afrodeutsche, Nihiloxica and Caterina Barbieri with London-based artist and long-time collaborator Weirdcore delivering the visuals for the night. The event …

Extinction Rebellion is staging a protest at Glastonbury

Extinction Rebellion is planning to continue its campaign to highlight the climate crisis by staging a protest at Glastonbury, with the blessing of the festival. The group will march through the site on Thursday from 4pm, starting the demonstration at The Park stage with keynote speakers discussing the issue of …

Novesta releases summer-ready Marathon Trail collection

Following their MARATHON release earlier this year, Slovakian shoemakers Novesta are back with a fresh trail iteration for Spring-Summer. Known mostly for their iconic Star Master silhouettes, the brand’s MARATHON has had quite the 2019 following collaborations with the likes of niuhans and Universal Works. Coming in 12 colourways, the …

Thom Yorke seems to have mysteriously announced a new album

Thom Yorke, the enigmatic Radiohead frontman, may have announced the release of his next solo album last week. A seemingly-fictional company, called Anima Technologies, distributed cryptic advertisements across the globe, with a headline reading, “Do you have trouble remembering your dreams?” The text goes on to say, “It’s a feeling …

Resolute brings a minimalism masterclass to Knockdown Center

Resolute, the established overlords of the NYC underground, are taking over Brooklyn’s Knockdown Center for an afternoon-into-evening boogie. The event takes place on Sunday, June 30. They’ve booked three stripped-back house legends for a minimalism masterclass. tINI, DeWalta, and Bill Patrick lead the bill, with direct support by Maksim. Both …

Tokyo’s local government is giving out billions of yen to support its nightlife

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Tourism Foundation have announced plans to provide support for local nightlife in the form of subsidies and grants, in the hopes of capitalising on Tokyo’s night time economy and promoting 24-hour tourism through its nightlife. Japan’s government is aiming to bring in 40 …

adidas SPEZIAL returns with second London-inspired collection

adidas SPEZIAL returns for Spring-Summer 2019, with drop two of its collection focused t the vibrant culture and style of the city of London. Curated by Gary Aspden, the collection looks forward to SS19 with collection of iconic adidas staples, re-interpreted and contemporized for a modern audience. As a whole, …