Jack O’Connell is playing Shaun Ryder in a Happy Mondays biopic

Jack O’Connell has been confirmed to star as Shaun Ryder in forthcoming Happy Mondays (pictured) biopic Twisting My Melon. The film will be based on Ryder’s autobiography of the same name, charting his life from childhood into becoming the Madchester scene figurehead. Jason Isaacs and Maxine Peak are also in …

Robert Del Naja to talk at Bristol festival Simple Things EXT.

Three-day Bristol festival Simple Things has announced its extended programme of events, talks, workshops and experiences that will run alongside the festival. On October 17, Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja will talk with frequent collaborator and creative technologist, Andrew Melchior (both pictured), while the following night, the festival’s opening concert …

Kyle Watson and Stace Cadet Team Up on "Safe" [Parametric Records]

House music in 2019 continues to spawn new talent that indefinitely impress us. From progressive, big room, disco, bass, future, deep, acid, and too many more to name, the genre’s varying iterations compete with each other while spanning house’s reach across the globe. A shining example this comes from the …

80KIDZがBUDXTOKYO開催にあたり、ハイボルテージなミックスを発表

8月29日〜31日に開催されるBUDXTOKYOのイベントに先だち、日本のDJデュオ80KIDZが、ハウス、エレクトロ、そしてテクノをブレンドしたエネルギッシュなミックスを制作。 BUDXは、音楽とカルチャーの分野で活躍する世界中のクリエイティブな才能にスポットライトをあてる目的で、Mixmagとバドワイザーが運営するグローバルプログラムである。これらのイベントを通して、各都市が誇る最高の音楽、アート、技術、ファッション、映画などの文化的なホットスポットを紹介。革新的で丁寧にキュレートされた講演やマスタークラス、また展示、ビジュアルアート、パフォーマンスなどを通し、クリエイティブなリーダーたちに輝く場を提供する3日間がまのなく開催される。 80KIDZは2007年、ブログハウスが最盛期だった時期に結成された日本発の2人組エレクトロユニットだ。初期のリミックスワークがオンライン上でバイラルに成功し、2008年までにはメジャーからのリリースも得る。同デュオのデビュー・アルバム「This Is My Shit」 は絶賛され、2010年にはセカンド・アルバムが日本でNo.1を獲得している。ツアー回数も多く、フジロックフェスティバル をはじめ日本各地の代表的なフェスに出演、リリースも多作だ。 BUDXTOKYOチケット申し込みはこちらから 2人が作ったBUDX用のミックスとそのトラックリストは以下からチェック可能だ。 トラックリスト: Marie Davidson「Work It」(Soulwax Remix)80KIDZ「Sting」(Kazuma Takahashi Remix)DJ Haus「Turn the Box Up」(Original Mix) Laurent Garnier「Astral Dreams」(Speakers Mix)Otira「Receive」(Carpainter Remix)99LETTERS「Lazer Beam」(Len Faki Hardspace Mix)DJ T.「Dis」(Kink 909 Tool) Boston Bun「Don’t Wanna Dance」(Extended Mix)Nob「Brass Beatx」KH「Only Human」Lawrence Hart & Casually Here「Ochre」(Model Man Remix)80KIDZ「Reversed Note」Eli Escobar「Love Thing …

HOCO Fest is bringing LSDXOXO, D. Tiffany and Roza Terenzi to Arizona

HOCO Fest is back in Tucson, Arizona, this month, showcasing an experimental line-up at venues across the city. Roza Terenzi (pictured), Omar Apollo, Dj Nigga Fox, LSDXOXO, Minimal Violence,Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, D. Tiffany, Wicca Phase Springs Eternal and foxwedding are among the artists locked into perform at the diverse showcase …

Watch 'Black to Techno': a new short film on the lineage of Detroit techno

The new 20-minute documentary Black to Techno is a stunning snapshot of the Detroit techno scene that reclaims the black origins of the genre’s innovative spirit and soul. Directed by British filmmaker Jenn Nkiru, the film was commissioned by Frieze and Gucci as part of their Second Summer of Love …

Avalon Emerson and Holly Herndon head up Bristol's Simple Things

Simple Things has announced the full line-up for the latest edition of it’s multi-venue music festival. The festival’s main day will take place on the Saturday October 19, split into day and night programmes. Holly Herndon will be headlining the day programme with her new project ‘PROTO’, a record produced …

Kid Cudi Was “Trippin Balls” In That Viral MGMT Coachella Video of Him Dancing On Stage

Last year’s Coachella produced one our favorite viral videos all time: Kid Cudi coming out and dancing with an ear-to-ear grin on his face while MGMT played “Electric Feel.” Across all social media platforms, the video has received tens millions views, but Cudi just cleared up something — he wasn’t …

EPROM & G Jones Unleash An Indescribable New Collab That You Need To Hear To Believe

Trying to describe the music G Jones or Eprom is like trying to describe color to the blind. It’s impossibly difficult to understand unless you experience it for yourself. In 2017, the two defied all odds when they teamed up for “Hysteria.” Now, they’ve done it again with their new …

Lone will kick off his new Ancient Astronauts imprint with self-produced 'Abraxas' EP

R&S stalwart Lone has announced that he is launching his own label, Ancient Astronauts. He is kicking it off with a self-produced, three-track EP, titled ‘Abraxas’, which is due for release July 26. According to the press release, Lone’s experimentations with 303-produced acid and breakbeat club tools on the EP …

Sound Engineer Experiences 9-Hour Acid Trip while Repairing Iconic Synth from the '60s

Some acid trips sound so unbelievable, they come across more like myths or urban legends, rather than reality. However, sound engineer Eliot Curtis recently experienced the trip a lifetime — and he’s here to tell you his truth. The broadcast operations manager was working on a piece music history, a …

Mall Grab and Nite Fleit collaborate on the ‘Moogie’ EP

Mall Grab and Nite Fleit will release their first collaborative EP on May 3. The four-track ‘Moogie’ EP will showcase the duo’s sound, both separately and as a pair, combining Jordon Alexander’s knack for energetic house with Alysha Fleiter’s uncompromising blend harsh acid and headbanging techno to create an exhilarating …