China White put together charity compilation to help the elderly during the Coronavirus lockdown

London-based record label China White have put together a charity compilation, released this week, that will raise money to help the elderly during the Coronavirus health crisis. The compilation features tracks from Long Island Sound, Cody Currie, Dance System and label boss Joe Corti, among many others. Read this next: …

Legendary jazz and funk musician Manu Dibango has died of coronavirus

Manu Dibango has passed away aged 86 in Paris after contracting COVID-19. The legendary Cameroonian saxophone player is best known for his 1972 song ‘Soul Makossa’, which was a favourite at David Mancuso’s Loft parties, and also famously sampled by Michael Jackson in ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’’ and Rihanna in …

SouthSpace are to release a collaborative album exploring Tokyo and South London

Are you clawing the walls with self-isolation boredom? Us too. This new compilation from SouthSpace, out March 25, will sort that right out. South London-based record label SouthSpace have teamed up with a hand-selected group of Tokyo producers to produce an innovative collaborative album that explores the underground scenes of …

Bandcamp is waiving its revenue share on sales made this Friday to help struggling artists

Bandcamp has announced it will waive its revenue share for all sales made on the platform this Friday, March 20, to help musicians who are struggling through the COVID-19 outbreak. The full amount from all sales made on Bandcamp will go directly to artists on that day. Artists are being …

Glastonbury announces coronavirus-forced cancellation of this year's festival

Glastonbury has announced the cancellation of this year’s festival following the government’s COVID-19 measures. This year was due to be Glastonbury’s 50th anniversary, but it will now take a fallow year due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read this next: Was Glastonbury 2019 the most environmentally friendly ever? Festival organisers Emily …

Printworks has closed and postponed all upcoming shows due to coronavirus

Printworks London has shut its doors and postponed all remaining scheduled shows in its calendar due to the coronavirus outbreak. Parties that are impacted include Major Toms presents Rudimental, Green Velvet presents La La Land, Unleash presents Solomun and Defected. Read this next: “I’ve already lost thousands”: How coronavirus is …

Far Out Releases Single "Constellations" With Karra on Ophelia Records

Music producer Far Out has just released his newest single “Constellations” on Seven Lion’s label, . When you first listen to the track, you can instantly tell that this track is certainly made for the wonderful record label. It is a melodic bass track that will definitely hit you right …

Hagan is the first release on Future Bounce's new club release series

British-Ghanaian producer Hagan kicks off Future Bounce’s new club release series with double A-side ‘Right Here/Shape Shift’, released Friday March 13. BBC Radio 1 Xtra DJ Jamz Supernova runs Future Bounce. This new club release series will see one artist put out an exclusive two-track release each month, culminating in …

Kendrick Lamar and Pet Shop Boys join Glastonbury line-up

Glastonbury has made its first major line-up announcement, revealing Kendrick Lamar will be joining Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney as the final headliner. Other artists joining the bill include Aitch, Dizzee Rascal, Charli XCX, fka Twigs, Pet Shop Boys, Groove Armada, Sampa The Great, Fatboy Slim, The Avalanches and AJ …

Live Nation Pauses Tours Over Coronavirus Concerns

Live Nation is joining some the major companies who are recognizing national concerns over the spread the coronavirus. The promotion company is instructing its touring shows to prepare to return home. This applies to all domestic and international Live Nation tours. Employees Live Nation were told that the company is …