Forest Swords announces second album ‘Compassion’
Forest Swords has announced his second album, Compassion, out 5th May. The announcement comes with the release of a new single, “Arms Out”, and accompanying video.
Darkstar live score a performance for ‘Abide’ at Convergence 2017
Darkstar collaborated with choreographer Holly Blakey and musician Gwilym Gold to create ‘Abide’ at Convergence Festival 2017. The performance combined elements of contemporary dance with live music from both artists. You can read more about the process here.
Tickets now on sale for Crystal Fighters’ ‘Mama Earth’ at Alexandra Palace
Tickets are now on sale for Crystal Fighter’s biggest show to date, at Alexandra Palace in London on 28th October.
All proceeds from the event will go towards three charities – Oxfam, Cool Earth and The Eternal Beat.
Click here to purchase tickets for Mama Earth.
Watch Bok Bok B2B with Benji B for London ON AIR at Fabric
RA Live: Benji B b2b Bok Bok at fabricBenji B and Bok Bok go head to head in a clash of the capital’s finest to round off London: ON AIR at fabriclondon
Posted by Resident Advisor on Sunday, 26 March 2017
Last night, Bok Bok played b2b with Benji B for London ON AIR at fabric, a night curated by Resident Advisor and Radar Radio in collaboration with Nike. The show was live streamed via Resident Advisor’s facebook page.
Crystal Fighters Announce ‘Mama Earth’ at Alexandra Palace, London
Crystal Fighters have announced their biggest ever show to date. Mama Earth will be held at London’s Alexandra Palace on Saturday 28th October 2017, and promises a day and night carnival of music & art, featuring some amazing special guests.
All profits from the show will be donated to three charities – Cool Earth, Oxfam, and The Eternal Beat, all doing different and important work across the world.
Cool Earth work in support of the rainforest, in South America in particular, protecting large areas of land that are being used for logging or grazing animals taking away the indigenous peoples homes.
Oxfam work for children’s rights, women’s rights and human rights across the globe, and the band are looking forward to visiting some of their many projects this year.
The Eternal Beat is the charity set up in memory of Crystal Fighter’s former drummer Andrea Marongiu, who passed away a couple of years ago, to give underprivileged kids a pathway in to pursuing music.
Pre-sale tickets are on sale here from 9am UK time on Wednesday 29th March.
Anna Calvi to release ‘Live at Meltdown’
Anna Calvi will release a live album of her performance at Meltdown Festival in collaboration with David Byrne and The Heritage Choir. Live at Meltdown will be released on Limited Edition Double Red Vinyl on April 22nd for Record Store Day 2017.
Crystal Fighters Release ‘In Your Arms’ Music Video
Crystal Fighters release ‘In Your Arms’ tour video
Crystal Fighters have made an unofficial ‘In Your Arms’ video, using footage from their last tour. The band say the video is a ‘Thank You to all the fans who made our last tour so special!’
Watch Mount Kimbie turn a rail carriage into a moving musical instrument with Desperados
Mount Kimbie teamed up with Desperados in Warsaw to create Train Trax, a one-off musical performance which saw the duo turn a train into a ‘giant moving instrument’. Mount Kimbie’s Kai Campos said:
‘“[Desperados] were looking for an act who could be free in their performance, and we were up for the challenge — especially playing in such a confined space and combining the audio triggers with our music.”
Check out FACT magazine’s take on ‘Train Trax’ here.
A. G. Cook Produces 7 tracks on new Charli XCX Mixtape
Check out 7 new tracks produced by A. G. Cook for the new Charli XCX Mixtape, ‘Number 1 Angel’, here.
A. G. Cook produced & wrote Dreamer feat. Starrah + Raye, 3AM (Pull Up) feat. MØ, Blame It On U, Emotional, White Roses, Drugs feat. ABRA, and Lipgloss feat. CupcakKe