Golin's futuristic, robotic pop has a human heart

FACT Rated is our series digging into the sounds and stories the most vital breaking artists around right now. This week, Samantha Coggin speaks to pianist and producer Rin Suemistu, who on her debut EP as Golin makes futuristic pop inspired by memories her childhood in Japan before emigrating to the United States. As a child, Golin – aka Rin Suemistu – […]

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Hüsker Dü drummer Grant Hart has reportedly died aged 56

Hart formed the influential Minnesota punk band in 1979. Hüsker Dü drummer Grant Hart has reportedly died aged 56 after losing his battle with cancer. The influential US punk band shared a photo Hart on their Facebook page this morning (September 14) with no caption. Variety later reported news Hart’s passing a source, although his death has yet to be […]

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RVNG celebrate Pauline Anna Strom's otherworldly synth music on Trans-Millenia Music

Highlights from the Bay Area composer’s brilliant and overlooked career. For their next release, RVNG Intl. are shining a spotlight on Bay Area electronic composer Pauline Anna Strom with a compilation titled Trans-Millenia Music. Blind from birth and a self-described “loner and heretic” during her Catholic upbringing in Louisiana and Kentucky, Strom relocated to the Bay Area in the ’70s. […]

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Bestival Murder Suspect Released from Jail in the UK

The Dorset police have released a 28 year old man connected to the death Louella Michie at Bestival in the UK this last weekend. The man was arrested on suspicion murder after Louella was found dead in Woodland around 1am on Monday morning. It’s said he knew the victim and after being released, is now under ficial investigation. The police have […]

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Listen to Four Tet's new single 'Scientists'

The fourth song from the UK producer’s forthcoming New Energy LP. Four Tet has shared a new track from his forthcoming album New Energy. ‘Scientists’ follows previously released singles ‘Planet’, ‘Two Thousand and Seventeen’ and ‘SW9 9SL’. Listen below. The track is taken from Kieran Hebden’s forthcoming New Energy album, which is out on September 29. The album follows his 2015 LP Morning/Evening, which comprised two tracks only. Four […]

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Four Tet to release New Energy album this month

Hear two singles from it now. Four Tet has announced his ninth album New Energy will be out later this month. It includes the recently released singles ‘Planet’ and ‘Two Thousand And Seventeen’. The producer revealed the news by tweeting a simple photograph a wall with a small piece paper taped to it including the title, release date and tracklist. […]

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Trans Activist and DJ Bubbles Was Shot and Killed

San Francisco – a city well-known as the home to many legendary LGBT activists and a mecca for the gay community – lost one its most adored icons in the early hours Saturday morning. Bubbles – also known as Anthony Torres – was shot and killed outside the New Century Club in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. Bubbles was a figurehead in […]

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder at Bestival

The body a 25-year-old woman was discovered this morning. A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion murder after a woman was found dead at Bestival earlier this morning (September 11). According to BBC News, the body an unnamed 25-year-old was discovered in woodland at the edge the festival’s site at Lulworth Castle in Dorset. Police say they were called at […]

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LGBTQ+ activist and DJ Bubbles shot and killed in San Francisco

Bubbles was a well-known figure in the city’s underground dance music scene. San Francisco DJ, artist and activist Bubbles was killed in the early hours Saturday morning (September 9) in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. According to the San Francisco Examiner Bubbles, real name Anthony Torres, was shot and killed at around 3am outside a strip club in an area that is a […]

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Happy Meals' video for ‘May You Be The Mother’ is a trippy playground ride

If you don’t already know this rising Glaswegian duo, this video’s a good place to start. Known for their mesmerising live performances and excellent releases on Optimo’s So Low Records and Night School Records, Scottish pair Happy Meals have been on a steady upward trajectory since forming in 2014. In June, the two-piece – aka Suzanne Rodden and Lewis Cook – released Full Ashram Devotional Ceremony Volumes IV-VI, originally conceived as a […]

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