Blogs

The Legacy of Burial’s ‘Untrue’ in 5 Records

We take a look at how the music of Burial is informing an exciting new generation of musicians.

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Lekan Babalola Appears At CAS Birmingham As Part Of The African Arts Weekender

Here’s the full info on Fela Kuti political protege Leka Babalola’s appearance at CAS Birmingham and his African Arts Weekender.

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Five Thelonious Monk albums remastered and reissued in new box set

Each of Thelonious Monk’s Prestige 10″ LPs are set to be released in a new box set from Craft Recordings.

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Roundup: October’s Best Reissues

Check out our rundown of the best reissues to hit the shelves this month.

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Jack White to Deliver Keynote Speech at Detroit Vinyl Event

Jack White has been tapped to deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Making Vinyl event at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.

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A new 50,000 sq ft pressing plant is set to open in Virginia

Furnace Record Pressing has announced it will be opening a new plant in Fairfax, Virginia, capable of producing around 9 million records per year.

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A Roy Orbison Hologram Will Tour The UK In 2018

As part of a growing wave of 3D-projected posthumous performance projects (including the likes of Michael Jackson and Tupac Shakur), Roy Orbison will tour the UK next year, in holographic form, backed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

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DJ Shadow To Sell Records From His Personal Collection

Crate-digging hip-hop producer DJ Shadow will sell more records from his private collection this November, at his Second Annual DJ Shadow Storage Sale in Los Angeles.

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The Smithsonian Institute Announces new 300-page ‘Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap’

The Smithsonian Institute is preparing to release the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, a new collection of text, music and visuals celebrating the genre’s vast cultural heritage.

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The British Library’s Season of Sound

The British Library’s exhibition reveals the significance of sound since the phonograph was invented in 1877 and it’s importance in our lives.

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