Author: Strella

Plus elements of dub, disco, funky basslines, and beyond. Kondi Band are releasing a new album, called We Famous, via Strut this September. Kondi Band is formed of LA-based producer Chief Boima, London’s Will LV, and Freetown-based blind musician Sorie Kondi. Across We Famous the trio combine Kondi’s vocals and thumb piano with dub, disco, and electronic textures It follows […]

Featuring remastered audio cut at half speed. DJ Shadow is reissuing his seminal album Endtroducing in a 25th anniversary edition, via Island Records this September. Originally released in 1996, DJ Shadow created Endtroducing almost entirely from samples from an eclectic assortment of vinyl records. The 25th anniversary reissue features remastered audio and is cut at half speed, which the label […]

Producer and performer who worked with Bob Marley and pioneered both dub and roots reggae styles dies in hospital in Jamaica Lee “Scratch” Perry, whose pioneering work with roots reggae and dub opened up profound new depths in Jamaican music, has died aged 85. Jamaican media reported the news that he died in hospital in […]

Spencer Elden, who featured on the album cover art at just four months old, claims that the was sexually exploited as he wasn’t able to give consent to the photo. The baby who featured on Nirvana’s Nevermind album artwork is suing the band. As BBC reports, Spencer Elden – who was just four months old when the iconic cover photo was taken […]

New song by Miles Kane ”Don’t Let It Get You Down” from album ”Change the show”,album will be released 21 january 2022.

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who helped them become one of the greatest bands in rock ‘n’ roll, has died at the age of 80. “It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts,” a statement said. It said he was “a cherished husband, father and grandfather” and “one […]

The Gorillaz and Blur man could have collaborated with the British legend – and he also missed out on working with Prince, too. Damon Albarn has revealed that he could have collaborated with the late David Bowie – and it’s one of the biggest regrets of his career. The Blur frontman and Gorillaz mastermind had the opportunity to collaborate with the legend, […]

The Radiohead frontman previously reworked the song back in 2009 Thom Yorke has shared a new remix of the late MF DOOM‘s ‘Gazzillion Ear’ – you can hear the track below. Yorke previously remixed the 2009 song, which was originally produced by J Dilla, as a bonus track for DOOM’s album ‘Born Like This’. The Radiohead frontman has now taken on ‘Gazzillion Ear’ […]

With limited edition releases from Arlo Parks, Bicep, Angel Olsen, Soulwax, and more. Love Record Stores has unveiled more details of its 2021 event, taking place this September. The initiative was originally launched online in 2020 to support record shops during the pandemic, with the 2021 edition now taking place physically in stores. The event features […]


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