Author: Strella

Surprisingly wholesome. Nick Cave is publishing a children’s book, called The Little Thing, this November. The book tells the tale of “a little thing that goes on an epic adventure to discover the true nature of its identity,” as Cave explains. He originally wrote the story for his three-year old neighbour, later adding his own illustrations to […]

Hapja e ekspozitës: E enjte, 18 nëntor 2021/ 17:00 Ekspozitë: MË I MIRË ISH VARRI SESA MOS ME DITË Salla e Atelesë, Pallati i Rinisë dhe Sporteve Ekspozita në kujtim të 1622 personave të zhdukur gjatë konfliktit të armatosur në Kosovë dhe menjëherë pas tij, duke përfshirë vitet 1998 – 2000, vjen në një kohë […]

The acid house legend is back. A Guy Called Gerald is releasing a new EP, called Britain’s Dirty Little Secret, via Iranian label Moozikeh Analog Room this November. A pioneering figure in the UK’s acid house scene, A Guy Called Gerald is best known for his iconic track ‘Voodoo Ray’. For Britain’s Dirty Little Secret, A Guy […]

On unique coloured vinyl. Rihanna is reissuing all eight of her studio albums on vinyl, this November. Dubbed the ‘Rih-issue’, the campaign includes: Music of the Sun, A Girl like Me, Good Girl Gone Bad, Rated R, Loud, Talk That Talk, Unapologetic, Anti. Each album is pressed on unique coloured vinyl, and is accompanied by a clothing item — ranging from T-shirts to […]

A two-hour special with the legendary centenarian. On Helfetica’s latest Worldwide FM show, she welcomes her lifelong hero and sonic inspiration: OB, her 100-year-old grandmother. A true fountain of youth, OB is no doubt the coolest centenarian on Planet Earth, and loves electronic music of all varietals. Join them as they play and discuss the […]

With live versions, demos, remixes and more. Gorillaz are reissuing their eponymous debut album in a 20th anniversary edition, this December. Alongside the original album, the new edition boasts demos, B-sides, remixes, and live versions. It also includes 27 pages of ‘seized’ drawings, storyboards, internal DMC paperwork, and more. The reissue follows the publication of Gorillaz’ […]

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 […]


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