Themes from various iconic film soundtracks will feature in a new installment of Late Night Tales.
Set for release on 5th November, 'Late Night Tales: At The Movies' is a 24-track compilation of music from seminal films including The Shining, Taxi Driver, A Clockwork Orange, Blade Runner, and Kill Bill.
A new documentary traces the history of UK rap and grime TV station, Channel U.
Coming to online entertainment channel Link Up TV in October, Home Invasion: The Story Of Channel U tells the story of how the satellite channel rose to become an institution of British rap and grime culture. Watch the trailer for the documentary below.
Later known as Channel AKA, Channel U ran from 2003 to 2018, and helped the breakthrough of acts including Dizzee Rascal, Kano, Wiley, Skepta, Giggs, Tinchy Stryder, and more.
A new documentary on Birmingham’s grime scene is set to be released later this month.
‘Risky Roadz 0121’ was created by one of the scene's original documentarians, Roony "Risky Roadz" Keefe. A co-production between Keefe, and Two Yanks and a Brit UK, the film focuses on the Midlands scene, with a particular focus on Birmingham and some of the city's best-known grime names, including Lady Leshurr, Jaykae and Mist.
Ice Cube says that Warner Bros. studios has ‘refused’ to make any more sequels to the Friday film franchise.
In 1995 the rapper and actor wrote and starred in the stoner buddy comedy alongside Chris Tucker, which went on to develop cult status along with its sequels Next Friday (2000) and Friday After Next (2002).
A new short film series from audio design company AIAIAI and DJ Benji B aims to give insight into artists’ creative process.
The series, titled My Process, is curated by Radio 1’s Benji B and has launched with an episode featuring London jazz innovator Nubya Garcia, whose 2020 LP ‘Source’ was nominated in the Best Album category at DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards.
The episode gives a look into Garcia’s writing and performance techniques, using examples of tracks from ‘Source’ to discuss her approach to melody, arrangement and creativity.
The soundtrack has been released for a new film about grime and UK rap, Against All Odds.
Centered around the story of MC Active, an artist trying to make it in the early '00s grime scene, the film documents his ambitions as well as his struggles, and is the first project to be released by the newly-launched Motown Records UK.
A new feature length film about electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire will premiere online next week as part of the BFI London Film Festival.
Delia Derbyshire: The Myths & The Legendary Tapes has been soundtracked by Cosey Fanni Tutti and tells the story of the life, work and influence of Derbyshire, who worked with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and is known for, among other things, creating the iconic theme music for Doctor Who.
Turn Up Charlie, the sitcom co-created by and starring Idris Elba as a struggling DJ, has been cancelled after one season.
The series premiered in March 2019, and found the Wire and Luther star playing a middle aged DJ grasping for his last chance at success, hired as a nanny for his famous friend’s daughter.
Daft Punk may not be scoring the new film from Dario Argento after all.
A statement shared by the producers of the Italian directors new film, Occhiali Neri (Black Glasses), clarifies that no official agreement has been made for Daft Punk to produce its score.