“Everything around you is so cluttered. If you go online and look at social media, it’s this big bombardment of stuff. I really wanted to de-clutter everything.”
A jet-lagged Nik Void — guitarist, singer, and now chief synth modulator — is trying to explain over Skype the minimalism at the core of Factory Floor’s new album. It’s only their second; despite having been around in various incarnations for over seven years, the band have never been the most prolific when it comes to traditional releases.
Pete Tong will release a new album, 'Classic House', that looks to capture the magic of his hugely successful Ibiza Classics shows alongside The Heritage Orchestra.
Billed as an album to accompany Tong’s forthcoming Ibiza Classics shows that will tour the UK in November and December, the album is set to drop on Friday 25th November.
Disco don Gigamesh has released the first half of his debut album, ‘Time Travel’, which features collaborations with Damon C Scott, Caroline Smith and Gavin Turek.
Gigamesh has made a name for himself with a constant stream of Hype Machine-topping remixes for the likes of Crystal Fighters, Moullinex and The Penelopes over the years.
The Minneapolis native’s debut offering has been split into two volumes, with the first volume out now and the second to drop at a later date.
Boston DJ and production duo Soul Clap have announced that their new self-titled album — which has been some four years in the making — will be released on Friday 14th October on !K7 Records / Crew Love.
The duo have unveiled the first single from the forthcoming album, ‘Shine (This Is It)', which was recorded with the majority of the album at George Clinton’s What? Studios in Tallahassee, and will be released on !K7 / Crew Love today alongside remixes from Dimitri From Paris and DJ Rocca aka Erodiscotique.
Frank Ocean has surprised released a visual album called ‘Endless’. The album, which dropped late last night on Apple Music, features collaborations with Arca, James Blake and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood.
While ‘Endless’ doesn’t appear to contain his heavily teased track ‘Boys Don’t Cry’, representatives from Apple Music have said that we should “keep an eye out this weekend for more from Frank."
Shadow Child has today announced his new album, ‘Connected’, will be released via Food Music on Friday 14th October.
The 11-track release features a host of collaborations including Bodhi, T Williams, Huxley, Ben Pearce, S.P.Y, Ashworth, and Supertanker.
The album will also include Shadow Child staples ‘Steak Fingers’, his much lauded remix of Future Sound Of London’s ‘Papua New Guinea’, and his mix of Jaydee’s ‘Plastic Dreams’.
Damon Albarn has told BBC 6 Music that his eagerly anticipated new Gorillaz album should be “ready fairly soon,” adding “I’m loving it and it’s getting there.”
Albarn has been teasing the existence of a new Gorillaz album since 2014, and last year confirmed he would begin recording the follow-up to ‘The Fall' in September of last year.
Albarn recorded the last Gorillaz album using only music software on his iPad, recording the main bulk of the album whilst on a tour bus in the US.
London duo Dusky have revealed the tracklist for the eagerly awaited artist album ‘Outer’, which will be released on September 30th.
The duo have revealed that the album will be a collaborative affair with an eye-catching list of guests including godfather of grime Wiley featuring on industrial techno track, ‘Sort It Out Sharon’.
Elsewhere, the duo have enlisted the vocal talents of Gary Numan, who summons a classic performance on, ‘Swansea’, whilst Solomon Grey is on hand to deliver heartfelt vocals on, ‘Long Wait’.
Björk has announced that she will be embarking on a 18 month Björk Digital world tour which will see the Icelandic singer songwriter touring her latest full length album, 'Vulnicura', as the world’s first virtual reality album tour.
"I feel the chronological narrative of the album is ideal for the private circus virtual reality is," explained the Icelandic star.
With their debut album set to drop on 27th May via the inimitable Ninja Tune, Max Graef & Glenn Astro have been making waves with their scruffy disco-tinged house bangers and dusty downtempo excursions.
We recently sat down with the up-and-coming duo to get a blow-by-blow explanation of their forthcoming excellent debut album, which sees the duo move away from their sample-based style to using more instruments and, interestingly, saw the duo come up the tracklist ahead of the album's actual creation.