Although Black Friday and the questionaly-named Cyber Monday were first introduced to capitalise on the good will generated over a hefty Thanksgiving dinner, it's evolved into a global smash-and-grab, with overwhleming offers and discounts thrown at us from every corner of capitalism. Cool!
A new Hyperdub release by Burial has surfaced after a record shop in Toronto sold five copies by mistake on Black Friday.
Featuring two tracks — 'Young Death' and 'Nightmarket' — and catalogued as HDB100, the 12" was delivered to Sonic Boom Records in a box marked "artist/title", shop buyer Blair Whatmore told Pitchfork.
There’s a void in the music scene that seldom gets discussed. We’re not talking about vinyl records (for once) or the true art of DJing versus button-pushing, but rather fashion, particularly the must-have hat. Gone are the days of Kangol. Von Dutch is nothing but a distant memory. In celebration of Black Friday, DJ Mag scoured the States in search of something fresh for the heads of our tasteful readers. And we scored something as addictive as crack, only much safer.