Shiva Feshareki is taking Éliane Radigue and Lee Gamble underground

What would music sound like deep underground in the caves beneath Derbyshire’s picturesque Peak District? That’s what composer Shiva Feshareki wondered when she dreamt up a project that would spotlight new compositions from “deep listening” legend Éliane Radigue and contemporary producer Lee Gamble and push them beneath the surface. Tom Howells unearths the story behind […]

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Kodak Black's Not Happy Master P Tried To Charge Him For Mentorship –

Back in February, Master P gave Kodak Black a big co-sign. He went on to say that he wants to mentor the troubled youngster. Related: Kodak Black is out jail.] It turns out Master P’s guidance comes with a price. In an Instagram Live session earlier this week, Kodak Black revealed that Master P tried to […]

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Berlin Atonal 2017: Seven acts you won't want to miss

All the music you need to see at Berlin’s five-day techno marathon, from rising stars to blockbuster collaborations. Now in its fifth year, Berlin Atonal has become one the German capital’s best festivals, a required pilgrimage for anyone that loves techno and experimental sounds. Held in Kraftwerk, an imposing former power station, the festival uses its cavernous post-industrial surroundings to great effect, […]

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Man Arrested For Dabbing [VIDEO] –

Nobody should be dabbing in August 2017. But that doesn’t mean you should be arrested for performing the dance move. In reason 2974 not to travel to Saudi Arabia, TV personality Abdallah Al Shaharani was arrested Monday because he was caught on tape dabbing. Dabbing is illegal in Suadi Arabia because it’s associated with narcotic […]

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10 sounds that define modern club music and the stories behind them

What are the most iconic sounds in dance music and where do they come from? This is a guide to the sounds that have defined the club, from the humble dub reggae siren and grime’s ubiquitous “eski click” to the hoover sound that’s dominated breaks-led music for years. Chances are, you’ve heard many these sounds […]

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Saudi artist arrested for dabbing during concert

The dance move was recently banned by the Saudi authorities because its supposed connections to weed. Saudi-born Abdallah Al Shahani, who is a popular TV host, musician and actor, has been arrested for dabbing during a concert. The artist had been performing at a music festival in Taif, Saudi Arabia over the weekend, reports the […]

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Esa Against The Clock

The Ata Kak band leader steps up with rhythms “straight out east Africa.” You don’t become band leader Ata Kak with knowing a thing or two about vibrant rhythms and Afro-synth magic. South African producer Esa, based in London these days but with a preference for sounds and instruments from his homeland, has been a key […]

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Singles Club: Kelela is queen on 'LMK' but Zomby's analog effort splits opinion

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, a selection our writers work their way through the new music the past seven days. This week, Warp innovator Kelela strikes back with ‘LMK’, Four Tet drops a ‘Planet’-sized new track and Rae Sremmurd return with ‘Perplexing Pegasus’. Elsewhere, former Fifth Harmony star Camila Cabello ventures to ‘Havana’, […]

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