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Village Underground 01/09/2015
What Went Down
Brooklyn Bowl, London 27/08/15
We'll get something in the diary soon
This time it's Slick Shoota in Oslo, Norway's capital city, who gets his mixtape together during Oya Festival, finishing it up to debut at the festival after-party. [read more]
A few weeks ago, I saw Tyler The Creator at Flow Festival in Helsinki Finland, where he delivered a insouciantly rowdy and playful performance, that saw the 24-year-old California rapper tone down his previously preferred live antics of regular stage-diving in tube socks and excessive limb-flailing in Golfwang tees after his shoulder popped out of its socket shortly after entering the stage during the Sunday afternoon set. [read more]
On October 9th, beloved 80s flicks Footloose, Dirty Dancing, Rocky lV, Top Gun and the 30th anniversary special of The Goonies will have their soundtracks re-released and available to all vinyl gleaners. The only problem is, the cult-classic record collectors who would even be most likely to purchase any of the nostalgic discs would have their money most suitably spent on Robaxacet or toys for their incoming grandchild instead. [read more]
I don't know what's poisoned Chrissie Hynde's mind more, her drug and alcohol-infused lifestyle or working in a patriarchal male-dominated industry for all those years. But whatever the case, her thought-process is dangerously warped. In a recent interview with the Sunday Times to plug her new rock memoir Reckless, The Pretenders' frontwoman caused a shit-storm with controversial and precarious statements insinuating that women can be at fault for their own rape. [read more]
'Sea Calls Me Home' is a slow swaying number that whimsically sounds like glittering seascapes and coastal roads curving beyond the horizon. [read more]
Chris Taylor looks forward to the tenth year of garden partying with the iconic Faversham club night. [read more]
The 405's Ken Grand-Pierre hung out with Marika Hackman for our latest Behind the Scenes feature. Check out the full gallery right here. [read more]
Alice Bowsher created these charming illustrations mixed with photographs from Wilderness Festival, with the following wonderful results. [read more]
It's official: Deerhunter's seventh studio album is set for a release this October by 4AD. The announcement comes backed by the Valentina Tapia-directed video for 'Snakeskin'. [read more]
We asked Yo La Tengo's James McNew to guide us through the albums have shaped his life the most, from El-P's razor sharp Fantastic Damage, all the way through to the menacing Histoire de Melody Nelson by Serge Gainsbourg. Five albums you should all get to know a bit better. [read more]
Katherine Larson recently made her way to Hogwild Records in San Antonio with model Ali Love for a hazy, grain-filled photographic session - which feels more like an unearthed time capsule from the '70s than a vision from 2015. [read more]
This time it's Slick Shoota in Oslo, Norway's capital city, who gets his mixtape together during Oya Festival, finishing it up to debut at the festival after-party.
Made Violent give us an insight into their crazy world with their 360 degree video for 'Wasted Days'
The video for the minute-long jam depicts Dean Blunt going to meet his weed dealer.
Her debut EP White Magic Spells is due out on October 9th.
His debut LP Paradise Royale is set to drop soon.
Our photographer Nici Eberl decided that she was prepared to make the decision between two percent, and whole milk, and caught Montreal-based band Ought at the Village Underground.
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