Sónar will return to Barcelona for the first time since July 2019 this weekend, with two new in-person events featuring a host of live performances, DJ sets, talks and workshops.
The inaugural AI and Music S+T+ARTS event will focus on the growing role of artificial intelligence in music production while the other event, SónarCCCB, will combine live performances with talks and more from the technology-focused Sónar+D programme. Part of the two events' programmes will be streamed live online this Friday (October 29th) and Saturday (October 30th).
No Bounds festival has finalised the line-up for its 2021 edition, taking place next month.
Lorenzo Senni, RP Boo, Space Afrika, The Black Dog and an audiovisual show from Rian Treanor, with visual artist Leila Ziu, are among the additions completing the bill for this year's edition of the Sheffield event, which will take place across multiple venues in the city.
Space Afrika's Joshua Inyang will contribute music to a new project by Manchester artists Danielle Swindells and Brit Seaton.
Dream FM sees the artist duo call upon the residents of Greater Manchester to contribute to their project by calling 0161 464 4975 and leaving a message answering the question, "What do you dream of?" The phone line will be open until 19th September.
When the line closes, Swindells and Seaton will combine residents' responses with Inyang's original soundtrack for an online broadcast in the style of a late-night talk radio show.
London venue Space289 has announced the line-ups for its reopening party series, kicking off at the end of this month.
Space Afrika have unveiled details of their highly-anticipated new album, 'Honest Labour', which will drop via DAIS on 27th August 2021.
Ever consistent London-based experimental label, ALTER, will release a new compilation ‘ALERT!’ on 19th April.
Following a superb recent release from recent DJ Mag interviewee Christoph de Babalon, and ahead of a new LP from UK metal outfit, Hey Colossus, the label has assembled 15 artists to contribute to the genre-defying LP.
KETTAMA (from Galway, Ireland)
Key tunes: 'Body', 'Kilt', 'Raw Cuts'
For fans of: DJ Haus, Mall Grab, Lone
UPSAMMY (from Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Key tunes: 'Vacate Or Annihilate', 'Words R Inert', '09-06'
For fans of: Objekt, Pangaea, Skee Mask