Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events

From the virtual Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival to live theatre back on stage at the Baxter in Cape Town, we’ve got you covered The post Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Film, Poetry, Dance, Cape Town, Jazz, Fine Art, Singing, Friday, Baxter, Ramadan Suleman, Fools, Njabulo Ndebele, Gregory Maqoma, Zolani Mahola, Bantu Scope Cinema

Apple to launch its Apple One subscription bundle on Friday

Apple’s recently announced subscription bundle, Apple One, will launch on Friday, October 30, enabling monthly savings of up to $25.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Gaming, Music, News, Trends, Computing, Health & Fitness, Movies & TV, Breaking Twitter, Apple One

Kanye West Gave Kim Kardashian A Hologram Of Her Late Father For Her Birthday

Kim Kardashian West's 40th birthday was last week. You might have heard about her party on a private island, which gave us the iconically tone-deaf phrase: "After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we … More »
Tags: Music, Kim Kardashian, News, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian West, Barry Mann, Kanye West Gave Kim Kardashian

Julian Casablancas Reminds You To Turn Back Your Clocks In The Strokes’ SNL Promo

The Strokes are performing on Saturday Night Live this weekend's Halloween night show opposite host John Mulaney. The promo for it just dropped and it features the band, Mulaney, and cast member Ego Nwodim wearing masks and talking about upcoming events. Like Daylight Savings Time, which will happen soon after the show is … More »
Tags: Music, News, The Strokes, Saturday Night Live, Julian Casablancas, John Mulaney, Mulaney

WizKid Celebrates Nigeria With ‘Made In Lagos’ Album

With Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R. Ella Mai & more.
Tags: Nigeria, Albums, Jazz, Lagos, Ella Mai, Wizkid, Burna Boy Skepta Damian Marley

Lil Wayne Met With Trump

Lil Wayne met with Donald Trump today, posting a photo of himself with the President on his social media accounts and, per TMZ, officially endorsing him just days before Election Day. Wayne thanked the President for a "great meeting," in which they discussed Trump's proposed "Platinum Plan" that, per the Trump campaign, "aims … More »
Tags: Music, News, Lil Wayne, Donald Trump, Trump, Wayne, Lil Wayne Met With Trump

Dua Lipa & Angèle – “Fever”

Dua Lipa released her new album, Future Nostalgia, in March, and she followed it up with a star-studded remix album in August. Today, the English pop star has released a one-off single with the Belgian singer Angèle, who has had a nice run on the charts over in Europe since releasing … More »
Tags: Europe, Music, Dua Lipa, Angele

60 East – “Bad Reception” Ft. Rymeezee, Kahlee (Prod. By  Phil The Pain)

60 East and producer Phil The Pain return with another single titled “Bad Reception” featuring their First Dirt crew mate and San Francisco bar spitter Rymeezee and San Diego staple Kahlee.The post 60 East - "Bad Reception" Ft. Rymeezee, Kahlee (Prod. By  Phil The Pain) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: San Francisco, San Diego, Jazz, Singles, Phil, 60 East, Kahlee, Phil The Pain, Rymeezee

Premature Evaluation: Ariana Grande Positions

"Shut Up" is both an overture and a feint. At the outset of Ariana Grande's new album, her nimble powerhouse voice stacks up upon itself in an orchestral hall of mirrors, cascading and dissolving amidst the pizzicato plucks. With her critics in the crosshairs, she speak-sings, "How you be using your time? You be so … More »
Tags: Music, Ariana Grande, Premature Evaluation

Sheek Louch – “Still New York Shit” Ft. Joell Ortiz

Still New York Shit is what happens when you combine Yonkers and Brooklyn on one track. Sheek Louch tags Brooklyn’s own Joell Ortiz in this street hardened track produced by Tone Mason. This the 1st track off his 3rd volume of Gorillaween which drops October 30th everywhere. The post Sheek Louch - "Still New York Shit" Ft. Joell Ortiz first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: Brooklyn, Jazz, Singles, Yonkers, Joell Ortiz, Sheek Louch, New York Shit

Watch Arcade Fire Play “Culture War” For Wisconsin Voters

Arcade Fire have new music on the way. But in their new performance for the Eaux Claires festival's For Wisconsin voting initiative, which has already given us new Justin Vernon songs, they revisit some older material instead. More »
Tags: Music, News, Wisconsin, Arcade Fire, Justin Vernon

Your Old Droog Celebrates His Roots On New Single “Ukraine”

After dropping three acclaimed albums in 2019, Your Old Droog is back with the new single “Ukraine“, his first official release of 2020.  Once again, the National Treasure is putting his personal story at the forefront, going even further than the themes of his latest collection Jewelry.  “My last project was about unapologetically claiming my heritage as a Jew,” explains Droog.  “This song is about embracing my Ukrainian and Eastern European roots.”  With powerful production supplied by Ewon...
Tags: News, Ukraine, Brooklyn, Jazz, Singles, Your Old Droog, Ewonee

Music Exec Is Buying Up Distressed Music Venues Across The Country To “Save” Them

Marc Geiger, the former global music chief of the giant talent agency WME, has quietly amassed a war chest to fortify empty clubs during the pandemic and help them grow once they reopen. One of the most charismatic figures behind the scenes of the music industry — a motormouth futurist who helped create Lollapalooza and was an early proponent of how the internet could help musicians — Geiger portrays his latest venture as a kind of personal crusade. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, Geiger, Marc Geiger, 10.29.20

Indigo Sparke – “Baby” (Prod. Adrianne Lenker)

Adrianne Lenker has been busy. The Big Thief frontwoman just released not one but two quarantine albums, and she's also co-producing the debut album from Australian singer-songwriter Indigo Sparke. Sparke met Lenker opening for Big Thief on their Australian tour, and they produced her upcoming LP Echo together alongside Big Thief's regular producer … More »
Tags: Music, Adrianne Lenker, Nick Hakim, Big Thief, Lenker, Sparke, Indigo Sparke, Sparke Sparke

Trapband & Baby 9 – “Supa Freak”

“Supa Freak” is a bottom heavy new heater from Trapband & Baby 9, a duo of artists repping the ABE (Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton area of PA). The track is the epitome of a club banger with its massive production from Trapband, who also impresses with a melodic flow alongside Baby 9. While this is a loose single, we hope it’s a preview of more to come from these two. The single is available now through all major digital retailers and streaming platforms via Baby 9’s Certified Stunnas label. ...
Tags: Jazz, Baby, Singles, Easton, Allentown Bethlehem, Baby 9, Trapband, Trapband Baby

¡MAYDAY! – “Golden Hour” (Video)

¡MAYDAY! takes it back to the Old West days in the “Golden Hour” visuals off their upcoming 8th album Minute to Midnight.The post ¡MAYDAY! – “Golden Hour” (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Old West, ¡MAYDAY

Stream RU$H, Tha God Fahim, & Jay Nice’s An Album Called Classic

Right now, the Delaware rappers RU$H and Jay Nice have been on a crazy run. Both rappers work in the Roc Marciano mold -- elaborate and impeccably worded good-life boasts, delivered in rugged monotones over lush and psychedelic beats. A few months ago, RU$H and Jay Nice released Fly Art, an EP that … More »
Tags: Music, Delaware, Roc Marciano, Fahim, Wolf Wilson, Tha God Fahim, Jay Nice, RU$H

Alex Ross Speaks About His Wagner Quest

“You actually never know who is going to turn out to have an interest in Wagner. I think a lot are working composers and musicians [who] end up engaging with him on an extremely practical level. It’s not necessarily a question of dealing with these huge Wagner questions, but just, “Is there something to be learned from him right now?” – Van
Tags: Art, Music, Alex Ross, Wagner, 10.28.20

Watch Elvis Costello Sing “Hey Clockface” And Be Extremely Charming On Colbert

Tomorrow, the great Elvis Costello will release Hey Clockface a new album that he recorded with a small jazz ensemble in Helsinki just before the pandemic. With the new LP imminent, Costello showed up remotely on last night's episode of Stephen Colbert's Late Show, and he seriously brought the charm. That guy is just fun … More »
Tags: Music, News, Stephen Colbert, Colbert, Elvis Costello, Helsinki, Jon Batiste

Matt Berninger of The National chats with soul legend Booker T Jones

Matt Berninger of The National just released his first proper solo album, Serpentine Prison, and it's a magnificent, moody, and expansive collection of indie ballads. The record is filled with heart and oozes with soul, which makes perfect sense as Berninger enlisted Stax soul legend Booker T. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Soul, Booker, Matt Berninger, Berninger, Booker T Jones

The Inescapable Problem With Pop-Up Opera On A Truck

Michael Andor Brodeur: “For all the power and dramatic force opera can generate, it remains a sublimely vulnerable form, its fantasy created onstage and tenuously protected from the elements by the eggshell shield of the proscenium. Here, outside among the hum and honk of afternoon traffic, it doesn’t really stand a chance.” – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, Music, Michael Andor Brodeur, 10.28.20

John Fogerty Joins TikTok To Shoot Down Trump’s “Fortunate Son” Usage & Support Biden 2020

TikTok may be a young person's game, but the app has done a lot to revive interest in some older songs -- in Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams," for instance, or in Matthew Wilder's "Hold Me Down." These days, more and more legends are joining the app, and one of them is taking … More »
Tags: Music, News, Joe Biden, Fleetwood Mac, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Fogerty, Matthew Wilder, Tiktok

Leaked Trump Admin Docs Rule Out Billie Eilish For Ad Campaign

UPDATE: The Washington Post misrepresented the Trump administration's mention of Billie Eilish in the original document tracking the political views of celebrities as part of an effort to rule them out for ad campaigns. The document was quoting the speech that Eilish made at the Democratic National Convention in August in … More »
Tags: Music, News, Washington Post, Donald Trump, Trump, Billie Eilish, Eilish

Billie Eilish Is “Destroying Our Country And Everything We Care About” According To Leaked Trump Admin Doc

It appears that the Trump administration recently made politically motivated changes to a planned $250 million advertising campaign that was intended to "defeat despair and inspire hope" amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The campaign was set to feature various celebrities, but The Washington Post reports that Trump's Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Michael Caputo … More »
Tags: Music, News, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Billie Eilish, Michael Caputo

The Joy And The Fury Of Soul Glo’s Defiantly Black Hardcore

The black and brown punks in the front row are going off -- surging forward, screaming, hands in the air. Pierce is the only member of Soul Glo in the frame. His locs fan out from his head and his right hand clutches the mic like he’s pitching it at the crowd. Four or five … More »
Tags: Music, Sounding Board, Pierce, Soul Glo

Woran du Pilzakne erkennst – & wie du sie ganz einfach loswirst

Wenn du dich in den letzten Jahren ein bisschen mit Skincare beschäftigt und auch dann und wann mal auf Seiten wie /r/SkincareAddiction herumgetrieben hast, wirst du um den Begriff nicht herumgekommen sein: „fungal acne“, auf Deutsch so viel wie „Pilzakne“. In Form von Vorher-Nachher-Bildern, verzweifelten Hilferufen und Pflege-Anleitungen ploppt der Begriff schon seit einiger Zeit immer wieder auf. Aber… was soll das überhaupt sein? „Während ich zwar verstehen kann, warum der Begriff für die...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Jahren, Brust, Hilfe, Stellen, Rund, Pickel, Tatsächlich, Poren, Entzündung, Pilz, Keine Panik, Mary Sommerlad „ Obwohl, Komedonen, Hautfett

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