Electronic music

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House music had its Black roots ripped up – now Drake and Beyoncé are reclaiming them | Michelle Kambasha
The world’s biggest Black stars have turned to the genre not to pander to white tastes – but to remind fans where it came from, says

Michelle Kambasha

25, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Orbital: ‘We can’t fall out with each other for ever. It would make Christmas awkward’
The Glastonbury legends, returning with a new album, answer your questions on embarrassing festival memories, their breakup and makeup – and being mistaken for the Orb

As told to Rich Pelley

23, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Ukrainian techno, UK drill and Tony Christie: 30 acts not to miss at Glastonbury 2022
Whether it’s Kendrick Lamar’s hugely anticipated headline slot, soul music singalongs or late night DJ sets, here are our picks from the hundreds of acts playing Glastonbury

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Jun, 2022 @2:39 PM

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Beyoncé: Break My Soul review – house anthem doesn’t break the mould
First single from forthcoming album Renaissance preaches freedom but gets stuck in some familiar musical tropes

Alexis Petridis

21, Jun, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Four Tet settles historic royalty rate dispute with Domino Records
The independent British label has recognised Kieran Hebden’s original claim and agreed to pay him a 50% royalty rate on streaming and downloads

Laura Snapes

20, Jun, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Drake: Honestly, Nevermind review – brand new moods, same old moans
The Canadian superstar’s new album is surprisingly full of house music, but his passive-aggressive complaints get dull

Alexis Petridis

17, Jun, 2022 @2:31 PM

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Post your questions for Orbital
Back with a new album following their second reformation, the electronic duo – and Glastonbury veterans – will take on your questions

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Jun, 2022 @12:07 PM

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Nova Twins: Supernova review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
The genre-splicing pair’s sharp, concise songwriting makes for a mindblowing blast of distorted noise-pop – and destroys the narrative about who gets to make rock music

Alexis Petridis

16, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘I had to do something’: Senegal electro star sings to save his language
Mënik is spoken by only a few thousand people, but Benoit Fader Keita hopes to change that by bringing it to a new audience, from Dakar to Paris and Berlin

Sam Bradpiece in Bandafassi

13, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Under the Underground review – deep dive into mad scientist’s lair of recording gear
Angela Christlieb’s film captures the anarchic spirit of the musical collective based in studio of electronic equipment known as Janka Industries

Phuong Le

12, Jun, 2022 @1:55 PM

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Moonchild Sanelly: Phases review – on track for global adulation
With this versatile, fizzing double album, the South African rapper holds on to her originality while reaching out to western audiences

Kitty Empire

12, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Like seeing a sculpture from a different angle’: Max Richter on rewriting The Four Seasons – for the second time
His 2012 reimagining of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons was huge hit. So why, a decade later, is Max Richter recording it once again – this time with period instruments and a vintage synth?

Max Richter

10, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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