From Frank Ocean to Aphex Twin: Our top 10 live performances from Helsinki’s Flow Festival 2017

Between vinyl markets, conceptual performances, video installations, and almost 40 of Helsinki’s top restaurants, Flow Festival played host to some incredible live music across three days, the result of an intelligent and wide-reaching music program that spanned everything from world-dominating pop and Finnish indie rock to obscure classical music homages, era-focused vinyl DJ sets, sweaty…

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Frank Ocean completes current run of festival appearances with huge show at Helsinki’s Flow Festival

Helsinki’s Flow Festival has been drawing huge numbers to the Finnish site, with the likes of Aphex Twin, Lana Del Rey, London Grammar and more all taking to the stage over the weekend. One of the major feature artists we had particularly been interested in seeing perform was, of course, Frank Ocean. His recent festival sets through America and in…

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Five Albums You Must Listen to This Week (#011)

This week, we have recommendations stretching back to 2014 with Moses Gunn Collective‘s Morning Shakes, through to this year with Poolside‘s Heat. Reminisce and find something new! POOLSIDE – Heat (2017) by Dani Marsland Can you get sunstroke in the middle of winter? Asking for a friend whose had the sun-soaked sounds of Heat, the new full-length from LA duo Poolside…

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Festival Review: Missy Elliott has Beyoncé dancing, while Frank Ocean serenades Brad Pitt at LA’s FYF Fest this weekend

From its humble beginnings as a one-night showcase at LA club The Echo, FYF Fest has evolved both in venue and scope with a diverse lineup spanning 3 days at Downtown’s Exposition Park. Day One’s Friday afternoon began with the punch of Sydney’s own Royal Headache, followed by the soothing touch of Canadian outfit BADBADNOTGOOD, whose…

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Flow Festival: Frank Ocean, Flume, Lana Del Rey headlining three-day festival in a Helsinki Power Plant

Europe is packed with bucket list festivals all-year round, regularly attracting those from around the world who are itching to explore all sorts of uniquely formed, expertly curated music and arts events, from the most acclaimed to the most obscure. Teetering between both categories is Helsinki’s Flow Festival, a three-day boutique festival worshiping contemporary music…

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James Blake releases anticipated third album The Colour in Anything today

New James Blake music is here and ready to make you feel all the feels once more. Originally slated to drop at midnight (US time), Blake’s third album The Colour in Anything is currently sitting pretty on Spotify and iTunes right now. The 17-track album features some notable names, with Rick Rubin as co-producer, a contribution by Bon Iver on the haunting “I Need a…

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