Sami Baha channels the video games and rap of his youth on Planet Mu debut Free For All

FACT Rated is our series digging into the sounds and stories the most vital breaking artists around right now. This week Lewis Gordon speaks to Istanbul producer Sami Baha whose video games- and rap-inspired Free For All is out June…

Egyptrixx retires moniker, launches ACT! with new album Universalist

“Material sound for a disembodied world.” Toronto-based artist David Psutka has announced he is retiring his Egyptrixx moniker and launching a new project called ACT!. Kicking f the project with 10-track album Universalist, ACT! “denotes a new chapter creative output”…

Tim Hecker teases new LP, reissues first two albums on vinyl

Drone deity Tim Hecker returns to Chicago’s Kranky label. Tim Hecker, the Canadian producer responsible for noisy ambient classics such as Mirages and Harmony In Ultraviolet has announced his return to Chicago’s Kranky imprint. The label, which released some Hecker’s…

Singles Club: The elusive Andre 3000 comes out of hiding just to stun us again

FACT Singles Club features a panel writers rating and slating the biggest new tracks the last seven days. Heavy-hitters abound in this week’s Singles Club: the legendary Andre 3000, the beloved Chromatics and the festival favorites Disclosure are all on…

Project Pablo announces new album, Come To Canada You Will Like It

It’s the Vancouver producer’s first since 2015’s I Want To Believe. Vancouver producer Project Pablo has announced his second album. Titled Come To Canada You Will Like It, it’s the first to be released on Verdicchio Music Publishing, a new label run…