M.I.A. has shared the official trailer for her documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. The extraordinary rise of M.I.A., from refugee immigrant to pop star, was directed Steve Loveridge. It premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and will hit UK theaters on September 21 and US theaters on September 28. MATANGI / MAYA…

Every day we select for you three record stores from around the world. Our growing online community makes this possible. In this list, you will find the best record stores in London submitted by our friends. Explore it and tell us if you think there is any record store missing. Let us know in the…

John Grant returns with his fourth solo album Love Is Magic, released 12th October via Bella Union. “Each record I make is more of an amalgamation of who I am,” says John Grant. With Love Is Magic, Grant has continued evolving, creating his most electronic record yet, in collaboration with Benge (Ben Edwards), analogue synth…

Another trailer of the Queen and Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody (in Theaters November 2, 2018), has been released. Starring Mr Robot’s Rami Malek as Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and…

“After almost two decades of writing and touring the world together, we have decided to close this chapter of our lives as Minus the Bear.” The Seattle-based group has announced they are breaking up. Also, Minus the Bear have announced a final tour (which kicks off October 9) and a new 4-song EP Fair Enough…

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner paid $250,000 in licensing fees to use the Beatles‘ Tomorrow Never Knows in the eighth episode of the fifth season of Mad Men, Lady Lazarus. Don Draper is told by his young wife Megan to play her copy of Revolver (1966), and is instructed to put on that song. The stodgy,…

Vinylradar has selected this week new releases for you. Enjoy! – Body/Head: The Switch Matador Their debut album together as Body/Head, Coming Apart, from 2013, was more of a rock record—heavy, emotional, cathartic, spellwork in shades of black and grey. The Switch is their second studio full-length, and it finds the duo working with a…