Tag: ninja tune
Ninja Tune launches a mysterious Bonobo teaser campaign
Fans of artist Bonobo are abuzz after a teaser campaign was launched by label Ninja Tune for his new music. It kicked off on Monday 27 September.
September 29, 2021
DJ Seinfeld hosts ‘Galazy Room’ talks on Spotify Greenroom
Artists are already putting Greenroom through its paces: DJ Seinfeld is going to host a series of audio discussions under the brand of ‘Galazy Room’.
July 30, 2021
Beggars Group and Ninja Tune announce climate targets
Independent labels Beggars Group and Ninja Tune have announced their ambitions to become carbon-negative companies in terms of their environmental impact. The pair published their sustainability targets (here and here)...
April 19, 2021
Ninja Tune co-founder hopes NFTs can get beyond the ‘energy hog’ stage
As one half of Coldcut and a co-founder of label Ninja Tune, Matt Black has spent his career exploring new technologies. Unsurprisingly, then, he’s now kicking the tyres of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to gauge their...
April 14, 2021
Label Big Dada relaunches with new focus on minority communities
Independent label Ninja Tune’s Big Dada subsidiary already has a strong reputation for its hip-hop releases, but now it is relaunching with a new mission statement. Big Dada will now be “run by Black, POC & Minority...
January 26, 2021
Bicep turn their ‘Isles’ artwork into an Instagram filter
The latest artist to turn their artwork into a whizzy Instagram filter is Bicep. Signed to Ninja Tune, their new album ‘Isles’ comes out on 22 January, with the filter launching ahead of it – tap on this link...
January 14, 2021
Sandbox Issue 261: The return of the fanclub? Crowdfunding in 2020
Lead: Crowdfunding in 2020 – Crowdfunding is not a new idea – but following the nosedive of recorded music sales in the early noughts, crowdfunding became a tantalising concept: fanbases could be leveraged into...
September 30, 2020
Latest Ninja Tune podcast discusses the climate emergency
The Covid-19 crisis has taken a lot of the attention away from the music industry's discussion of the climate emergency, and what it can do to help tackle it. Those efforts are still going on though, and the latest episode...
August 12, 2020
Julianna Barwick releases three tracks on meditation app Calm
Julianna Barwick is the latest artist to release music through meditation app Calm, following in the footsteps of Moby, Above & Beyond and Kygo. Barwick, who's signed to Ninja Tune, is releasing three extended versions...
August 7, 2020
Actress gets a guess-to-unlock campaign for free track
Ninja Tune-signed artist Actress has launched what we can term a “guess-to-unlock” campaign for new (and free) track ’88’. The British electronic act started it all rolling by tweeting a very simple message on 14th...
July 23, 2020
The Midnight create a prom playlist generator for all ages
Ninja Tune/Counter Records act The Midnight have a new single out called ‘Prom Night’ and have created a special prom-themed playlist generator for it. On a dedicated website, users input their name as well as the date...
June 29, 2020
Ninja Tune releases a sequel to its Jamm music-making app
Back in 2013, we reviewed Ninja Jamm, a music-remixing app launched by independent label Ninja Tune. It was good fun, and according to Ninja Tune, it was downloaded more than 600k times. Now it’s getting a sequel called...
February 14, 2020