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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.
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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’.
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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)...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...