Thursday, 31 May 2012

Notion - Digits EP

Champion’s Formula Records presents its first signee and the debut EP from Notion. The Digits EP is a promising start for Notion, his future releases will be of interest if this is anything to go by.

The Digits EP is released on 4th July on 12" vinyl and digitally.

Robin Thicke - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (Video)

"Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" is taken from Robin Thicke's 6th and as yet untitled studio album which should be released later this year. This track is so smooth and soulful - nice!

Buy "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Zulu Winter - Silver Tongue (Dems Remix)


Dems' smashed it with this remix of Zulu Winter's "Silver Tongue".

Russo - Old School Ft. Rodney P (Video)

"Old School" is the lead track from Russo's new EP, The Ambition which is released on 16th July. The song stays true to it's name by featuring UK Hip Hop legend Rodney P.

The Milk - Every Time We Fight (Video)

Hot on the heels of a 27-date UK tour, which climaxed with a sold-out show at The Scala, Essex four-piece The Milk are gearing up to release their brand new single "Every Time We Fight".

Video directed by James Buckley (Jay from The Inbetweeners).

"Every Time We Fight" is released on 24th June.The Milk will be playing various dates up and down in the UK in June including Evolution Festival and the Isle of Wight Festival. Head to ThisIsTheMilk.com for more info.

YADi - Guillotine (Video)

Good Pop music courtesy of South London's YADi.

Buy "Guillotine"iTunes UK | iTunes US

The "Guillotine" video launch will be held on 1st June at Dalston Roof Park, head to the Facebook event page for more info.

Friends - Home

Tune!

"Home" is taken Friends' debut album Manifest! which is released on 4th June and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

Chris Brown feat. Big Sean & Wiz Khalifa - Till I Die (Video)

Chris Brown, Big Sean & Wiz Khalifa are joined by Snoop Dogg, Method Man, Redman and Kreayshawn for the visuals for Breezy's new single "Till I Die".

Buy "Till I Die"iTunes UK | iTunes US

Chris Brown's new album Fortune is released on 3rd July.

Melody Gardot - Mira (Video)

"Mira" is taken from Melody Gardot's new album The Absence which os available now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

Video directed by Aaron Platt.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Ellie Goulding - High For This (The Weeknd Cover)


Ellie Goulding's brilliant Xaphoon Jones produced cover of The Weeknd's "High For This"

Disclosure - Control ft. Ria Ritchie

"Control" is the latest leak from Disclosure's The Face EP which is released on 4th June and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

X/Coke (Melo-X & Cheri Coke) - The Garden of Eden

"The Garden of Eden"is the first release from Cheri Coke & MeLo-X's forthcoming X/COKE EP and it sounds pretty darn good!


Click here to watch a behind the scenes video of the making of "The Garden of Eden".

Alabama Shakes - Hang Loose

Taken from Alabama Shakes' debut album Boys & Girls which is out now.

Buy "Hang Loose": iTunes UK | iTunes US

M83 - Reunion (Video)

M83's follow up single to "Midnight City".

Video directed by Fleur & Manu.

Buy "Reunion": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Early Morning Rebel - Burn Us Down (Video)

"Burn Us Down" follows Early Morning Rebel's Grey’s Anatomy featured debut single "LifeBoat" and is released in June.

Emeli Sande - My Kind of Love (Gemini Remix)

Gemini's Dubstep remix of Emeli Sande's new single "My Kind of Love".

"My Kind of Love" is released in the UK on 10th June and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK. Emeli Sande's debut album Our Version of Events is released on 5th June in the US and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes US.


Keane - Sovereign Light Cafe (Video)


Video directed by Lindy Heymann.

Buy "Sovereign Light Cafe": iTunes UK | iTunes US

XO Man - Unwrap the Club EP

After the success of his last single "Follow Fashion" (featuring Ed Sheeran, Mikill Pane, Sincere and Master Shortie) XO Man is at it once again with his new five track EP, Unwrap the Club.

XO Man's launch party for Unwrap the Club is being held at The Nest in London on 21st June. FREE ENTRY for anyone wearing a XO-Mustache and it's £5 for Non mustache wearers. It's a guest list only event so please send full names to: guestlist@xomanmusic.com. Click the picture below for more info.

Florence And The Machine - Spectrum (Video)

Florence looking stunning for one of her best videos she has done.

Video directed by David LaChapelle & John Byrne.

"Spectrum" is released on 8th July: iTunes UK.

Submotion Orchestra - It's Not Me, It's You (True Tiger Remix)

True Tiger's remix of  Submotion Orchestra's new single "It's Not Me, It's You" is available now on iTunes UK  & iTunes US and it's pretty big!

Mz Bratt - Rocket Launcher (Prod by Donae'o)

Mz Bratt and Donae'o went blind on this one! Big tune.


Jay-Z & Kanye West - No Church In The Wild ft. Frank Ocean (Video)

Yawn...looks like a rip off of the London riots if you ask me.

Video directed by Romain Gavras.

Buy "No Church In The Wild": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Alex Clare - We Are Young (Fun. Cover)

Alex Clare's acoustic cover of Fun.'s current UK number 1 single "We Are Young". Damn Alex can sing!

Fun.'s original version of "We Are Young" is available to buy on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

Sandi Thom - Sun Comes Crashing Down

"The Sun Comes Crashing Down" is the first single from Platinum selling Scottish singer-songwriter's new album, Flesh and Blood. Sandi is best known for her 2006 No.1 hit single, "I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)," which topped the charts in the UK, Australia, Germany, and Ireland, to name a few. 

"Sun Comes Crashing Down" is available to download for free from SandiThom.com. Sandi Thom releases Flesh and Blood on 14th August.

Ivy & Gold - Where Have You Been (Rihanna Cover)

Ivy & Gold's brilliant Acoustic cover of Rihanna's "Where Have You Been".


If you haven't already check out Ivy & Gold's cover of Gotye's "Somebody that I Used To Know" by clicking here.

9th Annual International Decibel festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media

The 9th annual Decibel International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media has been announced, featuring headliners Kimbra, Carl Craig, Matthew Dear, Fennesz, John Talabot, Ariel Pink, and Actress, Nina Kraviz, and Baths.

UPDATE - The following acts have just been added to the bill: Orbital, The Cannabinoids featuring Erykah Badu, Shpongle, Balam Acab, MartyParty, Teengirl Fantasy and Shlohmo!

In addition to the headlining acts above, the festival will feature such heavy-hitters as Dragonette, Emancipator, and Yppah. Click here for the first 60 musical acts announced.

Following the “artist a day” approach, the rest of the musical lineup (60 more acts out of 120) will be announced on 27th June with the entire program of educational programs, film festival, after-parties and boat-parties announced on July 11th. To reward attendees who purchase passes early, tickets will be discounted by 25% through 26th June.

The 9th annual Decibel International Festival will be held in Seattle, Washington on September 26th - 30th, 2012. Visit The Decibel Festival website for more information and to purchase tickets. 



In year nine, The Decibel International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media is quickly becoming the SXSW of the swelling cultural phenomena that is electronic music. The Seattle based festival expects to hit 30k attendees this year with over 170 artists from 19 different countries, plus 72 educational speakers, making Decibel Festival an oracle for the growth of the entire international electronic music scene.  The entire festival takes place over a five day period at over 14 venues in Seattle, Washington.

Monday, 28 May 2012

Rude Kid - Get Busy feat Skepta

After teasing us with a behind the scenes video, Rude Kid's "Get Busy" was finally unleashed in Mistajam's BBC 1xtra show. Sounding like it's gonna be big!

"Get Busy" is released on 29th July and you can Pre-Order it now on iTunes UK.

Lizzie Nightingale - Tiny Teardrops EP

Lizzie Nightingale is a Singer/ Songwriter from from Glasgow, Scotland to watch out for. Her Tiny Teardrops EP was written in its entirety by Lizzie and features "Alone" - Lizzie's reworking of Magetic Man's "Flying Into Tokyo"

The Vaccines - No Hope

"No Hope" is the lead single from The Vaccines' forthcoming second album, The Vaccines Come Of Age, which will be released on 3rd September.

"No Hope" is released on 8th July and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK.

Faye - Water Against The Rocks (Video)

Not the most entertaining of videos but the song's not bad.

Video directed by Victor Holmberg.

"Water Against the Rocks" is released on 25th June via Best Fit Recordings.

Knife Party - Rage Valley EP

Knife Party's second EP Rage Valley is available now on Beatport and will be released on iTunes from 4th June.

"Centipede":

"Bonfire":


"Sleaze":



Zulu Winter - Young Lovers

"Young Lovers" will probably be Zulu Winters next single and it's not a bad choice, if you ask me.

UPDATE: "Young Lovers" is actually the B-Side to Zulu Winter's new single "Silver Tongue".

Buy "Young Lovers": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Annie Mac - Sunshine Mix


"This is an hour of musical heat. Mostly house music with a little bit of soul at the end. Lots of stuff i've been playing and loving in the last 6 months that is perfect for listening to in the SUNSHINE." - Annie Mac

FREE DOWNLOAD: Annie Mac - Sunshine Mix

TRACKLIST:

Natty - Out of Fire (Mixtape)

Natty's brilliant Out of Fire Mixtape is available to download for free from Natty's Facebook page. Featured artists include Sam Frank, The Ragga Twins and Busy Signal.

Side A of Natty's Out of Fire MIxtape:

Side B of Natty's Out of Fire Mixtape:

Paloma Faith - Black & Blue (Acoustic Video)

Pretty damn good.

Video directed by James Russell.

Buy "Black & Blue": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Bobby Womack - Dayglo Reflection feat. Lana Del Rey

Amazing, can't wait for Bobby's new album.

Bobby Womack's new album, The Bravest Man In The Universe, which is released on 11th June (UK) & 12th June (US). You can Pre-Order it now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

Sunday, 27 May 2012

Skream - 20 Min Garage Mix


Skream's Garage mix, the perfect soundtrack to this week's sun.

Azealia Banks - 1991 EP (Preview)

Azealia Banks' 1991 EP is released on 28th May on iTunes UK and 29th May on iTunes US. The 1991 EP includes "Liquorice" as well as Azealia's buzz track "212" .

JME - Murking (Video)

Another sick JME video directed by Matt Walker.

"Murking" is released on 24th June and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.