Saturday, 30 June 2012

Azealia Banks - Nathan feat. Styles P


Woah, Banks and The Ghost! Hope this'll be on Azealia's forthcoming Fantasea mixtape.

Friday, 29 June 2012

Alicia Keys - New Day (Prod. By Swizz Beatz)

Fire from Alicia! "New Day" is set to feature on Alicia Keys' still unititled fifth studio album which should be released later this year.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Alicia Keys - New Day

Josephine - What A Day

Looking forward to hearing more from Josephine Oniyama..

"What A Day" is released on 20th August: iTunes UK | iTunes US

Aiden Grimshaw - Curtain Call

"Curtain Call" is Aiden Grimshaw's follow up to his debut single "Is This Love" and will be released on 12th August - one week before his debut album Misty Eye is released on 20th August.

Disclosure - Control ft. Ria Ritchie (Video)

Disclosure's first ever music video!

Video directed by Ben Murray and Ross McDowell.

"Control" is taken from Disclosure's The Face EP is out now on iTunes UK & iTunes US

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Brendan's Death Song (Video)

Feeling this new one from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Video directed by Marc Klasfeld.

Buy "Brendan's Death Song": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Kartica - Don't You Think So? (Video)

"Don't You Think So?" gets better the more I hear it!

Filmed and Edited by Carrot Dip Productions.

Buy "Don't You Think So": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Rumer - Sara Smile (Video)

Rumer takes you behind the scenes of her UK tour for the latest single to be taken from her new album Boy's Don't Cry.

"Sara Smile" is released on 30th July: iTunes UK

Sneaky Sound System - Friends

"Friends" is the new single from Sneaky Sound System and there are a number of remixes on the way. You can listen to Plastic Plates remix below. 

Am not sure when the "Friends" remix package will be released but Sneaky Sound System's original version is available now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

Cleo Sol - 2 Become 1 (Spice Girls Cover Video)

For the latest installment of her 'Fro Back Friday' series, Cleo Sol chose to cover the Spice Girls' "2 Become 1". She added a touch of Soul to the song which added a nice twist to the song.


Angel ft. Ed Sheeran & Michael Kiwanuka - Wonderful (Acoustic Video)

Ed Sheeran & Michael Kiwanuka join Angel for a brilliant acoustic performance of his new single "Wonderful" for SB.TV.

"Wonderful" is released on 5th August.

Wiley - Heatwave feat. Ms.D (Video)

Wiley looks like he's enjoying the surroundings in his new video, as I would be too!

Video directed by Rohan Blair-Mangat.

"Heatwave" is released on 29th July and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK.

Tyler, The Creator And Domo Genesis - Sam Is Dead (Video)

Tyler and co go to war for the latest single from The OF Tape Volume 2 which is out now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

Video directed by Tyler, The Creator Wolf Haley.

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Spring Offensive - Worry Fill My Heart (Video)

Brilliant.

Video created by Spring Offensive and Runaway.

Buy "Worry Fill My Heart": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Little Dragon - Sunshine (Video)

New Little Dragon in conjuction with ABSOLUT PunchYou can watch a Little Dragon behind the scenes video by clicking here.

Buy "Sunshine": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Foreign Beggars ft. Donae'o - Flying to Mars (Video)

Creepy visuals for Foreign Beggers' new banger with Donaeo.

Video directed by Mike Tyler & Joe Elliott of Burning Reel.

"Flying to Mars" is released on 2nd July : iTunes UK | iTunes US

B.o.B - Both of Us ft. Taylor Swift (Video)

Surprisingly this is a good tune!

Video directed by Jake Nava.

Buy "Both of Us": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Toddla T & Shola Ama - Alive (Video)

It's great to hear some new Garage music now that the sun's finally out in London!

"Alive" is released on 13th August and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK.

Ren Harvieu - Tonight

"Tonight" is the brilliant new single from Ren Harvieu's and it's released on 16th July: iTunes UK & iTunes US.

DJ Khaled ft. Kanye West & Rick Ross - I Wish You Would

As ever, DJ Khaled assembles an all star cast for his new single. Kanye West and Rick Ross team up over Hit Boy's production for "I Wish You Would", the second single from Khaled's new album Kiss The Ring

UPDATE: Thank Khaled for the free download: DJ Khaled ft. Kanye West & Rick Ross - I Wish You Would

Buy " I Wish You Would": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

X/Coke (Melo-X & Cheri Coke) - X/Coke EP


After giving us "Free", "The Interlude" and "The Garden of Eden over the last few weeks, it feels so great to say type the following: X/Coke's (Melo-X & Cheri Coke) selft titled EP is now available for all to enjoy in its  entirety.

Lana Del Rey - National Anthem (Video)

Starring Lana Del Rey as Marilyn Monroe and A$AP Rocky as JFK.

Video directed by Anthony Mandler.


The Vaccines - Live In Brighton EP


You can download The Vaccines' Live In Brighton EP from Vaccinesep.Pushexp.com. The EP was recorded at the band's show at the Brighton Centre earlier this year and includes their recent single "Tiger Blood", a cover of R.Stevie Moore's "Why Should I Love You" and "Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)".

"Why Should I Love You"


"Wreckin Bar"

Erika Spring - Hidden (Jensen Sportag Remix)


Jensen Sportag add a laid back groove to Erika Spring's "Hidden", which makes this version better than Erika's original. Erika Spring's forthcoming self titled EP will be released on 10th July through Cascine.

The Effens - Beginners Luck EP

Beginners Luck is the new EP from Toronto based five piece The Effens. One listen to the EP will show that any resulting success is bound to be down to their talent rather than luck.

Redlight - Lost In Your Love (Video)

"Lost In Your Love" is released on 5th August and follows Redlight's Top 20 hit "Get Out My Head".

Kyla La Grange - Walk Through Walls (Video)

Tune!

Video directed by Debbie Scalle.

"Walk Through Walls" is released on 22nd July and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK.

Kymberley Kennedy - The Kym Possible Mixtape


Kym Possible is the new mixtape from Leeds based Singer/ Songwriter Kymberley Kennedy and it's available as a free download on Kymberley's Soundcloud page. She's a talented lady well worth checking out especially if RnB's your thing.

If you wanna see Kymberley perform live she'll be performing at Beatherder Festival on the main stage on Sunday 1st July, head to Beatherder.co.uk for more info.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Stinkahbell - Losing Tracks EP

Stinkahbell's Losing Tracks EP is released on 2nd July on Beatport and on will be available on iTunes from 16th July. Check out the video for the EP's title track "Losing Tracks" below, directed by Kash Black.

Anisa - Dominoes (Acoustic Video)

After releasing an acoustic video for her Wretch 32 assisted track "Music", Anisa's back with "Dominoes". Both song's will feature on Anisa's Music EP, which will be released on 2nd July as a free download by Always Recordings.

Maroon 5 - One More Night (Video)

Adam Levine is in fighting spirit for Maroon 5's new video...

Video directed by Peter Berg.

Buy "One More Night": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Sway - Song For The City ft Ed Drewett

After giving us a preview of "Summer", Sway and Ed Drewett once again join forces for "Song For The City". A well timed homage to Sway's home city considering the Olympics are starting next month.

The Bullitts - World Inside Your Rainbow (Video)

Hope it's not too long before we get an album from Jeymes Samuel The Bullitts, as most nof the stuff they've released so far has been on point.

Video diirected by Jeymes Samuel.

Buy "World Inside Your Rainbow": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Lupe Fiasco - Bitch Bad

This was well needed, thank you Lupe! "Around My Way" was a bit of a let down, but this track's got me excited for Food & Liqour 2: The Great American Rap Album.

Buy "Bitch Bad": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Bjork - Biophilia Remix Series VI

Today, Bjork released the sixth part of the series of remixes from her Biophilia album. This edition of the series features remixes from Matthew Herberts remixes of "Mutal Core", "Sacrifice" and "Virus".

Björk's Biophilia Remix Series VI is available now on iTunes UK.

Monday, 25 June 2012

Music Videos of The Year 2012 (so far)

Now that we've reached the half way point of 2012, I present to you the Videos of The Year (so far). It's good to see people being creative with their visuals and not just doing the bog standard music video. Thanks to all that voted!

Benga - I Will Never Change by Us


Bitches in Bookshops by Annabelle Quezada

Danny Brown - Grown Up by Greg Brunkalla


Delta Heavy - Get By by Ian Robertson


Die Antwoord - Baby's On Fire by NINJA and Terence Neale


Drake - HYFR by Lil X


Lana Del Rey - National Anthem (Remixes)

A bunch of remixes of Lana Del Rey's new single "National Anthem" were leaked today. Todd Terry's Radio remix (above) is probably the better of the remixes, but you can also find DC Breaks' Dubstep remix below along with Todd Terry's dub remix. Not sure on when they'll be released commercially though.

"National Anthem (DC Breaks Remix)"

"National Anthem (Todd Terry Dub Remix)"

He Met Her - Le Dungeon: Chateau Music (Mixtape)

Le Dungeon: Chateau Music is the debut mixtape from LA based duo, He Met Her. It includes refixes of A$AP Rocky's "Purple Swag"Kirko Bangz' "Drank In My Cup" J. Cole's "Can't Get Enough" and Lil Wayne's "She Will" aswell as some original material. For a taste of some of the mixtape tracks, check out He Met Her's performance for Dropout UK below.


Rah Rah - I Could Tell You I'm Sorry


Rah Rah are a band well worth checking out if you haven't already and "I Could Tell You I'm Sorry" is the latest reason why!


Photo: Chris Graham

Jagga to play free gig at The Lock Tavern, Sunday 1st July

Jagga has just announced that he is to play an intimate FREE gig this Sunday the 1st of July at The Lock Tavern in Camden. Anyone who's been to a gig in their famed upstairs room before will know that this really isn't to be missed. Expect a packed crowd, balloons and maybe even dancing on tables. 

Head to the Facebook event page for more information. Jagga's new single "Love Song" is released on 22nd July and you can watch the video by clicking here.

Tanya Lacey - Greatness feat. Kano (Video)

Kano joins Tanya Lacey for "Greatness", the first single from Tanya's forthcoming Head Chef EP which will be released in September.

"Greatness" will be released on 22nd July: iTunes UK | iTunes US 

John Mayer - Queen of California (Video)


Video directed by Ryan McNeill.

Buy "Queen of California": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Aruba Red - Take Me To The Light feat. Logic

"Take Me To The Light" is taken from Aruba Red's Demos In Disguise EP which also features "We're Gonna Make It" and is available now on iTunes UK & iTunes US.

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Rick Ross - So Sophisticated ft. Meek Mill (Video)



Video directed by Dre Films.

Buy "So Sophisticated": iTunes UK | iTunes US

Saturday, 23 June 2012

Frank Ocean - The Best of Frank Ocean Collection (Mixtape)

Whether you're a long time Frank Ocean fan or a recent convert you'll love this. Includes "Voodo", "Acura Intergurl", "4 Tears" and "Dreamkilla".

"“The Best of Frank Collection”, a compilation of 24 tracks that includes all the music you need to listen to before channel ORANGE drops. The collection includes music released  by Frank himself,  unreleased songs that have surfaced online (some old, some new) and finally, four recordings of live performances of new music thats likely to be heard on his forthcoming debut." - Frank Ocean's fan site


Lucy Rose - Lines (Video)

Lucy Rose' Lines EP is released on 22nd July and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK.

Video directed by Danny Iacovou & Orestes Mitas.