Sunday, 31 March 2013

Tallia Storm - Like A Star (Corinne Bailey Rae Cover)

Glasgow based singer Tallia Storm has a bright future ahead of her based on this performance. A little reminder of just how good Corinne Bailey Rae's "Like A Star" is.

Video directed by Jacques Charles.

Fyfe - Lies

Fyfe's latest offering is today's Song of The Day and you can download it for free on the player above! Fyfe's debut Solace EP will be released April 8th and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes. You can preview two songs from the EP below.

Fyfe - St. Tropez

Fyfe - Solace

Syron - Here (Remixes)

Here's the remix package for Syron's new single "Here", featuring Calyx & TeeBee, Blasé Boys Club, Markus Jakes, TCTS & Great Skies. You can buy the single on iTunes now.

Previously: Syron - Waterproof

Mad-Hop - Mad​-​Hop vol​.​6 (Mixtape)

If new and exciting music is your thing then you ought to check out the 6th instalment of Mad Hop's compilation series. Admittedly I was not the most excited about after seeing the artwork, but my persistence to still wanting to hear the music was rewarded. Grime, Post Dubstep, Bass Music - it's all here and it's rather good! 

Saturday, 30 March 2013

Franko Fraize - Siesta (Video)

Norfolk based rapper Franko Fraize's cinematic video for new single "Siesta" is well worth watching. The music's not bad either. "Siesta" is available to buy now on iTunes.

Video directed by Tom J Cronin.

Gabrielle Aplin - English Rain (Album Sampler)

English Rain is released on May 13th and you can Pre-Order the album now on iTunes. Rather than letting you wait until then Gabrielle has kindly given you a taster of the album below. The album includes "Home", "Please Don't Say You Love Me" and Gabrielle's new single "Panic Cord".

Float Fall - Somebody

"Somebody" is an absolutely brilliant song by Belgian duo Float Fall. The duo are releasing the song on 7" vinyl on Record Store day (Saturday April 20th). If you can't wait and are in Belgium then you can download the song now on iTunes.

Shooting Horses - Think Of You

"Think Of You" is the debut release on Loose Synths,  a blog, clubnight and label comprised of 3 London DJs and producers - Spokes, DLVRY and Shooting Horses. It's an upbeat Garage number and also features a decent remix by Spokes. "Think Of You" will be released on Monday April 1st and is available to Pre-Order now on Loose Synths' Bandcamp page

Blue And Bordeaux - Know Me Well

Blue And Bordeaux is Folk/Rock duo Candice and Dave McMillan. London is their current base they originally came from Durban, South Africa. Blue And Bordeaux's debut album Wanderlings is due to be released in April 2013 and "Know Me Well" is the brilliant first offering. Although you may have never heard of Blue And Bordeaux until now, you'll definitely want to know them better after hearing this!

Friday, 29 March 2013

Tyler, The Creator - WOLF (Album Stream)

 Click the pic to listen to the album in full!

Tyler's new album WOLF is released on April 1st (UK)/ April 2nd (US) and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes. But there's no need to wait until then, you can listen to the album in full by clicking the picture. Thank you Tyler.

Stubborn Heart - Do Tomorrow

"Do Tomorrow" is taken from Stubborn Heart's forthcoming Better Than This EP which is released April 15th. You can Pre-Order the EP now on iTunes. Loving the beat on this!

Tom Cox - Lately (Acoustic Video)

Tom Cox is a twenty one year old singer/ rapper that mixes guitar based music with rap. He recently performed his new single "Lately" for SB TV's A64 series and smashed it. His singing is reminiscent of Ed Sheeran and his rapping is quite good too. Looking forward to hearing more from this guy. "Lately" is available to buy now on iTunes.

Video directed by Lewis Knaggs.

Lana Del Rey - Chelsea Hotel No 2 (Video)

As if Leonard Cohen's original version of "Chelsea Hotel" wasn't  bad enough, Lana's recorded a cover version. Oh dear, this is probably the most boring song and video that you'll see for a long time. Steer clear!

Video directed by Ant Shurmer / Spring69.

Previously: Lana Del Rey - Burning Desire (Video)

Tyler, The Creator - IFHY (Video)

A very weird looking Tyler, The Creator stars in his new video for "IFHY", which interestingly features Pharrell Williams. Tyler's new album Wolf is released on April 1st (UK)/ April 2nd (US) and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes.

Video directed by Tyler, The Creator Wolf Haley.

Tuesday Born - Singing in the Dark EP

Singing in The Dark EP is the brilliant new release from Gabriel Benn aka Tuesday Born. It was created on Gabriel's travels to Ghana and Columbia where Tuesday is currently. Singing in The Dark includes current single "Sleep With The Stars" as well as the next single "Wake" which features Dnae. The EP is released on Monday April 1st on Audio Doughnuts and is available to Pre-Order now on Juno.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Sacrilege (Video)

Lily Cole sure does get around! "Sacrilege" is taken from Yeah Yeah Yeahs' new album Mosquito which is released April 15th and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes.

Video directed by Megaforce.

Laura Mvula - That's Alright (Video)

One of the most powerful songs on Laura Mvula's debut album Sing To The Moon, gets the visual treatment. Nice.

Video directed by Wendy Morgan.

Previously: Laura Mvula - Green Garden (Video)

TOKiMONSTA feat. MNDR - Go With It (Video)

"Go With It" is available to buy now on iTunes.

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Daughter - Human

"Human" is the latest single to be taken from Daughter's new album If You Leave, which is available now on iTunes.

Everything Everything - +Pendolino

"+Pendolino" is available exclusively on the b-side to the 7" vinyl of Everything Everything's new single "Duet". The single is also available digitally on iTunes.

Wretch 32 ft Shakka - Blackout (Video)

"Blackout" is the first single from Wretch 32's new album, which is due for release later thie year. The single will be released May 12th on Ministry of Sound Recordings / Levels Entertainment.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Joel Compass - Back To Me (Video)

19 year old Brixton based singer Joel Compass has a bright future ahead of him if "Back To Me" is anything to go by. It's a brilliant black and white video with a song on which Jeol's beatutiful vocals shine. Joel's debut Astronaut EP will be released in the coming months (around June) on Black Butter Records and you'll be seeing more posts about his music on the blog if it's all this good!

Video directed by Ian Schwartz and Cooper Roberts.

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

WALL - Shoestring EP

WALL's an artist I've been quite excited about since I first came across her Black Cab Session last year. It's been great to see her progress over the past few months and on April 1st WALL will release her latest offering the Shoestring EP. You can stream it in its entirety above and it is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK/ iTunes US. The EP includes "Left To Wonder" as well as the title track "Shoestring" which I posted about earlier this year.

Active Child - Evening Ceremony

It's a shame that Song of The Day had already been awarded for today when I heard this beauty "Evening Ceremony" is taken from The Host soundtrack which is out now on iTunes.

Sam Smith - Lay Me Down (Todd Edwards Remix)

Sam Smith's debut single "Lay Me Down", was a previous Song of The Day and Todd Edwards' smashing remix follows suite. His bouncy production is the perfect company to Sam Smith's vocals. "Lay Me Down" is available to buy now on iTunes UK. In other news Sam will be joining Emile Sande on her UK tour starting which reaches London’s Hammersmith Apollo on April 9th.

Sportsman - Rally ft. Linnea Jönsson (Video)

Visuals for Best Fit Recordings’ latest signing, Sportsman's debut single "Rally" featuring Linnea Jönsson which is out now on iTunes UK.

Video directed  by Victor Holmberg.

Previously: Sportsman - 1980

Monday, 25 March 2013

ASAP Rocky - Wild For The Night ft Skrillex & Birdy Nam Nam (Video)

"Wild For The Night" is available to buy now on iTunes UK/ iTunes US. Why you'd want to, I'll never know.

Vince Kidd - Live Fucking Live

It's been a while since we last heard from Vince, so it's only right he dropped something new. Hope the next single's not too far away Mr Kidd?

Gabrielle Aplin - Panic Cord (Video)

Gabrielle Aplin's new single "Panic Cord" is released May 5th and is available to Pre-Order now on iTunes UK.

Video directed by Kinga Burza.

Daughter - Perth v Ready For The Floor (Bon Iver v Hot Chip Mashup)

Following the release of their latest album If You Leave, Indie Folk trio Daughter passed by BBC Maida Vale studio's for a quick session which included a mashup cover of Bon Iver's "Perth" and Hot Chip's "Ready For The Floor". A great idea that come out sounding even better!

RATKING - Piece of Shit (Video)

Rat King are good, but sadly this song isn't. "Piece of Shit" is available to buy now on iTunes UK/ iTunes US.

Video directed by Ari Marcopoulos.

LAC - Borstal Boy

New Warner Chappell signees LAC have just released "Borstal Boy" as a free download. The track is taken from their debut EP, which will be released on April 28th. I am told that they come from a depressing part of South East England and they list The Job Centre as an influence. That may not sound good but I can tell you that it has helped the band craft a gem of a track in "Borstal Boy" and you can get it for free from the band's Facebook page

Girl Called Johnny - Heaven Knows (Video)

Girl Called Johnny's video for her debut single "Heaven Knows" which will be released April 1st on Bullitt Records.

Sunday, 24 March 2013

The Other Tribe - We Should Be Dancing

Not only is You can download The Other Tribe's new track "We Should Be Dancing" a good'n, but you can download it for free by clicking here! The Other Tribe will be kicking off their forthcoming UK tour in London on April 18th at XOYO before playing a string of shows in Brighton, Manchester, Cornwall, Canterbury, Coventry and  the summer festivals.

Previously: The Other Tribe - Skirts (Video)

Casey K. - Maureen (Video)

"Maureen" is the first single from Casey K's debut In Tine EP which is available now on iTunes UKiTunes US

Video directed by Calvin Gaskin.

Gavin James - Carolina

Dublin based artist Gavin James has just released a brilliant acoustic track titled "Carolina". Have a listen and I'm sure that you will not be dissappointed. Gavin will be supporting Kodaline on their UK tour over the coming months, head to his Facebook page for more info.

Hiatus - We Can Be Ghosts Now feat. Shura (Video)

"We Can Be Ghosts Now" marks Haitus' first reunion with singer-songwriter Shura since the pair's 2011 collaboration "Fortune’s Fool". Good things must come to those who wait because the pair have produced another wicked track! "We Can Be Ghosts Now" is released on April 29th and is taken from Hiatus' forthcoming album Parklands which will be released on May 13th.

Video directed by Tom Jobbins.

AlunaGeorge - Attracting Flies (Baauer Remix)

AlunaGeorge's new single "Attracting Flies" gets a remix by non other than Mr "Harlem Shake" himself Baauer. You can download Baauer's "Attracting Flies" remix now on Beatport.

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Wale Ft. Tiara Thomas - Bad (Video)

Good to see Wale back at his best. "Bad" is good music and it's out now on iTunes US.

Amber Edgar - Honey & Sorrow

"Honey & Sorrow" is the debut single from photographer, graphic designer and musician Amber Edgar. Although she opened for local bands in Hamilton, Canada she had never until now released her music. As Amber put it, she stopped giving a fuck and boy am I glad that she did! Although it's not perfect the song and it's B-side "Troubles" are a far more enjoyable listen than much of what you'll hear in any Top 40 chart.

Bobbie Gordon - Skin

Having already worked with The Noisettes (who she's toured with since the release of 'Never Forget You') and singing backing vocals for Adele, it's clear Bobbie Gordon is a lady with talent. "Skin" is the title track from her forthcoming EP which will be released in June. It's a brilliant mix of Pop and Drum & Bass that will leave you wanting to hear what else Bobbie Gordon has in store.

Friday, 22 March 2013

Jessie Ware - Imagine It Was Us (Julio Bashmore)

"Imagine It Was Us" will be available to Pre-Order on iTunes from midnight March 23rd March.

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Naughty Boy - La La La ft. Sam Smith

Naughty Boy recruits Sam Smith following his last collaboration with Disclosure and the two served up "La La La". A UK Garage inspired Bass laden track that's bound to get alotta play if when the sun comes out in the UK in coming months.

iAm1 - 14.12.08 EP

After 5 years working together as a duo iAm1 (Oli and Jamie) have decided to expand the project to include new collaborations and features. Today iAm1 released 14.12.08, their last EP as a duo for free. It includes "Power" and the excellent "Wake You". You can download the songs individually above, or you can download the 14.12.08 EP in its entirety for free by clicking here.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Kirk Spencer - Wonderland EP

22 year old Nottingham producer and artist Kirk Spencer has just released the brilliant appropriately titled Wonderland EP. It features a number of vocalists including Safia May, Louis Scott and Marita over a mix of RnB and Bass Music influenced production. If you're looking for something new and exciting from the UK then look here. You can watch Kirk Spencer's video for the brilliant "Kukcu" featuring Safia May below.