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My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. The show starts about six minutes into the first hour. Listen: Part One Slaves – ‘Cheer Up London’ Real Lies – ‘North Circular’ Jack Garratt – ‘The Love You’re Given’ Le Galaxie – ‘Put The Chain On’ Shamir – ‘On The Regular’ Jamie… Read more »

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

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Shamir Bailey opens his debut album with a song about his hometown in North Las Vegas (his debut EP was called Northtown) The song is worth highlighting because in an age where geographical nuance has given way to universal lyrics, it’s nice to hear a singer write a song about what they know and Vegas… Read more »

Posted on May 21st, 2015

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There’s a magnetising to the music of Londoner Anna B Savage that draws you in, like a good story. Her songs are personal, her music is intimate. On her debut EP of four songs simply titled in Roman numerals, Anna B Savage holds us close. Sometimes uncomfortably so. On ‘I’ she sings about her body… Read more »

Posted on May 20th, 2015

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Some more additions for Longitude in Marlay Park today. New additions: Le Galaxie Josef Salvat Leon Bridges HÆLOS Carl Craig Cashmere Cat John Daly Hubie Davison Jeremy Underground EMBRZ Wife Shane Linehan 4WRD Grad Niall D’arcy Lee Kelly Contour Brame John Daly Faune Day tickets from €59.50+fees. Weekend tickets from €149.50

Posted on May 20th, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Ticket giveaways: Thursday: Howling @ Button Factory (€12.50) Friday: Daft Punk Interstellar 5555 @ The Sugar Club (€10, 11pm) Saturday: Out To Lunch presents DJ Sprinkles and New Jackson @ Bar Tengu (€10-€15, 9pm) Saturday: Sense – Dimitri From Paris @ Button Factory (€12/€15) How… Read more »

Posted on May 19th, 2015

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20,000 people absconded to the pleasing seaside town of Brighton, less than an hour from London this past weekend for the 10th year of The Great Escape Festival, the new music weekender where industry and the public alike are drawn to sets from 400 bands over three days, Brighton is a perfect-sized town for a… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2015

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txfm

My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. The show starts about six minutes into the first hour. Part One Roosevelt – Night Moves Alt-J – Left Hand Free (Lido Remix) Oh Wonder – Livewire Nao – Inhale Exhale Ben Khan – Zenith Shamir – Hot Mess Boot & Tax –… Read more »

Posted on May 15th, 2015

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Over two 12″ EPs and a recent digital one, the Italian duo Boot & Tax have dropped some serious electronic tunes over the last couple of years on the Optimo label. They stand out because their music has exotic influences that sound like African to Aborigine sounds mixed with analogue synth-heavy minimal wave, funk guitar… Read more »

Posted on May 13th, 2015

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