unknwn

A bass/garage rework of JT's classic.

A bass/garage rework of JT’s classic.Chris Hanna and Gemma Dunleavy are the pair behind UNKNWN. They’ve released a collaboration under Hanna’s Unknown name and Gemma now performs live with Chris as UNKNWN too. They’ve knocked out a Sam Smith evaporated reverbed edit in January so in that tradition, while the next EP is on the… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2014

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xpriestx

A synth pop delight.

A synth pop delight.Singer Madeline Priest and producer Dave Kazyk make up Florida duo X priest X, a synth-pop band with sound comparisons to Chvrches delving deeper into 80s pastiche. They’ve been around for a while, just over a year, indeed our own Sertone did a remix for them, and their debut EP Samurai is… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2014

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Nozinja (Chris Saunders 2014) WEBRES

Shangaan Electro is back and now on Warp Records.

Shangaan Electro is back and now on Warp Records. Shangaan Electro is back and it’s found a new home on Warp Records no less. Nozinja will release a 12″ of his music on the label and ‘Tsekeleke’ is the first bit of music, with a video directed by Chris Saunders in Johannesburg. Read my account… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2014

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Slowed-down Italo disco vibes from the London singer's new EP.

Slowed-down Italo disco vibes from the London singer’s new EP.Classically trained North Londoner Lucy Taylor’s honey-sweet synth-pop music has featured here before. It’s release time for Pawws again with ‘Sugar’ a slowed-down tumbling chord Italo disco-style track. The track features on her Sugar EP out June 16 on Best Fit Recordings. Three of the four… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2014

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You should hear this brilliant airy funky pop remix.

You should hear this brilliant airy funky pop remix.On May 19th, Dev Hynes’ aka Blood Orange is releasing a 12″ of remixes of his Cupid Deluxe track ‘Uncle Ace’ (out digitally already) and the two remixes, one from a/jus/ted, and this one from Kindness is well worth your ear time. Kindness’ Adam Bainbridge and Dev… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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Watch Talos perform new song ‘Escariot’

A beautiful song shot in soft shadow by Feel Good Lost.

A beautiful song shot in soft shadow by Feel Good Lost. Talos‘ ‘Tethered Bones’ is one of the most exciting first songs by a new Irish artist I’ve heard in a good while. Here, Eoin French gives us a glimpse into what’s to come with a piano rendition of another song called ‘Escariot’. The video… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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elainemai

The Galway musician/singer gives away EP for free...

The Galway musician/singer gives away EP for free…Elaine Mai is giving her new four-track EP away for free from today, citing musical progression as one of the reasons she wants more people to hear and download it. Mai’s music has become more dance-orientated and has featured more electronic production (as has her remix work) in… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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tvvins

A new tropical rock song captured in live format.

A new tropical rock song captured in live format. If you’ve not seen Tvvins live yet (make a date, it’s worth it), then you’ll likely only have heard two songs from the band – the excellent ‘You Better’ and Two Worlds’‘. What those two songs don’t make clear is the band have a pretty awesome… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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