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Katy B has a new album called Honey coming described as “a love letter to Katy’s natural home – the global club underground.” This is who is on it: 1. Katy B x KAYTRANADA — Honey 2. Katy B x Major Lazer x Craig David — Who Am I 3. Katy B x Wilkinson x… Read more »

Posted on January 28th, 2016

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After their two Dublin gigs last week, Massive Attack have dropped a new Ritual Spirit EP on Virgin/EMI today featuring 4 tracks of collaborations with their old pal Tricky, Roots Manuva, Azekel & Young Fathers. It’s the first of two EPs to be released this year with an album to follow. Ritual Spirit EP has… Read more »

Posted on January 28th, 2016

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luh

Luh is the newest project from Ellery Roberts, formerly of the band Wu Lyf. Teaming up with Ebony Hoorn, for the band which stands for Lost Under Heaven, resulted in a debut track ‘Unites’ in 2014. They’ve spent the last 18 months working privately and are now ready with new musicc. ‘I&I’ is something sweeter,… Read more »

Posted on January 27th, 2016

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Jessy Lanza’s new single has a Shangaan Electro bounce to it. From her forthcoming second album Oh No produced with Junior Boys’ Jeremy Greenspan in her hometown of Ontario, as the first one was, ‘It Means I Love You’ is a playful electronic track that is spacious but bangs hard due to the fast BPM…. Read more »

Posted on January 27th, 2016

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xo

The 20 year-old English producer Sunil Heera aka XO introduces himself with a sweet headnodding beat that ushers in some piano stabs and the soulful voice of Sydney James Chatburn on ‘Divine Disaster’. The song develops an Kaytranada R&B beat style swing and things continue to seep in from there, sounding like a popper bouncier… Read more »

Posted on January 27th, 2016

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With a new album, HiperAsia, around the corner, the Catalan musician El Guincho has moved to a more digitised pop direction than a tropical indie one. In conjunction with the album, he has own line of wearable items called the HiperAsia Collection; clothes with microchips that lead to a private website containing exclusive tracks, a… Read more »

Posted on January 27th, 2016

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For a young artist in his twenties, Dubliner Cian Nugent is inspired by music of another age. His debut album Doubles was a favourite around here, featuring elongated John Fahey (revered American guitar bluesman) style songs. Since then, Nugent as released on on small but respected independent American labels like Matador and No Quarter. Musically… Read more »

Posted on January 27th, 2016

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Bobby Aherne AKA No Monster Club continues his quest to release more albums than anyone else with the release of his eleventh album I Feel Magic next month on February 19th through Popical Island. We’ve heard the ditty indie pop of ‘Lemonade’ and here, ‘Sion’ adds new colour to Aherne’s bedroom pop project that always… Read more »

Posted on January 26th, 2016

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