jueuce

London girl trio Juce! are clearly all about the funky summer jams. On their recent tracks ‘Call You Out’ and ‘(H)ours’ they’ve proved that and their new track ‘Burning Up’ tightens up tighter to the synth-funk pop beat. So thanks Cherish, Chalin and Georgia for your commitment to the good times. The band have just… Read more »

Posted on July 10th, 2014

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snakehips

London production duo Snakehips have teamed up with singer Sinead Harnett, who has collaborated with Disclosure, Ryan Hemsworth and Rudimental, for a head-nodding beat summer jam, perfect for rolled down windows and hot-baked leather arm rests. The single is out on August 22nd but should be rush-released immediately so it can be played in summer… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2014

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The stylish English/Irish singer Róisín Murphy, has returned with her first new solo material in quite a while. The Mi Senti EP is a six-track collection of classic Italian pop songs of the ’60s and ’70s, featuring five covers and one original. With Murphy, you come to expect the unexpected. Here are ten highlights from an… Read more »

Posted on June 18th, 2014

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la-roux

Elly Jackson came back to music as La Roux with ‘Let Me Down Gently’, a track from her first album in five years (without partner Ben Langmaid who she no longer speaks to). Here we have the single proper from the album Trouble In Paradise. ‘Uptight Downtown’ has a Talking Heads-style guitar chug to it,… Read more »

Posted on May 28th, 2014

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With his debut album coming in September, Hozier is gearing up for more internationally focused touring and press. Last week, he played Letterman, today he plays Ellen but after the focus returns to the UK where Hozier has an extensive tour where many of his dates are already sold out. Irish fans who want to… Read more »

Posted on May 22nd, 2014

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hawklion

Every four to six weeks or so, the guys and gals on BBC NI’s outstanding local music show Across The Line link up with me for an hour of myself and Rigsy playing new music back to back for each other. I’m always impressed by the calibre of range of music coming out of Northern… Read more »

Posted on May 20th, 2014

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juce

London girl trio Juce returned with an Annie Mac Free Music Mondays-debuted new track ‘(H)ours’, like ‘Call You Out’ before it, it’s a funky ESG-indebted pop jam. Juce are Georgia, Chalin and Cherish and this song is a free download. Download: JUCE – ‘(H)ours’

Posted on May 20th, 2014

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banks1

You know when there’s such a long build up to a debut album and you’ve heard most of it already, love the singles so kind of wouldn’t be surprised if the album didn’t have any more great songs on it, because, let’s face it, if like Banks, you had the following songs on your album:… Read more »

Posted on May 20th, 2014

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la-roux

It’s been FIVE YEARS since La Roux released her Bulletproof debut album. ‘In For The Kill’ and particularly its Skream remix dominated the summer (at least my summer) and La Roux’s eighties synth-pop was a few years ahead of the trend, and much more on-point in terms of production in sounds of that era. So… Read more »

Posted on May 13th, 2014

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