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Originally teased out as a white label limited to 300 copies on 12″ test pressing vinyl, Timo Maas & James Teej’s approved-by-the-man-himself remix of Paul McCartney’s Wings 1973 track ‘Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five’ has been given an official release with a sleeve by Virgin Records Germany. Maas first heard the track, which featured on… Read more »

Posted on May 25th, 2016

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s newest album Emotion was a  hit with more independent-driven music sites when it came out last year. ‘Run Away With Me’ was one of those songs that brought new audiences through its M83 ‘Midnight City’-style sax dynamics. The album executive produced by Scooter Braun, Bieber’s manager, who has recently been steering the unknown at home young… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2016

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Dublin A/V duo Clu specialise in electronic bass and dance music paired with tripped-out visuals. They’ve form in the field (‘Mirrors’). For their latest project, they’ve taken inspiration the Vangelis music and visuals of Blade Runner, the iconic dystopian sci-fi film by Ridley Scott, morphing both mediums in atmosphere to create something their own –… Read more »

Posted on March 23rd, 2016

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Skrillex remixes Hundred Waters’ ‘Show Me Love’ with Chance The Rapper, Robin Hannibal & Moses Sumney

Last year’s Electric Picnic mixtape kicked off with a track from one of my favourite bands Hundred Waters. ‘Show Me Love’ is a short piece of music that kicks off their second album The Moon Rang Like A Bell. It was later given a solo version by singer Nicole Miglis. Having released their music on… Read more »

Posted on March 22nd, 2016

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The music of Everything Shook, the three-piece of Robyn Bromfield, Jessica Kennedy and Áine Stapleton exists in an alternative electronic space that addresses societal situations with theatricality and strength. The voices of the trio work together in way that operates with an unease that leans towards lo-fi avant garde. ‘Come Back To Mine’ is a… Read more »

Posted on March 4th, 2016

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Four Tet is the co-writer and co-producer of ‘SeeSaw’, a track from Jamie xx’s debut album In Colour featuring Romy of the xx. Last night he shared an edit of the track, with beefed up beats for the club: “Jamie and I made seesaw in 2013. This is another version I did last year to… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2016

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Dance music legend Larry Levan is interwoven into the history of DJing in the 20th century. Via his influential DJ sets at the Paradise Garage in New York from 1977 to 1987 which lead to the formation of the garage house sound (Essential reading: Bill Brewster’s Last Night A DJ Save My Life ), the… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

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Every now and again, Dublin duo Deadbots pop up to remind us how good is to have them around. In honour of David Bowie, the electro pair have given us an edit of Bowie and Pat Metheny Group’s ‘This Is Not America’ and it’s another reminder. Track is a free download too. ‘This Is Not… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2016

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The synth-loving electronic duo of I Am The Cosmos have reimagined ‘I Go’, a track from Jape’s recent album This Chemical Sea and have roped in Cathal Cully of the Belfast-based band Girls Names on vocals. Their version is built on hard-edged arpeggiated synth notes, which their new music has been delving more and more… Read more »

Posted on December 3rd, 2015

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