You’ve all seen Game Of Thrones the ’90s version but what about music? Am I right guys? Canadian based composer and arranger Jerry Shen aka Tronicbox did something amazing with Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean?’ and ‘Love Yourself?’ and turned them into authentically eighties pop hits complete with dripping chords, lo-fi synths and brass… Read more »

Posted on June 17th, 2016

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A tune from the Waffles series is always something likely to get aired at a Lumo party. Waffles a series of 12″ edits that come from Belgium (hence the name – the Belgians are known for them) that may or may not have a Soulwax connection (the first edits were originally played at Despacio by… Read more »

Posted on June 16th, 2016

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The Welsh musician Gwenno is among the artists who have participated in a round of remixes of John Grant’s ‘Voodoo Doll’, the singer’s new single from third album Grey Tickles, Black Pressure and one that has received a video treatment before Grant returns to play Iveagh Gardens on July 9th. Gwenno and Peski Kid’s remix… Read more »

Posted on June 2nd, 2016

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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 June 1st, 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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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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