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Bipolar Sunshine – Deckchairs On The Moon(Video)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on June 4, 2014 by E.N.

Bipolar Sunshine -Deckchairs On The Moon
After recently announcing his new single ‘Deckchairs on the Moon’ released on 13th July, Bipolar Sunshine has unveiled the video for the track, which is available to watch now


Directed by the up-and-coming Swiss director Karim Huu Do (Bombay Bicycle Club), the video is set in the striking and other-worldly surroundings of Teide National Park. The glistening sunshine and secluded locations make the setting the perfect accompaniment to the song and it is Bipolar Sunshine’s most awe-inspiring video yet.

Bipolar Sunshine has been working with Kid Harpoon (Florence And The Machine, Jessie Ware), Fraser T Smith (Adele, Lily Allen) and close producer 21-year-old Jazz Purple to put the finishing touches to his debut record.

Bipolar Sunshine -Deckchairs On The Moon(Stream)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2014 by E.N.

Bipolar Sunshine -Deckchairs On The MoonBipolar Sunshine has announced his new single ‘Deckchairs on the Moon’, which will be released on 6th July with a double play as Zane Lowe’s ‘Hottest Record in the World’ on last night’s show.

In keeping with his fresh, idiosyncratic sound and conversational vocals, ‘Deckchairs on the Moon’ is a light-hearted and upbeat track with an incredibly addictive chorus that will almost definitely be sung en masse from the fields of Somerset to the shores of Ibiza this summer. It’s Bipolar Sunshine at his most charismatic.

Bipolar Sunshine is the solo project of Manchester’s Adio Marchant who with every release continues to impress and carve out his own singular path as one of the most exciting new artists to look out for in 2014. This summer he is set to step things up another gear with his new single and UK festivals performances including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party and Reading & Leeds. He follows this with a headline tour in September and October including shows at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire and Manchester’s Ritz.

Bipolar Sunshine has been working with Kid Harpoon (Florence And The Machine, Jessie Ware), Fraser T Smith (Adele, Lily Allen) and close producer 21-year-old Jazz Purple to put the finishing touches to his debut record.

BRIT Awards 2014: Critics’ Choice Award nominees revealed

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 6, 2013 by E.N.

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Ella Eyre, Sam Smith and Chloe Howl have been shortlisted for the 2014 BRITs Critics’ Choice Award.

The BRIT Awards have revealed the shortlist for next year’s Critics’ Choice Award. Ella Eyre, Sam Smith and Chloe Howl are set to do battle for one of the most prestigious prizes in music.

The award, which is chosen by a team of music industry experts has previously launched the careers of Adele, Florence & The Machine, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Emeli Sande and Tom Odell. The over-all winner will be announced next Thursday (December 12).(officialcharts report)

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Duologue Announces North American Debut + Culture Collide and CMJ

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , on September 26, 2013 by E.N.

duologueUK quartet Duologue has announced the North American release of their debut album, Song and Dance, outOctober 22nd on Killing Moon Records. The five-piece band from London has been garnering praise for the record since its release abroad, with festival appearances at SXSW, Latitude, and End of the Road, and their music featured in shows such as CSI, Damages, and Teen Wolf. The band will return to the United States to perform in Los Angeles at Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival in October, followed by a week of performances at CMJ’s Music Marathon in New York City.

Duologue’s journey began with two original members – Tim Digby-Bell (vocals) and Toby Leeming(vocals/live programming and beats) – producing on a computer whilst at Edinburgh University. Both realized that the sound they were creating was too big for just a couple of people to play. Seb Dilleyston(violin) was brought in to add emotive atmospheres on violin having previously trained with world renowned violinist Maria EitlerToby Lee was next on guitar, and then bassist Ross Stone completed the line-up.

Song and Dance is the culmination of a year’s preparation honing and self editing their eclectic sound and huge catalog of demos in preparation to record. Having already self-produced and released two EP’s showcasing their ability to encompass a wide range of sounds and references the final piece of the puzzle came with the introduction of producer Jim Abbiss (Adele, Arctic Monkeys, Ladytron). In 2012, the band and Jim holed up in a Chatham studio and began work – with many of the parts already formed and recorded, Jim took on a co-production role, intuitively helping them further enhance their sonic make-up.
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Song And Dance LP Track listing  

1. Machine Stop

2. Zeroes Edit
3. Cut And Run
4. Gift Horse
7. Endless Imitation
9. Sinner
10. Snap Out Of It
11. Constant
12. Escape Artist

 

Duologue Upcoming Live Performances 

10/11 – Los Angeles, CA – Filter Magazine Culture Collide Festival @ Taix French Restaurant
10/15 New York, NY [CMJ] – Communion Records Showcase @ Rockwood Music Hall – 9pm
10/16 New York, NY [CMJ] – Sofar Sounds Party
10/16 New York, NY [CMJ] – Crack in the Road / Disco Naivete / Unrecorded @ Pianos [DJ Set] – 1am
10/18 – Brooklyn, NY [CMJ] – Baeble Music Launch Pad Party@ Spike Hill

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on January 4, 2013 by E.N.

haimHaim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, have come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.

The list, which aims to showcase the best new acts for the year ahead, was compiled using tips from 213 UK-based critics, broadcasters and bloggers.

Now in its 11th year, previous winners include Michael Kiwanuka, Jessie J, Adele, Mika, Ellie Goulding and Keane.

The Sound of 2013 longlist in alphabetical order:

AlunaGeorge
A*M*E
Angel Haze
Arlissa
Chvrches
HAIM
King Krule
Kodaline
Laura Mvula
Little Green Cars
Palma Violets
Peace
Savages
The Weeknd
Tom Odell

Michael Kiwanuka was top of the Sound of 2012 list. The London troubadour sold 500,000 copies of his debut album Home Again around the world last year and was nominated for the Mercury Prize.

The other previous winners are: Jessie J (Sound of 2011), Ellie Goulding (Sound of 2010), Little Boots (Sound of 2009), Adele (Sound of 2008), Mika (Sound of 2007), Corinne Bailey Rae (Sound of 2006), The Bravery (Sound of 2005), Keane (Sound of 2004) and 50 Cent (Sound of 2003).

Other artists in the top five in previous years include Frank Ocean (Sound of 2012), The Vaccines (Sound of 2011), Marina and the Diamonds (Sound of 2010), Florence and the Machine (Sound of 2009), Foals (Sound of 2008) and Plan B (Sound of 2006).

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Adele sings Skyfall – promo clip (2012) James Bond 007

Posted in News with tags , , on October 6, 2012 by E.N.

Adele – Skyfall (Lyric Video Stream)

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Michael Kiwanuka Debut Album “Home Again” Out Today via iTunes(Album Preview)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2012 by E.N.

Michael Kiwanuka today released his debut album Home Again in the US exclusively on iTunes through Cherrytree Records. The album will be available digitally elsewhere on May 8, and July 31 will see the physical release of the album. Furthermore, iTunes is making the single “Home Again” their free single of the week starting May 1. You can download the song free at the link HERE

You can watch Michael’s new music video of Home Again’s newest single “I’ll Get Along”
Michael Kiwanuka – I’ll Get Along

Michael Kiwanuka Tour Dates

June 9 — Atlanta, GA Smith Olde Bar
June 10 – Nashville, TN @ 3rd & Lindsley
June 13 – New York City, NY @ Highline Ballroom*
June 14 – Brooklyn, NY @ Prospect Park*
June 15 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Café Live (Downstairs)*
June 16 – Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel*
June 18 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall*
June 19 – Toronto, ON @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre*
August 14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Music Box (supporting Alabama Shakes)

*with Bahamas

For More check HERE

Michael Kiwanuka Announces July 31 Release of Debut Album “Home Again”

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 6, 2012 by E.N.

Michael Kiwanuka Announces Release of Debut Album Home Again
Out on July 31 on Cherrytree/Interscope Records


British artist Michael Kiwanuka is pleased to announce July 31 as the US release date for his debut album Home Again. The album will be released through Cherrytree/Interscope Records. Home Again follows Michael’s 2011 EPs ‘Tell Me A Tale’ and ‘I’m Getting Ready’, released on Ben Lovett’s (Mumford and Sons) Communion Records. The album was produced by Paul Butler from The Bees in his home studio on the Isle of Wight. The partnership takes Michael’s effortless melodies, observant lyrics and smooth voice and builds them into timeless and rootsy folk-inflected modern soul recordings. The majority of the instruments played on the record are by Michael and Paul, with the pair inviting other musicians from the island to contribute as well.

Born and raised in North London by Ugandan immigrants, Michael’s ’60s soul and introspective lyrics are drawing comparisons to Otis Redding, Bill Withers and Marvin Gaye. He topped the BBC Sounds of 2012 list, joining the ranks of previous winners including Adele, Corinne Bailey Rae, 50 Cent, Ellie Goulding, and others.

You can watch the music video for “I’m Getting Ready,” one of Home Again’s tracks:

Last December, Michael sold out headlining shows in both Los Angeles and New York City following a run of supporting dates with Adele in the UK and Europe. Time Out NY called his two New York shows the best events in entertainment that week, and The LA Times deemed Michael “underrated,” noting: “What grabs you first is that voice, a delicately sandpapered, yearning instrument that recalls Bill Withers over a shuffling, breezy funk rhythm. Once the Afrobeat horns and “What’s Going On?”-era strings come in, you’re hooked and ready to hear more.” Esquire proclaimed, “This time next year, you’re going to be tired of people telling you about Michael Kiwanuka.”

For more information on Michael Kiwanuka:

www.michaelkiwanuka.com
http://www.cherrytreerecords.com

Download:Adele vs. Daft Punk – Something About The Fire (Carlos Serrano Mix)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on March 5, 2012 by E.N.

Download:Adele vs. Daft Punk – Something About The Fire (Carlos Serrano Mix)

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