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Sam Smith – Money On My Mind (Lyric Video)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 10, 2013 by E.N.

sam smithSam Smith revealed his debut single, ‘Money On My Mind’ last week to an overwhelming response.  The track premiered on Zane Lowe‘s show on Monday 2nd December and was swiftly picked up by the likes ofFearne Cotton, Nick Grimshaw and Mistajam, all of which have championed the track.

‘Money On My Mind’ is a Two Inch Punch produced smash laced with Sam’s melancholic lyrics and unforgettable vocal due for release on Capitol Records on 16th February 2014.

Sam’s live solo show has also spread its wings and with sold out dates at London’s Islington Assembly Hall, The Mercury Lounge in New York, two sell out dates at The Troubadour in LA and a recently announced 2014 tour, which has seen Shepherds Bush already sell out and a further London date announced at the Roundhouse.

With the release of ‘Money On My Mind’ in February, his UK tour, the debut album due in the Spring and a freshly inked deal with Capitol Records in the US - now making him a global signing and a making it into the shortlist for the coveted BBC Sound Poll, as well as being nominated for the BRITs Critics Choice Award, 2014 is shaping up to be a big year for Sam.

Capitol Records Release ‘Money On My Mind’ on 16th February 2014.

Tanika – Bad 4 U(Video)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 18, 2013 by E.N.

TanikaTanika has revealed the stunning new video for her latest single ‘Bad4U’, released through Tim & Danny Music / Virgin EMI on 24th November. The video was directed by Justin Anderson, who is known for his work in the fashion industry, having worked with the likes of Vogue Italia and Agent Provocateur, and was shot in the vast space of the Excel Centre in London.

Tanika is one of London’s most exciting emerging urban-pop artists this year and is about to unleash her debut single through Tim & Danny Music / Virgin EMI on 24th November. Earlier this year Tanika released her ‘Thoughts Of Love EP’, which featured guest vocals from Zebra Katz, DVS and Sneakbo, setting her in good stead after receiving incredible underground success. Now it’s time for Tanika to step it up with her contagious new track ‘Bad4U’, produced by MNEK it is the first track taken from her debut album.

Tanika’s version of “Get Lucky” with Naughty Boy is the 2nd most downloaded track on his album – she’s set to perform it live as a support on his UK tour this November as well as performances at iTunes Festival and 1xtra Live.

‘Bad4U’ is the start of something huge for Tanika and the next 12 months are going to catapult her into the limelight. Stay tuned for remixes of ‘Bad4U’ coming from Hamilton, The Golden Boy and East Freaks.

Tanika’s album is due for release next year it includes collaborations with the likes of StarGate, Naughty Boy, Craze & Hoax, Mojam and more.

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DJ Eastwood ‘U Ain’t Ready’ [w/ Untold + Spooky remixes] (No Hats No Hoods)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 18, 2013 by E.N.

DJ Eastwood 'U Ain't Ready' [w/ Untold + Spooky remixes] (No Hats No Hoods)

Following up from Ruff Sqwad’s critically acclaimed ‘White Label Classics’ at the end of 2012, No Hats No Hoots return with a release from DJ Eastwood. Originally pressed in 2003 on white label vinyl, ‘U Ain’t Ready’ sold over 5000 copies and even earned Eastwood a guest mix on the late John Peel’s BBC Radio 1 show.
This classic 8-bar grime instrumental and pirate radio anthem was a staple at Dirty Canvas and Sidewinder and still regularly features at Wiley’s Eskimo Dance events.
The first remix to arrive back in the No Hats inbox was Hemlock Recordings heavyweight Untold’s “2010 Remix”, a full-on assault complete with his signature experimental percussion. Spooky’s remix comes in strong with it’s dirty saw wave bassline, orchestral stabs and pizzicato strings inspired by the original.

DJ EASTWOOD
‘U AIN’T READY’
(NO HATS NO HOODS RECORDS)

Release Date: 6th May 2013
Format: Digital
Tracklisting:
1. U Ain’t Ready
2. U Ain’t Ready (Untold 2010 Remix)
3. U Ain’t Ready (Spooky’s Remix)

Maribou State & Pedestrian “Mask” – Official Video

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 14, 2013 by E.N.

maribou stateMaribou State & Pedestrian’s “Mask” is garnering some great support from the likes of Zane Lowe, Annie Mac, Pete Tong, Rob Da Bank, Mistajam, Skream and Eddy Temple Morris. Released on 18th March through the Friends Will Carry You Home Too compilation compiled by Catz ‘N Dogz for their imprint Pets Recordings

MATTA – Foundry (OUT Jan 14th)(Stream)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 11, 2013 by E.N.

MATTA - Foundry (OUT Jan 14th)Matta is Andy Brookes & James Wilson, who specialise in the darker, twisted end of Dubstep. Matta came together in 2009 when they met at Music College and have being going from strength to strength since then. Over the last few years they have played huge gigs such as the Secret Garden Party festival (sharing the stage with Nero, Flux Pavillion &  DJ Fresh) as well
as gigs all across Europe including France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Holland, Russia and even Lebanon amongst others.These DJing achievements are matched by those in the production arena with a pile of hit releases including ‘Release the Freq’ which has so far had over 1.7 million views on Youtube and Vimeo. They’ve also had their tracks used on adverts for Audi and Childline.
Overall they’ve had a huge impact on the Dubstep scene with their music gaining support from a huge list of stars from in and out of the Dubstep scene including Bjork, The Prodigy, Rudimental, SKisM, Foreign Beggars, Mistajam, Annie Nightingale, Adam F, RacknRuin, N-Type, High Rankin, Happa, Laurent Garnier, Kissy Sell Out, Calvertron, Virus Syndicate, Stereo MCs, Akira Kiteshi, Stanza (True Tiger), Ed Solo, Truth, J:Kenzo, Stenchman, Walsh, Broken Note, Eddy Temple Morris, Reid Speed (Play Me records), Tim Ismag, DJ Leila (Warp Records).

https://www.facebook.com/MattaOfficial

DKS – Can’t Get Enough EP(+preview)

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

DKS - Can't Get EnoughDKS – Can’t Get Enough EP 
(Firepower Records)
1. DKS – Can’t Get Enough
2. DKS – I Know
3. DKS – String Theory
4. DKS – Monster
Release date: 11th December 2012
With support from some of the biggest names in bass music, including Datsik, Skream & Benga, Rusko, Mistajam, Plastician and Emalkay, as well as tens of thousands of YouTube and SoundCloud plays, its time for 19-year-old producer/DJ DKS aka Max Clarke to take centre stage. Age is not a factor when it comes to admiration and musical knowledge and this young, aspiring musician has talent and experience way beyond his years. DKS1
‘Can’t get enough’ kicks off the EP with a warm shimmering intro and shuddering bass. The brushing of a high hat is fused with a clipped vocal sample and a skull-shattering drop that sends the blood rushing. Up next, the bass-driven track ‘I Know’ is a bold mix of uplifting and unpretentious soundscapes, which touch upon the deeper and darker side of dubstep. DKS draws on an array of influences on ‘I Know’ with his clever use of vocal samples, and crashing snares. Continuing the flare, ‘String Theory’ immerses itself in a grimier province with its murky breakdowns and chainsaw swings. The loaded LFOs and manic hi-hats are layered perfectly and tear through one another with booming force.
DKS builds you up during the EP’s seamless flow of musical moments and closes with the larger-than-life record ‘Monster’. ‘Monster’’s dynamic foray is cleverly calculated and the crescendo will knock you senseless. The thrilling female sample and frenzied synths rip each other apart in a brilliantly cultivated manner.
DKS has been championed by BBC Radio 1 and 1xtra, as well as getting his tracks heard across the Rinse FM airwaves. Clarke has become known for his interesting melodies and arrangements over the past year and has bought a breath of fresh air to the scene. This is a truly unmissable release from Firepower that once again encapsulates their forward-thinking presence at the forefront of electronic music.
 
Pre order the EP HERE
Social networking links:
www.facebook.com/dksdubstep
www.twitter.com/dksdubstep
www.soundcloud.com/dksdubstep

Rack N Ruin Ft. P Money -‘Signal’

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on September 28, 2011 by E.N.

Label: Black Butter // Release Date: 6.11.2011
Cat No. // BLKBTR014

Following on from his Synthetic Heart EP, and after an exceptionally impressive festival season, as well as a tour of Australia, Rack N Ruin returns with ‘Signal’ featuring the heavyweight grime MC P Money.
An unrivaled collaboration between two of the hottest artists on the UK bass scene at the moment, ‘Signal’ has been highly anticipated and is finally here. Coming out on Black Butter Records on 26th November, it has already been heavily supported by BBC Radio 1’s Mistajam and will be at the forefront of every dance floor this year.
Most famous for tracks ‘Ho! Riddim’ and ‘Sweet Shop’, P Money has been one of the most influential MCs on the grime and dubstep scene, and accompanied with Rack N Ruin’s cutting edge production, the demand for ‘Signal’ is now sky-high.
With its opus of dubstep sounds, laid over with P Money’s inspired lyrics this tracks brings some serious firepower. The duo have already played a large part in the development of UK bass music and we can’t wait to see what’s next.

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