Archive for January 4, 2013

The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)

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Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list

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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).

More at BBC

Amalia – Makings Of (Preview+Video)

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amalia making ofTDR throws you head first into the deep end of Amalia’s growth as an artist. Time shifting back and forth, tumbling towards funk ecstasy, a soulful quest to find her true-self through lost releases and cosmic connections.

Reflecting on lust, hope and heartbreak, we experience a confidence exuding her debut ‘Art Slave’. Amalia opens wider and battles her intrinsic obsession with freedom, collaborating with a worldwide underground of artists from Detroit to Senegal. Breaking out, she tries to fly outside her comfort zone to challenge any pre-conceived notions of what true love and funk may be…

Release date January 14th 2013

 

More/Preorder HERE

Git Beats feat. Pablo Neruda “Ok Corral”(Video)+Basement Ghost album preview

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git beats

Git Basement Ghost LP SAMPLER! Listen HERE