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BBC Sound of 2017: Longlist +Watch Video Selection

Posted in News on November 29, 2016 by danimonster


The rude health of British hip-hop is reflected in the BBC’s Sound of 2017 line-up, with urban artists making up half of this year’s longlist.
AJ Tracey West London wordsmith

Anderson .Paak Dr Dre-endorsed rap prodigy

Cabbage Post-punk provocateurs

Dave Plaintive rapper with classical training

Declan McKenna Polemic singer-songwriter

Jorja Smith Heart-rending soul singer

Maggie Rogers Graceful songwriter who stunned Pharrell

Nadia Rose Witty wordplay and colourful beats

Rag N Bone Man Gravel-voiced soul revelation

Ray BLK Street smart R&B

Raye Electro beats with soaring pop melodies

Stefflon Don Wicked, dancehall-inspired wordplay

The Amazons Raucous rock revivalists

The Japanese House Enigmatic pop maven

Tom Grennan Gruff, soulful singer-songwriter

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Jlsxnd7rs-S.N.M. on Lowriders Recordings (November 18th)

Posted in News on November 9, 2016 by danimonster


jlsxnd7rs-s-n-mFor Lowriders Recordings Dazzle Serie dutch grime producer JLSXND7RS created S.N.M.
An instrumental which reflects all of the characteristics of his sound.
The EP now features a vocal version by Nico Lindsay ,his flow combined with the dark and growling sounds like a match made in grime heaven.
To top things of, Trends remixed the Swift vocal and the instrumental S.N.M title track. He really transcended the tracks into another dimension.

Release date November 18th 2016
Just 250 records will be available

A1. JLSXND7RS ft. Nico Lindsay – Swift
B1. JLSXND7RS ft. Nico Lindsay – Swift (Trends Remix)
B2. JLSXND7RS – S.N.M (Trends Remix instrumental)

Release party on November 19th with
JLSXND7RS w/ Wiley – Nico Lindsay – Rocks Foe (NL/UK)
P Jam w/ Capo Lee – XL NoizBoiz (UK/NL)
Trends w/ Kwam (UK)
And local heroes: Creative b2b Sun O.C. + Ruwedata


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Watch:Loco Hot Feat. A-WA- I’m A Tribe on APE Records

Posted in News on November 9, 2016 by danimonster


Loco Hot is a duo comprised of producer / drummer Tamir Muskat and singer Gilad Kahana. Born in Mexico, vocalist, composer, and author Kahana is the founder and lead singer of Girafot, a critically acclaimed Israeli rock band who went gold in 2006.

Loco Hot’s 2014 debut album burst onto the scene through the back door. The duo avoided radio and mainstream media, instead developing their own ground-breaking tools to mount a viral campaign which generated millions of hits. “Magazines and blogs kept talking about our bizarre methods,” Muskat says. “It totally changed the game, especially coming from two established artists like us.”

A-Wa (the Arabic word for ‘yes’) is a band of three sisters who fuse Yemenite traditional music with hip-hop and electronica – a style they call Yemenite Folk’n’Beat. Born in a desert commune, the Haim sisters were raised on the music of…

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Listen:Georg Levin – The Better Life Ft. Clara Hill (Georg’s Piano Dub)

Posted in News on November 3, 2016 by danimonster


Celebrating 20 years of Barely Breaking even, independent UK record label presents a series of exclusive DJ mixes to mark the occasion. Available in both mixed and unmixed formats, the series includes a stellar lineup of DJs, selecting their personal favourites and obscure gems from BBE’s bounty of classic titles.

One half of Mega Jawns, owner of Deep House label Colour and Pitch and contributing editor for 5 Magazine Chicago (not to mention part-time BBE helper), Will Sumsuch supplies a soulful, house-centric selection for the label’s 20th birthday. Featuring back catalogue treats from Ty, Black Coffee and George Levin as well as recent titles from Sacha Vee and Boddhi Satva, Will’s mix also includes one exclusive new Mega Jawns track which is only available in this very special compilation.

BBE20 Anniversary Mix Series # 1 by Chris Read

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Hideout Festival line up news – Major Lazer Soundsystem, Marco Carola, Stormzy and more confirmed

Posted in News on November 2, 2016 by dk


Hideout Festival line up
Now in its seventh year, Hideout Festival returns with an even more diverse and extensive programme filling six stages across five days and nights next summer
Zrce Beach, Croatia
26th June – 30th June
Tickets £139 (Standard) £199 (VIP) + BF

Hideout Festival, Europe’s leading electronic music festival has unveiled its first stage of its 2017 line up with Major Lazer Soundsystem, Marco Carola, Stormzy , Diplo, Jamie Jones, MK, The Martinez Brothers, Hot Since 82 and more confirmed to play the five day festival. Situated on the Adriatic coastline on Zrce beach, the open-air, shoreline clubs, Noa, Papaya, Aquarius 1, Aquarius 2, Papaya, Euphoria and Kalypso will play host once again to some of the best electronic artists across the genres including breakthrough, heritage and internationally renowned acts. Registered ticket holders are…

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Daniel Avery – A Mechanical Sky [from DJ-Kicks]

Posted in News on November 1, 2016 by dk


The DJ-Kicks album will be released on 11th November on K7, available on double vinyl, CD and digital​.

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Listen AyOwA’s new single ‘Newcross’

Posted in News on November 1, 2016 by dk


AyOwA's new single 'Newcross'Friends Nicolai Kornerup and Hannah Schneider turned their companionship for musical alchemy when they started creating electronic music together as a band AyOwA. The two spent a summer in Valby to experiment with modular synths and old tape machines, and began to make their dark and evocative electronic pop songs.

On the first floor there is no home. It has not been long.” Take a little Underworld, mix it with a little Aphex Twin and sprinkle a bit Cocteau Twins on top and you land somewhere near AyOwA’s second single ‘Newcross’. Still sung in Danish, AyOwA travelled through the past of familiar streets in London’s New Cross while looking at the dark windows and abandoned apartments and wondering where everyone went.

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