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TUNE OF THE DAY: Mick Jenkins - Rain

TUNE OF THE DAY: Mick Jenkins – Rain

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Chicago lyricist Mick Jenkins made a good name for himself with his fantastic The Water[s] EP that featured songs such as “The Waters” produced by Montreal producers High Klassified and Da-P. Knowing what works for him Mick teamed up with another Montreal bred producer in Kaytranada for a similar magic touch that has got him buzzing as rapper to watch out for, for his new song “Rain”.

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Music Video: Little May - Dust

Music Video: Little May – Dust

Rising Australian trio Little May have unveiled the music video for their forthcoming single “Dust”. The Sydney based indie folk band are gradually building more and  more solid acclaim for their well-thought out compositions such as last year’s “Hide” and “Boardwalks” that are characterized by their beautiful harmonies.

“Dust”…

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Catfish Announced for FIFA 15 Soundtrack

Catfish Announced for FIFA 15 Soundtrack

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Catfish and The Bottlemen have recently been announced for the EA SPORTS FIFA 15 soundtrack, alongside the likes of Kasabian, Jungle & Rudimental, The fast-rising Communion/Island Records-signed rockers’ new single “Cocoon” (out now) made the soundtrack after the band originally tweeted EA SPORTS earlier in the year to suggest their music for the game, of which they’re huge fans. ‘Cocoon’ is A…

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TUNE OF THE DAY: Ben Howard - Conrad

TUNE OF THE DAY: Ben Howard – Conrad

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“Conrad” is the third release by Ben Howard from his anticipated second album I Forget Where We Were, which is out on 20th October 2014 via Island Records.

From the outset it looks as if Ben Howard’s forthcoming album is going to be a very chilled and casual affair following his last single “End of The Affair” and now “Conrad” which are both very mellow acoustic tracks.

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CERETIFIED BANGER // LuvBug ft. Talay Riley - Resonance

CERETIFIED BANGER // LuvBug ft. Talay Riley – Resonance

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Dance trio LuvBug unleashed their single “Resonance” featuring Talay Riley this year and it was an instant smash hit that is still played consistently on the radio without fail and it is pretty easy to understand why because the song is a banger.

Signed to Polydor, LuvBug consists of former JLS member Marvin Humes, The White N3rd (who co-produced Daley’s “Remember Me”) and grammy-nominated…

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Free Download: Litany - Look

Free Download: Litany – Look

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Yorkshire duo Litany enter another stunning song on the internet called “Look”. They have an amazing haunting sound derived from the James Blake-esque synth chords that they love to instil within their tracks. Litany are definitely a group to watch out for so take a listen and enjoy.

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Stream: Arca - Thievery

Stream: Arca – Thievery

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New York based producer Arca releases the first single of his anticipated album “Xen”. The full album is set to be released November 3rd through Mute Records.

In the track “Thievery”, Arca challenges our ears to new, provoking sounds: his calculated dissonance is still evident, however this track, his composition seems more composed and contained. Arca has substituted his wonky drum patterns for…

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TUNE OF THE DAY: Nina Smith - This Love

TUNE OF THE DAY: Nina Smith – This Love

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Nottingham based singer-songwriter Nina Smith unleashed her  first single “This Love”, from her forthcoming EP of the same name, which is out this November.

Although about unrequited love, the song has an uplifting feel about it due to beautiful harmonizations throughout the track, especially in the impactful chorus that will make you sing along to “This Love”.

There is something about “This…

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Stream: Gwen Bunn – Without A Doubt [Produced by Eric Lau]

After a busy year that included co-producing Schoolboy Q’s “Collard Greens” with THC, Decatur, Georgia raised soul singer Gwen Bunn teams up with British producer Eric Lau who provides her new song “Without A Doubt”, with his signature heavy drums that adds punch to this spacey and hypnotic funk soul tune.

Stream: Gwen Bunn – Without A Doubt [Produced by Eric Lau]

After a busy year that included co-producing Schoolboy Q’s “Collard Greens” with THC, Decatur, Georgia raised soul singer Gwen Bunn teams up with British producer Eric Lau who provides her new song “Without A Doubt”, with his signature heavy drums that adds punch to this spacey and hypnotic funk soul tune.

Stream: PARLA - Fledgling

Stream: PARLA – Fledgling

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Singer-songwriter Richard Walters and producer Guy Sigsworth combine  to form new duo PARLA who have now released their second single “Fledgling”. The  song alludes to being in a state of dreamy ambience whilst stargazing or being at a very emotive theatre production due to it’s patient emotive vibe provided  by the triumphant string and horn sounds that blend…

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TUNE OF THE DAY: Bipolar Sunshine ft. GoldLink - Future (Part 1)

TUNE OF THE DAY: Bipolar Sunshine ft. GoldLink – Future (Part 1)

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Growing a good reputation with his awesome music, Bipolar Sunshine brings us more vibrant vibes, this time recruiting in-form rapper GoldLink for his new track “Future (Part 1)”.

The track is masterfully produced by Jazz Purple who gives this song bouncy and breezy sound that make it easy for the talented Bipolar Sunshine and GoldLink to suavely add fitting vocals that make this track an instant…

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