Alt-J – Fitzpleasure

Release Date: 24/02/2012 Label: Infectious Music Going by the name of ∆ (pronounced Alt-J) the band consists of four guys who met at University. The band have spent the last couple of months touring… Continue reading

Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Bárbaro – Look Around The Corner (Live)

Release Date: 20/02/2012 Label: Tru Thoughts So good to see Alice Russell and Quantic out with some new music. The album got me through today with this song, Look Around the Corner, being… Continue reading

Akala – TED talk about Hip-Hop and Shakespeare

I’ve been a fan of Akala for a number of years now. Whether he’s rhyming about real world social issues or sampling British punk band, Siouxsie & The Banshees, lyrically and musically he’s… Continue reading

Frank Ocean – Whip Appeal (SBTRKT edit)

Release Date: n/a Label: n/a Frank Ocean released new track Whip Appeal only recently. SBTRKT couldn’t resist by putting his own little touch on it.

Alex Clare – Too Close

Release Date: 15/04/2011 Label: Universal Island Records You’ve got to love Shazam. Heard this song on an advert over the weekend. I know it’s a year old, but I’ve only just got onto… Continue reading

Yppah – Eighty One

Release Date: 03/04/2012 Label: Ninja Tune There are few things better than discovering an artist that you’ve never heard of before and actually loving their sound. The culprit this time round is Yppah.… Continue reading

The Weeknd – Wicked Games

Release Date: 21/03/2011 Label: XO Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd has his own take on R&B. I would describe his style as minimal and he is part of a new wave of a… Continue reading

The Neighbourhood – Sweater Weather

Right I’m not going to lie here and say things like “I’ve been following this band for ages“…….or…..”how I know so much about them“…..because I would be lying. The truth is I stumbled… Continue reading

Nneka – Restless

Release Date: 17/10/2011 Label: Sony You may or may not have heard of Nneka, She’s a singer – songwriter of German/Nigerian origin. Her songs are soulful, but she also adds a political edge… Continue reading

Bristol Hi-Fi

Released: n/a Label: n/a Maybe it’s something in the water, but Bristol has given birth to a wealth of talented musicians and artists over the years. Now welcome to the scene, Bristol Hi-Fi.… Continue reading

Little Dragon – Ritual Union

Released: 20/06/2011 Label: Peacefrog Little Dragon are a Swedish electronica band who formed during high school. In fact the band are actually named after the nickname of their Swedish-Japanese singer, Yukimi Nagano. Apparently… Continue reading

Gil Scott-Heron – When You Are Who You Are

Released: 1971 Label: Flying Dutchman Records During the weekend, one of my friends brought up Gil Scott Heron in a conversation. It’s been a while since I played any of his stuff, so… Continue reading

Mute Math – Blood Pressure

Released: 08/08/2011 Label: Warner Bros. Records I’ve been following the band Mute Math ever since hearing their first album a few years ago. Their style a fusion of rock, indie , blues and… Continue reading

Logistics – We Are One (Nu:Logic Remix)

Released: 12/03/2012 Label: Hospital Records Oh my gosh!!!!! Logistics has recently released his new single called We Are One. Personally the original doesn’t do much for me, but check out this remix by… Continue reading

Plan B – Ill Manors

Released: 25/03/2012 Label: 679 Recordings Plan B is back with an absolute stonker of a tune and he’s not holding back any punches. I’ve been a fan of Ben Drew ever since his… Continue reading