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SOULECTION – PROMISE ONCE MORE

“This week celebrates 6 years of Soulection and we wanted to start off the new year with new music,” say LA collective Soulection.  “‘Promise Once More’ highlights our generation’s constant battle between situationship vs relationship. Enjoy a new era of sounds and storytelling.”  The first compilation of 2017 for Joe Kay & co features the…

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LOVE SAVES THE DAY 2017 LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Entering its sixth year in Eastville Park, Bristol-based Festival Love Saves The Day announces it’s full line-up for 2017 – and we’re excited.  The two day festival takes place this 27th and 28th May, showcasing a huge variety of genres and bringing together an extraordinary mix of talent. While Swedish Electro-Pop purveyors Little Dragon take…

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NEW GEN – NEW GEN

New Gen began life as a playlist series curated by GRM Daily Editor and XL Recordings A&R Caroline Simionescu-Marin.  Years later, the concept has been developed into an album project forged in the New Gen Studio, a collaborative recordings space for MCs, songwriters, mixers and engineers.  The album brings together Grime from the likes of AJ…

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THUNDERCAT – SHOW ME THE WAY

Thundercat’s new song “is about going down the rabbit hole, taking you to another place… On the edge of dark, there’s the brightest light”.  Featuring Kenny Loggins [of ‘Highway To The Dangerzone’ fame] as well as Michael McDonald of Steely Dan. Thundercat will release his third full-length studio album ‘Drunk’ on February 24 via Brainfeeder,…

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YOUNG FATHERS – ONLY GOD KNOWS

Irreverent, innovative and of course Scottish: Young Fathers were always great candidates to close out Danny Boyle’s upcoming sequel, ‘T2: Trainspotting’ [Jan 27].  Turns out the Edinburgh trio met the novelist behind the franchis, Irvine Welsh, in 2015, when Welsh was making TV documentary about creativity in their mutual hometown.  Around the same time, Director Danny Boyle…

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BEARCUBS – UNDERWATERFALL

Twenty five year old producer Jack Ritchie, aka Bearcubs, announces new EP ‘Underwaterfall’ [March 10] by dropping the title track from the project.  It’s a delicate, poised piece with layered vocals that smack of James Blake and warm synths that build and fall away over faint steel drum melodies.  Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to pre-order the EP…

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REJJIE SNOW – CROOKED COPS

“Me and my producer were watching some black exploitation films and that’s kind of where the initial idea came from,” says Rejjie Snow of politically-motivated new track ‘Crooked Cops’. “One of my boys had just got locked up for some things so I was just on some anti-police shit. When Rahki made the beat I…