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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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THISISDA – EGO STROKE

Bristol MC ThisisDA brings us a laid-back new offering in the form of ‘Ego Stroke’.  Producer Realms provides the backdrop; sleazy saxophones and sputtering hi-hats, over which DA’s bars are a perfect fit. Stream below via SoundCloud.

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THISISDA – NO MORE MIND [VIDEO]

ThisisDA releases a final offering from 2015’s ‘Based Off Black‘ EP in the form of new video ‘No More Mind’.  The Spacedtime-produced track gets a visual interpretation from CPJ Production, which sees the Bristol MC silhouetted against an alternating black and white backdrop.  Stream below via YouTube.

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THISISDA – BASED OFF BLACK

Having released a run of singles and a video for latest track ‘Hotsteppa‘, ThisisDA releases ‘Based Off Black’.  The album is the Bristol MC’s follow-up to last year’s ‘Super Arkane‘ on which his verses are darker and more introspective than on his debut: “You could say this record is about my darkest days,” he told Complex.  “The…

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THISISDA – HOTSTEPPA

ThisisDA once again recruits the production talents of long-time collaborator Mankub on new track ‘Hotsteppa’.  Filled classic Boom Bap, the Ini Kamoze-sampling track is another slice of throwback Hip Hop, recalling the Brisol MC’s breakthrough single ‘Lifers‘.  ‘Hotsteppa’ will find a home on ThisisDA’s upcoming album ‘Based Off Black’.  Stream the homegrown video below via…

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APOLLO PHOX – JOIN THE CLUB EP

Inspired by the seditious nature of Chuck Palahniuk’s ‘Fight Club’, ‘Join The Club’ sees the British producer enjoy the creative freedom that comes from focusing solely on one’s own system of values.  The EP features classic-sounding Hip Hop production and ethereal vocal samples from the film, which pay homage to the surreal nature of the…

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APOLLO PHOX – ARSON MEETS MONDAY

Bristol-based beatmaker Apollo Phox releases ‘Number Four’, the first track from his upcoming ‘Fight Club’-inspired EP, ‘Join The Club’.   The track is based around some classic-sounding Hip Hop  percussion and an ethereal vocal sample which pays homage to the surreal nature of the story that influenced its creation, as well as featuring scratching from DJ…