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Pharrell: Behind the Scenes on our LA Cover Shoot

So I don’t know if you’ve heard or anything yet, but we’ve only got Pharrell on the cover of the next issue. I mean: Pharrell! Does it get any more exciting? Well, yes actually: while we were shooting him in a picturesque canyon in the hills north of LA earlier …



Interview: Redinho

 It’s an exciting time for DJ, producer, songwriter and talkbox aficionado Redinho. After three years in the oven, his eponymous debut album is ready…and we all know that slow cooking is the key to a flavorsome entrée. We catch up with him to chat 80s funk, childhood soul heroes, the



AIAIAI TMA-2 Modular Headphone review

Why have one pair of headphones when you could have four? AIAIAI’s latest release gives you the option of building your own headphones, whatever your need – say hello to the TMA-2 Modular.…



Kwabs – Perfect Ruin

This is an extraordinarily well written song.


If you watch this video and fall in love with Kwabs, for goodness sake, go and pre-order his forthcoming album, Love + War (below) right now. His writing has been consistent from the outset, so it ought to be very worthwhile:




10 underground electronic tracks for the week ahead #003


Each week, we’ll be bringing you a new selection of tracks to indulge in. Segment three is a little glimpse of the amazing, more consciously soul influenced producers and acts scattered across the web. Their music doesn’t sit within one ‘scene’ cohesively, but there is plenty of its kind …


Toybin and Robin

10 underground electronic tracks for the week ahead #002


Each week, we’ll be bringing you a new selection of tracks to indulge in. This week’s segment contains a little bit of everything electronic (from bona fide house to R&B, trap and new, electro pop). If you would like to hear more by any of the featured acts, click …


Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand

A promising new track from ‘My Love’ and ‘Rather Be’ singer, Jess Glynne. We love that she’s playing around with the idea of holding the torch for the uplifting styles of soul-infused house music yet to have a total renaissance in the commercial sphere. This may very well be the …


10 underground electronic tracks for the week ahead #001

Each week, we’ll be bringing you a selection of new tracks to indulge in. Notion loves the vibrant and imaginative production styles emerging from the front lines of the ‘electronic underground’, so, for this week’s segment, we’ve gathered ten of our current favourites for your delectation. If you would like …


Years & Years win the BBC ‘Sound of 2015′ poll

The results are in, and Years and Years – charming purveyors of soulful synth-pop from London – have landed at the top of the BBC’s annual ‘sound poll’…

If you’ve never crossed paths with the poll before, each year, a group of music industry experts collectively piece together the BBC’s …



Austin City Limits Festival

Austin, Texas calls itself ‘the live music capital of the world’, a bold statement but a justified one. The state capital, nestled in America’s deep south, has been rapidly accumulating more and more attention, and is on the tip of many a music-savvy tongue. In recent years it has blossomed …