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Moodboard: Will Saul

 

The producer and DJ behind Simple Records and Aus Music, whose sound is self-styled “deep dubdiscohousetechno with flashes of soul”, pulls together an amazingly eclectic moodboard on the eve of the launch of his DJ Kicks compiliation. Read, learn, love. 

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BOTW Moodboard: Tensnake

“Something for the weekend.” It’s a phrase as ubiquitous to dance music as “get down,” “four to the floor,” or “wow, look at my hands.” So, we’ll forgive you for doubting us when we say that Tensnake‘s forthcoming debut album, Glow (out March 9 on Virgin/EMI), is the perfect

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Meet our BOTW: Tensnake

A short while into our transcontinental Skype chat, Marco Niemerski – better known by his production pseudonym, Tensnake – is left stumped. As a slew of background noise makes the moment’s silence all the more noticeable, he eventually confesses, “I have no fucking clue what the secret behind it is,

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Annie socks it to Sochi

It’s no secret that here, at Notion, we seriously stan for Annie. But now she’s gone all political and we’re living for it. As you may be aware there’s a winter Olympics happening right now in Russia. There’s been a bit of a who-ha about human rights, the LGBT community …

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Discovering Disco with Joey Negro

Ever wondered about the process of putting together a compilation album of rare disco? Course you have. Disco fan extraordinaire and DJ Joey Negro walks us through the process of finding his favourite records that never even had a digital release (can you imagine?)…

When first I heard Narada Michael …

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Event Preview: XOYO Loves

It’s getting colder out there in the depths of the city, and just as we are all starting to lose hope, the team behind XOYO and The Nest are set to present their newest platform: XOYO Loves. XOYO Loves leaves its East London address and heads South to the infamous …

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Stream: Frederic Mercier – ‘Spirit’

At the beginning of this week, as at the beginning of most weeks, a torrent of records flood from the postbags at Notion and are distributed among the team. We get everything from hardcore post-rock to flyweight folk; the mainest of mainstream rubbish to the obscurest Hungarian reissues. It is …

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Moodboard: Kiwi

London-based DJ Kiwi (Alex Warren) has been perfecting his funk and disco-inspired beats over the past two years, and recently confirmed a spot at the official Lovebox after party. The Nest resident told Planet Notion about his favourite things and the influences on his huge, cool-drenched sound.

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Roll over to Skate King’s Cross

Skate King’s Cross has popped up (literally) in the heart of London’s developing King’s Cross. With top name DJs, delicious food and drinks provided by Disco Bistro, this pop up rink is set to roll throughout the Summer, until September 6th.

We may have all been partial to a roller

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Moodboard: Escort

Since Escort’s latest single Barbarians is being looped in the Notion offices, we asked New York’s favourite disco band to tell us about their favourite things from Brooklyn and beyond.

Stylist: Irini Arakas is a good friend of mine, and the stylist to the band. Her fashion line, Prova, …

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