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Album Review: Wild Belle – Isles

Chicago: The Windy City. Not the most likely breeding ground for a dub-pop sensation, but Wild Belle are here to prove that it doesn’t matter if the winter temperatures are practically polar and the weather is particularly gusty, you can still bring a burst of Jamaican sunshine into the good …

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Introducing: LeaLea Jones

LeaLea Jones is one of the most exciting new artists to have emerged over the past year or so. BBC Introducing have tipped her for success, but that’s only one small portion of the monumental amount of backing she’s received from the industry. She’s just finishing off her debut album, …

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AlunaGeorge remix Friends

AlunaGeorge have remixed Brooklyn band Friends‘ single, I’m His Girl.

The London duo have been developing a pretty substantial amount of buzz over the past few weeks and this amazing remix seems set to keep the buzz-train rolling. Buzz.

Keeping all the insouciant swagger of the original single and …

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EXCLUSIVE: Contact Sheet from Issue 58′s Aiden Grimshaw Shoot

As we all know, Aiden Grimshaw was one of our cover stars for Issue 58 of Notion (Rizzle Kicks being the others, of course). Last week we posted a previously unseen photo of the X-Factor alumnus himself and promised loads of other visual Aiden goodies this week, so here they …

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Pop Musik #5

This week, Jack Murphy talks preggo pop stars, misbehaving miseducators, and assesses the second single from the greatest new girl group of this year.

So this week’s HUGE NEWS is that our very own national treasure, Adele, announced that she is pregnant!  The record-breaking, multi award-winning singer, 24, personally …

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Preview: Bloc Weekend

The Bloc Weekend lineup has been getting increasingly stellar for the past few months now. If you don’t already know (how though?), Bloc is a yearly festival of the biggest, newest and weirdest electronic music around. It’s been going for a few years now at the much-loved Butlins in Minehead. …

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Introducing our BOTW: Bobby Tank

On his Facebook page, London producer Bobby Tank describes himself as “a fast-rising electronic music artist”. Nine out of ten times, this is a recipe for disaster – such arrogance in music? Who’d have thought it. However, in this case, it’s a declaration of intent; an intent to tunnel into …

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Album Review: Cooly G – Playin Me

The best albums seem to come out of nowhere – without any hype, or guerrilla marketing, or larger-than-life cartoonified television appearances. One of those albums that has recently seemed to have appeared out of the blue is Cooly G’s debut, Playin Me.

The record has a clear directon – it …

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