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Friday Mixtape: Solomon Grey

Long week? Yep, us too. Fortunately, Black Butter-signed duo Solomon Grey – comprised of university chums Tom Kingston and Joe Wilson – dropped by the Notion mailbox with the sort of mixtape bound to exfoliate any inkling of day-to-day stress from your aching limbs. Running the gamut from Balam

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Interview: Mount Kimbie

It has been a busy year for multi-instrumentalists Dom Maker and Kai Campos, the better known duo behind Mount Kimbie. After releasing their second offering of offbeat electronica in the form of Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, the two have been touring for what sounds like a 6 month …

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BOTW Playlist: Mas Ysa

In the final installment of our week spent getting to know the confessional electronica of Woodstock, NY’s Thomas Arsenault – aka Mas Ysa – the Montreal-born, Brazil-raised producer talks us through seven tracks that have directly impacted the way he views and consumes music.

From the monumental, sky-touching sounds of

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BOTW Moodboard: Mas Ysa

When it comes to the story behind Mas Ysa‘s Thomas Arsenault, the press have been quick to jump on the nomadic angle behind the songwriter and producer’s history, and in many ways you can’t blame them: the Woodstock-based musician grew up in Montreal, before spending his adolescence in Brazil

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Moodboard: I Break Horses

Maria Lindén and Fredrik Balck’s second full-length as I Break Horses, Chiaroscuro, is a rather sublime thing. Whether the Swedish duo are dabbling in lurching witch-gaze (‘Medicine Brush‘, ‘Berceuse‘) or blissful, escapist synth-pop (‘Denial‘), what really comes through is the clarity and

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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

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Wayne Coyne – Back in the Day

The Flaming Lips frontman is in expansive mood when he meets Alex Cull for an interview more like a session at a psychoanalyst – for both. Wayne Coyne seeks to explain what The Terror is: their latest album, yes, but much more.

“I’ve sung a lot about the power of …

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Interview: XO

XO is the latest in the crop of young producers that make you feel guilty because, to put it bluntly, he’s already achieved more than you ever will. The nineteen-year-old producer burst onto the scene last year, after he dropped a couple of intriguing reworks, but it’s not taken him

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New Track: Redinho – ‘Playing With Fire’

Numbers ‘secret weapon’, London-based Redinho, has just announced that his eagerly awaited debut album is soon to be released after three years in the making. The albums first robofunk-fuelled taster, ‘Playing With Fire’, is now available to stream.

If you haven’t read the papers recently and didn’t know that …

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New Track: SBTRKT ‘NEW DORP. NEW YORK. feat Ezra Koenig’

The long wait is over. The masked marauder, SBTRKT, is back to defend his deserved title as the wizard producer. Since he released his eponymous debut album in 2011, he has elasticated the electronic scene, bringing the often niche-genre to the masses and rearranging the rules of that genre …

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