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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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New Track: Florrie – ‘Little White Lies’

It all started with a drum kit and a self confessed love for the Spice Girls – Florrie is the girl who moved to London at the tender age of 17 and eight years later has a substantial base of adoring fans.

This artist has the whole package. The British …

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Time to Get Funky: Snoopzilla x Rdio

I was not aware that Snoop Dogg had in fact stopped being Snoop Lion.Whoops. Maybe it was after he was reincarnated. Snoop Dogg can now add YET another name to his repertoire- Snoopzilla. It’s not just Snoop on this, as it is a duo name deal. Snoopzilla refers to …

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Guest Mix: 80s Child – Back to the ’80s Mix

Danny Worrall, aka 80s Child, grew up listening to the likes of Toto, Prince, Michael McDonald, Hall & Oates and Michael Jackson. It’s no wonder then, that the edit-aficionado has returned to his childhood soundtrack, taking influence from the boogie-heavy tunes of the 80s. Having established himself on the …

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Video: Igor Volk – ‘Labyrinth’

Truly impressive in both audio and visuals, this new video from Igor Volk is well worth a watch. While it seems like plenty of artists about today are going for an ’80s aesthetic, not many manage it with such precision as this. Heavier and more psychedelic than Igor’s critically acclaimed …

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Introducing: Fabienne

Born and raised in Bradford on a musical diet consisting of Kanye West, N.E.R.D and J’Dilla, 21-year-old Fabienne‘s strong Hip-Hop sensibility shines through in her debut AA single, ‘Smokescreen/Taxi’, to be released July 1st via Super Recordings. While the young singer’s vocal stylings are sure to …

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Introducing: Jungle

YES. I’ve just listened to Jungle‘s new single ‘Platoon’ for what’s probably the seventh time in a row. Just… Yes. Completely enigmatic and almost impossible to Google, I thought this band was going to be difficult to write an ‘introducing’ piece about. But then I listened to ‘Platoon’ …

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Jamie Lidell Mini-Documentary with Yours Truly

In this case, that “yours truly” does not refer to me, but to the renowned video artist. With experience in ads, music videos, and many other varied forms of filmmaking, Yours Truly was the perfect choice for a collaboration with electronic/soul/funk master Jamie Lidell. Together they’ve produced a …

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Pure Intec launch party at XOYO

Shoreditch’s favourite clubland venue, XOYO is due to for a night of chaotic revelry as it plays host to house maestro extraordinaire, Carl Cox, for his first UK show of the year for Intec Records.

Before heading off to Ibiza for the summer for his weekly residency at …

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Soundwave Festival announce full lineup

Celebrating it’s fifth year in sunny Croatia (what an appealing thought), Soundwave Festival has finally announced its full lineup and what an exciting and eclectic mix it has turned out to be! You can check out the full list online, but some highlights include Bonobo, hip-hop innovator MF Doom

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