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Tips For 2013 Advent #13: King Krule

We first came across King Krule (namesake of Archy Marshall) last year and were totally shocked into amazement. His deep bass voice mixed with experimental sombre production, combined with the knowledge that he’s seventeen and the visual of his ghostly, skeletal frame with fiery red hair, is a stunning series …

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Tips For 2013 Advent #11: Amplify Dot

We like to think ourselves as early adopters here at PlanetNotion. That’s marketing speak for people who know about cool shit before you do, so we can let you know if and when it’s gonna blow up as soon as possible.

Amplify Dot is a female MC we think will …

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Tips For 2013 Advent #8: Syron

We first cottoned onto Daisy Syron Russell when her delectable vocal featured alongside that of MNEK in Rudimental’s track ‘Spoons’ back in February. We’d been chasing her ever since and finally got a chance to interview her for Issue 59 of our magazine. After releasing ‘Breaking’ on Black …

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Tips For 2013 Advent #5: AlunaGeorge

AlunaGeorge have been around for a couple of years now, but since they were picked up by Island Records earlier in 2012 people have been paying more attention to their original take on modern RnB. Thanks to George’s bloody awesome production skills and Aluna’s unique, otherworldly vocals, the duo have …

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The Muso In Manchester #6

Unbelievable reverb-soaked live videos in churches, garage pop from San Francisco, and the Bunker offering up ‘trashy, cymbal-heavy pop’, ‘psychedelic exploration of the synthesiser cosmos’ and ‘accessible, euphoric epics’. Phew.

I feel a poignant way to start this column would be with a reference to Embers’ recent live recording …

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Introducing Our BOTW: Stubborn Heart

Merely half a year after signing to One Little Indian, Stubborn Heart released their debut album in last month. Their music fits in with the broad post-dubstep category of electronic music, in that the BPM is pretty laxe and the texture is minimal. There are some beautiful vocal melodies and …

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Video Premiere: Technicolor Teeth – ‘Station Wagon’

SO, Technicolour Teeth put out a pretty awesome record through Stroll On Records earlier this year, Teenage Pagans - and you can read our review here. And today, they’re releasing a song from the album as a single.

‘Station Wagon’ is a lo-fi scuzzfest of gritty, grungy guitar music, …

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Tips for 2013 Advent #1: Gabrielle Aplin

We clocked onto Gabrielle Aplin earlier this year after she signed to Parlophone, and her début single on the label (cover of Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s ‘The Power Of Love’) has just shot to the top 5 in the UK Top 40 Chart thanks to it being chosen to soundtrack …

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EP Review: Lulu James – Be Safe

“Use me as your guide to the right path,” proclaims Lulu James on her new EP. The sultry soul singer has forged a path all her own with the unique blend of electronica and soul on her new release, which is a mesmerising mix of opposing musical forces: spacey electronica …

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The Muso In Manchester #5

This month, Manchester gives its own verdict on the raucous Palma Violets, Egyptian Hip Hop return (still not Egyptian or playing hip-hop), and G R E A T W A V E S grace the Bunker, with the risk of being attacked by machete gangs now somewhat decreased.

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