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Transmitting Live @ 5

Transmitter have been busy making moves as one of the best YouTube channels for British music in recent times. Now, they are excited to announce a weekly, live-streaming, appointment to view formats this week.

From 5pm on February 3rd, every Monday will see Live @ 5 brought to the fans …



News: BRITs 2013 Update

It just wouldn’t be a British February without the BRIT Awards gracing our screens and one of the ceremony’s most anticipated honours – particularly in music industry terms – is the Critics’ Choice Award; previous winners of which include Adele, Florence and, most recently, Emeli Sandé.

This year, the prestigious …



Issue 61 New Music: Madeon

It’s hard not to be more than a little envious of Hugo Leclercq, AKA bombastic pop producer Madeon. At eighteen, he’s already created mini-mixes for Annie Mac, reached the UK Top 40 on three separate occasions this year, and been announced as the tour support for Lady Gaga’s 2013 North …


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Tips for 2013 Advent #16: Rascals

Majors are constantly signing up their share in the talented UK grime scene; as well as Amplify Dot, EMI have adopted Bow’s own Rascals. Shizz, Tempz, Merkz, and Kay Willz are clearly quite into the letter ‘z’, and despite still being in their late teens they started this whole …


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Tips For 2013 Advent #14: Milo Greene

We were told about Milo Greene a couple of months ago, and on hearing they sound like Fleetwood Mac we had to give them a listen. And the comparison is valid – the crux of their début album is made from female and male vocal harmonies mixed with traditional, mellow …


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EP Review: Ben Howard – Burgh Island

Fresh from a Mercury nomination, this is the moment when the world is waiting for Ben Howard to firm things up, grow, mature, confirm all that promise and establish an identity.

So, to delay the notorious Difficult Second Album Syndrome,  Howard has come up with the Burgh Island EP. Does …


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Album Review: Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox

Just two worthwhile things have come out of the last two series of The X Factor. Last year, it was Bruno Mars performing ‘Runaway Baby’. And this year, it was Bruno Mars airing his latest single ‘Locked Out Of Heaven’. Each performance was distinctly different; the former a …



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 …



Tips For 2013 Advent #9: Lewis Watson

This little squirt seemed to jump out of nowhere when his self-released EP It’s Got Four Sad Songs On It BTW that he recorded with his music teacher jumped to #1 in the singer songwriter iTunes chart earlier this year. His floppy surfer hair and freckled baby face, matched with …


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Tips For 2013 Advent #3: Disclosure

They’ve been tipped by Annie Mac, been picked as one of MTV’s Brand New For 2013 artists, and have been name dropped by pretty much all the major tastemakers in UK music. Fans cover their songs acoustically on YouTube and made up dances to their #11 single ‘Latch’ featuring the …