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What do Drawings of the London Underground say About Underground Artists?

We grouped together some of the UK’s leading underground artists and asked them to draw the London Underground tube map from memory… why? Well, just for a laugh really. Then we thought we should probably add some kind of journalistic element, being that we are such a cool, cutting-edge publication.



Interview: Context

It seems everything’s taking off in the world of displaced, formerly Norwich-based MC, Context. Now living in London, the last few months have seen him drop what may be his strongest track to date in the form of the acerbic ‘Small Town Lad Sentiments‘: a biting tune



News: Ciara releases new video and album

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole 9 years since R&B diva Ciara released her first album Goodies. The ‘Like A Boy’ singer is not unfamiliar to the odd collaboration here and there — with a CV stacking up with names from Justin Timberlake to Ludacris — and now …



Introducing: Raleigh Ritchie

Everything about this man excites me from his sexy smooth-as-butter vocals, to his creative use of pitch shifted samples – not to mention his funky, yet, mysteriously-incognito logo. Raleigh Ritchie is a breed not too far astray from the likes of Miguel and Frank Ocean at initial inspection, which, I …


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News: Rudimental & Bipolar Sunshine kick off Bacardi Beginnings 2013

Accredited with launching the careers of Jessie Ware and AlunaGeorge in previous years, prestigious music mentoring programme BACARDÍ Beginnings today announces details of its 2013 campaign. The programme pairs together established artists with hotly tipped up-and-comings, who then work closely to release original tracks together. First up in the series, …


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News: Rizzle Kicks + GoThinkBig seek young people to make new video

Brighton hip hop duo Rizzle Kicks have announced today that “Lost Generation” is to be the first single off their much anticipated second album, Roaring 20s. To create the music video for the release, the band will team up with O2′s GoThinkBig work experience initiative to offer young people across …



Video: Sinead Harnett – ‘Got Me’

Earlier this month, PlanetNotion introduced you to sultry songstress Sinead Harnett. Now, in the lead-up to her debut single ‘Got Me’ – to be released on June 16th via Black Butter – we’re delighted to present the new video to accompany the track. With a distinctly ’90s RnB feel, …



Interview: G-FrSH

The south London, self dubbed ‘Flash Affy’ is back and in the style in which we know him best. G-FrSH’s new mixtape ‘Legoman II’ is much like its predecessor ‘Legoman’. However, what may separate the two is G-FrSH’s constant growth both as an emcee and a recording …



News: Original Penguin Plugged In Session feat Devlin and Willy Moon

Original Penguin’s ‘Plugged In Sessions’ are a brand new initiative engaging with both established and brand new artists in a series of live music recordings.

For their second live session,  The Hospital Club in Covent Garden hosted Original Penguin with Willy Moon supporting main act Devlin. The intimate underground …



Issue 61 New Music: Roses Gabor

We first clocked on to Roses Gabor last year when SBTRKT released his much lauded debut album. Roses featured on one of the stand out tracks, ‘Pharoahs’ – her husky, playfully lush vocals had us hooked, so when she released a mixtape on her Soundcloud at the start