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Moodboard: Denitia & Sene

Denitia & Sene hail from Brooklyn, New York City. However, while Brooklyn has become synonymous with hipsters, slowly being gentrified into an extension of Manhatten, Denitia & Sene’s sound is a soothing antidote to the chaos of urban sprawl and regeneration. Tapping into the remaining creativity the New York borough …



Introducting Interview: Conway

Kassia Conway spent years playing in bands before she took the plunge and decided to go solo. The singer ended up in LA via St Louis and Brooklyn, and was able to create a debut EP, Big Talk, that is not only unique, but also diverse. While definitely pop, Conway’s



BOTW Guest List: Until the Ribbon Breaks’ Top 10 Influential Movies

Earlier this week we told you how for all the compositional brilliance present in Brooklyn-via-Wales producer Until the Ribbon Breaks‘ latest EP, A Taste of Silver, what truly sets the elusive beatmaker – real name: Peter Lawrie Winfield – apart is a sense of drama and narrative very



Brooklyn We Go Hard: Spring-Summer 2014

Mark your calendars, because February promises to be California dreamy. This February is going to be soooo dreamy, because it’s when BWGH launches their summer-spring Hermosa collection. It’s safe to say that things are looking up for February, a month that is usually such a Debbie Downer. The Hermosa …



Album Premiere: Bird Call – Will We Get to Mars?

When you consider it from a literal standpoint, the moniker Bird Call has implications of falseness, of being led astray. After all, a bird call itself is only an imitation of the creature’s authentic song. In the case of New Yorker Chiara Angelicola though, that couldn’t be further from the


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New track: Frankie Rose – Sorrow

There’s nothing better then a slice of Indie Pop on a hazy Friday afternoon. Thanks to Frankie Rose, her debut single ‘Sorrow’ offers just the right amount of breezy guitar mixed with silky vocals. The track is an organic production of a catchy melody, and steers clear of the …



Moodboard: Escort

Since Escort’s latest single Barbarians is being looped in the Notion offices, we asked New York’s favourite disco band to tell us about their favourite things from Brooklyn and beyond.

Stylist: Irini Arakas is a good friend of mine, and the stylist to the band. Her fashion line, Prova, …


Ready to Go

BOTW Video: Guards – ‘Ready to Go’

Let’s be honest, when you hear the mammoth ringing bells, fuzzy power-pop guitars and upbeat vocal chants of Guards‘ ‘Ready to Go‘, it’s pretty impossible to imagine the track’s accompanying video being anything but a whirlwind, summer adventure. Well, that’s exactly what this savvy Manhattan three-piece have …



Introducing our BOTW: Guards

As the Great British summer begins to gradually – make that very gradually – creep into view and festival season begins to raise its hazy, hungover head, we here at PlanetNotion have found ourselves longing for the sort of monumental musical moments that have you shouting along into the wee …



Video Premiere: Standish/Carlyon – ‘Nono/Yoyo’

On ‘Nono/Yoyo‘, Devastations members Conrad Standish and Tom Carlyon – here known as Standish/Carlyon, unsurprisingly – create a surreal, dream-like sound world that’s equal parts psychedelic trippyness and smooth, lush dance pop. The track’s accompanying clip, which you can stream below, perfectly matches the burned out, solarised …