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The Field Report #4 – Second Line Up Fever and Scandinavian Persuasion for Hip Hop’s Coolest Cats.

Festival season, like an impending wave of low pressure threatening to burst our river banks, is upon us. And to get our taste buds tingling, organisers have been chomping at the bit to let you know of their exclusive headline acts ready to define our summers. These days, the great



Meet our BOTW: Tensnake

A short while into our transcontinental Skype chat, Marco Niemerski – better known by his production pseudonym, Tensnake – is left stumped. As a slew of background noise makes the moment’s silence all the more noticeable, he eventually confesses, “I have no fucking clue what the secret behind it is,



Festival Review: Festival No. 6

The fairytale landscape of Portmeirion village sets the scene for a beautiful weekend partnered with an outstanding line up of entertainment…


Chic’s ‘Good Times’ performed by Male Voice Choir

Following on from the huge success of their Blue Monday cover, the Brythoniaid Male Voice Choir have released their version Chic’s Good Times.

Commissioned by Festival Number 6 to celebrate Chic’s upcoming performance at the Welsh festival, the choir’s Good Times is a bombastic and brilliant version that stirs …



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, …


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Interview: Eliza Doolittle

Since her self-titled debut entered the charts at number 3 in 2010, Eliza Doolittle has gone from strength to strength. Her recent collaboration with Disclosure on smash hit ‘You & Me’ saw the singer-songwriter move away from her signature sunny sound towards electronic RnB vibes, all the while maintaining her



Nile Rodgers Reveals His True Love

We had the great honour and pleasure of talking to Nile Rodgers the other week. The music legend is playing a series of events in the UK this year, first among those being this weekend’s Love Save Sunday festival in Bristol.

Seb Law: Last year I saw you at Lovebox, …



News: Nile Rodgers presents a Lovebox and RBMA special

I know at the moment we seem to be banging on about Lovebox and if you haven’t snapped up your tickets yet or can’t make that weekend you’re probably feeling pretty bummed out. But never fear because Red Bull Music Academy are joining forces with Lovebox to present a sensational …



News: Additional Acts at Festival No. 6

Festival No. 6 is always a good time: music, food, activities, all good things. Well, it just got better. This year’s festival, running 13-15 September has an excellent lineup, including (but not limited to) The Manic Street Preachers, I Am Kloot, James Blake and Everything Everything. Representatives from No. 6 …



Sean Brosnan talks Future Disco

To celebrate the launch of Future Disco’s latest series ‘Night Moves’, we caught up with founder Sean Brosnan. An authority on London night life and the emergence of the disco infused house sound, he let us know his top ten disco re-edits. Running with a vibe that fuses …