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Video Premiere: Josep Xorto – ‘Success!’

Earlier this year when Stand Up Against Heart Crime‘s Josep Xorto dropped the indelibly funky ‘Dancing‘, the Catalan producer’s stride was hard to falter: smooth, sleek and sensuous, it was the sound of irrepressible confidence filtered through sheer Latin swagger.

On the basis of Josep’s latest single, …

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Meet our BOTW: Roosevelt

Locating himself in the bleary-eyed space where euphoria and nostalgia collide, Cologne’s Marius Lauber – under his Roosevelt moniker – has been the driving force behind some of the most elegiac dance music to set our feet moving this year. His recently released debut EP, Elliot, perfectly pitches itself

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New Track: Enjoyed ft. Femme – ‘Dreamboat Lover’

Resplendently grooving along on a sea of synths, liquid basslines and post-disco beats is ‘Dreamboat Lover (Humour Me)‘, the latest offering from Hampshire-born producer Enjoyed, aka Peter Evans Pritchard. With guest vocals from Nigel Godrich collaborator Femme, ‘Dreamboat Lover’ truly sparkles, drawing in ears with the …

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Notion 062 Interview: Jamie Lidell

With an experimental approach and an imitable sound, Jamie Lidell has always been a leftfield musician. After fifteen years in the biz, and with a new album about to drop, is this the time he makes it big? Not likely, says our Online Ed Seb Law, but that’s exactly the

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News: Little Boots announces second album

British dance-pop songstress Little Boots – aka Victoria Hesketh – has unveiled plans for a follow-up to her much lauded 2009 debut Hands. Nocturnes, a record that Hesketh describes as being “indebted to the night”, is set for a May 6 release through her recently launched On Repeat …

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Preview: Kitsuné Winter Party at Fire

It’s looking to be a pretty big news week for everybody’s favourite French fashion and record label, Kitsuné.

Firstly, the imprint’s winter party – which is going down on November 24 at London’s Fire – has had its full line-up announced. Headlining will be French electronic powerhouse Etienne de

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Preview: ReviveHer Loft Party w/ Tim Sweeney

Of all the places to hold a loft party, a derelict Victorian chocolate factory in London may not seem the most obvious; it’s certainly an interesting proposition, though, and that’s exactly what ReviveHer have done. With access to the factory’s loft only available by a singular lift – yes, we’re …

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Songs for the Week #3

Torches – Sky Blue & Ivory
This is Torches’ debut single but you’d never guess. They have seemingly arrived fully formed, enveloping you in their gothically menacing and ominous brand of rock and creating a sparse and intriguing sound. Frontman Charlie Drinkwater’s baritone vocals are front and centre and through …

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Video: The 2 Bears – ‘Work’

If there’s one record that’s been played ‘til the cows come home on the Notion stereo recently then it’s The 2 Bears’ promo of their debut album ‘Be Strong’. Indeed it’s purely impossible to grow bored of our furry friends and their catchy, anthemic melodies.

And with the anticipation surrounding …

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James Murphy The DJ

When you get James Murphy on the phone it’s difficult to not desire a chat about LCD Soundsystem. It was one of the best electro-pop groups of the modern era, and when it was announced that This is Happening would be the last album from the group my heart broke …

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