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New Track: Cokiyu & Baths – ‘Twinkle Way’

It’s been a long wait for new material from Japanese ambient electronica producer, Cokiyu. The Ehime-native has remained largely quiet since her sophomore full-length, Your Thorn, dropped in 2011 but she now returns with a collaborative EP based around ‘Haku‘, a post-Your Thorn demo. Cokiyu …


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Introducing: Polly Scattergood

Currently splitting her time equally between Norfolk and Berlin, – an interesting combination, for sure – Polly Scattergood cultivates rousing yet thoughtful, synth-led epics that stubbornly lodge themselves in the front of your mind.

Forthcoming single ‘Wanderlust‘, which you can stream and download below, is the perfect precedent …



Preview: Blood Brother – Never Alone 1 w/ Hot Since ’82

Blood Brother – a contemporary menswear brand founded by James Waller and Nick Biela are launching a series of parties under the moniker ‘Never Alone’ – starting at the Victorian Vaults in East London on Feb 7. Notion’s online ed Seb Law caught up with three acts performing at the



Introducing: Wildarms

It’s hard not to be a little inspired by Wildarms, aka Brooklyn producer and FADER associate editor, Duncan Cooper. Skipping over any sense of melodrama or over-exuberant romance peddling, his songs under the Wildarms moniker are thinly-veiled tributes to the subtler beauty in an everyday relationship, allowing samples and …



Preview: Drop Acid, not Bombs w/ Dixon

Thanks to promoter extraordinaires Boys Own, legendary house producer Dixon is coming to London on February 15. Having just been named 3rd best DJ in the world by Resident Advisor, you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you didn’t get down for this one. Alongside Dixon, there’ll be …



Introducing: MØ

With two different singles set for release this month, Danish electro-pop siren – real name Karen Marie Ørsted – is looking likely to arouse interest on both sides of the North Sea this month. ‘Glass’, which is released in Denmark this week, features a textured wall of sound comprised …



Introducing: Josef Salvat

Fancy a slice of rousing, larger-than-life pop to lend your Tuesday afternoon a sense of the monumental? Well, we’ve got you covered. Originally from Australia but now based in London, singer-songwriter Josef Salvat produces towering, emotionally vibrant epics that feel very at home in 2013.

Below, you can check out …



Club Beat #109: Playhouse – The Masked Ball w/ Grant Nelson

On Friday 1st February, Playhouse bring their first party of 2013 to London’s Supperclub. This time round it’s a masked ball, so get ready to get mysterious…

For their masked ball, Playhouse have invited back the legend that is Grant Nelson to do what he does best. Although heralded as …



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 …



Be fashion foward with Woolrich and Nanamica

February is one month to look forward to next year thanks to a special collaboration between moutain parka Woolrich and Japanese company Nanamica. The two have come together to create two brand new versions of the traditional mountain jacket. The exclusive jackets, available in a black version with contrasting gold …