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BOTW Moodboard: Glass Animals

While their debut album isn’t out until later in the year, there is already a humongous amount of buzz surrounding Oxfordshire quartet, Glass Animals. This hype has only been exacerbated by the involvement of super producer and songwriter, Paul Epworth – you know, the guy that has worked and

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Interview: Freddie Gibbs

Freddie Gibbs is the archetype for slow-burn success. It’s been ten years since the Indiana-born rapper released his debut mixtape ‘Full Metal Jacket’, and since then he’s been relentless, furnishing his fans with regular mixtapes and EPs.  Moving from Indiana to Los Angeles, Gibbs continued to put out vast quantities

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Lovebox First Line-up Announcement!

London’s Lovebox Festival is becoming a staple of the capital’s summer season. Each year the multi-stage carnival manages to exceed itself, propelling it’s status into stratospheric spheres. This year Lovebox has joined forces with Secret Productions (co-organisers of Wilderness and Secret Garden Party 2009-2013), creating a new vision for 2014. …

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Soundwave Festival Lineup

Celebrating it’s sixth year in sunny Croatia (what an appealing thought), Soundwave Festival has finally announced its full lineup and what an exciting and eclectic mix it has turned out to be! You can check out the full list online, but some highlights include Fat Freddys’ Drop, hip-hop innovator Madlib,

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The Many Faces of Mos Def

‘I’m a pirate on an island seeking treasure known as silence’ – ‘Habitat’, Black On Both Sides

Like the seafarer talked of in his lyrics, Dante Smith is an individual made up of many guises, a person subject to the mysterious, prone to the ecstatic. Musician, activist, actor, icon

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BOTW Playlist: The Flight

We asked our current BOTW – London production duo The Flight – to throw together a playlist for us of the tracks that have inspired them, not just on their debut Hangman EP, but as songwriters in general.

The pair – comprised of Joe Henson and Alexis Smith, who’ve previously …

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Mixtape: Marques Toliver – ‘Studying For My Ph.D’

If your music taste is anything like Marques Toliver’s, in the impossible way that it can be confined to one genre, then you’re in for a treat this afternoon. Pushing the boundaries of the mixtape’s capabilities, Marques combines Roberta Flack’s ‘I am the Girl’ along with ‘Keep it Between Us’ …

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