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News: Great Escape Completes 2014 Line-up

Brighton’s Great Escape Festival kick starts the season in May, and is always a mega event when it comes to new and established talent. Spread over 35 different venues, the three-day festival brings 18,000 people to the coastal city, all with one mission statement: to enjoy and discover music. Now …

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MØ – ‘Say You’ll Be There’ (Spice Girls Cover)

I love a good cover version, especially when it’s done well. I love how a familiar, well loved ditty can be transformed into something completely new. Imagine my delight when I heard this last night, one of my favourite new artists, , covering my absolute favourite girl group of …

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Now Hear This: 01/02/14

We’re not really about lists. We like longform interviews and in-depth analysis; wordy think-pieces and lengthy reports. But that’s partly because we’re music-loving writers and there’s nothing we love more than the sound of a keyboard clacking satisfyingly with the sound of our own thoughts. Hey, at least we’re honest.

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MØ Announce Bikini Daze EP

MØ (AKA Karen Marie Ørsted) has announced the release of a new four track EP titled Bikini Daze, set for release on 20th October via Chess Club / RCA Victor. The EP will feature three new tracks alongside ‘Never Wanna Know’, which debuts today! Oh, and the above cover …

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EP Review: Digitalism – Lift

It’s always been difficult to situate Hamburg duo Digitalism within a context. Here’s the dilemma. Are they lost remnants of late 90s, post-Daft Punk Paris? Glowstick-wielders of the NME-proclaimed ‘07 nu rave? Or merely Soulwax copyists? No one really knows. And actually, why does it even matter? Relied upon …

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EP Review: Claire – Broken Promise Land

Claire’s debut EP, Broken Promise Land, is a DIY effort through and through; from renting studios to writing, mixing, recording and producing, this band have taken it all into their own hands. They did it all as they went along and the outcome is one full of passion, …

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First names announced for Illuminations

Illumunations, a week-long London event of carefully selected music and arts events, has announced confirmation of its first artists and performers: Field Music, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Money and Mø.

Taking place in November at multiple locations, the event is delivering fresh, cross-platform acts in contemporary music for a second time …

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Video: MØ – ‘Waste of Time’

Since posting her breakthrough track ‘Maiden’ online in May 2012, Danish songstress  (AKA Karen Marie Ørsted) has landed on many a new music radar. Earlier this year, she answered the hype with debut single ‘Pilgrim’ via Chess Club, which entered the Hypemachine chart at Number 1, and her …

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Introducing: Jetta

It comes as no surprise there’s such a buzz surrounding 23 year-old Liverpudlian Jetta at the moment. Having got her break as a backing vocalist for the likes of Cee Lo and Paloma Faith, the young songstress has burst onto the internet in recent months with the captivating ‘…

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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 …

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