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Interview: Bright Light Bright Light

As he preps for the release of his new EP, it sort of feels like a second chapter for Rod Thomas, aka Bright Light Bright Light. His marvellous debut album, Make Me Believe In Hope, was highly anticipated by many, but was a long time coming. Years prior,

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MNEK Wants to be a Fucking Icon

A poorly kept secret star in the making, Uzo Emineke first came to prominence at 14, producing remixes and writing incredible songs for others, generally riling up the pop world. Now, at the grand old age of 19, he’s ready to launch his own project. Watch out world. We caught

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Dancing To Picasso – Don’t Watch That, Watch This

The quite phenomenal Lil Buck just blew our minds with an improvised performance in the luxurious context of the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the art gallery set up by LVMH. At the Shchukin exhibition, which features over a hundred iconic early modernist masterpieces by French titans of art such as Degas, …

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Actually Good Music Videos: Cascade by John Merizalde

Bloody hell, now this is a music video. The great documentarian John Merizalde has pushed the form to limits with a film about a unique Atlanta roller rink community, which just happens to sync beautifully with a song by SG Lewis. Cascade is his director’s cut, and what a beautiful …

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Foals on John Hammond

As part of their campaign about iconic music industry disruptor John Hammond, Guinness have commissioned a series of brilliant films with contemporary artists realising his legacy in the current day. Wrapping up the series are the superstars of UK rock, Foals, and front man Yanis, who eloquently sets forth on …

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Lianne La Havas on John Hammond

As part of their campaign about iconic music industry disruptor John Hammond, Guinness have commissioned a series of brilliant films with contemporary artists realising his legacy in the current day. Neo-soul star and Prince collaborator Lianne La Havas gives her take on the great talent scout: “Behind every great act, …

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Boiling Point: Boiler Room at 1

Back in our PRINT X DIGITAL issue, Notion 054, RUTH SAXELBY painted a portrait of then-underground sensation Boiler Room. Photos by Mikael Gregorsky

It gets hot in the Boiler Room. A heat that drips down the necks of the people present at the weekly Tuesday event at Corsica Studios in …

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Lady Leshurr on John Hammond

As part of their campaign about iconic music industry disruptor John Hammond, Guinness have commissioned a series of brilliant films with contemporary artists realising his legacy in the current day. Rising new grime star Lady Leshurr gives her take in a stunning story of her lyricism and striving: “John Hammond …

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Rudimental on John Hammond

As part of their campaign about iconic music industry disruptor John Hammond, Guinness have commissioned a series of brilliant films with contemporary artists realising his legacy in the current day. The first episode features pop dnb stars Rudimental…

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Idea on the rise: Converse Rubber Tracks

Financing the production of a body music to a great standard has never been an easy feat, with costs amounting to thousands quickly if professional engineers and studio spaces are hired to assist an act. For many artists, who do not necessarily have the facilities or production ability to avoid …

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