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Musogyny: Never Mind Feminism

Everyone knows it’s a man’s world out there (thanks James Brown), but there is none more so than the big bad world of music. From Miley’s twerking to Sinead’s slut shaming, these last months have seen an upward trajectory in the debate around gender issues within music. Rest assured that

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Interview: Sega Bodega

Scotland has been making up for creating the bagpipes over the last few years, producing one underground electronic music star after another. From Hudson Mohawke to Numbers, it’s now the turn of Glasgow’s Sega Bodega, or Salvador Navarrete as he is more uncommonly called, a producer who is

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ASOS Urban Grunge

Taking inspiration from the ghetto Gothic movement in current street wear design, ASOS have created a new collection that fuses ’90s grunge and urban fashions; kind of what you would get if Lil Jon and Nirvana were one band. A monochrome mood dominates the collection, with the occasional large print …

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Interview: Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett is a woman who doesn’t mince her words. She’s a natural storyteller with literal lyrics consisting of day-to-day observations about gardening accidents, masturbation and the people she meets along the way.

At just 25-years-old, she’s forging an independent, self-sufficient path in many ways; starting her own record label

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Review: Sam Smith – ‘Nirvana’

Back when Sam Smith was known predominantly for featuring on Disclosure’s first charting hit, ‘Latch’, his jaw-dropping voice made everyone wince slightly – especially in live situations – nervous about whether he was going to be able to execute the high vocals he’d set himself. But now, after featuring on …

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Video Playlist: Behind Jay-Z’s Magna Carta… Holy Grail

Haven’t heard Magna Carta… Holy Grail yet? Where have you been?! On his twelfth studio full-length, Jay-Z – who shall henceforth be referred to as Hova – once again brings to the table a lofty, star-studded affair that, if nothing else, perfectly encapsulates the headphone-blasting zeitgeist of our times. With …

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Interview: Bebe Black

With an intensely striking vocal, a genuine knack for melody and effortless style, Bebe Black is a name worth keeping a very close eye on. The London-based, Columbia signee featured on a typically late-night Benga track ‘Icon’, and blends 90’s dance with a host of influences, ranging from

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BOTW Interview: Daughn Gibson

Listening to Me Moan, the second album from Pennsylvania’s Daughn Gibson, and hearing the titular vocalist’s husky baritone, it’s hard not to imagine an imposing, brooding statue of a singer. When Notion’s Alex Cull met the man behind the growl in a dingy East London pub, he instead

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BOTW Tips: Daughn Gibson

When Daughn Gibson sat down with Notion’s Alex Cull for a beer in a dimly lit, backwater London pub, the surprisingly sunny Pennsylvanian was armed to the teeth with recommendations of weird and wonderful music tips. Here, we run down a selection of Gibson’s favourite thrift store finds and connoisseur’s

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Mixtape: Eliza Doolittle

Drawing her influences from far and wide, pop princess Eliza Doolittle shares some of the tracks that inspired her brand new track, ‘Big When I Was Little‘, in the form of this exclusive mixtape for Planet Notion. Read more from Eliza in her recent Planet Notion interview.

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