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Rob Luis

Tru Thoughts 15th Birthday!

Happy birthday Tru Thoughts! On Saturday 22nd February, Brighton-based record label Tru Thoughts will be having their 15th (great innings there, my son!) birthday party at KOKO — merely the first in a series of celebrations planned for 2014. At this party in particular, recent label signees Harleighblu



New Track: “Lady Colour” by Troumaca

Troumaca are a fine example of the massive range of music coming from Birmingham these days.  This group is carefully nudging their way out of the mass influx of bands, though, thanks to the unique flavour of their music.  Their tracks have a distinctly British taste, but they also mix …



The BRITS Winter Festival

So, you’re a fan of winter sports.  Skiing, snowboarding, what-have-you, it’s an admittedly fantastic season.

But you’re also a fan of live music, partying, and, if I may make a reasonable assumption, France.  Right?

BRITS is combining all these winter favorites for another one of their famous week-long parties from …



Introducing: LeaLea Jones

LeaLea Jones is one of the most exciting new artists to have emerged over the past year or so. BBC Introducing have tipped her for success, but that’s only one small portion of the monumental amount of backing she’s received from the industry. She’s just finishing off her debut album, …


Hollie Cook

Introducing: Hollie Cook

This weekend saw one of Britain’s most celebrated bands, The Stone Roses, return to the live circuit for a weekend of comeback shows. As with many shows of this stature, the support slots were fairly illustrious, with acts like Beady Eye, Plan B and Primal Scream taking the stage at …



Album Review: Digital Soundboy System-Fabriclive 63

It’s funky. It’s fresh. It’s primitive. It’s just what you need. Digital Soundboy Soundsystem releases its first official Digital Soundboy mix- Fabriclive 63.

Digital Soundboy Soundsystems remain in the forefront of club scene bass culture with their out-of-this world creations. Shaped by English DJ and producer Shy FX, Digital Soundboy …


J-Dilla Changed My Life

Just what the Doctor Ordered

The Doctor’s Orders are “The kings of the capital’s Hip-Hop scene” according to Time-out and we are featuring them on Planet Notion, as they are the first point of call for anything Hip-Hop. Bringing you some of the biggest names alongside throwing massive unpretentious parties since 2005 for the real …


little roy

Little Roy releases reggae Nirvana covers. Yes, really.

Reggae legend Little Roy releases a compilation of Nirvana cover tracks (Silver/Dive) produced by Prince Fatty through Ark Recordings this month.

Born in Witfield Town, Jamaica, he launched his career in the rock-steady age, recording singles for the likes of Coxsone Dodd, Prince Buster and Lee



Lunchbox: A Trip to Vantra, The Vegan Utopia

Hello, I am Bronya Francis, and I am a self-confessed foodie. Forget low-calorie ready meals and no carb diets (ahem?! Are you guys crazy?!). I love fresh, flavoursome, preferably organic, food- and lots of it. One day my youthful metabolism will decellerate and I will become a disgustingly obese person


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Review: Prince Fatty – Supersize

London-based Prince Fatty is otherwise known as Mike “Prince Fatty” Pelanconi, and has been dubbed a dub innovator (couldn’t resist) and record producer that has been musically active since the 1990’s. Released on the London-based label Mr Bongo, Prince Fatty’s newest offering Supersize will drop its meaty anchor on UK …