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BOTW Playlist: Ronika

Nottingham pop musician Ronika channels the sunshine in the playlist she’s compiled for the second instalment of this week’s BOTW. Like her own album Selectadisc (out in a fortnight), the playlist effortlessly jumps from one genre to the next.

Right away, the good times beckon as Dutch producer Karmon leads …

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Meet our BOTW: Ronika

It’s taken a few years for Ronika to get her self-produced, self-released debut album out there, but at last she has – and it’s awesome. As the musician herself puts it, Selectadisc peddles a broad, pop aesthetic but also adds underground genres into the mix. Many of the songs are

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Now Hear This: 16/03/14

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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Friday Mixtape: Ronika ‘Escalator to the Equator’

It’s always roundabout now, when the first summery rays start to flicker through the seemingly permanent blanket of cloud and the idea of putting on a pair of shorts isn’t immediately met with a derisive laugh, that we turn our attention towards the outside world, and (more pertinently for this …

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News: Ronika – Rough n Soothe (The Hics Remix)

PlanetNotion has been banging on about electro-disco pop sister Ronika for some time now. Channeling a sound that fuses Madonna style pop rhythms with soulful R & B vocals, Ronika mixes up ’90s beats and makes them her own.

The single from her same-titled EP, Rough n Soothe is a …

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Bacardi Beginnings: Ronika

Just recently Planet Notion headed down to an east London studio to meet up with two recording artists who have become involved in a fresh new collaborative project spearheaded by Bacardi. As part of the Bacardi Beginnings campaign, celebrating 150 years of the rum brand, dance music producer extraordinaire Mylo …

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Bacardi Beginnings: behind the scenes with Goddard and Ware

Just about a month ago, we raved about the Bacardi Beginnings party that happened in Shoreditch on 10th July. The memorable event was hosted by Nick Grimshaw and featured smashing performances by artists like Friendly Fires, Mylo and Joe Goddard of Hot Chip fame. As you know, these acts …

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To See At Lovebox: Notion Picks Sunday

Okay, so here’s some advice. As much as you’re gonna want to drink gallons of The Beer on Friday and Saturday until you collapse in a sleepy, smelly mess inside the oriental pavillion in Victoria Park, it’s OBLIGATORY that you pace yourself and make sure you won’t be an entire

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Hervé + Ronika – How Can I Live Without You

DJ and producer Hervé is back with a new video, ahead of the release of his debut album, Pick Me Up, Sort Me Out, Calm Me Down, in July.

The London based DJ, also known as Joshua Harvey, collaborates with hotly-tipped vocalist Ronika on ‘How Can I Live Without …

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EXCLUSIVE: Ronika – In the City Video

Harking back to the days of Madge pre-veiny hands and innapropriate leotards, Ronika is a terribly post-modern popstar. With the aim of “increasing the body count of people who have been knocked dead by my music”, the  ‘Madonna of the Midlands’ manages to channel trans-Atlantic vocals, slick pop hooks and …

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