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Meet our BOTW: Until the Ribbon Breaks

Under his Until the Ribbon Breaks moniker, Brooklyn-via-Wales’ Peter Lawrie Winfield crafts woozy, nocturnal electronica with one foot planted firmly in the world of the cinema. Whether he’s bringing to life futuristic soundscapes imbued with robotic soul (‘2025‘) or more directly referencing his love of film (‘Romeo

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Meet our BOTW: Ariana and the Rose

New York’s Ariana DiLorenzo is a women of many, many talents. From acting onstage in experimental theatre troupes and onscreen with a cameo in The Sopranos to popping up in Paul McCartney videos and partying with Lady Gaga, and all the while making amazing pop records with Ariana and the

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BOTW in Focus: Shy Girls

Cast your eyes upwards for a second and glance at the artwork for Timeshare: the debut UK EP from Portland’s Shy Girls. On a cursory examination, it’s the stuff of RnB standards; a bathing suit-adorned woman plunging into a decadent bubble bath. Look a little closer though and, …

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Now Hear This: 26/10/13

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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Now Hear This: 19/10/13

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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BOTW Playlist: Jessy Lanza

Taking an extended look at Jessy Lanza‘s debut Hyperdub full-length, Pull My Hair Back, it quickly becomes clear how simplicity is key to the Canadian producer and vocalist. Co-produced by Jeremy Greenspan of Junior Boys, it’s a record steadfast in its determination to choose exactly the right sound

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Introducing: Indiana

Earlier this summer, we here at PlanetNotion found ourselves transfixed by ‘Smoking Gun‘, the most recent single from Nottingham-based vocalist and songwriter, Indiana. Built from the ground up, the track’s spidery guitar lines and static beats were the perfect grounding for the young singer’s meandering, softly spun

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Live Review: Wireless 2013 – Friday

Since its inception in 2005, there haven’t been many festivals that have been able to compete with – the newly Yahoo! sponsored – Wireless. From its first outing eight years ago now, which featured a lofty cast of headliners including New Order, Basement Jaxx and Kasabian, it’s …

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Guest Mix: Tropics

It’s not surprising, though it is perhaps unfair, that Tropics – aka Chris Ward – was lumped in with the chillwave movement of a few summers back. If the Southampton producer’s balmy moniker wasn’t enough to go by; his latest EP – Home & Consonance, which dropped late last …

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Introducing: Kim Cesarion

Finding himself in a gossamer hinterland somewhere between The Weeknd and Jeff Buckley, 22 year-old Swedish (via Guadeloupe) vocalist Kim Cesarion produces charming, soul-imbued R&B with a serious electronic edge, formed from a myriad of nascent influences. Having already achieved a great deal of notoriety in his native Scandinavia, …

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