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Preview: Independent Label Market

Things that make you think ‘omg it’s nearly Christmas’: That John Lewis advert that everyone gets all cutesy about, your local high-street embarking on a sorry attempt for Christmas decorations, and your nan ringing up to ask for knitting measurements. Oh, and then there is one announcement that doesn’t send …



Preview: Majestic Casual – Chapter 1

In the world of web 2.0, the power of music discovery no longer remains in the wrists of the DJ. Where these ‘tastemakers’ would be first (and only) purveyors to break new music, the ever-expanding online world has allowed for new culture pioneers to emerge. Enter Majestic Casual: a …



Album Review: London Grammar – If You Wait

This feels like one of those ‘we’ve been waiting for this for a very long time’ debut albums. Although London Grammar have been a band now for a couple of years, it was only last December that they released their debut single, ‘Hey Now‘. Straight after being signed, …



Interview: Claire

It’s looking set to be a monumental Autumn for Germany’s ambiguously-titled Claire. The electro-pop five-piece from Munich not only have a new EP coming out in the UK in the guise of Broken Promise Land, but a debut album in their homeland, The Great Escape, also seeing release. Notion’s



Interview: Cyril Hahn

In just under two years, Cyril Hahn has remixed some of the world’s biggest names in music, gained a following of loyal fans and signed to one of the most forward- thinking record labels in the industry, PMR. He is now set to release his double a-side ‘Perfect Form



Cyril Hahn premieres new track ‘Raw Cut’

Cyril Hahn is fast becoming one of the most talked about DJ’s across the music scene. His forthcoming double a-side ‘Perfect Form / Raw Cut’ is set for release on 7th October, and we can not get enough of the latter.

The more shadowy partner of the double a-side,…



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



Interview: Jagwar Ma

Jagwar Ma, comprised of Gabriel Winterfield and Jono Ma, and hailing all the way from Sydney, Australia, are already turning out to be one of this year’s most interesting new bands. Their debut single ‘The Throw’ snowballed them into just about every platform of the UK’s music



EP Review: Saturday Night Gym Club – The Nowhere Team

Saturday Night Gym Club are back with The Nowhere Team, the follow-up to their 2011 debut EP, How to Build a Life Raft. Like that record, it’s six tracks long, which is really the most tracks you can fling together and get away with still calling an EP …


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News: The xx announce full lineup for Night + Day

Following sold out Night + Day events in Lisbon and Berlin, The xx now announce the final lineup for their upcoming event at London’s beautiful Hatfield House, Saturday June 22nd.

Set to play the main stage are Solange, Polica, Kindness, Mount Kimbie, Jon Hopkins, …