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22
Jul
2013

Sub Focus – Turn It Around feat. Kele Okereke

Submitted by / 6 years ago / Featured, New Singles

Sub Focus has been releasing singles very sporadically this year, but with each release comes another cracking tune accompanied by a fantastic vocalist. Today’s edition is his brand new release “Turn Around” which features Bloc Party front-man Kele Okereke. Some of the more keen Sub Focus fans will have noticed that the “Turn It Around” sample was…

17
Jul
2013

The xx & Craig Armstrong – Together (Live @ Maida Vale)

Submitted by / 6 years ago / Featured, Live Session, Staff Picks

Well this is a bit fucking epic isn’t it? Earlier today The xx were invited into Maida Vale (once again) to record a session for Zane Lowe‘s Radio 1 show which was broadcast a few hours ago. The xx took centre-stage to perform three tracks: “Fiction“, “Tides“, and “Together” (which was the centrepiece of the…

17
Jul
2013

Foals – Lost & Not Found (Chase & Status Cover)

Submitted by / 6 years ago / Featured, Live Session, Staff Picks

Foals were invited into the Live Lounge today courtesy of Sara Cox, where they delivered a live performance of their brand new single “Bad Habit“. The five-piece from Oxford were also there to perform a cover version too, and surprisingly they chose Chase & Status‘ brand new single “Lost & Not Found“. I’m delighted to…

13
Jul
2013

Robin Thicke – I Love It (Icona Pop Cover)

Submitted by / 6 years ago / Featured, Live Session

Earlier this week the freshly popular Robin Thicke dropped into the Radio 1 and 1Xtra studios to deliver two very special Live Lounge performances. The highlight though was probably his cover of Icona Pop‘s recent single “I Love It”. Robin Thicke of course had been cruising the UK chart at the #1 position for several…

5
Jul
2013

as†ronomyy – Don’t Need U

Submitted by / 6 years ago / Featured, New Songs, Staff Picks

Finding hidden gems is part of what makes blogging so much fun and keeps us coming back for more. as†ronomyy, the mystery singer-songwriter from Worcestershire, UK has the perfect recipe that is needed to blow up soon. A made-for-radio voice with a great sense of melody and songwriting, backed by well-produced beats. The secret ingredient however is…

4
Jul
2013

Trampolene – You Do Nothing To Me

Submitted by / 6 years ago / Featured, New Songs, Staff Picks

A few days ago I caught a bit of my current favourite show on Radio 1, which is hosted by the enigmatic Phil Taggart and Alice Levine. They normally play a fantastic eclectic mix of music and that night was no exception, as they kicked off the show with this potentially anthemic number called “You Do…