Live Session

16
Jan
2014

Clean Bandit – Royals (Lorde Cover @ BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge)

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We have been monitoring the progress of Clean Bandit ever since the celestial being that is Russ Chimes remixed their single “Dust Clears“, but up ’til now they haven’t actually featured on the blog in their own right. Today was the difference maker. They dropped into Fearne Cotton‘s Live Lounge to lay down one of the…

9
Jan
2014

Ella Eyre – Black & Gold (Sam Sparro Cover)

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Earlier today Ella Eyre dropped into the BBC Radio 1Xtra Live Lounge to celebrate placing at the #2 position on the BBC’s increasingly irrelevant Sound of 2014 poll. She performed her brand new single “Deeper“, as well as a rendition of Sam Sparro‘s seminal hit “Black & Gold“. You can check it out below, as…

8
Jan
2014

Kwabs – Wrong Or Right (Produced by SOHN)

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Kwabs was whiskers away from being included in our “80 Artists To Watch in 2014” list (unfortunately the male section was getting out of control), but has fully justified the reasoning for his inclusion with his stunning new track “Wrong or Right“. These days if you’re a singer/songwriter and get handed a track produced by…

15
Dec
2013

CHVRCHES – Stay Another Day (East 17 Cover @ Radio 1’s Live Lounge)

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CHVRCHES dropped into Huw Stephens’ Radio 1 show today for a festive edition of the “Live Lounge“. Only one of the band was dressed up in proper winter jumper attire, and that probably summed up their choice of cover as it’s one that not a lot of people associate with Christmas (although I beg to…

27
Nov
2013

BANKS – What You Need (The Weeknd Cover)

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Last night I was really excited to finish work. I was going to clock off at 5:30pm, get changed, hop on a tube, head over the o2 arena, buy a beer, relax, and listen to the sounds of BANKS and The Weeknd. This dream was shattered as soon as I approached the standing ticket queue…

6
Oct
2013

Laura Welsh – Live @ Maida Vale

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Last week after she opened for Ellie Goulding at the iTunes Festival, Laura Welsh took to Huw Stephen‘s Radio 1 show to deliver him a 3-track performance live from the world famous Maida Vale. Laura has an absolutely gorgeous voice, so this session is a total pleasure to listen to. Her sessions with Dev Hynes…