Staff Picks

17
Jul
2013

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

Submitted by / 7 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 / 7 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…

5
Jul
2013

as†ronomyy – Don’t Need U

Submitted by / 7 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 / 7 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…

29
Jun
2013

Daft Punk – Doin’ It Right (jellosea x audioMimic Remix)

Submitted by / 7 years ago / Featured, New Songs, Staff Picks

Daft Punk‘s “Random Access Memories” was easily one of the biggest albums of this year. Amongst rumours that a remix album by the robots themselves is on the way, other producers are putting their own spin on the material. This latest remix comes from Canadian producers jellosea & audioMimic who strip away Panda Bear‘s vocals…

28
Jun
2013

Interview: Russ Chimes

Submitted by / 7 years ago / Featured, Interviews, Staff Picks

Russ Chimes could possibly be our favourite artist ever featured on the blog, so getting him locked down for an interview is quite a major event for us. He’s currently busy tearing up the summer festival circuit, but he took some time out to field our questions on remixes, his collaboration with Alex Metric, and…