RAW RAMP MUSIC MAG

M+A When

Glastonbury Emerging Talent winners M+A play the Bedroom Bar in Shoreditch tonight.

Italians Michele Ducci & Alessandro Degli Angioli create sunny, European dance-pop.

Now they release their single ‘When’ on August 4th on Monotreme Records.

‘When’ is taken from last years ‘These Days’ – Released last September. The album is full of laid back electronic vibes created with a soulful twist.

We had a…

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Right Back to Dr Meaker

Right Back to Dr Meaker

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One of the most exciting live dance music acts to emerge from the UK in recent years, Bristol’s favourite bass collective and dream-makers Dr Meaker return accompanied by Sian Evans (Kosheen singer and collaborator with DJ Fresh) for their new single ‘Right Back.’

Sian's red brown voice dalliances with the scribbles and bass-beat-rumps

Sian’s red brown voice dalliances with the scribbles and bass-beat-rumps

The single is already getting plenty of notice. We had a…

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Being Mozart’s Sister

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Mozart’s Sister comes from Caila Thompson-Hannant striving to create without pretense or practical implication.

In 2011 after playing in groups such as Shapes and Sizes, Miracle Fortress and Think About Life, Thompson-Hannant started making music on her own as a means of a more personal pursuit.

Drawing form from living in a world of isolated passion where submission to the things you cannot…

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Eliot Sumner Comes Friday

Eliot Sumner Comes Friday

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Eliot Sumner (aka Coco) is the daughter of Police singer and bassist Sting – and sister to the Mickey Sumner.

She has now revealed the second song entitled “Come Friday” from her upcoming EP.

We had a listen:

This fecklessly chugs along like a summer charabanc on the open road...

This fecklessly chugs along like a summer charabanc on the open road…

The rhythm of this song chugs along like a feckless summer charabanc on an open road.

Flinty guitars and steely drums…

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Vogue Dots Find Mercy

Vogue Dots Find Mercy

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Halifax electronic-pop duo, Vogue Dots, released their debut EP, Toska, on May 6, 2014 [via Montreal-based indie label, Indica Records]

This group embraces the ambient side of electronic music with Babette Hayward’s vocals taking the forefront, backed by her lush guitar playing and Tynan Dunfield’s electronically crafted melodies.

What culminates is meticulous layers of beautifully, dark sound.

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Maria Evangelou Finds Her Right

Maria Evangelou Finds Her Right

Maria Evangelou is a songwriter and performer currently based in London.

Having been introduced to music from an early age, she decided to follow that path full-time as a way to express her artistic lifestyle and personality.

The rhythm sweeps like a brewer’s broom across the stabelyard cobbles

The rhythm sweeps like a brewer’s broom across the stabelyard cobbles

Maria’s upcoming new single “Mr Right” is an enticing dip back into ‘60s history.

It shows off Maria’s…

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DJ Amp Live Releases Concerto

DJ Amp Live Releases Concerto

According to the blurb: “A concerto takes an audience on a journey in multiple movements through contrast between instruments. Only achieved by those who have mastered their craft.”

Amp Live has mastered his craft of programming producing and arranging through a decade plus catalogue with Zumbi – as the acclaimed hip hop group Zion I and stellar remix and solo work.

Headphone Concerto” is Amp…

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Take A Blue Pill and Chill

Take A Blue Pill and Chill

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Imagine a band that sounds like a cross between Fleetwood Mac, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jefferson Starship (sans keyboards) and Wishbone Ash – that is Blues Pills.

And with a singer who could reasonably be compared with Janis Joplin or Tina Turner, were it not for her ability to immerse herself down in the ice-cool contralto range. Akin to Cher.

The best comparison is London’s St. Jude (with

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Opal Onyx Explore the Black

Opal Onyx Explore the Black

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Dark wave duo “Opal Onyx” (based in Brooklyn) are set to release their debut album, Delta Sands, on 25th August on Tin Angel Records.

From experimental electronic basements to psychedelic loft spaces of Bushwick in Brooklyn, Opal Onyx has been been welcomed – with open arms – into the local electronic-experimental music communities including the International Winners Collective – an electronic…

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UV Fest 9th August

UV Fest 9th August

UV Festival 9TH AUG 2014

It’s everybody’s favourite weekend of the month – pay day is finally here – just in time for UV Festival, the happiest weekend of the year!

This is the third edition of one of the best micro-festivals in Britain – An Electronic Music Festival under Ultra-Violet lights in Surrey.

Held at New House Farm, Antlands Lane, Burstow – just a short taxi ride from Gatwick airport. It’s on the 9th of August

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