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Ajenda Otherside

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Belfast rockers AJENDA release their new and fabulously catchy promotional single ‘OTHERSIDE’ worldwide on 26th May 2014.

Otherside’ came about by way of a co-write between Ajenda guitarist Gavin and up and coming LA producer Russell Steedle, who connected in a songwriters collaboration group hosted by legendary rock songwriter Jack Ponti. The song had an instant appeal to the band and with its…

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STEVE AOKI Rage The Night Away

STEVE AOKI Rage The Night Away

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International DJ and producer STEVE AOKI has always been at the forefront of future music. As the founder of Dim Mak Records and a Grammy-nominated electronic musician, his projects have grasped the attention of influencers and music enthusiasts worldwide. Given that he’s an avid follower of forward-thinking and evolving technology, it’s only fitting that the new album from AOKI be titled NEON…

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Nick Magnus N’monix

Nick Magnus N’monix

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Composer, keyboard player and producer Nick Magnus is best known for his work with former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett from 1978 to 1989, providing his keyboard talents to at least twelve of Hackett’s albums to date, as well as lending his skill as an arranger to legendary Hackett albums such as ‘Spectral Mornings’ and ‘Defector.’

Prior to joining the Steve Hackett Band, Nick started his…

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James Bay Let It Go

James Bay Let It Go

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James Bay’s new single “Let It Go” was produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Of Monsters and Men) and is a heartfelt bookend to a past relationship, which James admits was: “super personal and quite hard to write. It outlines the point in a relationship where you think that you should perhaps put it all to bed. We tried it again, and we tried really hard. Maybe we can just be friends and let…

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Wild Smiles Fool For You

Wild Smiles Fool For You

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The fast rising Winchester trio Wild Smiles have played with Superfood, a UK tour with Drenge, a Paris show at David Lynch’s Club Silencio and have already picked up some great support. Wild Smiles are currently working on their debut album, which is expected later this year.

Wild Smiles are: Chris Peden (Vocals, Guitar), Joe Peden (Vocals, Bass) and Ben Cook (Drums).

wild smiles shortNow they have a new song ‘Fo…

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Karhide Colossus EP

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We enjoyed the last EP from Karhide A.K.A. multi-instrumentalist Tim Waterfield“Rough Sleep” EP – it was full of kraken, slow moving, bass notes – a prog-rock omelette of fainted patters and spatters. We couldn’t wait to hear the new Colossus EP.

Karhide collosus shortFeaturing Alex Rainbow -the title track is like a furious walk up tin-pan alley – with residents slinging all kinds of muddy hooks – from the windows…

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HARTEBEEST Drums

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Producer duo H A R T E B E E S T return with a second track in the shape of ‘DRUMS’. An expansive and luscious synth laced 4 minutes of bliss- with mellow guitars, ethereal keys and enchanting falsetto vocals.

H A R T E B E E S T shortThe combination of lyrical depth and throwaway simplicity that ‘DRUMS’ creates, juxtaposes the gloomy melancholy with carefree youthful decadence.

Placing haunting cinematic textures…

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Jean-Dominique Your Star

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Jean-Dominique is a performer in the truest sense. With a body of work that ranges from upbeat dance tracks to choreographing the hottest dance moves for some of the biggest stars in the music world, Jean-Dominique is someone you want to know.

Jean-Dominique started his career on the Nickelodeonlot acting on well-known programs throughout the 2000’s. He continues to hone his craft and has been…

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The Top Five Kate Bush Singles

The Top Five Kate Bush Singles

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In 1978, as a young man, I was interested in Led Zeppelin (they were just about to record In Through the Out Door) Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Motörhead. But another artist transfixed me in a way that no artist had ever done before.

We all had the introduction to this new sound through a deeply evocative début album called ‘The Kick Inside’ released to the world after a surprisingly successful…

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Talk In Colour - The Cell

Talk In Colour – The Cell

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London based five-piece Talk In Colour have been described as a blend between Portishead and Lamb. Their new single ‘The Cell’ carries on with their self proclaimed sound of cinematic future pop and will be released on 20th April.

Talk In Colour’s evocative song-writing abilities, hooky melodies, unusual arrangement skills and outside-the-box ways of thinking will grab the listener instantly and…

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