Chateau Marmont – Sound of Shambala

enre bending French band Chateau Marmont this week release the follow-up to 2013 LP ‘The Maze’. Praised as innovators of genre and masters of the minimal, ‘Sounds Of Shambala’ successfully picks up from where the last record left off. The opening collaboration with Steffaloo is a breezy, downtempo piece of dream pop...

Ben Khan – Zenith

Ben Khan unveils a second cut from his forthcoming new EP, due for release May 11th via his imprint Blessed Vice. Following on from EP title track ‘1000‘ which premiered as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record on BBC Radio 1 and went to #1 on the Hype Machine Blogged Artists Chart,...

Bestival Announces Port Line-Up Including Skrillex, Annie Mac, Four Tet

BOOM! And we’re back with Bestival’s epicentre of rave behaviour, The Port. A mind-blowing nautical vision firing the big cannons, our landlocked labour of love is where the dancing party’s at. From amazing pyromaniacs and breath-taking aerial performances, to a staggering DJ line-up that will keep you reaching for those brain-melting lasers...

Tourist – ‘Holding On’

Tourist is pleased to announce details of a brand new single ‘Holding On’ – due on Polydor on May 24th and available to pre-order on iTunes. It premiered last night as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record in the World. ‘Holding On’ looks set to take a strident step forward for...

Gem And Eye – Virtual Reality

A​alternative space-rock duo Gem and Eye announces the release of their new single ‘Virtual Reality,’ the first of three standalone singles set to release throughout the first half of 2015. Gem and Eye draws inspiration from a blend of decades, spanning from 1960’s cinematic jazz to Bowie/Bolan 70’s glam-rock to...

PILLARS – Woman Without Her Love

London-based newcomer PILLARS has unveiled her second, blissfully electronic outing, ‘Woman Without Her Love’. The track follows previous single ‘Attacker’, which drew support from BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio and an assortment of the top Hype Machine listed blogs, thanks to its subsequent remix EP. After catching the attention of...

Andreas Moe – Step Down From It

Striking Swedish singer songwriter Andreas Moe has released new track ‘Step Down From It’ through Believe Records. Following his ‘Ocean’ EP, the musician is gaining momentum in the UK as he slowly builds his discography and reputation. The latest release is a piece of stomping, folk/pop with Moe’s synonymous...

Harper – Animal

Today East-London based singer Harper reveals details of her new single ‘Animal’, due for release on May 23rd on London independent, ICU Label.  A compelling collision of light and dark, the new track showcases Harper’s distinctive vocals while gorgeous piano lines offset against brooding strings and deliciously dark beats....

Green Man Festival Announces Saturday Headliner

Saturday night Mountain Stage headliners Super Furry Animals lead the latest acts announced for The Green Man Festival. Also confirmed are Slowdive, Television playing their seminal 1977 album ‘Marquee Moon’, Public Service Broadcasting, Jamie XX, Temples, The Leisure Society, Marika Hackman, Dan Deacon, White Fence, Natalie Prass, Sturgill Simpson,...

Laura Marling – Short Movie

 dramatic and intelligent singer/songwriter, Laura Marling has been a shining beacon of British talent since she appeared with her alt-folk debut in 2008. At the age of 25, Marling is on the eve of releasing her fifth album and her fast building discography has currently been awarded three Mercury prize nominations...

Fort Romeau – All I Want

Fort Romeau releases his new album ‘Insides‘ via Ghostly on March 30th. The long-player takes Fort’s theme of “slow listening” to its core with only one track clocking below the six minute mark. Inspired by his time spent DJing in clubs such as Plastic People, Robert Johnson and Berghain, new...

Of Monsters And Men – Crystals

Of Monsters and Men are very pleased to announce details of their second album, for release this Summer. The Icelandic quintet will release ‘Beneath The Skin‘ on 8th June through Island Records. ‘Beneath The Skin’ was co-produced by the band and Rich Costey (Muse, Death Cab For Cutie, Foster The People) between studios in Iceland...

Björk – Lionsong

Björk‘s video for ‘Lionsong,’ is the first to be released from her ninth studio album Vulnicura. Of the video, Inez & Vinoodh note, “Björk’s character for ‘Lionsong’ had to be smooth like a spider waiting in her web and seductive like a Balinese dancer cast in bronze. She is seen...

Ben Khan – 1000

Ben Khan returns with the 1000 EP. Featuring four brand-new tracks, the EP will be released 11th May via Ben’s imprint Blessed Vice. First single and EP title track ‘1000’ was premiered as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record on BBC Radio 1. The barely 22-year-old musician, vocalist, visual artist and...

The Cribs – Different Angle

With their sixth album ‘For All My Sisters’ nearing its release on March 23rd, The Cribs have shared a new track ‘Different Angle’. The track was premiered by Steve Lamacq yesterday and is available to buy now via iTunes and as an instant grat track for those pre-ordering the album via http://smarturl.it/FAMSiTunes Written...

Predicting Glastonbury

Festival season is well and truly upon us, and with the majority of the major players of the season having announced their line-ups, we sit and wait for the iconic Glastonbury to follow suit. A festival that often manages to avoid rumour leaks and PR disasters, this year the headliners...

Kate Boy – Higher

Kate Boy made their mark in the UK last year with the release of ‘Self Control‘ and ‘Open Fire‘, now the Stockholm based alternative electro poppers are returning with the release of their new single ‘Higher‘ on 27th April via Fiction Records. ‘Higher‘ is the latest single to be...

Only Real – Can’t Get Happy

Only Real is pleased to present the video for his new single ‘Can’t Get Happy’, ahead of his much-awaited debut album Jerk At The End Of The Line, released March 30th via Virgin EMI on standard and deluxe digital formats, CD and limited 12” vinyl. Pairing the songs kaleidoscopic...