Kitsuné drops its new ‘Parisien’ compilation

Without making a fuss, Kitsuné proudly wears its French heart on its sleeve. So it was logical for the Paris-based brand to launch the ‘Parisien’ compilation series (and the t-shirt range that goes with it) in collaboration with one of Paris’ best exports, graffiti artist and international hipster André who designs the artwork. Following in the footsteps of the Kitsuné Maison…

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Flow Festival announces headliners

Flow Festival – Helsinki, Finland 7th – 11th August 2013 The Guardian, August 2012 – “The now defunct Suvilahti power plant in Helsinki plays host to four days of new music in an impressive industrial landscape of gas cylinders and smoke stacks.” Now in its tenth year, Finland’s biggest music festival have revealed its international headliners to their growing UK…

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Soosh to release debut album on Error Broadcast

Soosh is the recording name of Soroosh Khavari, an electronic music producer born in Iran and raised in Scotland. After EP appearances on numerous labels, the artists’ debut long player ‘Colour is Breathe’ explores the folds that fuse textural ambience and humanised beats, whilst adding a euphoric pop-twist. Sooshs’ trademark low-swung hip hop beats and organic instrumentation is countered and enhanced by moments of…

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Lazy Habits release music video and announce debut album

The album is a perfect emulation of the bands epic live credentials and translates their synonymous big band and hip hop sound. ‘Memory Banks’ is a memorable collaboration with the hypnotising songstress Babysol showing the softer side to Lazy Habits. Here her soulful lyrics compliment the jazzy brass section and splashy cymbals whilst creating a powerful juxtaposition to the outfit’s…

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Dizraeli release ‘Never Mind’ and music video

“Folk or hip hop? I don’t know, but Dizraeli and The Small Gods make me realise how wonderful it is to hear real English – fluent, witty and arresting”. The Times Saturday Review, March 2012 ‘Never mind’ grabs you by the collar from the first bar of skittering folk guitars and vocal harmony, then pulls you into a stomping, headnod…

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Anstam releases ‘Stones and Woods’ on 50 Weapons

“If ‘Dispel Dances’ was the journey deep into the heart of Anstam – then ‘Stones and Woods’ is the diary of living there.” – Anstam 2012 In the beginning, within the pre-social media and over saturated digital information world we live in today Anstam stood “deeply inspired by the coolness of Steve Reich, the inapprehensible progressive nature of all the Frank…

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Prince Fatty takes on The Drunken Gambler

Mr Bongo is proud to announce the next instalment from the legendary producer Prince Fatty, ‘Prince Fatty Versus the Drunken Gambler’. The album has been described as a mix of hip hop fantasy and reggae reality and is set to drop this September. The concept album follows Prince Fatty’s Western-themed previous offering, ‘Prince Fatty meets The Mutant Hi-Fi in Return…

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Makoto to release Another Generation EP on Apollo Records

Having worked with a veritable who’s who of the scene, with releases on Zinc’s Bingo Beats, Fabio’s Creative Source and numerous collaborations with DJ Marky, Makoto now releases his first EP on Apollo Records. Having first come to prominence in 1999 when he was signed to LTJ Bukem’s Good Looking label, Makoto has steadily and consistently carved out his own…

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Prince Fatty ‘Got Your Money’ debuted on CLASH

In anticipation to the release of Prince Fatty ‘Got Your Money’ on My Bongo records, CLASH magazine debuted the EP to their audience on Thursday 2nd August. The EP is released on Monday 6th August. His album ‘Prince Fatty And The Drunken Gambler’ will be released on 17th September. Click here to read this article on Clash Prince Fatty has…

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Outsight Report #1: Should bands work with brands?

DOWNLOAD PDF REPORT The surviving members of The Doors famously became embroiled in a dispute in 2002 over an offer of $15 million to use their song Break On Through (To The Other Side) in an advert. All were game except drummer John Densmore, and an agreement dating back to 1970 requiring unanimous decisions on any business deals relating to the band meant…

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