In this month’s roundup we bring you news of Szjerdene‘s third solo EP project ‘Trace‘, share with you Pi Ja Ma‘s domination of the 6Music airwaves and invite you to a spectacular kingdom of music at Neverworld festival where people never have to grow old.

It’s set to be an exciting month for new releases as well, so keep an eye out for upcoming projects from Tel-Aviv trio Garden City Movement, UK vocalist and composer AdjuaHarlequiin‘s glitchy electronica and the debut track from Finnish DJ Neveready.

Over at our distribution department, Youth Control‘s Rony Rex secured another iTunes #1 with ‘Mona Lisa‘, Vaarwell were part of the new pop revolution on Spotifyand Talu secured a spot on their ‘Fresh Finds’ playlist.

Click through the images below to find articles, case studies, playlists, videos and more. 



Electronic artist Szjerdene has teased the release of her third solo EP with singles ‘Restart‘ and ‘Rain‘, infusing delicate electronics with soaring violin instrumentals. Comprised of five spell binding tracks, the project has already received support from Jamz Supernova, XLR8R, EARMILK, The Line of Best Fit, Fault Magazine and COLORS Berlin, and with a headline show at The Pickle Factory on 17th April, Szjerdene’s latest project is a statement of artistic intent.


‘Nice To Meet You’

French alt-pop artist Pi Ja Ma (Pauline De Tarragon) has continued to dominate the airwaves this month – with her syrupy surfer pop making the B List over on BBC 6 Music. Make sure you tune into Mary Anne Hobbs on 27th March to catch an exclusive live session with the French star, and keep an eye out for an intriguing set of visuals for ‘I Hate U‘ and ‘Vertigo‘ set for release later this month – two firm favourites from her debut album.

[ K S R ]


Manchester-based soul singer [ K S R ] grabbed the attention of Konny Kon (Children of Zeus) with the release of his debut single ‘h/er’ last year, sparking a musical companionship that saw Children of Zeus utilise their 15 years in the music industry to show [ K S R ] the ropes. Now, the 19-year songwriter is ready to release his debut EP ‘Unfiltered‘, already garnering support from the likes of Jamz Supernova, Red Bull, Dummy and M Magazine.


‘We Have It Right Here’

Blurring the boundaries of modern pop music, Æ MAK (Aoife McCann) uses her self-directed music videos to bring her creative visions to life. Influenced by cult documentaries and an appreciation for the simple things in life, Aoife has created a soundtrack that transports her dreams into reality, garnering support from Clash Magazine, PopMatters and The Line of Best Fit. Welcome to Æ MAK presents: ‘We Have It Right Here: A Love Cult’.



Encompassing the ethos “Never Grow Old”, Neverworld began as a humble garden party in Lee Denny’s back garden. Now with a capacity of 5,000 and set in the grounds of a beautiful forest just 40 minutes from central London, Neverworld is bound to be an unforgettable weekend. Joined by a number of critically acclaimed artists including The Vaccines, Sleeper, Lucy Spraggen and Black Honey, make sure you head down to this spectacular kingdom of music, party and wonder where people never have to grow old (even if just for one weekend). 


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