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SHEAFS share new single “Total Vanity”

Sheffield’s SHEAFS have announced the release of their debut EP “Vox Pop”, due out March 6th on Blood Records (Dream Wife, The Blinders, The Amazons etc.).


Fresh from selling out her London headline show at Servant Jazz Quarters – UK soul-crossover artist Nia Wyn announces her debut EP ‘Love I Can’t Ruin’, released alongside the title track from the EP. A vintage soul-R&B sound is given a modern kick in ‘Love I Can’t Ruin’, where Nia’s gritty vocals deals with the early stages of love where we all hide our worst selves.

Royal Deceit releases fiery and catchy third single ‘Bite the Curb’

After great success and multiple playlist and radio placements with their first two singles, the metal-core quintet ROYAL DECEIT are ready with their third and last single ‘Bite the Curb’. The single displays the band’s trademark sound with fast-paced rhythm-sections, catchy lyrics and a fierce vocal by charismatic front-man Mathias Uldall-Jessen. Watch the accompanying lyric video above.


Seen as one of the key figureheads in the UK drill scene, there are few artists more respected and adored in the UK right now. With over 80m streams, K Trap has received widespread support at Radio 1 and 1Xtra support and collaborated with from LD to Headie One, most recently featuring on the top 20 smash ‘I Spy’ with Krept and Konan. With headline shows instantly selling out across the UK, and major support from Stormzy, 2020 is looking like the year that Trap is destined to blow out of the UK hip hop scene and into the limelight.


Critically acclaimed Norwegian outfit Highasakite unveil another slice of intimate pop with ‘Under The Sun’, out now via Propeller Recordings. The new track comes just weeks before the bands fast-approaching-album, ‘The Bare Romantic’ Part 2 will be released on the February 7.

Multi-Platinum artist, Shawn Hook unveils new single, ‘I Don’t Wanna Dance’

Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Shawn Hook delivers his heartfelt new single ‘I Don’t Wanna Dance’, out 24th January via Ultra.

An honest, emotion-filled song, ‘I Don’t Wanna Dance’ sees Shawn lay his love on the line. With lyrics such as ‘I just want to talk now, but honestly I’m inside out, I’m blending with the walls and they’re closing in on me’ the British Columbia-born artist looks inwards and channels his feelings into his work.

Boris Brejcha takes listeners on a journey with stellar new album Space Diver

Renowned German DJ and producer Boris Brejcha has unveiled his hotly anticipated new album Space Diver, out now via Ultra Music.

Space Diver is an epic, emotionally-charged journey, rich with atmospheric soundscapes in which Brejcha masterfully guides the listener through an array of terrain. Boasting 12 otherworldly tracks, the album opens with last summer’s hit ‘Gravity’, a melodic techno roller featuring vocals from Berlin-based singer-songwriter Laura Korinth.


Firmly established as an in-demand collaborator for everyone from Sean Paul to Chip and Aloe Blacc, the London-based, Jamaican artist Claye’s now prepares for the release of his new album ‘Medicine’ by sharing the new track ‘Bamboo’ featuring Ayo Beatz.

girl in red Reveals New Track “Kate’s Not Here”

Speaking about how kates not here came to be, girl in red explains “”i made this song in the back of my tour bus, a studio in LA and on a bed in sydney. i like that the melody carries the song so much and think it slaps tbh”

NEA EINI – Gangsta Mafia

A Sweden-based singer/songwriter, self-taught guitarist and rising music producer with a longtime passion for creating art of various forms, music being just one of them. She first got her start in the music industry by playing gigs at local pubs and restaurants in her late teens. In 2015 she auditioned for Swedish Idol and was handed a golden ticket by the judges. Although her run in the competition was short-lived, she was happy to have made it to top 25 and never it let it discourage her from continuing to make music.

New Single: Amberay – Bring On The Light

Emerging, enigmatic artist Amberay bursts back onto the musical radar with her innately contagious track ‘Bring On The Light’.

Following on from her critically-acclaimed singles ‘I Say Stop’, ‘Scratch’ and ‘Woman Like a Fantasy’, the young artist and model drops another vibrant combination of an ethereal pop vocal to a blissful, upbeat and captivating instrumental.

Kölsch drops new EP ‘Shoulders Of Giants / Glypto’

Techno figurehead Kölsch has unveiled his polished new EP ‘Shoulders Of Giants / Glypto’, out 24th January via Kompakt.

Underpinned by orchestral elements and laden with poignancy, ‘Shoulders Of Giants’ kicks off proceedings in the most graceful way imaginable. Next up, ‘Glypto’ is a high-octane slice of melodic techno that pairs ominous Gregorian chanting with a hypnotic bassline. The EP marks the Danish artist’s first release since last year’s ‘The Lights’, a collaboration with dance icon Sasha.