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OUT TODAY // “Bear Vibes” Album By Debutant LIL YAMAHA

With her lilac fur, pink claws and feisty production skills, legendary London producer Jasmin Tadijiky has a brand new project Lil Yahama. Today, her insanely catchy long release “Bear Vibes” provides all the evidence of a true artist with individuality at the centre at the core of who she is. Lil Yamaha is Jasmin reclaiming the teddy bear narrative for herself, don’t let her plushy appearance fool you, she’s bringing hard beats and an even harder flow.

Leo Pol drops club-ready new EP ‘Priviet’

French DJ and producer Leo Pol has unveiled his new EP ‘Priviet’, out 11th September on Mella Dee’s Warehouse Music label

A four-track release, ‘Priviet’ opens with the title track, a raw, high-energy house jam that pairs pounding kick drums with sparse piano samples. Next up, ‘Xeniouski’ and ‘You Know What I Want’ see Leo Pol delve into the world of electro, before the pumping acid house of ‘A Base De Kush’ closes things out.

French Artist Leo Pol Drops Molten House Track ‘Priviet’

John Summit remixes Kaz James & Ali Love single ‘Stronger’

Chicago DJ and producer John Summit has remixed Kaz James and Ali Love’s summer smash ‘Stronger’, out 11th September.

The John Summit remix of ‘Stronger’ sees the Chi-town breakout star turn the track into a house club weapon, pairing a chunky-yet-seductive bassline with Ali Love’s iconic vocals. One of the tracks of 2020, the original has clocked up more than 200,000 YouTube hits and was named as the first ‘Essential New Tune’ of the decade by BBC Radio 1 tastemaker Pete Tong.

VIDEO: DOVES see through ‘Broken Eyes’

The past chases Doves into the future with the release of visuals for new single, Broken Eyes, on the day their acclaimed, fifth album, The Universal Want, lands with fans after a wait of eleven years. Shattering preconceptions with a succession of tracks that have crackled with a sense of restless experimentation, Broken Eyes finds the Manchester three-piece play to the stalls with a guitar-driven, future live favourite that goes back to their first session as a revived creative force.

Eli Gosling shares debut EP ‘Blue Romance’ featuring lead single ‘Feelings For You’

Eli said about ‘Blue Romance’ “This is a work of musical art close to my heart that tells a story from my perspective. Each Song describes how I felt living through different relationship experiences over the last couple of years. I kept a written journal alongside various sketches documenting the highs and lows and the songs are centred around that. I’ve loved every minute of the creative process and I just can’t wait for people to hear the EP in its entirety and see if they can relate to my story.”

House Gospel Choir drop emotional new single ‘Latch’

House Gospel Choir continue their hot streak with new single ‘Latch’, their third release in quick succession, out 11th October.

As with previous single releases, ‘Latch’ sees House Gospel Choir take a classic dance track and reimagine it with the help of the group’s soaring gospel vocals. In this case they deliver a sombre, emotion-tinged take on the Disclosure future garage classic, stripping back the dance music elements to let the choir’s vocals take centre stage.

Movements share new single “Tunnel Vision”

“‘Tunnel Vision’ is one of the darkest tracks I’ve ever written,” says Miranda about the song’s intense theme. “It’s about grappling with the reality of suicide, and finding yourself fantasizing about your own funeral.”

Halogen unveil slick new single ‘Like This’

Atlanta DJ and production duo Halogen return with new single ‘Like This’, out 11th September.

Announcing itself with a heavy, high-energy bassline, ‘Like This’ is a slick tech house jam that wouldn’t look out of place on Claude VonStroke’s legendary Dirtybird imprint. It follows July single ‘The Reason’, featuring London-born singer-songwriter Kelli Leigh, which has already amassed more than 100,000 Spotify streams.

Skream remixes Lila Drew’s single ‘Dad’s Van’

British dance music legend Skream shares his remix of ‘Dad’s Van’, the latest single from London-born, LA-raised Lila Drew, out today.

Centred around retro synths and Drew’s sugary vocals, Skream’s remix of ‘Dad’s Van’ transforms the introspective, R&B-focused original into an energetic synth-pop jam with a distinctly 80s feel. “I’m so excited for this collaboration with Skream – he remixed “Dad’s Van” during lockdown and it’s been so cool to work with him virtually.” says Lila. “I love Skream’s music and he’s been such a pioneer of U.K. club music. His vision for the “Dad’s Van” remix shows the song in an entirely different light, and I love the idea that people can dance to this remix (in their rooms for the time being!).”


House music legend Armand Van Helden has linked up with eclectic Italian DJ and producer Riva Starr and UK soul favourite Sharlene Hector on new single ‘Step It Up’, out now.

Combining euphoric piano chords, rave-evoking breakbeats and Hector’s soaring vocals, ‘Step It Up’ successfully channels a feelgood old-school house vibe with serious crossover appeal.


Drawing upon years of experience and a wealth of musical knowledge, the themes on ‘Voyager’ delve deeply into Paul’s love of 1970s science fiction and space travel, merging a cosmic pop sound with hip-hop and house influences. The record sees guest vocals from the likes of Jay Electronica, Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples, Lianne La Havas and Kool Keith as well as appearances from the likes of Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dave Bayley of Glass Animals and The House Gospel Choir.

Hannah Grace shares video for new single ‘Feels Like Home’

Hannah Grace has shared the video for her new single, ‘Feels Like Home’, the latest track to be taken from her upcoming debut album, Remedy, out on October 9th via Never Fade Records.

The video follows the release of the single last month, which premiered on Radio 2 with Alison Hammond sitting in for Rylan who called it “absolutely brilliant”. Reflective and emotional, the video paints a vivid snapshot of a romance looked back on. It has been directed by Joshua Fletcher and produced by Wild Stag Productions.

Nick Kingswell – “There’s No Cure” – Warming Indie Folk from Viral Spotify Artist

Australian singer/songwriter Nick Kingswell sold his house and belongings and moved to London in an effort to push his music career. Drawing on his memories of Australia’s oceans, beaches and open landscapes, Kingswell runs these through the gritty filter of London’s big city. His music delivers a cinematic feel, layered with dynamic movement and intricate guitars, all tempered with a deep emotionality.

Kingswell provides a musical safe haven for listeners, through his heartfelt, gentle vocals and thoughtful lyrics. Reminiscent of artists such as Fink, Bon Iver, and James Vincent McMorrow, the songwriter presents his own take on indie folk, bestowing a ponderous serenity and something all his own.

Irish pop sensations WILD YOUTH return with colourful “Next to You” video

Making their long-awaited return today after a monumental 2019 which saw them land in the Irish charts with a Top 5 EP, “Next to You” is a euphoric 80s-steeped soundscape packed with gorgeous melodies and glittering hooks, inspired by the all-too-universal idea of immediate romance.

LEDFOOT & RONNI LE TEKRØ Release ‘Shut Up’ Single, Announce Video Premiere Next Week

Rock duo Ledfoot & Ronni Le Tekrø have released a new single for ‘Shut Up’, the song is taken from their new album “A Death Divine”, which will be out on October 2nd, 2020 via TBC Records. The ‘Shut Up’ video premiere is set on September 16th at 10 AM CET via YouTube:

Out Today // Harley Sule – “Love The Way It Makes You Feels”

For his second release, under his own name, Harley Sulé explores the pain of friendship falling apart. Sometimes being a shoulder to cry on, or a source of comfort and support, can turn your relationship into something unfair and one-sided.

New EP from Southend-on-Sea band The Trusted – Love And Suicide

The Trusted are Southend-on-Sea natives Dave Batchelor, Dale Holt-Mead, Fin Cunningham and Tom Cunningham. Initially starting out in secondary school, the band bonded over their mutual appreciation of a strong melody and atmospheric, edgy pop. Sharing an enthusiasm for 21st century Brit-rock led by the likes of Catfish and the Bottlemen and The 1975, as well as classic late ’70s new-wave icons such as The Clash and Elvis Costello, The Trusted thrive off their unique fusion of post-punk energy and storytelling.

ARCADIAN CHILD: watch sexy new video “Snakecharm” now!

Mediterranean Sea’s psychedelic rock craftsmen ARCADIAN CHILD premiere their sexy and subliminal video for “Snakecharm” today! The single is taken from their new album ‘Protopsycho’, coming out on October 9th through Ripple Music’s garage and psych imprint Rebel Waves Records.

“Snakecharm is a trippy, mesmerizing listening experience with a Balkan-folk feel deep within its instrumentals. Its combination of post- and psych rock is something you won’t be listening to every other day. Make sure to check this out.” describe Everything Is Noise.

Copenhagen-based DIY artist LINN shares idiosyncratic new single “Frozen Pizza”

Today, Danish DIY musician and producer LINN has announced details of her forthcoming debut EP “Happy Metal”. Alongside the announcement she has also shared the first single to be taken from the record titled “Frozen Pizza”.

Built upon raw and intimate vocal collages, minimalist guitar lines and sparse beats, the idiosyncratic new single perfectly exemplifies LINN’s unique blend of lo-fi, leftfield pop. Combining unpolished instrumentation with experimental R&B inflected vocal phrasings, “Frozen Pizza” comes together in a space that delicately balances analog and electronic elements, whilst nodding to the likes of Tirzah and Dean Blunt.

FISH releases new single ‘This Party’s Over’

FISH has released his brand new single ‘This Party’s Over’, the latest song to be taken from his highly anticipated final solo album Weltschmerz, which will be released on September 25th.

‘This Party’s Over’ is an honest and reflective song from Fish, which as he explains was inspired by, “when I started to become concerned about my drinking”. Having long been a renowned bon vivant, but in recent years changed his habits, the song mirrors this transformation with upbeat folk-infused rock focusing on the positives of change. The captivating video finds Fish performing the song, wine glass in hand, as animations come to life around him reflecting the lyrics of the track.

Trillary Banks follows up a fan favourite with ‘Drillary 2’

The sequel to Trillary Banks’ fan favourite ‘Drillary’ is out now, and based on these captivating visuals alone, you’ll see how she’s taking things up a notch… once again!

Asserting her claim to the throne, expect punchy double time flows, paired with a ferocious delivery and premium level visuals.

The track, which was premiered by DJ Kenny Allstar on BBC 1xtra illustrates her consistency, along with an unmistakable presence, firmly placing Trillary Banks as one of the UK’s most exciting artists.

House Gospel Choir drop emotional new single ‘Latch’

House Gospel Choir continue their hot streak with new single ‘Latch’, their third release in quick succession, out 11th October.

As with previous single releases, ‘Latch’ sees House Gospel Choir take a classic dance track and reimagine it with the help of the group’s soaring gospel vocals. In this case they deliver a sombre, emotion-tinged take on the Disclosure future garage classic, stripping back the dance music elements to let the choir’s vocals take centre stage.


Dance System delivers a unique take on ‘Softstyle’, injecting his signature blend of high energy techno, house and garage with a floor filling breakdown. Better known as L-Vis 1990, DJ, producer and label head Dance System has been at the forefront of dance music for over a decade. He is a founding member of the era- defining Night Slugs Collective. Reserving his Dance System alias for more four-to-the-floor focused productions, he has previously released tracks on the likes of Clone, Monkeytown Records and Eat’s Everything’s Edible imprint.