Arlissa’s songwriting skills have seen her signed to Roc Nation and duet with Nas – not bad for a 20-year old from Crystal Palace. She weighs up some of her recent performances, and reveals why sharing a stage with Australian rapper Iggy Azalea was seriously daunting.
His new single, Soundbwoy, is already shaping up to be one of the summer’s hottest tracks, but as far as Stylo G is concerned, the real thrill will come when he perform the dancehall anthem with a live band.
Over the last decade, Tom Baker has been behind some of London’s biggest music events, including Field Day. The annual celebration of up and coming and leftfield indie bands and electronic artists is a highlight of the Capital’s festival calendar. Anyone who tells you it’s all about the music is fibbing, it’s equal parts catwalk for the legions of East London hipsters, which makes for one hell of a day out.
Simon Deacon, Director of Popular Music Performance at Goldsmiths, explains the idea behind NX, a new record label that in conjunction with Matthew Hebert’s Accidental Records hopes to help launch the careers of some of the famous art school’s brightest musical talents, and give other students eyeing-up a career in the music industry some real hands-on experience.
When Lauren Baker had an epiphany in the South American jungle that she should become an artist, little did she know that two years later she’d be raising thousands of pounds for one of the world’s most worthy charities.
Get ready for the weekend with this mix by UK house heroes X-Press 2.
The Jordanian singer teamed up with grime MC P Money for Alive, the fourth single taken from her debut album. Watch the exclusive video of Ayah and the creative team working on the atmospheric clip.
Squarepusher: “I need to perform my old material with a new twist… I don’t want to end up like Status Quo”
With just days before his show at London’s Roundhouse, fans will be pleased to know that Tom Jenkinson’s initial apprehension to perform some of his older material as part of his Ufabulum show has given way to a new all-encompassing attitude.
When Fleetwood Mac announced their tour it caused the sort of manic scramble for tickets that hadn’t been since Willy Wonka opened the doors of his chocolate factory. Sadly, not everyone is a Charlie Bucket but thankfully a London club night has the solution to those fans left sighing ‘Oh Well’.
Fans of Kevin Martin’s alter ego The Bug, the ragga maestro with an arsenal of post nuclear apocalyptic dancehall, don’t have to wait much longer for a follow up to 2008’s London Zoo.
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