Everything Is Recorded – THE DEBUT EP FROM RICHARD RUSSELL’S NEW ARTIST PROJECT OUT NOW VIA XL RECORDINGS

Everything Is Recorded is the new collaborative artist project from record producer and XL Recordings head Richard Russell. With Russell at the helm, his west London studio ‘The Copper House’ has become a creative second home for a revolving cast of vocalists and musicians who pass through to write, record and share ideas, mixing traditional recording sessions with extended, uninhibited live jams. Continue reading

Sleaford Mods share new video ‘Mop Top’

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The band are happy to share their new video for ‘Moptop’, filmed in a friend’s kitchen, taken from theirnew album ‘English Tapas’ which came out on Rough Trade on Friday. According to singer Jason Williamson, the song is “based around the disgusting lie that is Boris Johnson, thewannabe Churchill (We don’t need another one). The song also discusses the void that is modern music, internet attention spans, one dimensional acts and the current trend of reformed bands looking to cash in with PR heavy assaults that try to conceal their pointlessness.” 
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ANOHNI shares music video for “Paradise”

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ANOHNI will release PARADISE, the companion EP to last year’s HOPELESSNESS, on March 17th via Rough Trade / Rhythmethod. A collaboration with Oneohtrix Point Never and Hudson Mohawke, the Paradise EP seeks to support activist conversations and disrupt assumptions about popular music through the collision of electronic sound and highly politicised lyrics.

Today, ANOHNI presents the video for the invigorating title track, ‘Paradise,’ directed by Colin Whitaker and featuring visual artist and model Eliza Douglas as an avatar for ANOHNI – “she moves through reflections of different images of paradise,” says the director, “including archival footage from Paradise Garage. Continue reading

Sampha shares “No One Knows Me (Like The Piano)” video

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“As far as artist statements go, it’s hard to imagine him topping this prayer to the very power of song” – Pitchfork

If there is such a thing as a perfect song, as a song that sounds like a heart breaking, it’s Sampha singing these words” – Vice / Noisey

Tuesday 31st January 2017 – Sampha has today revealed the video for his new single ‘(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano’. The video – directed by Jamie-James Medina and starring Sampha alongside model and activist Adwoa Aboah – comes in two different formats. As well as a traditional music video, viewers can also immerse themselves in a virtual reality version, a product of Sampha’s creative and technological collaboration with YouTube. Continue reading

Hear Sleater-Kinney’s live version of “What’s Mine Is Yours” from Live In Paris

Sleater Kinney - Roundhouse, London 23/03/15 | Photo by Jason Williamson

Sleater Kinney – Roundhouse, London 23/03/15 | Photo by Jason Williamson

Live In Paris available worldwide on January 27th, 2017 from Sub Pop
On January 27th, 2017, Sleater-Kinney will release Live In Paris, the group’s first ever live album.  You can hear a live version of The Woods standout  “What’s Mine Is Yours” now [link here].

Earlier this month, Sleater-Kinney also released a video for “Surface Envy (Live)” comprised of fan footage from shows the band has played over the years [link here].

Live In Paris features thirteen tracks from the sold-out show which was captured on March 20th, 2015 at the city’s historic La Cigale venue, during the band’s celebrated international tour in support of their acclaimed eighth album, No Cities to Love.

The Sleater-Kinney: Live In Paris setlist culls material from No Cities to Love, The Woods, One Beat, The Hot Rock, Dig Me Out, and Call the Doctor. The album and performance was mixed by John Goodmanson at Avast and mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound.

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