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James Blake Wins The 2013 Mercury Price for ‘Overgrown’

Oct 31, 2013 7:37 PM by amandahutchison
James Blake Wins The 2013 Mercury Price for ‘Overgrown’

UK singer/songwriter James Blake’s 2013 album Overgrown was one of the year’s most well-reviewed releases, with songs like “Life Round Here” and “Retrograde” showcasing his expert lyricism, production, and singing skills. He recently received one of the highest honors in the British music scene, by taking home the 2013 Mercury Prize award for his stunning album.

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Free MP3: bentcousin, “Think I Like Your Girlfriend More Than You”

Dec 11, 2012 5:18 PM by Staff
Free MP3: bentcousin, “Think I Like Your Girlfriend More Than You”

London’s twin duo bentcousin‘s debut will be out in February, but can get a taste of their sound with the laid back lounge track “Think I Like Your Girlfriend More Than You,” now.

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Dry the River, “New Ceremony”

Apr 16, 2012 11:30 AM by Will Durkin
Dry the River, “New Ceremony”

Dry the River frontman Peter Liddle describes his band’s sound as “folky gospel music played by a post-punk band.” That may sound like a pretty wide range of influneces for a band, but when you hear song’s like “New Ceremony,” off of their debut LP Shallow Bed you can see where Liddle is coming from.

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RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 22

Apr 6, 2012 5:26 PM by Will Durkin
RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 22

Just in time to start gearing up for the weekend, we’ve got a new set of the latest and greatest new music on RCRD LBL Essential Volume 22. Featuring a bunch of great dance remixes, this playlist is sure to get you moving.

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Owen Duff, “Wake”

Jan 31, 2012 6:00 AM by Michael Verity
Owen Duff, “Wake”

You might remember Owen Duff as the quirky character from London who we introduced a while back as the guy who didn’t release an album in 2009.

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Label of the Week – Fierce Panda

Jan 17, 2012 2:33 PM by Nick Calafato
Label of the Week – Fierce Panda

Our latest label to be featured is much-loved London label Fierce Panda. The veteran label have been pioneering some of the most exciting artists since 1994 and are still standing strong in 2012 despite an ever-evolving industry around them.

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FakeSensations, “Isaac”

Jan 17, 2012 6:00 AM by Michael Verity
FakeSensations, “Isaac”

Drawing on influences like St. Etienne and Beck, FakeSensations creates a most pleasant Sunday afternoon trip down the sunny lane of melodic pop.

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Charlese, “Soulfriend”

Jan 12, 2012 6:00 AM by Michael Verity
Charlese, “Soulfriend”

From Lytham, Lancashire come Charlese, a lovely and talented singer who offers a gentle brand brand of acoustic soul with “Soulfriend.”

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Prime Cuts Playlist: Tappin’ Our Shoes To The Funky Blues

Jan 10, 2012 6:00 AM by Michael Verity
Prime Cuts Playlist: Tappin’ Our Shoes To The Funky Blues

Our ramble through the MP3.com catalog looking for today’s Chicago Blues tunes (On The Scene: Chicago Blues) yielded a few other prime blues cuts that are begging to be heard. Let’s grab ourselves a trio of records and make ourselves a toe-tappin’ blues mix.

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Best Of 2011: Tunng, “Don’t Look Back Or Down”

Dec 23, 2011 6:00 AM by Michael Verity
Best Of 2011: Tunng, “Don’t Look Back Or Down”

“If Christopher Robin were to curate the soundtrack for a march through the Hundred Acre Wood, we’re almost certain he’d pick “Don’t Look Back Or Down” by Tunng, the ensemble London folkies.

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