Posts Tagged ‘James Blake’

New Music: ESSE – Deep Heart

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by in New Music

We’re loving this demo track, Deep Heart, from enigmatic new singer/songwriter/producer ESSE. There’s not much information about him online yet, but we’re sure that his beautiful minimalist electronics and heartfelt, soulful vocals – comparisons have already been made to James Blake – are bound to get music fans buzzing. @ESSEmusic


James Blake Wins the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by in Music Industry News

James Blake last night won this year’s prestigious Barclaycard Mercury Prize for the best British or Irish album of the year with his second album Overgrown. He beat strong competition from the likes of David Bowie, Laura Marling, Arctic Monkeys and bookies’ favourite Laura Mvula to take home the £20,000 prize. Accepting the award at […]


Mercury Music Prize Nominations Announced

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by in Music Industry News

David Bowie, Laura Marling and Arctic Monkeys are among the nominees announced yesterday for 2013′s Barclaycard Mercury Prize, the annual shortlist of the 12 British ‘Albums Of The Year’ as chosen by an independent judging panel, with £20,000 awarded to the winner on 30th October. The full list of nominated albums is: Arctic Monkeys – […]


New Music: Mount Kimbie – Cold Spring Fault Less Youth [Stream]

Posted on July 5th, 2013 by in New Music

English electronic music duo Mount Kimbie recently released their second full length album Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, which is now available everywhere, and you can stream the music below via the Spotify widget. The duo consists of Dominic Maker and Kai Campos, who formed in London in 2008 and released their debut album Crooks […]


Sonar Reykjavik 2013

Posted on December 28th, 2012 by in Festivals

Globetrotting arts exhibit Sonar announced their first venture in Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, set for 15th-16th February 2013.


Sónar 2012 Lineup Announced

Posted on March 2nd, 2012 by in Gig News, Music News

Your annual three days of ‘Advanced Music’ in Spain. One of the biggest festivals in Europe, Sónar, has recently announced the headliners for its 2012 Barcelona event. Officially known as an ‘International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art’, Sónar is very much that. The international reach of the event is not only reflected […]


New Music from The Streets, James Blake, Cut Copy, Hercules and Love Affair

Posted on February 11th, 2011 by in New Music

A whole heap of new music was released this week, and we thought we’d pull it all together in one blog post for you to peruse. From Music Jobs favourite James Blake, to regular chart topper The Streets, UK Music has never sounded so fresh and exciting. Throw New York’s Hercules and Love Affair and […]


Ones to Watch 2011

Posted on January 17th, 2011 by in New Music

2010 was a great year for British music, and in fact, rounded out an interesting musical decade for this wee island, as we highlighted in our recent Spotify playlist. Moving forward, there are many exciting names that are buzzworthy and talented, and I thought I’d stick my neck out and share a few that are […]