Posts Tagged ‘New Music’

John Grant (featuring Tracey Thorn) – DISAPPOINTING

Posted on August 13th, 2015 by in New Music

John Grant (arguably the best male singer/songwriter working today) released one of the finest albums in the last ten years in 2013 with ‘PALE GREEN GHOSTS‘. He’s back with this poetic, epic disco ballad featuring Everything But The Girl’s Tracey Thorn. If this track is an indication of what to expect from new album ‘Grey […]


AUDIENCE LABS is now open

Posted on August 7th, 2015 by in Uncategorized

3 August 2015 – Applications are now open to the Audience Labs The Test Audience Labs, previously known as the Audience Development Incubator, is a new programme designed & devised by Sound and Music. It is the only initiative in the UK offering the opportunity for multiple projects to test ways of growing and diversifying audiences for […]


How to Produce a Chart-Topping Music Blog

Posted on May 11th, 2015 by in Advice & Tips



South By Southwest 2014 Kicks Off

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by in Conferences

South by Southwest (SXSW) — a week-long series of film, interactive, and music festivals and conferences that takes place in Austin, Texas – kicked off on Tuesday with a live-streamed gig by Coldplay. The festival started in 1987, and since then, has grown to become perhaps the most important testing-ground for up-and-coming new music talent. […]


New Music: Hozier – From Eden

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by in New Music

A new obsession here at Music Jobs HQ is 23-year-old singer-songwriter Hozier. Andrew Hozier-Byrne was born in Bray, County Wicklow, in Ireland, the son of a musician. He studied music at Trinity College Dublin, but dropped out in order to record demos for Universal Music. He has released two four-track EPs so far – From […]


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


New Music: Jo Harman Launches Debut Single ‘Heartstring’

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by in New Music

Jo Harman launches her debut double A-side single Heartstring b/w Sweet Man Moses at London’s famed Jazz Cafe on Wednesday 26th February. The singer has been making waves over the past year, with the Daily Mirror describing her as “the finest female soul blues vocalist in the UK”, Classic Rock Blues naming her as ‘International […]


Guest Post: How to Find the Hottest New Music for Your DJ Sets

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by in Guest Post

Being a DJ can be a rewarding job, but it can also be tough. You need to be at the top of your game at all times, and it can be hard to find fresh music to include when you’re playing to the crowds. With the right tools in your kit though, it needn’t be […]


The Sentric Music Podcast September 2013

Posted on September 19th, 2013 by in Music Industry News, Music News

Our pals over at Sentric Music Rights Management have a monthly podcast showcasing the latest and greatest in new tunes. Hosted by the charming Simon Pursehouse, this is well worth an hour of your time.


New Music: NYPC Release New Single ‘Things Like You’

Posted on September 13th, 2013 by in New Music

NYPC return on 6th October with their self-titled third album (we’ve had a sneak-preview and it’s an absolute classic – pre-order it now on iTunes), and ahead of this, they’ve released another excellent single, Things Like You – following up August’s sassy album teaser Hard Knocks. Co-written with and featuring the enigmatic Morgan Quaintance of […]


New Music: Arctic Monkeys Preview New Album ‘AM’

Posted on September 6th, 2013 by in New Music

Sheffield rockers Arctic Monkeys are streaming their new album AM – their fifth full-length release – on iTunes, ahead of its official release via Domino Records on the 9th September 2013. The album, which was recorded in Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, California, follows up 2011′s Suck It and See, and shows the band as […]


New Music: Alt-J Premiere New Track ‘Warm Foothills’ at Reading Festival

Posted on August 30th, 2013 by in New Music

UK Mercury Prize-winners Alt-J premiered a new song during their set at Reading and Leeds Festivals last weekend, entitled ‘Warm Foothills‘. Late last year, keyboard player Gus Unger-Hamilton – brother of Polydor President Ferdy – announced that the band were writing new material for their next album, with sessions due to begin in September. The […]


New Music: Hurricane Love Release Acoustic Session

Posted on August 24th, 2013 by in New Music

Swedish pop-rock sextet Hurricane Love have released a brilliant live acoustic session for their track ‘You Are the Sun‘. The session sees the up-and-coming Malmö group, who are currently touring their native Sweden, showcasing their glorious multi-part harmonies on a track which is sure to send your spirits soaring. We’re loving this at UK Music […]


New Music: Haim Release Brand New Track ‘The Wire’

Posted on July 31st, 2013 by in New Music

Talented LA sisters Haim have released a new track this week via their Soundcloud. The band have been gathering a deserved following with previously-released tunes like Forever, Falling and Don’t Save Me, and appearances on the David Letterman Show and Later with Jools Holland (where the amazing Este showed off her epic bass-face!). We’re all […]


New Music: AlunaGeorge Release Debut Album ‘Body Music’ in Spectacular Style

Posted on July 26th, 2013 by in New Music

The brilliant AlunaGeorge previewed their debut album ‘Body Music‘ this week in spectacular style. On Thursday 25th July, the London duo premiered a different track from the album every hour on blogs which have shown them “unconditional support”. This certainly kept us at UKMJ HQ listening throughout the day and was a great way for […]