Jade The Moon are an independent alt – pop band that consists of Dani, Benjamin and Jeremy who started making music from the age of six. They released a brand new single, “The Tide” as the second feature track from their upcoming new album, 11:11. The group says that the collection of tracks on the upcoming release are best described as “musical photographs”. A moment in time turned dance party, true story turned love song, a daydream turned eerie alt-pop lullaby. Real world inspiration. This is the follow up to the group’s self-produced 2015 debut release Habits and Hindrance sees the continued theme of “cycles” in human nature.
“We self produced our first record and our current record ’11:11′ was produced by Colin Munroe …except ‘HOTELS’ by Adam King. We are always very involved in every set of the creative process but it really helps to have some in the room to make sense of all the ideas. We are always looking to collab with new writers/producers. @mikkyekko if your listening ;)”
“Fall Tour Dates in the works. We will also be premiering our short film created and directed by Black/Cartel in Toronto last fall”.
Boys Choir is the new electronic prodigy from Scandinavia. A territory already renowned for its brilliant dance tunes. They deliver a true blend between pop and club music with their hard hitting tracks and infectiously catchy melodies. On June 8th they released their third single, “Sorry” – A lush, grand sounding track with punchy drums, massive synths and glimmering guitars. On vocals we find the amazing voice of HART.
Sergio Hernando A.K.A DJ Soak at the early age of 24 years old has become a top reference in spanish scene electrónic and turntablism. Credentials, of course, is not lacking: in 2003, with only 12 years old, opened an enviable achievements in becoming runner-up Spain in DMC. Since then it has not ceased to be a landmark in the national and international competitions for DMC and ITF, now known as I.D.A.
“A young prodigy from scratch” would be one of the most successful definitions to discuss Soak, and that is that this kid wants to bite the world.
DJ Soak shows an innate talent, which has managed to shape practicing very hard since he barely lifted was a child and used to sneak the dishes of his brother Dj Elko. Soak has grown and grown into one of the new covering of urban culture of our country.
Valencian, but with good hands who could have been forged in the crib from scratch, at it’ s Soak bet the electric rhythms.
It plays in each of them to perfection by mixing electronic, freestyle, hip hop, and requires more than an unbeliever to turn his head toward the cockpit to check that this wonder is scratching vinyl meat and bone, ultimately free music that skips the rules without giving up the party.
The best thing is that the reign of Soak just starting and we can only expect good things very good things, this guy in constant exploration of ways and innovation that transform and magically erase the dividing lines between musical genders.
TITLES AND AWARDS:
*Vize-Champion of Spain DMC 2003
*3º in the championship of Spain of the I.T.F 2005
*4º in the championship of Spain of the DMC 2005
*Champion of the Community Valenciana of DMC 2006
*3º in the championship of Spain the DMC 2006
*Champion of Spain I.T.F / I.D.A 2006
*Vize-champion of World/Euro I.T.F / I.D.A 2006
*Vize-Champion of Spain DMC 2007
*4º in the World I.D.A/I.T.F 2007
*Champion of Spain DMC 2008
*5º in the championship of World DMC 2008
*Champion of Spain DMC 2009
*Red Bull Thre3Style Champion of the Community Valenciana
Face + Heel, aka Luke Taylor and Sinead McMillan, started working together in Jan 2012 and have been gaining plaudits over the last year for the excellent ‘No Stars EP’ on Warm Records and their self released ‘Chipped Tooth EP’.
They’ve already supported artists such as Blondes, Matthew Dear, Orbital, NZCA/Lines, Portico Quartet, AlunaGeorge and oOoOO in the last 18 months, and have tucked away some superb festival shows under their belts at the Great Escape, Lovebox, Garden Festival, L.E.V, and Simple Things.
Having been tipped by the Boiler Room founders as the ones to watch after their acclaimed live set back in April 2013 the band have the sights set on conquering 2014.
“They manage to combine delicate piano and vocals with deep synths and rhythmic elements of house and garage to create ambitious and thoughtful live electronica.” (Crack Magazine)
“An elegiac instrumental featuring a percussion break resembling the distinct, metal-on-metal rattling of trains rolling over railroad switches, altogether building a song both earthbound and angelic.” (Fader)
“No Stars crafts a profound synth-heavy soundscape that is adorned with moaned, soulful vocals and sparse bassline, resulting in an immensely dark, forlorn and atmospheric ballad” (Dummy)
“intricate electronic compositions with an acute focus on songcraft” (XLR8R)
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HANNAH WANTS // MIXTAPE 1114 (eleven-fourteen) // NOVEMBER 2014
It’s that time again… I’ve dropped this a day early due to a hectic weekend of gigs and to make sure it’s available for your Halloween weekend!
This mix contains 23 tracks that I’m feeling and as always from a variety of genres. I’m rinsing some of these bangers on the dance-floor right now and the others I’m just absolutely in love with.
My mixtape’s are my 80 minute journey of music, my way to explore, express and share my passion. From all sub genres of house music to my outro’s which usually go deep and downtempo, another kind of music I listen to religiously.
Searching for the music and then making them literally takes me days and days but mixtape making is something I really love to do. I hope you enjoy them as much as I love making them!
Big appreciation to all of the producers featured, loving your work! <3<br />
1. Breakage – Treading Water
2. Green Velvet & Jay Lumen – It’s All About Me (Cajmere RMX)
3. Yagiz Bayrak – Love Story
4. London Grammar – Sights (Dennis Ferrer RMX)
5. Pedestrian – Drop Bear
6. Sirus Hood – Don’t Stop
7. Madstate – Purple Rockstar
8. Billy Kenny & Karl Allen – Got Me Runnin
9. Curses – Trouble (Shiba San RMX)
10. Mak & Pasteman – Oh Baby
11. Andrew Diggs – The Ghost
12. ZDS – Rude Girl
13. Mella Dee – Helter Skelter
14. Tessela – Hackney Parrot (Special Request VIP)
15. Sonny Fodera & Cervendos – Let’s Go
16. Kalyde – This Joint
17. Simone Vitullo & Relight Orchestra – Goodnight Moom (Simone Vitullo Deeper Dub RMX)
18. Marquis Hawkes – Can’t Find A Reason
19. Louis Mattrs – Oops Wus Good
20. Andrea – Over
21. Banks – Drowning (Stwo RMX)
22. The Weeknd – Trust Issues (RMX)
23. Spooky Black – Reason
Buzzy guitars, loops, synth, tight drums and sweet vocals transport you from reality to a fairytale world where everything is colourful if a little distorted!
A 3 Piece from the South coast of England. Arp Attack are made up of:
Frankie Murdoch – Grew up in West London and moved down south be closer to sea and study at Audio Technology. She likes to dance like a silly, take pictures and sing songs as well as finding the most exciting new music.
Chris Smallwood – From a small town in the Midlands moved south to escape the quiet country life. An avid gig goer, film fanatic and comedy eccentric as well as a wizz on the guitar and synths.
Kevin Jones – Born and bred down South, musically educated in the East. A fan of theatre and timeless rock but a weird and wonderful indie kid at heart. He bangs the drums. Hard
Sonata Kay is a London-based singer-songwriter that devotes the time perfecting her own style and co-operating with musicians and producers of multiple genres.
She combines her influences from the world of soul with a straightforward quality of pop-music paying a lot of attention to lyrical depth.