New Desert Blues are finally getting the recognition they deserve. It feels like ages ago that we first premiered their debut single “Thom.” Two years later and Zane Lowe is revealing their latest track “Zachary” as Next Hype on BBC Radio 1. “Zachary” is another taste of the South Coast five-piece’s nu-wild-west sound (now self-dubbed […]

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If our love for Chris Malinchak‘s “So Good To Me” knew any bounds, this cover of the track from The 1975 has surely torn them down. Recorded in studio during their visit to Radio 1, the Manchester outfit keep their subdued take to just keys and minimalist percussion. We like what we hear. Download a […]

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James Blake made news today with the announcement of a new album, Overgrown, along with the premiere of its first single, “Retrograde”, on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 program. The track puts Blake’s distinct vocals first, warbling over lo-fi piano chords before a steady marching clap adds structure and pace. It’s a promising hint at […]

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The 1975 had a hell of a 2012. Not long after we first heard their debut single “The City” and the accompanying Facedown EP, the Manchester outfit signed with Vagrant Records and treated us to the four-track Sex EP several months later. The band is looking to expand their catalog once more with an EP […]

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