This Week’s New Single Releases (2nd February 2014)

My A-Z round up of the new singles available for digital download this week.

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January new music playlist

Listen: January 2014 playlist – all the best new music from January in one handy playlist

Although January tends to be a bit of a depressing month – Christmas is gone, no-one has any money, the weather is dreary etc. etc… – it does have one thing going for it: new music.

January is typically the month where everyone starts the ‘big in 2014’ scramble – so there’s always a lot of cool new music floating around to get into on those dark nights.

I’ve put together the below playlist featuring the best of what’s come out in January, which includes new stuff from BANKS (who is definitely going to be big in 2014), Bombay Bicycle Club (already pretty big I think!), Yuck, Metronomy, James Blake, Blood Red Shoes, Elephant, Blood Cultures and loads more. There’s also a couple of tasty remixes in there as well. Read more about Listen: January 2014 playlist – all the best new music from January in one handy playlist

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Phil’s Top 100 Music Singles of 2013: #20 – #1

So in this final part, here are my top twenty songs of 2013! 20. Gary Barlow – ‘Let Me Go’ (Released: November, No. 2) After a few years captaining the reformed Take That man-band, Barlow released his first major solo single in fourteen years. Taking inspiration from Mumford and Sons, this perky, country-tinged number feels […]

Chloe Howl

New Music Round Up – top 13 of 2013

It just so happens that what is due to be the 20th edition of my New Music Round Up’s has coincided with the time of the year that everyone likes to publish retrospective lists. I thought it would therefore be a cool idea to go back through all the new music I’ve featured over 2013 […]

Chloe Howl

Phil’s Sound of 2014

As the BBC release the latest list of artists that we could be riding high in the charts next year as part of their ‘Sound of 2014’ poll, I eschew their technique of polling dozens of critics and music experts to compose my own list of fifteen artists who I think we’ll be hearing more of […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (27th October 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Aloe Blacc – ‘Wake Me Up’ Having appeared on the Avicii number one as an uncredited artist we now get his own take on it. It’s not a huge departure from the original, but forgoes the dance feel for a more straight-forward […]

London Grammar

New music roundup (no. 9)

New music roundup (no. 9) Fancy discovering some great new music? Course you do! This new music roundup features plenty of interesting and exciting new music for you to check out. If your new music itch still hasn’t been satisfied, you can find all my previous roundup’s in the New Music section. London Grammar – […]