May playlist

Stream: May playlist – all the best new music from May 2014

It’s been another busy month in the world of awesome new music, and we’ve done our best to collate the creme de la creme of all that was amazing in May 2014 into the below playlist. In it you will find a fair amount of La Roux, who burst back onto the scene this month […]

Uptight Downtown

Listen: La Roux – ‘Uptight Downtown’

La Roux have today released the first single proper from upcoming second album Trouble In Paradise in the shape of ‘Uptight Downtown’. Following on from the release of ‘Let Me Down Gently’ last week, ‘Uptight Downtown’ is a lot bouncier and upbeat than that – but most importantly it sounds just as exciting. Listen to […]

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Watch: La Roux – ‘Let Me Down Gently’

Synth-pop dup La Roux have today released a video to accompany new track ‘Let Me Down Gently‘, the first taste of their new album Trouble In Paradise. The video, directed by Oliver Hadlee Pearch, does a good job of mirroring the tracks development from gloomy claustrophobia to widescreen synth optimism. Check it out: The upcoming […]

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Album stream: La Roux has made snippets of new album ‘Trouble In Paradise’ available to stream online

La Roux’s highly anticipated second album Trouble In Paradise finally gets its release next week (preorder it below). Ahead of that, and to try and counter those pesky online album leaks, the synth-pop star has put generous snippets of the album up for streaming on her website. Looking at the snippet lengths I would guess […]