Sunday, February 18, 2018

Spotlight: The 14 best free downloads of 2014

As we continue to showcase the best music to come from 2014, we've decided to share with you the 14 biggest free downloads of the year. There's been some remarkable edits over the past twelve months, and the best ones are all here, for...

’16 for 2016: Ones To Watch’ – SG Lewis

SG Lewis first came into our lives earlier this year, following his startling debut Warm. Delivering a calming sense of ambient lo-fi electronica alongside some eerily soothing vocals, the track quickly led its way to the top of our playlists, and hasn't really shifted...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Rae Morris

With a plethora of EPs arriving over the past couple of years (three of which in the past twelve-months alone), young British singer/songwriter Rae Morris has developed something of an ever-growing fan-base. No less thanks in part to her shimmering early-2014 cut Do You...

’16 for 2016: Ones To Watch’ – Billie Marten

You may not have heard of Billie Marten, but if you've been listening to either Radio 1 or 6Music over the past six months, the chances are you've definitely crossed some of her music. 16 year-old Marten has been making blog-level waves over the past...

’16 for 2016: Ones To Watch’ – Leo Kalyan

Aside from delivering outputs with some of the most desirable cover-art we've seen in a long time, newcomer Leo Kalyan also cuts above the rest when it comes to making sultry electro-soul. In only a short time within the scene, the youngster's talents have seen...

’16 for 2016: Ones To Watch’ – Snakehips

The British music scene has been driving some of the brightest (and most innovative) exports over the past few years, and Snakehips are firmly up there when it comes to delivering future-led beats - particularly against a scene that has become markedly saturated with...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Speelburg

Still incredibly-early in his career, French/American-born producer and singer Speelburg already seems to have the who's-who of the industry firmly at his feet. Already heralded by the likes of Zane Lowe, alongside Radio 1 DJs Phil Taggart, Huw Stephens, Gilles Peterson and Tom Ravenscroft,...

Year in Review: 2016’s best songs

From Skepta winning the Mercury Prize (deserved, but we still reckon Made In The Manor should've pipped it), to Adele giving a masterclass on how to own the Pyramid Stage all the way to both Beyonce and Solange dropping surprise LPs, 2016's been pretty...

’16 for 2016: Ones To Watch’ – Louis Mattrs

First breaking onto the scene back in 2013 thanks to a guest role on Chase and Status' Lost and Not Found, it was this year that Louis Mattrs came into his own, thanks to a spectacular effort on his Slow Waves EP. Though released as...

’16 for 2016: Ones To Watch’ – Ady Suleiman

It's not often that an emerging talent can grab hold of one of the world's biggest rappers without even having a full-length album under their name, however his sheer talent is what led to Joey Bada$$ teaming up with Ady Suleiman for the title-track...