Flashback: Plan B and Example (London 2006)

I saw Plan B at London’s Mean Fiddler in July 2006, with Example supporting. The place was packed but at the time neither of these guys were well known- Plan B didn’t release his multi-platinum selling ‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’ and Example didn’t release ‘Won’t Go Quietly’ til 2010. At the time, both were promoting … Continue reading Flashback: Plan B and Example (London 2006)

Interview: Quickfire with Shift K3Y

Shift K3Y has been on my radar for some time, blending house with some old-school UK garage vibes. With his upcoming second Nit3 Tales release coming out yesterday and featuring collaborations with MJ Cole, DJ Zinc and Chris Lorenzo, here’s more from the man himself… Tell us more about the Nit3 Tales project and what it … Continue reading Interview: Quickfire with Shift K3Y

Thoughts on Lykke Li’s ‘I Never Learn’

So Lykke Li. I have a love/hate relationship with this kid. Some music by her drives me to tears (almost), while other times she terrifies the life out of me. Irrespective, I’ve had a chance to listen to new record ‘I Never Learn’ (out 5th May) and for the most part, it’s just beautiful. There’s … Continue reading Thoughts on Lykke Li’s ‘I Never Learn’

Interview: Quickfire with Sibille Attar

Sibille Attar’s unique blend of cute indie and dark pop has made her one of the most talked about Swedish acts to emerge from 2013. Here’s a quickfire with this very insightful talent… Where did you draw inspiration from for your latest record, ‘Sleepyhead’? It’s really a typical first album, millions of things bottled up … Continue reading Interview: Quickfire with Sibille Attar

Win tickets to Capital FM’s Summertime Ball 2012!

The much-anticipated Capital FM Summertime Ball hosted by Capital FM in association with Vodafone takes place at the legendary Wembley Stadium on the 9th of June 2012 with Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Jessie J, The Wanted, Pitbull, Flo Rida, Example, Ed Sheeran, Usher and Kelly Clarkson all on the bill. Obviously though, it has now sold … Continue reading Win tickets to Capital FM’s Summertime Ball 2012!

Live: Man Like Me for The Beats Relaunch at Electricity Showrooms

I was lucky enough to catch a few tracks (including upcoming single ‘Squeeze’) by Man Like Me at Mike Skinner’s relaunch of The Beats label- the same label that first discovered and signed up Professor Green and Example. The man’s obviously got an eye for talent!