Jacob Plant Ft. Example – Reflections

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Check out a preview of Example’s new album

It’s not out til September but this should keep you going til then. I didn’t think Example could sound better than his last effort but it sounds killer.

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)

First Listen: Example ‘Changed The Way You Kissed Me’

Sex to the ears.

Download Skream & Example’s new tune for free

Ministry of Sound is giving away Skream & Example’s new track (above) as a free download here. This is my favourite song at the moment. Good!

Example releases 30 free tracks!

Head on over to The House of Coxhead’s blog now to download 30 tunes (old skool as well as new ones) by Example. I’ve been into Example since my uni days and definately sensed that he was going to blow up.. and he has! Download these tracks and celebrate yea!

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

Watch: Ji Nilsson ‘Encore’

Ji Nilsson has been one of the more exciting Scandi talents to have emerged in the last year. Take this track as an example – throwback RnB with some soft electro mixed into an ethnic vibe. I really want a remix of this.

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

New Music: Truls

Truls is another example of the recent wave of great new Norwegian indie pop. Check out here.

Deadmau5 in London next month

Wireless Festival will be headlined by dance floor maestro Deadmau5, Rihanna and Canadia rap powerhouse Drake this year in London. Also confirmed to play are Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, Example, Professor Green, Rizzle Kicks and more.

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!

New Music: Nina Nesbitt

This 17-year old half swedish and half scottish girl has already been playing in front of stadium sized crowds supporting Example and Ed Sheeran. Check out here.

Top 10 most popular artists this month

Thought it would be interesting to show you the top ten most googled artsists who came to this site in the last month. stooshe grace jones lawson band tim schou florrie arnold example cher lloyd aura dione jamiroquai ayah marar

Win tickets to see Sam Sure & Giacomo at Koko!

Are you around in London on 3rd February? Want to see these guys at Club NME at KOKO? I’m going, and the lovely people at KOKO have given me a couple of free tickets to give to you guys too. To enter just email alfitudecomps@gmail.com with the title ‘KOKO’ on the header bar. I’ll pick … Continue reading Win tickets to see Sam Sure & Giacomo at Koko!

Brits 2012 nominations revealed!

  The UK’s biggest music event announced this year’s nominations. It just all seems a bit… boring… British Male Solo Artist Ed Sheeran James Blake James Morrison Noel Gallagher‘s High Flying Birds Professor Green British Female Solo Artist Adele Florence & The Machine Jessie J Kate Bush Laura Marling British Breakthrough Act Anna Calvi Ed … Continue reading Brits 2012 nominations revealed!

2011’s Random List

So everyone’s doing their lists for 2011. They’re fun to read but a nightmare to compile, so I thought I’d shake it up a bit with my list by using some really rather pointless categories. 2011’s Most Painfully Cool Woodkid – This is one of those ‘hidden loves’ I have who I don’t really blog about … Continue reading 2011’s Random List