First Watch: JLS ‘Hottest Girl In The World’

Out October 21st, I imagine this is what Justin Timberlake would come out with if he was still taking his solo career seriously. Great pop and a brilliant new direction from JLS!

Free Download: How To Dress Well ‘& It Was U’

This will be the most infectious thing you will hear all day. How To Dress Well’s made a track that’s layered so beautifully. And it’s free. Good times.

First Watch: Dawn Richard ‘Wild N’ Faith’

I’m really loving this video. Dawn Richard was once part of Diddy’s Danity Kane girl group but since they got disbanded she’s been the only one to still get get regular exposure.

First Listen: Anjulie ‘You and I’

It’s hard not to fall in love with Anjulie. I’ve been a fan for a really long time, and all I think when I hear this is… Kylie!

New Music: Julian & Marina

Some nice new chilled electropop from Stockholm. Check out here.

New Music: Rapsody

This sent me down memory lane, but it’s so nice to see new talent making beautiful music from their inspirations. Check out here.

A Danish song that blows others out of the water

Danish pop lady Clara Sofie has outdone herself with this 90’s throwback track that sounds like a mesh between Emeli Sande and some good old Massive Attack. I hope she does an English version, because it’s great.

New Music: Diandra

I feel like the video to this lets down the pop brilliance of this track by Finnish Idol winner Diandra. I mean, she’s having a sleepover while singing about binge drinking over her ex… Check out here.

New Music: Findlay

Good old hard, raw rock by a 20-something girl from Manchester. Check out here.

New Music: Elliphant

I know very, very little about this one but I’m sure we’ll be hearing a whole load more from her. It seems to be part of this emergence of dirty, industrial electro pop fronted by badass ladies coming out of Sweden of late that’s been getting a lot of followers (see Gnucci or Alina Devecerski). Check out here.

New Music: Joel Culpepper

This is a very sexy, simple but addictive soul sound. Check out here.

The MONSTA is getting bigger and bigger…

So MONSTA were featured some time ago. I’ve been a fan since realising that the lead singer was Bryn Christopher, who I was slighly obsessed with from his solo days. Anyway, they’re now signed to Skrillex‘s OWSLA label’s and this is their new video for single ‘Holdin On’ (released October 22nd). It’s a brilliant mix of dubstep and soul.

New Music: WooWoos

This song is called Fizzy Lettuce. I would never have thought to call a song Fizzy Lettuce but it’s interesting to say the least. I get that funny twitch that this girl group could very possibly blow up in the next year… It’s a little bit vintage Sugababes in my eyes. Good. Check out here.

The Wanted announce new single ‘I Found You’

I have no shame whatsoever in admitting that I love The Wanted. They are a boyband, and they are as commercial as they come, but there’s no denying that they can deliver some brilliant pop.

They’ve announced new single ‘I Found You’ (a video still above) to be released November 4th. The new track was written and recorded in London and will feature on the new Wanted album scheduled for worldwide release in 2013.

New Music: SWW

Took a little while to get into this but it’s pretty special. This is ‘jazz dub’ and the band cite Prince, Jamie Lidell & PJ Harvey as major influences. Check out here.

New Music: Rainy Milo

I wish more 16-year olds had a flair to make this sort of music. I feel big things happening for Rainy Milo. Check out here.