Free Download: Hayley Cassidy ‘Stripped’ (full album)

Hayley Cassidy

I would have happily paid for this album from up-and-coming, unsigned London talent, Hayley Cassidy. That’s how impressive this piece of work is. Title track ‘Stripped’ is specially brilliant.

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First Watch: Rhye ‘Open’

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One of my favourite bands from 2012, Rhye have a new video which has already snapped up more than 300k hits on YouTube since the start of the month.

Until The Luck Runs Dry

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I’m in a mild state of love with this new single from Ruarri Joseph. It was written after the passing of a friend and is accompanied by a video made by Light Colour Sound featuring the work of artist, Tony Plant. The single’s out March 18th.

New Music: Mark Elliott

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Acoustic pop that’s very easy to listen to. Check out here.

First Listen: Dida ‘No Hard Feelings’

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New track from one of Sweden’s rising hip hop stars, Dida. This one plays with some of the vocals from ‘Hard’ by Rebecca & Fiona.

New Music: American Authors

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Happy radio-friendly indie rock. Check out here.

New Music: City Of Lions

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Such an epic name but the cutest twee pop you’ll have heard for some time. Get your ukeleles out. Check out here.

Free Download: The Fiery Piano ‘Second Space’ (Full Album)

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Acclaimed Swedish indie newcomers The Fiery Piano are giving away their entire album for free right here. How nice.

New Music: Sunless ’97

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So I’ve saved the best bit of disco I’ve heard all week up until now. Everything’s just right about this track. Check out here.

New Music: Garrett Pierce

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This is not my usual style of Friday posting on here but I am such a sucker for this kind of country sound. I have no idea why, but it just feels like it’s giving me a giant, warm hug. Check out here.

First Listen: Phil Beaudreau ‘This Is Why’ (Feat. Dawaun Parker)

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A new cut from Phil Beaudreau, and one of my top tracks of the week (and month so far). I fell for this within the first two or three seconds.

First Watch: Seasick Mama ‘Quit Your Job’

 

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A simple pop track from Seasick Mama. Her debut EP is due out February 19th.

New Music: Blue Daisy/Dahlia Black

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Terrifying, sinister rap. Chilling in a good way, though. Check out here.

New Music: Black Madonna

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Probably the most unconventional track you’ll hear this week, this is from new Swedish group Black Madonna. It’s melodic, heavy and sad, but you just can’t define what it ultimately sounds like. Check out here.

New Music: Misty Miller

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A 70’s rocky sound that is pretty enjoyable to listen to. Freshly signed to Relentless Records after selling 60,000 copies of her debut album at aged just 15, Misty Miller will release her new ‘Girlfriend’ EP on 25th February. Check out here.