Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Music discovery: 22tracks

If you haven’t already heard of it, then read ahead. I insist. 22tracks has been one of my favorite platforms for discovering new music for sometime. The concept is simple: it’s an online jukebox with playlists of different genres, each filled with 22 tracks. The playlist is curated by a handful of specialist DJs from […]

Lorde in Seattle (Image by Kirk Stauffer [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Teenage kicks: Lorde’s rebellious soul-pop & trippy trends

I love chatting to school kids, as I find they are the most on the ball with the freshest music and fashion. Last weekend I was catching with my mates younger brother, a sixth form student in Exeter, about what’s circulating in the South West at the moment. The answer: trippy t-shirt prints and statement-making sing-songwriter, Lorde. […]

YOU’LL NEVER BE HAPPY… UNTIL YOU TRY

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Purple Ferdinand

Self-described ‘nostalgic folk soul’ artist Purple Ferdinand has been tipped by many major platforms, including Mobo Spotlight and BBC Radio 1Xtra, to be one of the breakthrough artists of 2013. Signed with Sony/ATV this year on a publishing deal, this talented London singer-songwriter’s sweet, husky voice and ukulele creates a unique sound. What I love […]

Limited Edit: Africa Is The Future & Major Lazer T Shirt

Major Lazer and perception-altering ‘creative work-in-progess’ Africa Is The Future have joined forces to create this Space Print T Shirt. The T Shirt is fresh, LIMITED EDITION and part of an evolving and exciting brand. Grab it here before anyone else does. Free The Universe.     Sign-up for free to the Sound Fruits newsletter, and be […]