Tag Archives: London

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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 […]

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 […]

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Jon Hopkins & Purity Ring’s masterpiece ‘Breathe This Air’

A beautifully chilling new version of ‘Breathe This Air’ featuring Purity Ring will be the second single to be released from London producer Jon Hopkins’ album, Immunity. This track is absolutely stunning. Purity Ring’s Megan James’ vocals provide sweet melancholy over Hopkins’ brooding, minimalist yet intelligent production. Hopkins and Purity Ring have already proven a winning combination, […]