AN ISLAND PARTY IN CROATIA? YES PLEASE!!!
Aug15

AN ISLAND PARTY IN CROATIA? YES PLEASE!!!

We’ve never been to Croatia, but we have heard it’s definitely a hot spot to visit.  What better excuse to go than the Unknown Croatia Island Party Series?! Island party in Croatia? Yes please!!! Unknown Croatia, is one of the most beautiful festivals of the summer; the line-up for it’s unique series of island parties came out yesterday.  Phantasy, Numbers, Young Turks & Hivern Discs are set to play host as Erol...

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GET ON THE GUEST LIST FOR THE PLACE TO BE DURING CARNIVAL!
Aug11

GET ON THE GUEST LIST FOR THE PLACE TO BE DURING CARNIVAL!

As we all know, it’s August which can only mean one thing here in London – everyone who likes to party is gearing up for Notting Hill Carnival.  Red Bull Music Academy Sound System, a stalwart on the carnival circuit, returns with its vibe-infused miscellany of stomach-crunching bass, cocktails, and jerk delights.   Storming the headline slot with a special DJ set – the frenetic, rabble-rousing antics of UK party house...

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VIDEO: HEAVY METAL AND REFLECTIVE BY AZEALIA BANKS
Aug06

VIDEO: HEAVY METAL AND REFLECTIVE BY AZEALIA BANKS

Azealia Banks has released the video for her latest cut ‘Heavy Metal and Reflective’, taken from her highly anticipated debut album ‘Broke with Expensive Taste’. The track is the first taste of new material from the recently independent 23-year-old rapper since she decided to part ways with her label Polydor/Universal.  Produced by Lil Internet who has previously worked with Azealia on ‘Yung Rapunxel’, ‘Heavy Metal...

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VIDEO: I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE BY SAM SMITH
Aug05

VIDEO: I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE BY SAM SMITH

You what?!!!! Why didn’t he get what he deserved?! Watch the vid for Sam Smith’s ‘I’m Not the Only One’ starring Diana Agron and Chris Messina...

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BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z PERFORM DRUNK IN LOVE ON ‘BEYONCÉ X 10′ ON HBO
Aug04

BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z PERFORM DRUNK IN LOVE ON ‘BEYONCÉ X 10′ ON HBO

The dynamic duo that is Beyoncé and Jay Z perform ‘Drunk in Love’ on HBO’s ‘Beyoncé X 10′. The clip aired last night on HBO showing the performance(s) from the second leg of ‘The Mrs Carter Show World Tour’. Of course she’s major, nobody can touch her on her performance standard – ever, slaying everyone in that nude catsuit with twinkling crystals…one thing though – why...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: ELECTRIC LADY BY JANELLE MONAE
Aug04

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: ELECTRIC LADY BY JANELLE MONAE

I’m sorry, but, who doesn’t want to be an Electro Phi Beta?! Not being from the states myself, I’ve never felt the undying urge to be a sorority sister – until now! Hello!!! The cropped sweatshirt and the jacket are enough! Anyhoo, Janelle Monae’s video for single ‘Electric Lady’ is set in a sorority house, house party with guests such as Fatima Robinson, T.I., T-Boz, Esperanza Spalding,...

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MUSIC: HOT LOVE BY WE ARE SHINING
Aug01

MUSIC: HOT LOVE BY WE ARE SHINING

We Are Shining have released the video for single ‘Hot Love’.  The clip directed by up and coming French director, Simon Cahn, features the stunning, Adwoa Aboah, on the streets of East London. Fast paced, jaunty and dark, the video brings the new single to life breathing an air of psychedelia and confusion to the already erratic track. Speaking about working with Aboah, Cahn explains “”I wanted her to be...

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LISTEN: JESSIE J, ARIANNA GRANDE AND NICKI MINAJ TRACK BANG BANG
Jul29

LISTEN: JESSIE J, ARIANNA GRANDE AND NICKI MINAJ TRACK BANG BANG

It’s finally here, ‘Bang Bang’ officially dropped today; after teasers and snippets a plenty we finally get to hear the whole track! “See anybody could be bad to you, you need a good girl to blow your mind” alright Jessie! This is a song all about ‘why you should pick me over hah!’ Cool track, definitely one that will get you moving. Can’t wait for the video! The song credits all three...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: COME GET IT BAE BY PHARRELL
Jul28

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: COME GET IT BAE BY PHARRELL

In keeping with the ‘GIRL’ theme the video for Pharrell’s latest release ‘Come Get It Bae’ features various women doing a dance choreographed by famed choroegrapher Fatima Robinson. Do we see a trend forming for his videos for this album? Peep the vid...

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NICKI MINAJ DONS ANACONDA COVER WEARING JORDANS AND A G-STRING
Jul25

NICKI MINAJ DONS ANACONDA COVER WEARING JORDANS AND A G-STRING

As if yesterday wasn’t hot enough, Nicki Minaj went and added a few hundred degrees by releasing her cover art for her latest single “Anaconda”; wearing Jordans and a G-string! ‘Anaconda’ is due to drop this Monday (July 28th) while Nicki’s third album The Pink Print is scheduled to drop August...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: GOOD LIFE BY INNER CITY
Jul21

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: GOOD LIFE BY INNER CITY

In incredibly good spirits this Monday morning considering the circumstances; Inner City are making it even better “once you get that good life feelin’ no-one can take it away”. Be thankful for what you do have and if you want more, hustle hard for it! Let’s get it!!! Good...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: VENUS AS A BOY BY BJÖRK
Jul14

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: VENUS AS A BOY BY BJÖRK

As chilled as this song is, it some how manages to get us ready for the busy week ahead; perfect Monday morning track from...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: RUSH BY ROSES GABOR
Jul07

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: RUSH BY ROSES GABOR

Absolutely living for Rush by Roses Gabor, the perfect Monday Morning pick-me-up after a heavy festival weekend. Roses says that the song is about the electrical chemistry that links two people together, the unseen but unbreakable forcefield. Never has a song expressed its content so perfectly. ‘It’s the magnetic charge…The life in the pit of your stomach…That Emotional connection …. All these things you can’t run...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: EASY TO LOVE BY MAXI PRIEST
Jun30

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: EASY TO LOVE BY MAXI PRIEST

Maxi Priest has come back with a bang with his single “Easy To Love” hitting the no.1 spot on the reggae charts; thus spurring him to give us an album full of brand new music. Check out our interview here. Damn, how much do you want to be on that beach right...

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FD MEETS: MAXI PRIEST
Jun30

FD MEETS: MAXI PRIEST

Last week we were given the opportunity to interview world renowned reggae artist Maxi Priest. We spoke about his upcoming album, his early career with sound systems, and who exactly number 1 single “Easy to Love” is really about. His new album is as fine a representation of lovers’ rock as you could possibly wish for.  The sophistication he brings to these tracks is the mark of true quality; his effortless blend of...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: BABYLON BY SZA
Jun16

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: BABYLON BY SZA

Can’t put into words how much we’re feeling artist SZA, so we’ll just upload one of her vids instead. Her mild chopped and screwed slo-mo sound is the perfect thing to pour in your ears on a monday morning after your first cuppa’joe. Let it wash over you and enjoy! SZA’ s latest EP Z can be purchased via...

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: RESCUE BY MAMA KIN
Jun09

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC: RESCUE BY MAMA KIN

After such a wonderful day yesterday, this is the perfect song to get you out of the Monday Morning Blues – Rescue by Australian soulstress Mama Kin. Her album The Magician’s Daughter is out...

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ACCORDING TO PHARRELL, JETTA’S DESTINED FOR BIG THINGS!
May21

ACCORDING TO PHARRELL, JETTA’S DESTINED FOR BIG THINGS!

Breaking British talent, earmarked for great things by Pharrell Williams? Meet Jetta, 24 year old Liverpudlian singer-songwriter signed to Polydor in the UK. Her debut EP, ‘Crescendo’, the title track of which is produced by Pharrell, (who has never before produced a British artist’s debut release), is due for release this June. Hailing from a musical family – her mum was in a singer in an Acapella quartet – it wasn’t long before...

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PHARRELL WILLIAMS MARILYN MONROE VIDEO
Apr24

PHARRELL WILLIAMS MARILYN MONROE VIDEO

Pharrell Williams dropped the video for his latest single Marilyn Monroe yesterday. The opening scene features some instrumental from Gust of Wind ft Daft Punk (one of my favourite tracks from the 10 track album). The Happy singer, of course is surrounded by G I R Ls in a dance class choreographed by fierce choreographer Fatima Robinson. The colour popping scene is reminiscent of the Say My Name (Destiny’s Child) vid,...

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TRIBUTE TO FRANKIE KNUCKLES – CREATOR OF HOUSE ANTHEMS
Apr08

TRIBUTE TO FRANKIE KNUCKLES – CREATOR OF HOUSE ANTHEMS

With many summer music events coming up, we’re definitely in the festival mood. From big venues such as the O2 and Kempton housing stars like Dizzee Rascal to inner city festivals such as Notting Hill Carnival, there is something for everyone. Here, we are paying homage to a great master who created the hallmark of house music back in 1986, following onto the blueprint of the indie comeback in 2008, who is/was none other than Frankie...

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