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    Jemma Siles Releases Latest Single ‘Light Me Up’

    Released today, ‘Light Me Up’ is the latest single from award winning singer songwriter, Jemma Siles. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, examines the battle of blame that takes place in the immediate cessation of a fight, and uses the lyrics of the song to forge contrasts between picking a fight, and letting go, allowing the listener to understand more deeply what is happening inside her head. ‘Light Me Up’ is  a gentle pop tune which makes good use of Jemma’s clever lyrical talent, with each line filled with hidden meaning. The track is a brilliant showcase of Jemma’s lush vocals, and a great introduction to an artist who has been working…

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    Diplo’s Major Lazer Debuts Music Video For ‘Can’t Take It From Me’, Starring Skip Marley

    Diplo’s Major Lazer has premiered the music video for ‘Can’t Take It From Me’. Directed by Irrum, the video stars Skip Marley and the iconic Major Lazer figure as the High Priest of Lazerism. Of the video Irrum says, “The visuals were inspired by my garden in Walthamstow, and the stories hidden in the paintings of Alberto del Pozo. I teamed up with the art poet Luis Luino for the production design, and it was shot by my good friend and frequent collaborator Andres Arochi.” Major Lazer is the group’s fictional figurehead, a one-armed, Jamaican Zombie War commando with an experimental lazer arm and a secret identity as a Trinidadian…

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    Jaguar Dreams – Mean Somethin (Boys GetHurt Remix)

    In recent weeks Jaguar Dreams have been dropping remixes of tracks from their self-titled EP. The latest in the series is a mix of their song, ‘Mean Somethin’ done by Tokyo-based producer, Boys Get Hurt. Speaking of the remix, Jaguar Dreams said, When we set out to find the right producers to remix our EP, we knew we needed to look internationally. Part of our sound is derived from our roots in NYC, that of vast cityscapes and the busybodies that dwell within them. Tokyo shares that spirit and within that city comes an incredible producer. Boys Get Hurt made ‘Mean Somethin’ into a summertime vibe in the only way…

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    Chloe Tang Is Anything But ‘Lame’ With New Single

    The hugely talented R&B/pop artist Chloe Tang has just released a stunning new single, ‘Lame’. Based in LA and having been trained at the prestigious Grammy Camp a few years ago, she is now a fast-rising talent. Staying consistently true to her unique vibe, she blends touches of rock, pop and dance together to make for a beautifully rounded signature. Her work on ‘Lame’ is unashamedly brilliant – she switches between raw and glossy tones whilst making a strong narrative with her lyrics. Speaking about the track, Tang says: This song is interesting because the content of the lyrics completely juxtapose the vibe of the music, but I think that’s…

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    Scott Lavene Goes Up The Junction With Autobiographical Style Album ‘Broke’

    Scott Lavene’s new album, ‘Broke’ borrows from the rich tradition of semi-spoken songs popularised by Pulp, Blur, Squeeze, Lou Reed – even Chas and Dave – and blends it with a cheeky chappy ethos and autobiographical lyrics which will leave you clamouring to find out what happens next. ‘Broke’ is out this Friday, June 7, through Funnel Records. You’ll listen to ‘Broke’ and be overcome with a weening sense of familiarity – songs such as ‘Superclean’, which was released early last month are instant earworms that you’ll feel you’ve known for years. In speaking of the song, Lavene said, It’s a pop bop, a strut. I wanted to write a…

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    Lights Announces Album ‘Skin&Earth Acoustic’ Set For Release 12 July

    Canadian alt/pop artist Lights celebrates her recent signing to the Fueled By Ramen label (home to the likes of All Time Low, Paramore, and Twenty One Pilots, among others) with the announcement that her new album ‘Skin&Earth Acoustic’ will be released on July 12. The record consists of seven stripped-back re-imaginings of seven of the tracks which appeared on her award-winning 2017 release, ‘Skin&Earth’, plus three brand new songs, ‘Lost Girls’, ‘Tabs’, and ‘Down Forever’. Lights revealed the music video for ‘Lost Girls’ earlier this month: On top of this, Lights has just shared her newly-recorded version of the gorgeous ‘Skydiving’, which provides a showcase for her soft, yet soaring…