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"Oblivion" by Grimes

This has to be one of my favourite songs of the year, love that wee chipmunk voice!

Caught her at Field Day a few weeks ago and she was awesome. Needed to be in a WAY bigger tent though, nearly got stampeded to death! Reminded me of SBTRKT’s set in 2011.

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Best New Music: January 2014

Have a listen to some of the best new music you might have missed over the last month (in no particular order):

Update: you can check out February’s Best New Music here.

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Biggie battle rapping in Bed Stuy at just 17 years old. Goosebumps!

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Album trailer: “In Conflict” by Owen Pallett

If you’ve never heard of Owen Pallett you should definitely check him out (Heartland is great place to start). He’s currently a touring member of Arcade Fire and recently got an Oscar nomination for the Her soundtrack.

This is the trailer to his new album, In Conflict, which is out in May and features Brian Eno on synth, guitar & vocals.

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Anyone watched this new Lana Del Rey short film yet? It’s pretty special!

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Loop Of The Day: “Sweater Weather” by The Neighbourhood

Big day for fans of The Neighbourhood, not only have they released this brilliant new video for Sweater Weather, but they’ve also announced that they will be releasing their debut album “I Love You” on April 22nd. Check out the track list below:

1.   How
2.   Afraid
3.   Everybody’s Watching Me
4.   Sweater Weather
5.   Let It Go
6.   Alleyways
7.   WDYWFM
8.   Flawless
9.   Female Robbery
10. Staying Up
11. A Little Death
12. Float

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This new Chromeo track with Toro Y Moi is well funky!

Also, check out the album trailer for White Women, which is gonna have guest spots from Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig and LCD Soundsystem's Pat Mahoney. Looks like it's gonna be a stunner!

Great tweet from Four Tet announcing their new album, Beautiful Rewind:

"No pre-order, no YouTube trailers, no iTunes stream, no Spotify, no Amazon deal, no charts, no BitCoin deal, no last minute Rick Rubin."

Beautiful Rewind is out “soon” and you can check out the tracklist below:

  1. Gong
  2. Parallel Jalebi
  3. Our Navigation
  4. Ba Teaches Yoga
  5. Kool FM
  6. Crush
  7. Buchla
  8. Aerial
  9. Ever Never
  10. Unicorn
  11. Your Body Feels
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Damn, David Bowie has aged well! Check out his new video for Valentine’s Day from the amazing The Next Day.