“I Remember” by AlunaGeorge

Today’s Hear This! track is I Remember by AlunaGeorge featuring Flume. Just in case you hadn’t noticed, AlunaGeorge is a London-based electronic pop duo comprising singer Aluna Francis and producer George Reid. They are joined on this track by Australian producer Flume, who adds some atmospheric beats to AlunaGeorge’s haunting vocals. It’s a catchy little…

“What If I Go?” by Mura Masa

Today’s Hear This! track is What If I Go? by Mura Masa. Mura Masa (or Alex Crossan, to use his real name – his stage name is apparently inspired by the Japanese sword-smith Muramasa Sengo) is a 20-year old British producer and songwriter from the Channel Island of Guernsey. He came 5th in the BBC’s…

BBC to play more British music

It’s great news that the BBC have announced their intention to play more music from British artists on Radio 1 and Radio 2.

Podcast Review: Serial, Season 2

Ok so you’ve almost certainly heard of Serial already and the second season has just ended. So why review it now? Well two reasons. Firstly this blog wasn’t around at the start of the season and secondly I thought it would be interesting to take a bit of a retrospective look at the series now that…

“No Money” by Galantis

Today’s Hear This! track is No Money by Galantis. Who? Galantis are Christian Karlsson, aka Bloodshy, and Linus Eklöw, aka Style of Eye. They were lucky enough to debut in a primetime slot at top US festival Coachella (which, did we mention, happens to be on again this weekend?) to much critical acclaim. Indeed, in an online…

How to Build the Perfect Playlist

I love to put together playlists for different occasions and different moods. If you like to do the same, here’s some advice from the Sonos blog on how to build the perfect playlist… How to Build the Perfect Playlist

“Don’t Worry About Me” by Frances

Today’s Hear This! track is Don’t Worry About Me by Frances. The Oxford-born singer-songwriter has been shortlisted for the Brit Awards Critics Choice Award and for the BBC Sound of Britain 2016 so she’s definitely one to watch. She’s also performing at Coachella this weekend! Now it’s not often that I fall for a slower…

10 Playlists for the London Marathon

Our Playlist of the Week is actually 10 playlists this week, because we know you like a bit of choice, and because we’re celebrating the the 2016 London Marathon which is coming up this Sunday! If you’re “lucky” enough to be running it, you might be looking for some aural inspiration to help get you around the course….

“Don’t Worry” by Campsite Dream

Today’s Hear This! track is Don’t Worry by Campsite Dream. Campsite Dream hail from the hitherto unknown island of Texel in Holland. In real life they are two 20 year old producers (nephews of world famous ‘Little Green Bag’ singer George Baker), who started producing out of boredom, but are apparently now focused on stardom. And…