April Selections

1) Dillon Francis – Say Less ft G-Eazy

While Dillon Francis is without a doubt the funniest celeb to follow on snapchat, he’s also pretty damn good at producing music too. His latest offering sees him team up with Canadian rapper G-Eazy for his rambunctious new single ‘Say Less’, which serves as the follow up to 2016’sAnywhere’ ft Will Heard. A collaboration a long time in the making, G-Eazy goes in bar after bar with his slick flows and sharp lyrics, even giving Gerald the Piñata a shout out. Mix that with Dillon’s bouncy, bass-riddled trap production and you have one epic track. ‘Say Less’ is available via Dillon’s own IDGAFOS imprint (I don’t give a fuck or shit) – a term which originated from his 2011 song of the same name and was later expanded into his successful merch collection. Having recently completed Coachella Festival, upcoming dates for Francis include a string of Las Vegas performances including Surrender, Intrigue and Encore Beach Club. G-Eazy fans can catch him at Open’er Festival in Poland (June 28- July 1) and Splash! Festival in Germany (July 6-9).

iTunes: Say Less 
Google Play: Say Less 
Tour Dates 

 

2) Blaenavon – Lonely Side

Indie trio Blaenavon (Ben Gregory, Frank Wright and Harris McMillan) shared their new track ‘Lonely Side‘. The single is taken from their debut album That’s Your Lot and premiered as MistaJam’s Hottest Record on Radio 1. ‘Lonely Side’ is quite a personal track and serves up a glistening slice of indie pop with its smooth guitar riffs and flourishing synths.  Currently on a sold out headline tour, upcoming dates for the Hampshire trio include O2 London (June 16) and Reading & Leeds Festival (Aug 25-27)

iTunes: That’s Your Lot 
Google Play: That’s Your Lot 
Tour Dates 

 

3) Shy FX – We Just Don’t Care ft Shingai Shoniwa

UK Producer Shy FX (Andre Williams) dropped his latest single ‘We Just Don’t Care’ featuring the incredible vocals of Shingai Shoniwa (Noisettes). The Jungle and bass producer showcases his diverse and eclectic range, effortlessly blending tribal, percussive beats and bass heavy vibes. The innovative producer has always championed new sounds, having previously joined forces with Chase & Status, David Rodigan and MC Rage in 2014 to form soundsystem Rebel Sound, and ultimately winning the Red Bull Culture Clash. Having recently signed to Insanity Records, upcoming dates for Shy FX include Reading & Leeds Festival (Aug 25-27)

iTunes: We Just Don’t Care
Google Play: We Just Don’t Care
Tour Dates 

 

4) The xx – A Violent Noise (Four Tet Remix)

Four Tet (Kieran Hebden) dropped a new remix of ‘A Violent Noise’, taken from The xx’s third studio album ‘I See You’. While the original offered up a much sparser track, Four Tet has once again worked his production skills serving up a more house-driven dynamic that’s double the length. The blissful track is taken to new euphoric heights with its swelling synths and rolling percussion. Four Tet is a long time collaborator with The xx, having previously taken on remix duties for ‘VCR’, ‘Angels’ and ‘Seesaw’. Four Tet recently performed at Coachella Festival. No word yet on UK dates, but stay tuned.

iTunes: A Violent Noise
Google Play: A Violent Noise

 

5) I Win – Lethal Bizzle ft Skepta

Lethal Bizzle unveiled his new single ‘I Win’ featuring fellow Grime MC, Skepta. Produced by Skepta himself, the Grime duo serve up a hard-hitting banger filled with intense horns and a fast pace energy. With plenty of bravado from their respective verses, the Grime heavyweights trade bars and deliver plenty of energy throughout.  ‘I Win’ is taken from Bizzle’s forthcoming project titled ‘You’ll Never Make a Million From Grime’. The EP is set to feature collaborations with Donaeo, Mostack, and Melissa Steel. Upcoming performances for Bizzle include Reading & Leeds (Aug 25-27) and O2 Academy Oxford (Oct 19), while Skepta is set to perform at London’s Wireless Festival (July 7-9)

iTunes: You’ll Never Make a Million from Grime
Google Play: You’ll Never Make a Million from Grime
Tour Dates Bizzle and Skepta 

 

6) Gorillaz – Ascension ft Vince Staples (Nic Fanciulli Remix)

Klaxon Alert!!! Grammy-nominated producer Nic Fanciulli has taken on remix duties for Gorillaz ‘Ascension’, taking the track to epic new heights. Having received critical acclaim for his collection of memorable remixes over the years, including last year’s reworking of Jamie xx’s ‘See Saw, ‘Ascension’ sees Fanciulli deliver an acidic slice of rhythmic tech-house, bursting with energy. Upcoming dates for Fanciulli include a Thursday night residency in Hï Ibiza, alongside Luciano, Steve Lawler, Joris Voorn & Kölsch! (June 8-Sept 28).

iTunes: Ascension ft Vince Staples (Nic Fanciulli Remix)  
Google Play: Ascension ft Vince Staples (Nic Fanciulli Remix) 
Tour Dates 

 

7) Gorillaz – Saturnz Barz ft Popcaan (Banx and Ranx Remix)

Ok, while we’re on the topic of Gorillaz, we might as well continue with another remix. I featured the original song in last month’s selections, taken from their fifth studio album Humanz, but couldn’t resist adding this incredible remix from Montreal-based production duo Banx & Ranx. Known for their reggae inspired music, the duo deliver a mellow dancehall takeover, extending upon the original and infusing tropical vibes throughout.

iTunes: Saturnz Barz ft Popcaan (Banx & Ranx Remix) 
Google Play: Saturnz Barz ft Popcaan  (Banx & Ranx Remix)  

 

8) Leftfield – Open Up (Skream Remix)

Leftfield, originally made up of progressive house duo Neil Barnes and Paul Delaney, were highly influential in the 90’s with their evolution of dance music. Since going solo, Barnes has taken his Leftfield DJ set around the world and is reissuing his first album Leftism after 22 years, along with a host of reworks from the likes of Zomby,Voiski, Hodge & Peverelist and Skream. Sampling the original vocals of John Lydon on ‘Open Up’, electronic music producer, Skream, of pioneering dubstep duo Skream and Benga, delivers a haunting reworking of the track filled with surging synth lines, propelling the track to exciting new heights. While Leftfield is set to head out on tour with Leftism from May 11-May 26, Skream is set to perform at Parklife (June 10-11) and Glastonbury (June 21-25). The reissue of ‘Leftism is set for release May 5, while Skream’s remix is available now via Hard Hands.

iTunes: Open Up (Skream Remix)
Google Play: Open Up (Skream Remix)
Tour Dates 

 

9) Lana Del Ray – Lust For Life (Ft The Weeknd)

Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd have joined forces for ‘Lust For Life’, the title track from Lana’s forthcoming fifth studio album. This is the third time the pair have collaborated together, with Lana featuring on two tracks from his 2016’s Starboy album, and ‘Prisoners from The Weeknd’s 2015 album Beauty Behind the Madness. ‘Lust for Life’ premiered with MistaJam on Radio 1 and serves up a dreamy pop ballad, with Lana’s wistful vocals and Abel Tesfaye’s shimmering falsetto working in perfect harmony amidst a backdrop of swirling synths, keys and atmospheric production. No word yet on an album release date, but stay tuned for more details. Update: Lust For Life is set for release July 21 via Polydor. Upcoming dates for Lana include Lollapalooza in Paris (July 22)  while The Weeknd is set to perform at London’s Wireless Festival (July 7-9)

iTunes: Lust For Life 
Google Play: Lust For Life 
Tour Dates: Lana and The Weeknd 

 

10) MØ – Nights With You

I last featured MØ in my January selections for her collaboration with Snakehips on ‘Don’t Leave’. Now, the Danish popstar is back with her new single ‘Nights With You’, taken from her forthcoming untitled sophomore album and follow up to 2014’s No Mythologies. Co-written by pop heavyweights Ryan Tedder and Benny Blanco, ‘Nights With You’ perfectly captures MØ’s emotive vocals and rousing vocal hook. Upcoming dates for MØ include Pinkpop Festival in Netherlands (June 3-5)

iTunes: Nights With You
Google Play: Nights With You
Tour Dates 

 

11) Toddla T – Beast ft Andrea Martin & Stefflon Don

Producer/DJ and 1Xtra host Toddla T, unveiled his new single ‘Beast’, featuring R&B singer/songwriter Andrea Martin and rising MC Stefflon Don. Taken from his long-awaited LP titled Foreign Light , ‘Beast’ premiered as MistaJam’s Hottest Record. The single serves up the perfect balance between Andrea’s lush vocals and Stefflon Don’s commanding, killer verse, all working alongside Toddla’s slick production and infectious beats. The Sheffield-born producer and champion of bass, bounce and carnival vibes, is set to release Foreign Light July 28 via his new label ‘Steeze’. In the meantime, catch Toddla T every Thursday on his 1Xtra show and also performing at Parklife Festival (June 10-11) and Fabric (Aug 11)

iTunes: Foreign Light 
Google Play: Foreign Light
Tour Dates 

 

12) Mason – Rhino

Dutch DJ and producer Iason Chronis, AKA Mason, unveiled his appropriately named beast of a track, ‘Rhino’. With its stomping brass, groovy house production and fierce vocals from Dyanna Fearon, Rhino packs a punch and delivers on all fronts. Rhino sees Mason partner up with Defected Records for his latest release and serves as the follow up to ‘Toucan’ and 2016’s Nite Rite series. ‘Rhino’ is available now and will no doubt be tearing up dancefloors this Summer.  

iTunes: Rhino 
Google Play: Rhino 

 

13) Alex Metric – Freeek

London-based DJ Alex Metric, shared his latest track ‘Freeek’ ft Confessionals. The single is taken from HOWSLA’s forthcoming house-music compilation album, curated by Chris Lake and OWSLA boss Skrillex. The compilation showcases house music producers pushing boundaries and creating exciting, new music. Alex Metric, an already established name on the OWSLA label, delivers a stirring electro banger, with whirring synths and an infectious groove throughout.  In the lead up to the album release on May 5th, OWSLA will also be holding weekly HOWSLA-themed parties at Le Jardin in Hollywood. In the meantime Freeek is available now.

iTunes: HOWSLA 
Google Play: HOWSLA 

 

14) London Grammar – Oh Woman Oh Man

Fresh from the success of recent singles ‘Big Picture’ and ‘Rooting For You’, London Grammar unveiled their latest single ‘Oh Woman Oh Man’ produced by Paul Epworth. Taken from their forthcoming sophomore album, Truth Is A Beautiful Thing, the single perfectly captures Hannah Reid’s lush vocals, Dan Rothman’s hazy guitars and Dot Major’s ethereal synth and percussive work. London Grammar have enlisted esteemed British film director, Tony Kaye, to capture the visual soundscape of Oh Woman Oh Man. Trust Is A Beautiful Thing is set for release June 9th via Metal & Dust/Ministry of Sound. Be sure to catch the trio on the Festival circuit this Summer (Parklife, Glastonbury, TRNSMT, as well as headline performances at London’s Eventim Apollo (Oct 21) O2 Academy Brixton (Oct 30).

iTunes: Truth Is A Beautiful Thing 
Google Play: Truth Is A Beautiful Thing
Tour Dates 

 

15) Francis Novotny – Between The Lines

Francis Novotny, shared his new single ‘Between The Lines’. The Gothenburg (via Paris) singer/producer and multi-instrumentalist, serves up a brass-heavy, electro banger, showcasing a wide range of styles from R&B to electro soul and even glitch-hop. Mix that with soulful vocals, pulsing beats and swelling synths and it’s safe to say, Novotny is pushing down musical boundaries and creating something quite unique all together.  With similarities being drawn to SOHN and Hudson Mohawke, this is definitely one artist to keep an eye on.  ‘Between The Lines’ EP is available now via Black Butter Records and features previous singles ‘Friendzone’ and Hit & Run’.

iTunes: Between The Lines 
Google Play: Between The Lines 

 

16) Novo Amor – Carry You

So while the majority of my monthly selections this month have been quite ravy, I thought it best to end on a more mellow number and what a beauty this one is. Welsh singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer Ali Lacey, AKA Novo Amor, unveiled his stunning new single ‘Carry You’. The single is taken from Novo Amor’s forthcoming Bathing Beach EP, set for release May 26th via Believe Music and serves up an enchanting and achingly beautiful melody, perfectly complimented by layers of delicate instrumentation and Novo Amor’s emotive, falsetto vocals.  In a recent Facebook post, Novo Amor commented that ‘Carry You’ is “an expression of nostalgia and a  wistful nod to a certain period of time”. Upcoming dates for Novo Amor include Bitterzoet in Amsterdam (Sept 19)

iTunes: Bathing Beach 
Google Play: Bathing Beach  
Tour Dates 

 

Check out the full playlist below and here’s to another exciting month of music ahead!

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March Picks

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March delivered another impressive month of music.  Ultra Music Festival invaded Miami as part of the Winter Music conference, with 100’s of acts playing over the 3 day event. There were some stand out sets from Eric PrydzDillon Francis and Steve Angello to name but a few, while Skrillex and Diplo premiered their latest collaboration project ‘Jack U’. Check out more Ultra highlights here. Skrillex unveiled his secret new album ‘Recess’, featuring a whole host of artists from  Fatman Scoop, Chance the Rapper and Diplo. On top of that, KlaxonsPaulo Nutini and Coldplay all announced exciting new album releases. Summer is edging closer and closer with further acts confirmed for GlastonburyV FestivalReading & LeedsLollapaloozaWireless and SW4 Last but not least, Radio 1 Residency added Tiesto and Martin Garrix as part of their already impressive ‘In new DJ’s We Trust’ lineup!

Now in April, we look forward to the second Coachella weekend, all of which can be streamed on their YouTube Channel and plenty more exciting new music releases.

1) Porter Robinson – Sea Of Voices

American DJ and producer Porter Robinson, who brought us previous singles such as ‘Easy’ and ‘Language’, has unveiled his new single ‘Sea Of Voices’. The single is the first new material from his highly anticipated debut album ‘Worlds’ and serves up an exciting new direction for the 21 year old. ‘Sea Of Voices’ delivers an earthly, etherial track with its soft synths and serene atmospheric vibes. With a noticeable lack of vocals  until at least the 3 minute mark, the instrumental heavy track builds to its euphoric crescendo, bringing M83’s Oblivion to mind with his recent cinematic scoring. ‘Sea Of Voices’ is available now.



2) Rene LaVice – Where My Ladies At

Canadian drum n bass producer Rene LaVice, dropped his new single ‘Where My Ladies At’ via Ram Records. The single serves as the follow up to LaVice’s debut album ‘Insidious’, which has seen LaVice take the dnb scene by storm. ‘Where My Ladies At’ fuses ragga and heavy basslines serving up one banger of a track. 2014 is set to be a big year for Lavice. Grab your copy here now, featuring the b side single ‘I Want More’.



3) Jack Beats – The Ill Shit

Plus One & Beni G, better known as Jack Beats, have released an infectious and lively B-side track ‘The Ill Shit’. The up-beat track is taken from their latest EP ‘Beatbox’ and is sure to get you up dancing within seconds with its bouncy electro-house vibes. The Beatbox EP was released through Skrillex’s OWSLA label and is available now. Upcoming dates for Jack Beats include Fabric in London on 18th April, before they embark on a tour of US, Canada and Mexico.



4) Eric Prydz – Liberate

From Pryda to Prydz and Cirez D, Eric Prydz has dominated the dance scene with his exceptional talent. The master of progressive house once again delivers with his latest offerings ‘Liberate’. The epic track received its premiere as Zane Lowes Hottest Record on BBC Radio1. Liberate presents an intricately layered track with its pulsating synths and looped vocals as it builds to a euphoric and liberating conclusion. ‘The world’s locked out/just close your eyes and we can push them all away’ couldnt ring more true when listening to this track. With Pryda recordings approaching its 10th anniversary, Prydz let slip a new album is being lined up to mark the occasion. Until then, be sure to catch Prydz at SW4 and Global Gathering. ‘Liberate’ is available now



5) Toddla T Sound – Acid

Sheffield’s finest and Radio 1 DJ/producer Toddla T, has unveiled his new single ‘Acid’, taken from his new 3 track EP ‘On Acid’. While the Toddla T is known for championing eclectic dance-hall inspired music, ‘Acid’ delivers an unintentionally house sounding record, but still packs a punch with it’s dark ominous vibes mixed with Jamaican rave influences and dance-hall style vocals; Think of it as house-on-acid! ‘Pandora’s Box and Phoney’ complete the 3 track EP and is available via Defected Records from May 5th.

Upcoming performances for Toddla T include the Toddla T Takeover in Cardiff, Bristol and Manchester as well as a set with his own label ‘Girls Music’ in Xoyo. You can be sure ‘Acid’ Live will be one visual and striking performance.



6) Yogi – Burial ft Pusha T

London producer trio Yogi have teamed up with US rapper Pusha T for their monstrous new single ‘Burial. The bass-heavy, trap track drops some filthy beats, with Pusha continuing to push the boundaries delivering his verses with such vigour. The track premiered with MistaJam on Radio 1 and serves us the follow up to the intense ‘Christian Bale’. ‘Burial’ is set for release May 5th via Skrillex’s OWSLA label.



7) Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike – Tremor

Martin Garrix once again makes my monthly favourites selection! Following on from Helicopter, Garrix has teamed up with fellow Spinnin record signees Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike for their massive new single ‘Tremor’.  With its big bassline drops and  infectious synth lines, this big room house track previously premiered at the DJ Mag awards in Amsterdam late last year but is finally avaiable for release April 21st via Spinnin Records. 17 year old Garrix is fresh from his incredible Ultra set in Miami and is set to perform at Coachella again next weekend with further dates including Lollapalooza, Creamfields and Global Gathering.



8) Elliphant – Revolusion

Mad Decent signee Elliphant, aka Sweedish singer Ellinor Olovsdotter, has worked with the likes of Diplo and Skrillex and has since built up quite the fanbase. With previous tracks including ‘Down At Home’, Elliphant has released her debut ep proper titled ‘Look Like You Love it’, featuring lead single Revolusion. Revolusion is raw and edgy with gritty vocals and distorted trap instrumentals. Eliphant is set to support M.I.A in Canada May 3-4th. In the meantime, grab your copy of Revolusioin now.



9) David Guetta and Showtek ft Vassy- Bad

Having both had stellar sets at Miamis Ultra festival, David Guetta has teamed up with dutch house duo Showtek (Booyah) and Australian vocalist Vassey to deliver an infectious, unrelenting club anthem, highlighting Showteks big room drops and Guettas infectious melodies. Bad is available now and is set to feature on Guettas forthcoming 6th studio album. Upcoming performances from Guetta include Global gathering while Showtek are due to perform at Coachella again for the second weekend.



Check out the full playlist below with over 40 minutes for your listening pleasure.

 

Coachella 2014 – Lineup Announced

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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have announced their official line-up for 2014 … and what a line-up. The 3 day festival in Palms Springs California is set to take place over two consecutive weekends (April 11-13th and April 18-20th). This year’s stellar headliners include Outkast, MUSE and Arcade Fire.

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  • Outkast are making their triumphant return after a 6-year break, also marking 20 years since the release of their debut album ‘Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik’. No doubt all eyes will be on main stage as André 3000 and Big Boi reunite with big hits such as ‘Ms Jackson‘ to ‘Hey Ya‘.
  • Arcade Fire last headlined Coachella in 2011 and set to embark upon their ‘Reflektor Tour’ with the release of their no 1 album ‘Reflecktor’ back in October.
  • Muse will once again bring their incredible live show to Main-stage, having previously headlined in 2010. With news the group will be back in the studio this year, we can expect an album in 2015.

Last year, over 180,000 people attended the two-weekends. While Pre-sale tickets sold out last May, further tickets will go on sale 6pm GMT this Friday on Coachellalla.com (Don’t forget to pre-register your account before 6am GMT Friday). General admission starts at $375 (£228). Don’t worry if you don’t get a ticket, as previous years have streamed the event online… PHEW!

Other acts set to perform include: HAIM, Flume, Bastille, Duke Dumont, Queens of the Stoneage, Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Fatboy Slim, Zedd, Ellie Goulding, Chvrches, Empire of the Sun, MGMT, The Naked and Famous, Dillon Francis, Solange, Banks, Bombay Bicycle Club, RL Grime, Laura Mvula, Calvin Harris, Disclosure, Duck Sauce, Flosstradamus, The 1975, Rudimental, AlunaGeorge, John Newman, Daughter, Showtek, James Vincent McMorrow and many more! Check out the full line-up below:

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Coachella: Day 1

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With legendary music festival Coachella kicking off today, over 175 acts will take to the stage  in sunny Palm Springs, California. Thankfully for the rest of us, we can catch all the acts LIVE on the dedicated Coachella YouTube Channel. The Brits are out in force tonight with headliners The Stone Roses and Blur, but excluding headliners, here are my ‘Top Acts’ for Day 1 of Coachella.

Friday – April 12th

Headliners: The Stone Roses, Blur

Dillon Francis:  2:30pm – 3:30pm | Sahara

American electronic music producer & DJ Dillon Francis, has been leading the pack championing Moombahton.  Having previously been signed to Diplo’s Mad Decent Label collaborating on ‘Que Que‘ and releasing ‘Masta Blasta‘ (The Rebirth), Dillon has since gone on to release ‘Bootleg Firework‘ through Calvin Harris’ label ‘Fly Eye Records’.  Now currently signed to Skrilex’s label OWSLA , Dillon is fast becoming one of the most exciting acts in EDM.  Check out his latest single ‘Messages’ ft Simon Lord and his upcoming gig with Flosstradamus (aptly titled Dillstradamus) at London’s XOYO May 5th.

 Jake Bugg: 3:05pm – 3:50pm | Mojave

2013 has been a massive year for Jake Bugg, who’s self titled debut album shot to no 1 in the UK.  The 19 year old singer/songwriter has been greatly influenced by classic artists such as ‘The Beatles’, ‘Oasis’, ‘Jimi Hendrix’ and ‘Bob Dylan’ and transports us back to sounds of the 60′s with tracks such as ‘Lighting Bolt’, ‘Taste It’, ‘Two Fingers‘ and ‘Seen It All‘. You can catch Jake at plenty of upcoming festivals this summer including Glastonbury, Isle Of Wight, T in the Park, Longitude and Benicassim.

Of Monsters and Men: 5:45pm – 6:35pm | Outdoor

Icelandic indie-folk group Of Monsters And Men are fresh off their sold out European Tour. With the success of their 2011 album ‘My Head Is An Animal‘ and singles ‘Little Talks’, ‘Dirty Paws’, ‘Mountain Sound‘ and ‘King and Lionheart’, the multi-talented group have  managed to make folk music more accessible and exciting. Their anthemic style chorus and trademark HEY’s will go down a treat at Coachella.

Purity Ring: 9:40pm – 10:30pm | Gobi

Canadian eletro duo Purity Ring released their debut album ‘Shrines‘ in 2012, which featured tracks such as ‘Lofticries‘ and ‘Fineshrines‘ and the most recent cover of Soulja Boy’s ‘Grammy‘.  The duo are known for their unique live performances and use a  tree-shaped instrument for sound and lighting effects. Definitely one set to check out. Upcoming UK dates include Latitude and Love Box Festival.

TNGHT: 8:35pm – 9:20pm | Gobi

TNGHT get a lot of love on this blog so it’s no surprise they’re one of my top acts for Day 1 of Coachella.  Since the release of their debut collaborative EP, which represented the best of UK underground bass and trap sounds, Hudson Mohawke has been snapped up by Kanye’s G.O.O.D. Music label and Luncie to Diplo’s Mad Decent label. Combined, the duo seem unstoppable and their latest single ‘Acrylics’ will no doubt wreak havoc at Coachella. A must watch set! Upcoming dates include Pitchfork Festival,  Sonar and London’s Field Day.

So there you have it – my Top acts for Day 1 of Coachella. Fridays line-up was particular difficult to narrow down,  especially when you have acts like Foals, The Neighbourhood, Palma Violets, Alt J, Polica, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Passion Pit and Modestep.

Check back tomorrow for my ‘Top Acts’ for Saturday!

Year in Review: Top 100 Tracks of 2012

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With 2013 just around the corner, I wanted to compile a list of my favourite tracks of 2012. Not an easy task, considering the amount of standout tracks throughout the year. From TNGHT’s massive trap anthem ‘Higher Ground‘, to Frank Oceans RnB odyssey in ‘Pyramids‘, below are my top 100 tracks. Roll on 2013 and here’s to another exciting year in music!

Top 100 Tracks of 2012

  1. TNGHT – Higher Ground
  2. Azealia Banks – Esta Noche
  3. Frank Ocean – Pyramids
  4. Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)
  5. Kanye West – Clique Ft Big Sean and Jay Z
  6. Frank Ocean – Thinkin’ Bout You
  7. Major Lazer – Get Free
  8. Jessie Ware – Wildest Moments
  9. Plan B – Ill Manors
  10. Disclosure – Latch
  11. Rudimental – Feel The Love ft John Newman
  12. Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait
  13. Frank Ocean – Bad Religion
  14. Foals – Inhaler
  15. Angel Haze – New York
  16. Knife Party – Sleaze
  17. Kanye West – Mercy Ft Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
  18. Hot Natured & Ali Love – Benediction
  19. MIA – Bad Girls
  20. Baauer – Harlem Shake
  21. Angel Haze – Werkin’ Girls
  22. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – American Dream Part 2
  23. Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough
  24. Swedish House Mafia – Greyhound
  25. Jack White – Sixteen Salteens
  26. Julio Bashmore – Au Seve
  27. Jake Bugg – Two Fingers
  28. Steve Aoki – Beat Down ft Angger Dimas & Iggy Azalea
  29. Dillon Francis – Masta Blasta (The Rebirth)
  30. Todd Terje – Inspector Norse
  31. Grimes – Oblivion
  32. Florence + The Machine – Spectrum (Say My Name)
  33. Scissor Sisters – Lets have a Kiki
  34. AlunaGeorge – You Know You Like It
  35. Haim  – Forever
  36. Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing ft Florence Welch
  37. Solange – Losing You
  38. DJ Fresh – Gold Dust Shy fx re edit
  39. Chvrches –  The Mother We Share
  40. The Maccabees – Feel to Follow
  41. Everything Everything – Cough Cough
  42. Ellie Goulding – Anything Could Happen
  43. Example ft Clavin Harris – We’ll Be Coming Back For You
  44. Purity Ring – Fineshrine
  45. Alt J – Something Good
  46. Palma Violets – Best Of Friends
  47. Django Django – Default
  48. Skrillex –  Breakn’ a Sweat
  49. Redight – Lost In Your Love
  50. Polica – Wandering Star
  51. Haim – Don’t Save Me
  52. Jessie Ware – Night Light
  53. Taylor Swift – We Are Never Ever ..
  54. Two Door Cinema Club  – Sleep Alone
  55. Madeon – Finale
  56. Kasabian – Goodbye Kiss
  57. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs- Tapes & Money
  58. Puirity Ring – Lofticries
  59. Benga – Pour Your Love
  60. Grizzly Bear – Yet Again
  61. Polica – Lay Your Cards Out
  62. Santigold – Disparate Youth
  63. AlunaGeorge – Your Drums Your Love
  64. The xx – Angels
  65. Coldplay ft Rihanna – Princess of China
  66. Knife Party – Bonfire
  67. Baauer – Dum Dum
  68. TNGHT – Bugg’n
  69. The Maccabees – Ayla
  70. Emeli Sande – Read All About It (Part III)
  71. Underworld – Caliban’s Dream ft Alex Trimble
  72. Madeon – Icarus
  73. Villagers – Nothing Arrived
  74. Alt J – Matilda
  75. Language – Porter Robinson
  76. Bat For Lashes – Laura
  77. Grimes – Genesis
  78. Diplo – Express Yourself
  79. Kasabian – Man of Simple Pleasures
  80. Scissor Sisters vs Krystal Pepsy ft Azealia Banks – Shady Love
  81. Alabama Shakes – Hold On
  82. Maxsta – I Wanna Rock
  83. The Neighbourhood – Let It Go
  84. Passion Pit – Take A Walk
  85. The 2 Bears – Work
  86. Bloc Party – Octopus
  87. Ben Howard – Only Love
  88. Roses Gabor – Stars
  89. Hooray for Earth  – No Love
  90. Benzel & Jessie Ware – If You Love Me
  91. PartyClub – Young and Free
  92. Delphic – Good Life
  93. Tame Impala – Elephant
  94. Major Lazer – Jah No Partial
  95. Blur – Under The Westway
  96. Muse – Survival
  97. The Killers – Runaways
  98. Bombay Bicycle club – How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep
  99. Hot Chip – Night & Day
  100. The Cast of Cheers – Human Elevator

Calvin Harris & Dillon Francis – Here 2 China (feat. Dizzee Rascal)

There doesn’t seem to be any stopping Calvin Harris these days. Having just secured a number 1 album on Sunday with ’18 Months‘, the Scottish producer has teamed up with fellow DJ & producer Dillon Francis (Masta Blasta, Bootleg Fireworks (Burning Up), to co-produce their new single ‘Here 2 China‘.

Dillon Francis – a rising LA producer championing Moonbahton and Trap, is currently on his ‘Wet & Reckless’ tour with Baauer, Flosstradamus and Clockwork. Having previously released his work through multiple labels, including Skrillex’s OWSLA, Francis has worked closely with the likes of Diplo, Jack Beats and Steve Aoki.

Completing the triple threat line-up, is the one and only Dizzee Rascal, who returns to form as he adds a bit of Grime to this bass heavy trap anthem.

Francis announced the release on Twitter last week:

I cannot believe I got to make a song with Calvin Harris for his album…. and that fact that Dizzee Rascal is featured on it…. my mind is still blown that I got this opportunity..Hope you guys enjoy the track!! – Dillon Francis

‘Here 2 China’ is taken from Calvin Harris’ album ’18 Months’, and is now available  on  iTunes