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Nu Music: Max Elto – “Daniel” [Official Music Video]

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Following the release of the well-received ‘Backyard Animals’ and ‘Shadow of the Sun’, Swedish producer and vocalist duo Max Elto comprised of Tom Liljegren and Alexander Ryberg unveil the highly anticipated video for the chilling, deep-house tune, ‘Daniel.’ The track is taken from the duo’s stunning debut EP Taped Rai. One of the best EPs released this year so far. Watch!

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Lovestarrs – “Get Your Sexy On” [Brand New Single and Official Video]

Back in July of 2013 electro-pop-noir trio The Good Natured made an announcement on their Facebook page that they had been dropped by their label; to the heartbreak of their fans (including us) that meant their highly anticipated debut album “Prism” would never see the light of day. Although a painful message, the band assured their fans it was not the end: “When one door closes another opens. You have to pick yourself up, be bigger, be stronger. For The Good Natured it is the end of the road, but it’s safe to say there is something better around the corner”

Making good on their promise, the band comprised of lead singer Sarah McIntosh, her brother Hamish and George Hinton are finally back. Re-branded now as the Lovestarrs the trio returns with the fantastic electro-pop-anthem, “Get Your Sexy On.” Co-Produced by Olle Blomström and Melody Club’s Kristofer Östergren the track is essentially about moving out of that dreaded ‘friends zone;’ “You’re clueless to how I’m really feeling, We’re on our own, you gotta know, So come on and take it off…Get your sexy on”  Sarah flirtatiously sings before the song breaks into its anthemic, addictively catchy chorus.

Get Your Sexy On” is such a great comeback song by the band; it offers all of what we loved about the Good Natured; a well-crafted, synthpop production, Sarah’s not so subtle sexual lyricism, and an instantly catchy chorus — It’s an undeniable fact that they know how to make a great pop record and “Get Your Sexy On” is just another great example of what they aiming-for this time around…the starrs.

Check out Sarah’s magical, match making skills in the newly released video for the catchy single now. Share your thoughts below!

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LISTEN: Basement Jaxx Unveils New Track “Unicorn’

Nearly four years since their last official album release, and having taken time out to write a couple of film scores and produce an orchestral album, Basement Jaxx are gearing up to announce details of their new full length, due this summer. The first taste of which comes in the form of album track “Unicorn.”  The duo hasn’t missed a beat! Listen to the energetic, house banger below!

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Röyksopp & Robyn – “Do It Again” [Lyric Video]

As we patiently await the arrival of Röyksopp & Robyn’s official video for  “Do It Again” here is the just released lyric video to ease the anticipation.

Message from Röyksopp: “We’re just about to shoot a full video for “Do It Again”. Awaiting it’s completion, the most impatient souls out there can spend the meantime losing themselves in this mesmerizing black&white hypno-bonanza – and even sing along should they so desire..”

NU MUSIC: Nottee – “Fire” [Single + Video Debut]

Gorgeous new pop tune from upcoming Swedish pop artist, Nottee (Real name Nonno Drougge).  ‘Fire,’ the lead single off her debut album Side by Side  is a blend of melodic guitar licks, 90s deep-house beats and nu-disco synth; gorgeously delivered by Nottee’s sublime, soulful, airy vocals. We’re in love with this tune so we’re keeping a close watch on Nottee; she might just be that very unexpected, surprising act this year.

Share your thoughts below!

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Lily Allen – “Sheezus” [Official Video]

RiRi isn’t scared of Katy Perry’s roaring
Queen B’s going back to the drawing
Lorde smells blood, yeah, she’s about to slay you
Kid ain’t one to fuck with when she’s only on her debut
We’re all watching Gaga, L-O-L-O, ah-ha
Dying for the art so, really, she’s a martyr
The second best will never cut it for the divas
Give me that crown, bitch
I wanna be SHEEZUS”

Before the internet self-implodes regarding the name-checks on Allen’s latest single…here is what she recently told Rolling Stones about the album’s titled-track:

“I would have liked to see “Sheezus” as a single, but it’s not up-tempo enough. It’s also got the word “period” in it, which is really offensive to people, even though half the world has to deal with it once a month. … I think that “period” is going to be my “surfboard” with Beyoncé. People will wear sweatshirts to my concerts that are just going to say “period.”

“I don’t like being compared to other people because I’m quite aware that there are people who are far more talented and have better singing voices than me. I don’t like being put in the same category as people because we have the same genitals and boobs. Nobody is going to write “Lily Allen vs. Ed Sheeran.” It just doesn’t happen. … It feels like the reason we play women against each other is because it’s the last bit of power that men have. They’re like, “Let’s make them feel shit about each other.”

Sheezus drops May 6th!

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Premiere: Courtney Love – “You Know My Name”

Legendary rock-queen Courtney Love has just premiered on BBC Radio 6 a brand new song called “You Know My Name” part of the double-A-side single, ”Wedding Day.” The tune is harder and heavier than expected for sure; but that undeniable, catchy hook is pure Courtney!

The double-A-side single release, available on May 4th, coincides with Love’s recent announcement of a short solo UK tour starting on May11. Dates below.

Listen! Thoughts?!

Courtney Love Tour Dates: 

London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (May 11/12)
Manchester Academy (5/13)
Glasgow O2 Academy (5/15)
Leeds O2 Academy (5/16)
Birmingham O2 Academy (5/18)
Bristol O2 Academy (5/19)
Nottingham Rock City (5/20)