Tuesday 31st December 2013
3 Beat’s resident remix outfit Cahill have been behind some of the biggest hits of the year.
In 2013 they remixed a whopping 21 tracks from artists as diverse as Fuse ODG, Lawson, Leona Lewis, Nicole Scherzinger, Rizzle Kicks, Selena Gomez, Chris Brown, Stylo G and Wretch 32.
They also released their own headline single “Feel The Love” featuring Kimberley Locke.
Here they name their favourite remixes of the year:
Stylo G “Soundbwoy”
Nicole Scherzinger “Boomerang”
Rizzle Kicks “Skip To The Good Bit”
Leona Lewis “One More Sleep”
Wretch 32 Ft. Jacob Banks “Doing OK”
Monday 30th December 2013
Shaurav is 3 Beat’s Urban A&R consultant.
He’s made his mark in the two years he’s been with us helping to bring acts like Stylo G, Sigma and TS7 to the label.
Here are Shaurav’s top tracks of 2013:
Justin Timberlake “Mirrors”
MackleMore and Ryan Lewis “Thrift Shop”
Disclosure Ft. Sam Smith “Latch”
Baauer “Harlem Shake”
Fuse ODG “Antenna”
Stylo G “Soundbwoy”
TS7 Ft. Taylor Fowlis “Heartlight”
Calvin Harris Ft. Ayah Marar “Thinkin About You”
Friday 27th December 2013
“I Remember” features Nicholas Petricca from Ohio-based indie rock band Walk the Moon and is available on iTunes now.
We asked Unicorn Kid to name his Top 5 tracks of 2013 and his pick for 2014.
This is his brilliant selection:
1. Oneohtrix Point Never – Problem Areas
2 – Tessela – Hackney Parrot
3 – Ikonika – Lights Are Forever
4 – Lone – Airglow Fires
5 – Palmistry – Catch
TOP TIP FOR 2014:
Oli has New York-based electronic music producer DV-i as his tip for 2014.
Check him out on SoundCloud
If you want to know more about DV-i check out this interview with The Creators Project.
Thursday 19th December 2013
MOBO award winner Fuse ODG has just grabbed the Number 1 spot on Music Week’s Urban Club Chart with his irresistibly uplifting new single “Million Pound Girl (Badder Than Bad)”.
The follow up to his smash singles “Azonto” and “Antenna” is a dancehall powered Afrobeats jam produced by by top Ghanaian producer KillBeatz.
“Million Pound Girl” is currently playlisted on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Capital Xtra as well as Manchester’s Unity Radio.
Check out the video which features cameos from stars such as Sean Paul, Patrice Muamba and Eddi Kadi as well as 1Xtra’s Charlie Sloth and Sarah Jane Crawford:
“Million Pound Girl” is out Dec 29th but you can grab it on preorder here. Remixes come courtesy of Steve Smart & Westfunk, Konshens and Rymez and there’s even a BONUS track – “Come Closer” – which features Wande Coal.
Fuse’s debut album is due for release in Spring 2014.