Tuesday 19th August 2014
Its with great sadness that we have to inform you of the recent passing of ex 3 Beat employee Andy Jarrod. Andy a keen cyclist was out last Saturday the 9th August riding when he was involved in an accident with a car. He was left with severe head injuries which eventually took his life.
Andy joined the 3 Beat team in 2000 with the launch of 3 Beat label Management that looked after labels from the likes of James Holden, Yousef, Kasey Taylor and Matthew Dekay. 3 Beat label Management was also the home of 3 Beat Digital the online download store. Andy was instrumental in the development of some of the industries greats.
Mark Betteridge of Change Underground has written a wonderful piece of how the industry remembers Andy.
We remember Andy as a funny, hard working, passionate and highly driven man with bags of knowledge. He left his mark on everyone he met.
Andy had recently become a father for the second time with twin girls. He also leaves a loving wife and a son. A fund raising charity has been set up in Andy’s name for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust – a condition his son Oscar has. Please click here if you would like to contribute to this wonderful cause.
Friday 17th May 2013
Love Saves The Day is one of Bristol’s coolest festivals taking place in Castle Park this bank holiday and you and a mate could be there…
We’re giving away two tickets to the Sunday leg of the festival on 26th May including hotel accommodation in Bristol plus return train tickets from anywhere in the UK. The belter of a line-up includes Julio Bashmore ft. Nile Rodgers, B-Traits, Clean Bandit, DJ EZ, Ms Dynamite, Soul II Soul LIVE and a lot more!
To enter simply watch the Cahill Feel The Love video below and tell us what London tube station the couple are seen sat at. Email answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Comp closes at 23:59 GMT on Sunday 19th May
2. Entrants must be able to travel on Sunday 26th May and Monday 27th May
3. Tickets are to be collected at the media box office at the main gate of the festival site
4. Winner will be announced on www.3beat.co.uk on Monday 20th May at 10:00 GMT
5. Competition is not open to Northern Ireland residents
Monday 30th July 2012
Our latest release ‘Molly’ – the new single from French DJ Cedric Gervais – is currently climbing up the national chart! For months everyone has been looking for her but now she can be found on iTunes
check out the video for ‘Molly’ here
Alyssa Reid wowed crowds across the UK last week performing alongside One Direction, Tiao Cruz, Labrinth, Alexandra Burke, Little Mix, Tulisa and Rizzle Kicks at Liverpool’s Radio City Live, Radio Aire’s Party In The Park and the M.E.N Arena Manchester for Key 103. Don’t worry if you missed her she’s coming back soon! You can catch her alongside label mate Sway at BT London Live in Victoria Park August 5th. BT London Live is a series of outdoor gigs that run in parallel with the Olympics. We also have Inna there on August 9th with Jodie Connor appearing on August 10th and Skepta takes to the stage on August 11th.
Mega talented MC Baby Blue is the freshest signing to the 3Beat family. Her new single ‘Target’ is already smashing it on 1Xtra and Choice FM will be out August 12th. The video is available to see on out youtube channel here
We’ve got a packed release schedule coming up. First up is club rocker ‘Northern Light’ the new single from Basshunter due out Aug 5th. Luke Bingham’s latest banger ‘Shut It Down’ will be unleashed on August 12th with the awesome Krept and Konan rework and mixes from Heavy Feet, Mele and Steve Smart & Westfunk and Paul Van Dyk’s long awaited album Evolution finally lands on August 20th.
We’re very excited about Luke Bingham’s studio sessions with three times Grammy winner Ken Nelson…he produced Coldplay’s first 2 albums as well as their biggest hit ‘Fix You’.
And finally… the ‘Beat Down’ crew – Steve Aoki, Angger Dimas & Iggy Azalea – will be performing at Radio 1’s Ibiza Party on August 3rd.
Monday 16th April 2012
There aren’t many artists who can boast an audience topping over 110 million, but there is one such man who can – MARTIN SOLVEIG. Now synonymous with much of what the illustrious Frenchman does, the SMASH YouTube series that kicked started the success of ‘Hello’ almost 2 years ago, which just happens to be one of the biggest records in recent times, is back again with…’Episode 4: The Night Out’!
Released in conjunction with his next hit single “The Night Out” which debuted on April 2nd globally, this new installment sees Martin, with the help of trusty and some would say legendary ‘manageur’ Lafaille finally beginning to win over the heart of his longtime love, SHE. Featuring cameos from the likes of A-Trak, Laidback Luke, Sidney Samson, Madeon, Porter Robinson, Zedd and Dillon Francis– some of whom feature on the EP – this episode CANNOT BE MISSED! Having originally lost out to Gael Monfils in the battle for SHE months ago, the quest begins in earnest again as Martin and Lafaille create a special movie premiere for their first date. As with anything Martin’s ‘manageur’ touches, things do not go to plan… but with the help of scooters, boats and the Parisian scenery, can her heart be won over by the end of their night out?
“The Night Out” is the 4th single to be taken from the critically acclaimed album “SMASH”
Friday 16th March 2012
Sway returns in style with his brilliant new single ‘Level Up’ on 8th April through 3 Beat Records. The track has been Zane Lowe’s Hottest Record In The World as well as getting the seal of approval from MistaJam.
Never one to conform to the norm, Sway constantly looks for ways to stand out from the crowd and he will have heads and ears turning with his latest offering. Combining Flux Pavilion’s speaker-oscillating dubstep production with Sway’s signature lyrical word-play and newcomer Kelsey McHugh’s soulful vocals on the hook, ‘Level Up’ brings a unique sonic to the table. “The song is about winning, elevation, going from one stage in your life to a better one,” explains Sway. “I wanted to the capture that moment and that feeling we get when we feel like we’ve achieved something that will change your life.” The collaboration with Flux Pavillion came about when Sway was introduced to the producer’s music by 1Xtra’s Semtex. Making contact with the producer via Facebook, Sway discovered Flux was a fan and within weeks the pair were working in the studio together.
check back for info on the video soon – it will not be one to miss
Saturday 10th March 2012
Friday 10th February 2012
The undisputed king of Grime is back with a massive slab of dancefloor friendly UK rap named ‘Make Peace Not War’. Following on from’ Hold On’ Make Peace Not War looks destined for big things with its huge C & C Music Factory ‘Gonna Make You Sweat’ sample driving it on.
Check back here soon for links to the video and news about remixes and release dates.
Monday 6th February 2012
Our first release of 2012 sees the fantastic Canadian songstress Alyssa Reid fly up the national top 40 chart to the number 2 spot. An awesome achievement for a first release in the UK and her first step towards world domination.
You will be able to catch Alyssa performing live during April and May the highlights of which will be Future Hits Live in Leeds on the 26th April and In Demand Live in Glasgow on the 20th May.
check out the video to ‘Alone Again’ here
download from iTunes here
Thursday 10th February 2011
Tuesday 1st February 2011
Amnesia is available to download now on Skepta’s latest album Doin’ It Again itunes – click here