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Saturday 18th January 2014

And The Winner Is… “Dr Who”!!

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“Dr Who” by Tujamo & Plastik Funk featuring Sneakbo went head-to-head with Rudimental “Powerless” featuring Becky Hill on Saturday’s Dance Anthems show with Danny Howard.

The Radio 1 audience overwhelmingly voted “Dr Who” this week’s Trending Track winner!

Listen back here.

“Dr Who” is out on March 23rd but you can pre-order your copy on iTunes now!

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Monday 13th January 2014

Matrix & Futurebound Riding High at Number 7 on the UK Chart

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UK Drum and Bass heroes Matrix & Futurebound are all smiles after scoring their highest UK chart position to date.  Their latest single “Control” climbed to Number 7 after entering the chart at Number 18 last week.

Jamie and Brendan joined Radio 1′s Jameela Jamil on the BBC Official Chart Show yesterday, if you missed it you can listen to the interview here.

If you didn’t already, you can buy “Control” here.

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Monday 13th January 2014

Fuse ODG’s “Million Pound Girl” Smashes Into the UK Top Ten

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Afrobeats superstar Fuse ODG’s latest single “Million Pound Girl” has smashed its way to NUMBER 5 on the UK official chart.

The single climbed a massive NINE places after entering the chart last week at number 14 – the second highest entry of that week.

It’s Fuse’s second time in the UK Top 10 – “Antenna” peaked at Number 7 last year.

Big thanks to everyone who has bought the single and supported with radio and club plays. If you still don’t have your copy, grab it here.

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Monday 6th January 2014

Fuse ODG and Matrix & Futurebound Go Top 20

Print2014 kicked off to a strong start for 3 Beat…with TWO of our tracks smashing into the Top 20 on the year’s first singles chart.

Fuse ODG scored his third Top 40 hit with “Million Pound Girl” – the second highest entry on Sunday’s chart at number 14. Get it on iTunes now!

And Matrix & Futurebound played a blinder, getting their DNB anthem “Control” in at Number 18 – their highest charting single to date. You can grab your copy here.

There’s still plenty to play for, both tracks could easily go Top 10 next week. Watch this space.

In the meantime you can watch the videos ;)

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Sunday 5th January 2014

TWO TRACKS IN THE ITUNES TOP TEN!

We’re loving 2014…

It’s less than a week old but already we’ve got lots to celebrate with TWO tracks in the iTunes Top 10 – a first for us!

Fuse ODG is currently at Number 6 with his massive new single “Million Pound Girl”, an infectious afrobeats jam with a dancehall twist. If you don’t have your copy yet, get it here! The remix bundle features edits from Steve Smart & Westfunk, Konshens and Rymez plus bonus track “Come Closer” featuring Wande Coal.

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AND Matrix & Futurebound are flying the flag for d’n'b at Number 8 with “Control” featuring Max Marshall. If you didn’t download it already, what are you waiting for? You can get it here. Check out the remixes too – from Torqux, Yousef Circus and Apexx.

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Saturday 4th January 2014

3 Beat Staff Picks of 2013: Pezz

3 Beat general manager Pezz is our longest serving member of staff. Pezz started out DJing with the now legendary DIY sound system. He still puts in the rare appearance behind the decks so if you’re very lucky you can still catch one of his sets.

We asked Pezz to put together his Top 10 tracks of 2013.

1. Nora En Pure “Come With Me” [Original Mix]

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2. Andre Bratten “Be A Man You Ant” [Original Mix]

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3. Touch and Go “Gotta Have U” [Original Mix]

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4. Simone Vitullo Ft Lady Vale “Passionately” [Original Mix]

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5. Francesco Rossi “Paper Aeroplane” [Original Mix]

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6. Home Video “Every Love There Ever Was” [Sasha Remix]

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7. Henrik Schwarz “Take Words In Return” [C2 Vocal Remix]

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8. Wankelmut “One Day/Reckoning Song” [Wankelmut Remix]

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9. Motsa “Sleepless Nights”

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10. Roberto Rodriguez “Mustat Varjot”

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Tuesday 31st December 2013

Cahill Pick Their Top Remixes of 2013

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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.

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Here they name their favourite remixes of the year:

Stylo G “Soundbwoy”

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Nicole Scherzinger “Boomerang”

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Rizzle Kicks “Skip To The Good Bit”

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Leona Lewis “One More Sleep”

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Wretch 32 Ft. Jacob Banks “Doing OK”

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Monday 30th December 2013

3 Beat Staff Picks of 2013: Shaurav

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”

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MackleMore and Ryan Lewis “Thrift Shop”

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Disclosure Ft. Sam Smith “Latch”

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Baauer “Harlem Shake”

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Fuse ODG “Antenna”

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Stylo G “Soundbwoy”

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TS7 Ft. Taylor Fowlis “Heartlight”

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Drake “Hold On Were Going Home”

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Calvin Harris Ft. Ayah Marar “Thinkin About You”

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Lorde “Royals”

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Monday 30th December 2013

Stylo G’s Top Tracks of 2013

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It’s been a bumper year for everyone’s favourite lyrical badman, Stylo G. He was nominated for a MOBO award and “Soundbwoy” his first single with 3 Beat reached number 18 on the UK chart. He totally smashed it on the festival circuit with massive performances at Glastonbury, Wireless, Reading and Leeds.

And with the brilliant new single “Move Back” due for release in March you can expect even bigger things of this man in 2014.

Here’s his Best of 2013

1. Stylo G “Soundbwoy”

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2. Mavado Ft. Nicki Minaj “Give It All To Me”

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3. Rudimental Ft. Ella Eyre “Waiting All Night”

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4. Fuse ODG “Antenna”

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5. Drake “Started From The Bottom”

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Friday 27th December 2013

UNICORN KID PICKS HIS BEST OF 2013

Unicorn-Kid-1-940x626Electro-pop genius Unicorn Kid (aka Oli Sabin) is back with his new single.

“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

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2 – Tessela – Hackney Parrot

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3 – Ikonika – Lights Are Forever

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4 – Lone – Airglow Fires

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5 – Palmistry – Catch

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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.

 

 

 

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