Friday 14th February 2014
And it doesn’t disappoint. We love it…pyschedelic sunshine for dark days.
Check it out here:
Grab your copy of “We Are Sound” on iTunes now!
Wednesday 12th February 2014
Shot in downtown Kingston the video features a cameo from 1Xtra’s Toddla T, behind-the-scenes footage of the legendary Randy’s Records and some pretty spectacular twerking.
Check it out here:
We cut a version to the immense DJ Friction remix too:
“Move Back” is out March 2nd and is available to pre-order on iTunes now.
Thursday 6th February 2014
Whilst the rest of us here in the UK battled floods and torrential rain everyone’s favourite dancehall star, Stylo G, slipped off to Jamaica to shoot the video for this latest smash single ” Move Back”.
The final edit of the video is yet to land, in the meantime here’s some behind-the-scenes flavour to whet your appetite.
This is Stylo on set in the recording booth at the legendary Randy’s Record shop – which is now owned by VP Records, Jamaica’s reggae powerhouse:
The ever-stylish Stylo G takes a break on set – love the colourful threads popping all around him:
Stylo and dancers on set at Coronation Market in downtown Kingston – the beating heart of trade and commerce in the Jamaican capital:
Toddla T was in Jamaica too, recording 1Xtra’s reggae special with David Rodigan which featured Stylo. Toddla returned the favour by putting in a special appearance in the “Move Back” video:
“Move Back” is set for release March 2nd but you can pre-order it on iTunes now!
Remixes come courtesy of Grant Nelson, DJ Friction and Diztortion. You can hear them all on our SoundCloud .
(All photos courtesy Shaurav D’Silva, 3 Beat Urban A&R consultant)
Sunday 26th January 2014
Leading UK rapper Cashtastic just unleashed the video for “Red Handed”, one of the tracks from his highly anticipated “Alarm Clock” EP.
The track showcases his incomparable lyrical skills and talent for creating an irresistible hook.
The video was directed by Cashtastic along with Quason Matthews and Team Winning. Check it out:
The video has got us even more excited about Cashtastic’s forthcoming EP “Alarm Clock”. Due for release February 9th, you can pre-order your copy on iTunes now.
Thursday 23rd January 2014
Stylo G’s new single “Move Back” holds the NUMBER 1 spot on the Music Week Urban Club Chart for a second week.
The track, which is due for release on March 2nd, has been in the chart for a massive five weeks.
If you didn’t hear it yet, have a listen here:
You can pre-order “Move Back” on iTunes NOW.
Saturday 18th January 2014
“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!
Monday 6th January 2014
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
Sunday 5th January 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday 26th November 2013
BBC Radio 1 is championing “Rudeboy”, the insanely brilliant new single from UK D&B heroes Sigma.
It was the station’s Record of the Day yesterday and picked up plays from Nick Grimshaw, Fearne Cotton, Scott Mills and Greg James. And Dev loved it so much that he gave the track a spin on his show this morning!
The single is classic Jungle/D&B and features vocals from South London rapper and singer DOCTOR.
If you didn’t hear it yet check out all the remixes – including edits from Ray Foxx and Decibel – on our Soundcloud.
The official video has racked up close to 220,000 views on UKF. Watch it here.
“Rudeboy” is out December 15th, but you can pre-order your copy on iTunes.