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Friday 4th July 2014

MATRIX & FUTUREBOUND MAKE LIVE LOUNGE DEBUT ON BBC RADIO 1

 

Top DnB duo Matrix & Futurebound made their debut appearance on the Live Lounge for Radio 1 and 1Xtra yesterday.

Annie Mac was sitting in for Fearne Cotton and the guys joined her on BBC Radio 1 first. Tanya Lacey, the super-talented vocalist who features on their new single “Don’t Look Back”, was with them in the studio.

They kicked off with a live version of “Don’t Look Back” and followed it with a psyched up cover of Katy B’s “Crying For No Reason:

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For their appearance on Trevor Nelson’s show on 1Xtra the talented trio shone with their cover version of Rhianna’s “Diamonds”:

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“Don’t Look Back” is out on Sunday.  Pre-order your copy here.

Apexx, Artful, Matrix & Futurebound, Koncept and Stadiumx are all on remix duty. Pre-order here.

 

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Wednesday 3rd April 2013

Stylo G Is This week’s Best of British on 1Xtra

If you’ve been tuning in to the Breakfast Show on 1Xtra this week you’ll already know that “Soundbwoy” the immense new single from UK dancehall star Stylo G is Twin B’s ‘Best of British’ record of the week!

And this morning Stylo got up nice and early to join Twin in the 1Xtra studio for a chat. If you missed it you can listen back here.

If you didn’t see it already, check out the “Soundbwoy” video here.

As well as being Twin B’s ‘Best of British’, the single has been getting spins from the likes of Trevor Nelson, MistaJam, David Rodigan, CJ Beatz, Seani B and Robbo Ranx at 1Xtra. Radio 1 plays have come courtesy of Toddla T and Idris Elba (in the mix with Trevor Nelson) and over at Choice FM Daddy Ernie, Ras Kwame, Firin’ Squad and Woody are all big fans.

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Monday 25th February 2013

Idris Elba Goes Mad for 3 Beat!

Actor Idris Elba joined national treasure Trevor Nelson to co-host the second hour of his 1Xtra show on BBC Radio 1 on Saturday night.

Best know for his roles in TV shows The Wire and Luther, Elba is no stranger to the decks – he’s a massive music fan and has been DJing since he was a teenager.

And on Saturday night Idris Elba showed the world that he is a man of impeccable taste, dropping four – YES FOUR – 3 Beat tracks into his guest mix! First up was TS7’s new single “Heartlight” featuring Liverpool’s hottest rising star Taylor Fowlis. Next came “Beat Down”, Steve Aoki’s massive collaboration with Angger Dimas and Iggy Azalea. He closed his set with two 3 Beat tracks back-to-back. Brand new Stylo Gee “Soundbwoy” which Idris predicts will be a “summer smasher” and then Sway & Kano’s “Still Sway & Kane” featuring Tigger Da Author.

You can listen back to the whole show here.

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Monday 3rd September 2012

Sway performs with Ed Sheeran & is Trevor’s Ledge of the Week

Our very own Sway joined Brit Award winning folk-rapper Ed Sheeran as part of his incredible show at London’s Roundhouse venue last night.

Sway contributed his vocal talents to an epic finale of ‘You Need Me’ during which Devlin, Chip and Wretch 32 also took to the  stage with Sheeran.

Sway posted this pic on his instagram page.

The show ended a big week for Sway which saw him named “Ledge of the Week” by 1Xtra veteran Trevor Nelson…making him officially a superstar! Previous legends chosen by Trevor for this honour include Mos Def, JLo, D’Angelo, Chaka Khan, and Nas.

 

 

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