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  • Synthposium Festival August 2017
  • Synthposium Festival returns for another year of synth-based music, performances and workshops. Taking place from 24 - 27 August at the Winzavod Center of Contemporary Arts and Moscow Film School, the multidisciplinary platform will play host to a diverse network of international artists.
  • August 24, 2017
  • MARLE THOMSON ANNOUNCES 'Satellites' Single
  • "Satellites" is the new single from Amsterdam-based nu-future-soul singer-songwriter MARLE THOMSON, who uses soul, folk and electronic sounds in her music. The song is to be released on 17th February 2017 via City Lark Music. Marle has racked up an impressive list of live performances on popular Dutch national TV and radio stations, performed at festivals and venues including Fashion Week Amsterd.
  • January 12, 2017
  • DaDa announces "Black Horse" Single
  • London based psychedelic rock trio DaDa are set to release their debut single, "Black Horse" on 10th June via Black Wire Music.
  • June 18, 2016
  • Glitter Wasteland Announces "Cold War" Single
  • "Cold War" is set to be released on the 3rd June via 61 Seconds Records. The track is the first single to be lifted from GLITTER WASTELAND's forthcoming EP (1st July).
  • June 03, 2016
  • EAU ROUGE release new single "Hunting Melodies"
  • Stuttgart-based trio EAU ROUGE release their newest single "Hunting Melodies" on the 13th May via AdP Records ahead of their debut, full length album "Nocturnal Rapture" in the summer.
  • May 13, 2016
  • Middlemist Red release new single "Evermore"
  • One of Europe's most treasured bands Middlemist Red are set to return with their new single "Evermore" from their upcoming second album to be released via Mamazone.
  • May 06, 2016
  • Maasai to release new single 'Collide' on October 30th
  • New single 'Collide' serves as a stunning example of soulful sonic landscapes with a cinematic touch and lyrical depth. It stirs the emotions, striking right to the heart with its epic sweep and glacial beauty.
  • October 23, 2015
  • MOAN releases 'Holy Heartbeats' EP!
  • MOAN characterizes her sound as something intimate and something overtly human. She uses her music to express true feelings. From pleasure to pain, joy to madness, her tracks have an incomparable feeling of reality.
  • October 09, 2015
  • New Stink Floyd single 'Good Enough' to be released 2nd October 2015
  • In authentic Jersey Club style, 'Good Enough' switches between house, trap, hip hop and pop, eschewing definition to work in perfectly in a club setting. The consistent slew of rhythms and familiar sounds of chopped and diced vocals prove that the genres progressive efforts are healthier than ever.
  • September 10, 2015
  • We Cut Corners Announce Follow Up Single "Blue" Release Date: 12th May 2014
  • Innovative Dublin duo WE CUT CORNERS have announced the next single from their hotly-anticipated forthcoming 'THINK NOTHING'. Following on from the success of previous singles 'YKK' and 'BEST FRIEND', 'BLUE' finds the pair in snarling, jagged form, funneling their characteristic skillful and sophisticated lyrics through an electrified sense of anguish.
  • May 12, 2014
  • NESSI Releases Debut EP "TWENTYTHREEYEARS"
  • Dynamic Indie Pop and Electronica artist NESSI is set to release her debut EP 'TWENTYTHREEYEARS' on the 3rd March 2014, released by Serve & Volley Records.
  • March 03, 2014
  • Uni Music League Opens The Gate To Metropolis
  • Uni Music League lets the public choose the stars of tomorrow and the buffet of main prizes awaiting for the lucky winning band, act or le artiste is an E.P recording deal with the legendary Metropolis studio, a full PR campaign with the established Playground PR, a support slot at one of London's finest venues and a professional photography shoot. Yummy to say the least.
  • February 08, 2013
  • The Playground Presents The Bloody Beetroots - Live At Koko
  • In March, THE PLAYGROUND returns to KOKO for what promises to be one of our biggest nights yet. Headlining the legendary venue will be none other than Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo aka THE BLOODY BEETROOTS in a brand new live performance. Throw in support from mammoth dubstep and electro artists HIGH RANKIN, CUTLINE, STENCHMAN and with BIRTH RECORDS hosting various other artists in Room 2, Camden Town's most prestigious venue is the hottest place to be on Saturday 9th March 2013.
  • February 05, 2013
  • Uni Music League Set To Find Next University Stars
  • UML is an exciting new talent development project based around student acts. Offering the opportunity to get noticed by industry professionals, artists will also build up their fan base across London.
  • October 24, 2012
  • Caviare Days 'The Awakening' EP Out 26th November
  • Caviare Days is a psychedelic rock band fronted by Swedish sisters Lina and Maja Westin, the name comes from a line in 'Tender Is The Night' by F.S. Fitzgerald. The band's driving force lies in creating a well-tailored but dirty rock that is more baroque than minimalist and more organic than mechanical.
  • October 23, 2012
  • The Bloogs 'Freezing Rain' Out 3rd December
  • "Freezing Rain", the next single from London based indie-pop band 'The Bloogs' evokes The Police, The Pretenders and early 90's sounds of The La's, Cast and The Boo Radleys with sparkling guitars and harmonies tied to witty lyrics aimed to resonate with the people.
  • October 17, 2012
  • The B of the Bang 'Wander' Out 3rd December
  • 'Wander (Through The Night)' is the first single to be taken from The B Of The Bang's highly anticipated second album Tremors & Nosebleeds: The Melodies of a Malady. A haunting, cinematic, guitar driven, post-rock affair with echoing harmonies and an infectious hook line encompassing the heights this band have come to since their inception just a couple of years ago.
  • October 17, 2012
  • Liz Lawrence Releases 'Bedroom Hero' on 26th November
  • A song full of hope, fantasy and desires, 'Bedroom Hero' the new single from British songwriter Liz Lawrence encapsulates the bedroom songwriter: their hopes, fears, victories and demise, looking out to the world beyond the bedroom.
  • October 16, 2012
  • Will Miles Double A Side 'Shallow Water' and 'Angela' out 26th November
  • New London based alternative folk/rock songwriter Will Miles releases his highly anticipated debut double A side single Shallow Water / Angela, on the 26th of November via new grassroots label Wildheart Records. A strong believer in the DIY ethos the single will be available as a limited run CD with handmade sleeves and alongside digital download.
  • October 12, 2012
  • Talk In Code 
'Face To Face' Out 6th August
  • The single 'Face To Face' (due for download-only release on August 6th 2012) is a story of love and loss set to a thundering chorus of guitars, drums and synthesizers that perfectly embodies the Talk In Code sound.
  • July 27, 2012
  • Fast Years 'Women EP' Out June 10th July
  • Brooklyn four-piece Fast Years play a mix of 80's Punk, Surf Pop, and Indie Garage, with influences ranging from The Sonics to The Exploding Hearts and The Vaccines. 'Young Heart' is the single taken from their forthcoming debut EP 'Women'.
  • July 24, 2012
  • Jupe Jupe 
'Headlong To Ground' Single Out 18th July
  • Mix analog synths, indie-glam guitars, pulsating beats and you have Jupe Jupe.  "Headlong To Ground," is the band's newest single, a sleek, multi- layered soundscape fueled by generations of pop music and pop culture.
  • July 24, 2012
  • Kavinsky Tops The Charts with 'Nightcall'
  • Electro star Kavinsky to play at KoKo on 24th March with support from Ed Banger Crew Mickey Moonlight, Breakbot and Feadz along with Yelle, Unicorn Kid plus loads more.
  • February 03, 2012
  • Bass Wars! : The Most Recommended Event In November 2011 By DJ Mag
  • "A club night that prefers to dip its toe into eclectic pool of electronic loveliness rather than restrict itself to the tenets of a single genre... To play alongside dnb's most prominent representative, they've roped in a whole host of nu-skool bass talent. It's clearly going to be wicked." DJ MAG.
  • October 19, 2011