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Single: Foxes – “Let go for tonight” (2014)

This is new? I assumed I was miles behind with the whole Foxes thing. She hasn’t even got an album out yet! I say “She”, Foxes isn’t a band as you might imagine, it’s just the one girl. Not sure I approve of the name but whatever. She’s got this new single out next week

foxes let go for tonightShe’s had one single out already, “Youth” back in September. Not sure I like that though, or not as much as this. Taking time out from making sentences about them sounding gramatically incorrect, Foxes sounds like a sort of mid-point between various worthy female artists of the moment: Florence, Adele, a bit of Paloma maybe, dare I say Duffy, without the conscious effort to sound like something from the past. Continue reading

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Single: Zedd ft Hayley Williams – “Stay the night” (2014)

Who is Zedd? I seem to keep accidentally hearing (and liking) his stuff without knowing it’s him, but I think 2014 is the year we’ll hear a lot more about him.

zedd stay the nightRussian-born and grown up in Germany, Anton Zaslavksi has been quietly making a name for himself on the world EDM scene for a few years now, and those efforts are bearing fruit in the mainstream market now.

Remember Bieber & Minaj’s “Beauty and a beat“? That was him. What about “ARTPOP” tracks “Aura“, “G.U.Y.” & “Donatella” for Lady Gaga? Him too. He’s just won a Grammy for his track “Clarity” featuring up-and-coming Foxes on vocals. Now he’s teamed up with Paramore vocalist Hayley Williams to jump-start his 2012 album “Clarity” with a re-release. Continue reading

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