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Brit Pop

Sam Smith – Safe With Me

UK singer/songwriter Sam Smith has one of the most recognizable voices in music today. If hook-writing were a game of NBA Jam, Sam’s been “on fire” with a hit streak including Disclosure’s “Latch” and Naughty Boy’s “La La La” leading the way. Smith’s own tracks (“Lay Me Down”, “The Lonely Hour”) have also been great […]

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Brit Pop

Ellie Goulding – Burn + Halcyon

Let’s keep the Brit pop going, shall we? Ms. Goulding returns with “Burn”, off her re-release of the massively successful Halcyon album. Not exactly new ground for Ellie, but her airy vocals sound so good amid the synth you won’t mind. Video below and Popjustice has the Halcyon re-release tracklist (due Aug. 26th). via PMA […]

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Brit Pop Indie

AlunaGeorge – Bad Idea

Couldn’t be much more excited for this album. Look for AlunaGeorge‘s Body Music on July 29th in the UK and in the US on August 30th. BONUS: I Wanna Be Like You (Jungle Book cover)

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Brit Pop

Sam Smith – The Lonely Hour (Acoustic)

What can I say? Dude’s got pipes. Stream Sam Smith‘s “The Lonely Hour” below: BONUS: Naughty Boy – La La La ft Sam Smith Lay Me Down (Original)

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Showstopper

LIVE REVIEW: Marina & The Diamonds w/Icona Pop – Centerstage – Atlanta, GA – 12/12/12

I haven’t been able to review nearly as many shows as I’d like this Fall, but attended pop songstress Marina & The Diamonds’ spectacle on Wed. night. Check out my review of Marina & The Diamonds ATL stop at Atlanta Music Guide. Marina & The Diamonds – Radioactive (Starsmith Rework) Icona Pop – Ready For […]

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Brit Pop

STREAM: Jessie Ware – Wildest Moments

Look for Jessie Ware‘s “Wildest Moments” to be featured in your favorite TV drama this year. This track has pop ballad smash all over it, but drops in enough booming percussion and quirky electronic elements to make plenty other fans as well. via Audio Porn Central Like Jessie Ware on Facebook and look for her […]

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Brit Pop

MP3: Jack Peñate – No One Lied

He’s been consistently one of my favorite artists over the past six years and I still can’t believe more people aren’t talking about Jack Peñate. Download the pained and stripped down effort “No One Lied” below. Jack Penate – No One Lied (.mp3 via XL Recordings)