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CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Babymetal
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Babymetal

17 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014

16 December 2014

Each December, we select our ten favourite artists of the year - acts who we think have gone above and beyond the usual...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Run The Jewels
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Run The Jewels

16 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Matt Farley
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Matt Farley

15 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: PC Music
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: PC Music

12 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: St Vincent
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: St Vincent

11 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Ratking
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Ratking

10 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Cibo Matto
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Cibo Matto

9 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Angel Olsen
CMU Artists Of The Year 2014: Angel Olsen

8 December 2014

Every weekday in the run up to the Christmas break, we'll be revealing another of our ten favourite artists of the year. See...

Approved: The Hydra presents Ninja Tune at Studio Spaces E1
Approved: The Hydra presents Ninja Tune at Studio Spaces E1

5 December 2014

The Hydra and Ninja Tune take over East London's Studio Spaces E1 tomorrow night, with a pretty phenomenal line-up. Ready to provide a...

Approved: Oomori Seiko
Approved: Oomori Seiko

4 December 2014

One of the most interesting artists to emerge into the Japanese pop mainstream this year, Oomori Seiko began her career performing alone with...

Approved: Katie Gately - Pivot
Approved: Katie Gately - Pivot

3 December 2014

LA-based pop scientist and creator of "scary, mechanical worlds" Katie Gately makes weird, tricky, extraterrestrial pop songs in a stylistic voice like no...

Approved: Jibóia
Approved: Jibóia

2 December 2014

Óscar Silva released his debut EP as Jibóia last year, an almost entirely instrumental mesh of drum machines and psychedelic guitars. The standout...

Approved: Micachu - Feeling Romantic Feeling Tropical Feeling Ill
Approved: Micachu - Feeling Romantic Feeling Tropical Feeling Ill

1 December 2014

Still bathing in glory (and rightly so) for her weird, pins-and-needles-y score to Jonathan Glazer's film 'Under The Skin', Mica Levi - aka...

Playlist: CMU Approved in November 2014
Playlist: CMU Approved in November 2014

28 November 2014

Each weekday, the CMU Approved column highlights a new artist, track, article or other online activity that we think our readers should be...

Vigsy's Club Tip: Movember Closing Parties
Vigsy's Club Tip: Movember Closing Parties

28 November 2014

This weekend sees the end of November, and therefore the end of Movember and the hardship of having to grow a moustache for...

Approved: Laura Moody
Approved: Laura Moody

27 November 2014

Best known as one quarter of the Elysian Quartet, cellist Laura Moody released her debut solo album, 'Acrobats', earlier this month. Her stated aim...

Approved: Man Without Country
Approved: Man Without Country

26 November 2014

As the ice cold shards of synthesiser at start of new Man Without Country track 'Laws Of Motion' preface an electro feast of...

Approved: FaltyDL - //I\II\\\\ EP
Approved: FaltyDL - //III\\ EP

25 November 2014

Last approved back in July, FaltyDL earns a swift return with the reasonably swift follow-up to his 'In The Wild' LP, the ridiculously...

Approved: Nite Fields
Approved: Nite Fields

24 November 2014

Australian post-pop band Nite Fields are at the moment clearing the way for their first LP 'Depersonalisation', the legacy to a cloistered nine-month...

Approved: Bugged Out 20th Birthday Party at Fire
Approved: Bugged Out 20th Birthday Party at Fire

21 November 2014

For the second of their big London birthday parties the Bugged Out crew take over Fire this weekend. Ten DJs promise to play...

Approved: Efterklang - The Last Concert film
Approved: Efterklang - The Last Concert film

20 November 2014

Having seen Efterklang's live show develop over the best part of a decade, in recent years they seemed to have hit upon a...

Approved: Fake Laugh
Approved: Fake Laugh

19 November 2014

I've had 'Freely', the six-track latest EP by Lovepark's Kamran Khan, aka Fake Laugh, 'on repeat' again and again (so basically, on repeat...

Approved: Nils Bech
Approved: Nils Bech

18 November 2014

One of the highlights of last week's Ja Ja Ja festival in London, the three day event expanding out of the monthly Nordic...

Approved: Alex Calder
Approved: Alex Calder

17 November 2014

You can throw all kinds of descriptive words and phrases at Alex Calder that'd stick. 'Lo fi' maybe, 'dream-pop' certainly, 'Mac DeMarco-like' inevitably....

Approved: InnerSoul presents Integral Select at Plan B
Approved: InnerSoul presents Integral Select at Plan B

14 November 2014

This Saturday, InnerSoul takes over Plan B in Brixton for some proper drum n bass action. The night sees the promoter team up...

Approved: OOFJ
Approved: OOFJ

13 November 2014

Formed in 2011, OOFJ released their debut album, 'Disco To Die For', last year, a collection of dark, cinematic journeys. The pair met...

Approved: Oscar
Approved: Oscar

12 November 2014

Looking, some have said, like a young, kinder-faced Will Self (if Will Self made crinkly indie-pop songs), Oscar Scheller started releasing the first...

Approved: Shamir
Approved: Shamir

11 November 2014

Shamir Bailey grew up opposite a pig farm. I'm not sure this is really relevant to his music, but it's in his biog,...

Approved: Loyle Carner
Approved: Loyle Carner

10 November 2014

A young South London MC with a lax, plain-speaking style and easily traceable links to King Krule and Jesse 'From SE' James Solomon...

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