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General News / March 13, 2017

Weekend catch-up: 5 things you might have missed

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General News / March 13, 2017

Weekend catch-up: 5 things you might have missed

Videos, new music & more…

 

While you were out sinking pints and spending too much money, the music world kept on spinnin’.

Here’s a little catch up on what went on since Friday.

 

Joni Sledge passes away aged 60

It was a sad weekend for disco, as Joni Sledge of legendary group Sister Sledge passed away. We had the utmost pleasure of interviewing Joni Sledge in June of 2015, who imparted just a small bit of her musical knowledge on us.

“Nobody is exempt from the dance floor. Disco is a genre that ultimately brought people of different creeds and colours together. It’s about the freedom to express who you are without any excuses and to forget the stresses and strains of the day.”

Read the full interview here.

Frank Ocean shared new music & an A$AP Rocky remix

Frank Ocean closed out his second Beats 1 radio show with a brand new track. ‘Chanel’ is now available on all platforms, but he also released a version featuring A$AP Mob’s leading light.

Listen below and click here for Rocky’s remix.

 

The xx bring out Robyn at their London residency

The trio kicked off their latest album’s live tour with a seven day residency at London’s Brixton Academy. The weeklong series of gigs has also featured appearances from Floating Points, Kelela, Cat Power, and the London Contemporary Orchestra.

Watch footage of Robyn onstage for ‘With Every Heartbeat’ below.

 

Nathan Fake shares new album

It’s been five years since Nathan Fake released his last album of mesmerising electronics, and he broke the silence this weekend past with ‘Providence’. Listen to ‘RVK’ from the new album below.

 

Stormzy releases new video for ‘Cold’

The soon-to-be Longitude headliner released a dynamic video for his track ‘Cold’. Check it out below.