Category Archives: New Music

Poejazzi Live Session – Wooden Arms – Tide

Screen_Shot_2014-11-05_at_13.49.30 Wooden Arms are a innovative alt chamber music outfit that make lush but subtle music like the track above. Tide is an intriguing, contemplative and textured song that flowers open into a bursts of crescendo like harmonies evoking images of ebbing and flowing waves. Their symphonic EP of the same name is out now....

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Poejazzi Live Session – Will Adlard – Somehow

Screen_Shot_2014-10-27_at_13.46.34 Will Adlard‘s song Somehow is one of the most emotionally provocative tracks we have heard in a long, long while.  Dark and romantic, Somehow sees Will combining blues and folk music to it’s most forgone conclusion: in perfect tandem with each other, never competing or overshadowing the other. Somehow sounds so good you wonder if ...

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New Music – This Week in New Music

Shanaz-Dorsett-Four-Walls-A-Garden Warsnare ft Shanaz – Weeds Listen here Turn this one up real loud. Shanaz elevates this skank worthy electro track lyrically and vocally into an intense lament: “there’s always somebody to miss and I miss you” Whilst the instrumental in itself has immediate impact, Warsnare and Shanaz prove themselves to be equals on this track, ...

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EVENT – SONS OF KEMET – 29th OCT XOYO

rsz_mc_sok_56 “I strongly urge you to go and see this band live” Giles Peterson. With a recommendation like that, it’ll be silly not to at least pay attention. If you haven’t already heard of Sons of Kemet… seriously, what? Possibly one of, if not THE most exciting Jazz band from the UK, their debut album ‘Burn’ ...

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Poejazzi Presents – The Comet Is Coming, Equals, Leone Ross, Anthony Anaxagorou, Karim Kamar – Live At Surya

rsz_the-comet-is-coming (1) We’re pleased to share with ya’ll a snippet of the shenanigans from our live show last May (feels so long ago) Long story short, if you were not there, you missed out, big time. The Comet Is Coming were a revelation; that weighty mix between eclectic, layered jazz and full-on, in-your-face funk punk rock was ...

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Video of the Week – Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me

flying-lotus-youre-dead-beat-à-lair Dir. Hiro Murai gives two dead children an afterlife as beautiful as most people could hope for in Never Catch Me. Never Catch Me features Kendrick Lamar and is taken from the new album You’re Dead! a less than 40 minute journey on dying and what comes after. Ellison will kick off a 24-hour live ...

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New Music – This Week in New Music – Sep 15th

avatars-000091937493-v26dle-t500x500 copy Josiah Wise Is The Serpent With Feet – BLACKMAGICKMONDAY NO. 5 “CURIOSITY OF OTHER MEN” We’re a bit late on this one but better late than never: if this isn’t the sound of the future it really needs to be. Performance artist and musician Josiah Wise is incorporating everything in his artistic arsenal, his choir boy ...

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New Music – Lauryn Hill – Black Rage

67294688 If you listen to any one new thing today let it be this: Lauryn Hill cleverly uses the addictive, ruminative nature of that classic ode to wonderful things that can make us feel better: My Favourite Things and transforms it into a list of reasons for “black rage”.  Lauryn has been performing this rework since ...

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New Music – Poejazzi Live Sessions – Gambles – Animal

Screen_Shot_2014-06-04_at_17.38.28 Poejazzi Live Sessions - Gambles performs Animals...

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New Music – Poejazzi Live Session – Leisure – Mexico

leisure Check out this new live session from promising electronic pop outfit Leisure. Their debut single Tourist, released by Young & Lost Club last year, had us falling in love with their clean, upbeat but sophisticated sound and their new single Mexico is no different in that respect. Mexico is a beautiful balance between introspective: “You’re 25, ...

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New Music – This Week in New Music – April 25

140414-robyn-royksopp-monument-do-it-again-EP copy Robyn and Röyksopp – Do it Again and Every Little Thing Listen here. You can’t really go wrong with Robyn and Röyksopp in cahoots. After all they made The Girl and The Robot and that’s one of the baddest songs to ever grace a dance floor. Two great tracks, one EP to come and some ...

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New Music – Mara Hruby – Archaic Rapture

tumblr_n2n1ziq3ys1qdg4ipo1_500 copy What do you get if you mix Burt Bacharach, some country, a little folk, some jazz and a lil electronic? You get something awesome and beautiful that is full of vintage touches but sounds entirely new and fresh. If you love artists like Julie London and Dionne Warwick, you’re going to love this elegant and ...

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New Music – This Week in New Music – April 18

FP1437_Space_Cover copy 2 The Space Project Listen to stream here. This is a gorgeous, inspired project. Several innovative bands with their own unique style of doing things and instant recognizability apply their gifts to sounds taken from space to make something eerie, beautiful and very cool and perhaps because of the interaction with sounds from somewhere most of ...

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New Music – Poejazzi Live Session – These Ghosts

Screen_Shot_2014-04-14_at_13.08.25 These Ghosts perform Coat of Feathers for Poejazzi...

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New Music – Fever Trails – Fever Trails/Pattern Language

rsz_10177255_853116624704251_192145397731667425_n One day everyone will know. One day everyone will look back and say ‘you know those Fever Trails fellas? That band what with Nicolas Van Reenen? The one what sounds like Son Lux fights a Bass Dragon? Consistently amazing electronic gorgeousness from SA? Yeah, they’ve been something else for a long time, haven’t day?’ Fever ...

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New Music – This Week in New Music

SZA-Z-Cover copy     Sophie Jamieson – Stain Sophie’s voice is a tonic to soothe all the ills in your world. That is all. Ok, that’s not all, I say your world because her voice, her song structures have a mysterious way of creeping into your mind and becoming part of the soundtrack of your thoughts very ...

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New Music – Poejazzi Live Session – Holy Milk – Caves

Screen_Shot_2014-02-11_at_19.11.36 Poejazzi Live Sessions - Holy Milk performs Caves ...

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New Music – Sula Bay – ODABO

a3363698166_2 copy We’ve waxed polemical about Bagel Project aka Sula Bay for over a year now and we are fast running out of adjectives to declare our love for her but in short there are 3 things you must know about her before pressing play on her new free album ODABO. 1. She writes and produces all ...

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New Music – Ang Low – Win Back Your Love

Ang-Low Poejazzi favourite producer/singer fail safe Ang Low has a new track out called Win Back Your Love. It’s r&b laced pop at its finest, the kind of crack-ish musical touch Ang Low is becoming known for on the blogsophere and that would, in our humble opinion, make him a perfect collaborator for many a stale ...

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New Music – Poejazzi Live Session – Niomí Eve – Simplicity

16 copy Poejazzi Live Sessions - Niomi Eve performs Simplicity...

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New Music – Perfect Pussy – Driver

CT192 PerfectPussy Cover Sometimes you just need something a little scuzzy on your playlist to kick you in the ass and wake you up from everyday life, cue Perfect Pussy a female led noise/punk band. Oh and sometimes you also need to believe that rock isn’t dead, cue Perfect Pussy who make a whole lot of noise but ...

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New Music – Sula Bay – Basic Error

*temp* “I want you in my arms tonight baby” has never sounded so creepy and beautiful at the same time. Ok so that is clearly a grand, sweeping statement discouraged in an English lit class but we’ve been waiting for some new Sula Bay (also known as Bagel Project) for a good while and this does ...

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Album of the Week – MAXIXE – Ice On The Belly

Maxixe three quarter MAXIXE are one of the most exciting electronica acts out there at the moment. Fact. If you love electronic music and some actual melody you’re going to love, love, love MAXIXE. Fact. They’re also amazing people who have decided to release their debut album for free in spite of the fact it’s so great/memorable/fun an ...

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New Music – Young Fathers – Get Up

650x650xyoungfather650.jpg.pagespeed.ic.s2LXQEYGnq copy We’re Young Fathers stans all day, everyday at Poejazzi. Check out this strange but eventually soothing medley of seemingly disparate sounds called Get Up. It doesn’t really sound like anything else, Young Fathers don’t really sound like anyone else, don’t let any blog tell you otherwise and just expect the usual catchy conglomerate of styles/influences ...

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Fighting against the fetishisation of women, doesn’t work if you fetishise women

Fighting agains the fetishisation of women, does not happen by fetishising them “Whilst I don’t want to offend anyone,” Lily Allen writes in response to the backlash against her video for ‘Hard Out Here’, “I do strive to provoke thought and conversation. The video is meant to be a lighthearted satirical video that deals with objectification of women with modern pop culture. It has nothing to do ...

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New Music – Oscar Laurence – The Old Oak

440486107_640 Check out The Old Oak, a typically gorgeous and compelling delivery of a vintage-esque jazz song via the young and very talented Oscar Laurence. We first heard Oscar at Brainchild Festival, we were actually watching someone else but on hearing his vocals soaring across the field we had to find out who this magical voice ...

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Video of the Week – Lulu James – Sweetest Thing

LuluJames_SweetestThing_Video   We love this glitchy, electro reggae track Sweetest Thing via Lulu James and this is our favourite video and song yet from her. Get all mournful for summer with this sweet but edgy offering from one of the more interesting female vocalists out there. instagram wall for events...

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Music – Hejira – Litmus Test

hejira_jpg_630x1333_q85   Check out this new video for Litmus Test which combines the music video medium with a live recording of the song rather than a backing track. Hejira – Litmus Test - via Nowness. We love this slightly creepy in a good way track from experimental band Hejira. The band’s backgrounds span the globe, ranging from Chile and Ethipioa to ...

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Music – Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip Feat Flux Pavillion – Gold Teeth

dan-le-sac-scroobius-pip-ne The third release of electro/spoken word outfit Dan Le Sac and Scroobius Pip is looking to be a riotous, Beastie Boys via Death Grips affair, as evidenced by the new single/video, Gold Teeth. Scroobius is his irreverent self, taking pot shots at hip-hop  materialism (‘Rappers wear bling/cuz they wanna look pretty’) while Dan Le Sac’s ...

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Video of the Week – Arcade Fire – Reflektor

ARCADE-FIRE-REFLEKTOR We don’t care what video pops up after this this week, Arcade Fire wins. This epic disco track and highly unexpected direction take by Arcade Fire (that somehow makes perfect sense, erm because everything they touch is gold and full of heart and never done by halves) has one sick video complete with reflective disco ...

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New Music – Fyfe – Solace/Fresh

fyfe Check out these two summer’s end perfect tracks in a double whammy offering from Fyfe, His latest single, the hip hop influenced pop beast that is Solace, has been remixed by Jeremy Warmsley and been given some upbeat new dimensions and Fyfe has returned the favour and set his magical hand to Summer Camp’s gorgeous, layered ...

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New Music – Mike Wyatt – Tell Me

images-1-1 There’s just something about 21 year old Mike Wyatt. We can’t quite put our finger on what it is, but we know some will be within their rights to judge Mike’s worth as an artist on the similarity of his vocal style to Paulo Nutini and John Mayer circa Don’t Stop This Train, but what ...

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New – Bagel Project – Live @ Servant Jazz Quarter

20121007-040231-212864 Bagel Project is releasing an audiobook of music and spoken word very soon, in the meantime get a sneak peak of what to expect from one of our favourite up and coming singer songwriters. We love how she continues to explore her sound and push boundaries, melding spoken word and music as easily as she ...

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New Music – Hejira – Litmus Test

hejira-620x350     If you like your music ambient and experimental with hooks that claw you in you need to check out Accidental Records signing Hejira and their new single Litmus Test. Litmus Test is taken from their upcoming debut album Prayer Before Birth and premiered on The Guardian yesterday so expect to see a lot ...

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Music – Fuzzy Logic Baby – Glow In The Dark EP

381766_320778084619663_1724796538_n It’s very easy to get Poejazzi’s attention: do something well. Too difficult? Do something different. If you can do something different AND well we’ll be banging on your door, begging for a feature. Fuzzy Logic Baby, fronted by filmmaker/MC/entrepreneur/Poetry on MTV UK pioneer Darwood  Grace, is a band that has been kicking out catchingly unique ...

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New Music – Leisure – Tourist

Leisure_Graphic_FINAL Check out the debut single from London based outfit Leisure that was released on Young & Lost Club yesterday. Leisure are a fairly new band who have already worked with producer Romare and have performed alongside the likes of Alt-J and King Charles in previous projects and by the sounds of this bold and utterly ...

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Poejazzi Live Session – MAXIXE – Magnets

Screen_Shot_2013-08-05_at_10.26.53 We have been geeking out over the slow reveal of new tracks such as, What Would Make You Happy, from new electronic duo MAXIXE for months and we had to get a live session with them, brilliantly they wanted to record a never heard before track called Magnets. There’s something weirdly primal and yet organised ...

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New Music – Blaue Blume – Helen

blaue-blume Helen is the new single from Blaue Blume, a Danish band we (+ most of the blogosphere) have been waxing lyrical about since we heard their debut single On New Years Eve, one of the most interesting musical offerings of the year. Helen is another theatrical, multi-change composition (Blaue Blume’s music is always somehow more composition ...

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New Music – Mariam the Believer – Invisible Giving

mariam Much like Thom Yorke or James Blake in our eyes Mariam the Believer can sing about anything, repeat any phrase and include like 10 changes in a song and we’ll basically buy whatever she’s selling, because she has one of the most compelling voices we’ve ever heard. The Wildbirds & Peacedrums vocalist, real name Mariam ...

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New Music – Anna Meredith – Orlok

lookingup_w We’re a bit late on this one..it’s been a busy month y’all with multiple festival appearances to work around but we couldn’t let this month end without a very honourable mention of one of the most exciting names in electronica’s latest single. Orlok is quite simply a mammoth, beast of a song, it engulfs you ...

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New Music – Sampha – Without

5718331347_fa430a1c2d   Erm..WHEN IS THIS MAN’S ALBUM COMING OUT? That’s all we really have to say. Ok, we have a bit more to say than that. The most memorable voice behind all those great SBTRKT songs has been teasing us for months with little slithers of offbeat, synthy, slightly messy light. Here’s the latest, a single ...

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New Music – Reshaun Massey – Inter Nos

f919855103920f0c2b4148bb3e5a0bd5       We’re very intrigued by 19 year old Reshaun‘s sound, it’s a beautifully awkward mixture of Prince/Terence Trent D’arby style vocals and folk melodies, let’s call it power folk (just because no one has called it anything else yet and we like the sound of it) He is currently camping outside Radio 2 ...

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New Music – Young Fathers – Tape Two

130410-young-fathers We wish Kanye’s new album had sounded more like this, y’know, experimental without being tuneless (there, we said it) Young Fathers are back with a second EP, sounding more open to several sounds than ever, as they transverse all musical lines between R&B, hip hop, rock and electronica. Highlights include I Heard and Come To ...

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New Music – Bagel Project ft Docksidefine – Hannah

1005859_255421011262495_970067159_n Hannah is the first video from the Burgess EP from Poejazzi favourite Bagel Project (now known as Sula Bay, shit be changing yo) we love this spoken-sung track ft docksidefine, it has an underlying melody that sort of snakes around you and is somehow conversational.  The Burgess EP contains all these strong glimmers of greatness, ...

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New Music – David Lynch – The Big Dream

davidlynch-6.3.20131 Film director David Lynch, he of all things weird and wonderful, has a new album called The Big Dream (release date: July 16) and a single with the inimitable Lykke Li is available to hear now. We suggest you hear it, if you haven’t watched a million Lynch films and learnt to trust his taste ...

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