Hip Hop

ONE TO WATCH: KJ Palmer

Nottingham rapper/sound engineer KJ Palmer is our One To Watch. KJ Palmer is a Nottingham based rapper and sound engineer who is producing what I can only describe as his own brand of aural art. His debut track, a collaboration with another Nottingham rapper Kai, is called Manslaughter and has already received airplay on BBC …

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Music

One To Watch: Ella Martini

Meet Ella Martini, a 19-year-old soul singer/songwriter from Oxford and our One To Watch. After getting to the final of “Live and Unsigned” at the age of 15, Ella Martini began gigging around the UK. Her natural flow of positive energy on stage has landed her support slots for the likes of Jess Glynne, MNEK and Nizlopi’s …

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R&B

ONE TO WATCH: Lily McKenzie

South London’s own Lily McKenzie is our One To Watch. London is full to the brim with immense talent and one of those underground stars is Lily Mckenzie, a singer/songwriter and pianist. After a string of releases, she has dropped her latest EP “Support Machine” featuring fellow South Londoner Giggs. The Brit School alumnus has gone from …

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Electronic

ONE TO WATCH: FKA Twigs

FKA Twigs is an emerging talent signed to Young Turks, rebranding melodic trip-hop with spaced vocals and striking visuals. FKA Twigs (previously known as “Twigs”) has just released her second EP entitled “EP2″ which is a great blend of delicate vocals with flavourings of Massive Attack, Jessie Ware and Portishead. EP2 found its way into my iTunes library literally moments after …

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Electronic

ONE TO WATCH: LoG

France’s LoG are our Ones To Watch. The world is full of wondrous experiences and surroundings. To capture them in real time, manipulate them and create your own little universe is part of the joys of sampling and life in general. France’s LoG is a music project born of that desire. Comprised of members Romain Gaudiche and Matthieu Souchet, …

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