As with previous single ‘All Those Stars’, Will Varley’s new release ‘Seven Days’ was added to the Radio X X-Posure List. Both singles feature on the brand new album from Will, out now via Xtra Mile Recordings, entitled ‘Spriit Of Minnie’.
Tune in to Radio X in the next few weeks to hear the track played across evening shows.
‘Thanks 4 Nothing’, the new single from Nilüfer Yanya, has been added to the Beats 1 Breaking: New Discoveries List this week.
Nilüfer has received extensive support across the network from the likes of Matt Wilkinson, Jehnny Beth, Julie Adenuga and Zane Lowe, having recently been in conversation with both Matt and Jehnny.
Check out the playlist here and tune in to hear the track played out across the shows.
Will Varley was invited in to the Radio X studio to chat to John Kennedy about his new album ‘Spirit of Minnie’ and perform acoustic versions of various tracks from the new release.
John has been a fantastic supporter so far, having made his recent track ‘All Those Stars’ his Recommends track of the Day, and his strong support led to the track being added to the X-Posure Evening Playlist.
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Karl Hyde from Underworld was invited in to Wogan House this morning to announce their headline slot at BBC’s Biggest Weekend. They will be headlining the stage on Saturday 26th May as part of BBC 6 Music event in Belfast.
To find out all information and to get tickets, follow this link.
Listen again to the show here from 2hrs in to hear Karl in conversation with Shaun.
Gordon Raphael, the “mastermind” producer behind The Strokes’ debut album ‘Is This It?’, was in conversation with Chris Hawkins as part of BBC 6 Music Loves New York celebrations. Chris and Gordon spoke about the early 00s, Gordon’s discovery of The Strokes in a bar in New York, and the recording of the album in depth.
Chris also played Gordon’s new single ‘Seven Stars’.
You can listen again here from 1hr 30 in to the show.
To launch the release of Nilüfer’s new single, ‘Thanks 4 Nothing’, she was invited in to the Beats 1 London studio for a conversation with long-term supporter, Matt Wilkinson. They spoke about the new release, about what Nilüfer has been up to since the release of her last single and about her upcoming shows at SXSW.
Listen back to the conversation here.
Charles Watson was invited in to Radio X last night as John Kennedy’s live studio guest. John played his two latest singles, ‘No Fanfare’ and ‘Abandoned Buick’, and also had an exclusive first play of an album track, ‘Love Is Blue’. Following discussion of the album, the recording process and the live dates, Charles played an acoustic version of title track ‘Now That I’m a River’ live to air.
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“Nilüfer is a real real talent” – Huw Stephens, BBC Radio 1
Huw Stephens premiered the new single from Nilüfer Yanya, entitled ‘Thanks 4 Nothing’, on BBC Radio 1 last night. It’s the first new music from her in 2018, following her recognition on BBC Sound of 2018 longlist.
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Ian Parton, band leader of The Go! Team, was invited in to the Radio X studio to chat to John Kennedy about the latest album, ‘SEMICIRCLE’, and to play some tracks that have influenced him in the lead up to the recording of the album.
John played a selection of tracks from the new album, including the most recent singles ‘Semicircle Song’ and ‘Mayday’, as well as ‘Chico’s Radical Decade’, ‘Chain Link Fence’ and ‘Getting Back Up’. Of the record, he said, “I really love this new record, it’s so good and in a way maybe it reminds me of that first album and that time, because there was something fresh and joyous about you then and you’ve managed to cling onto it, because that’s exactly what you’ve given us with the new record.”
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