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Katy Perry dresses up as the world’s worst party entertainers in her ‘Birthday’ music video:

Katy Perry dresses up as the world’s worst party entertainers in her ‘Birthday’ music video:

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Not a stranger to transforming herself for her art (see The One That Got Away, Last Friday Night (TGIF)), Katy Perry takes it to the next level in the latest music video from her PRISM album campaign.

Premiering earlier this evening, the eight minute long visual for the Max Martin/Dr. Luke/Cirkut-produced Birthdaysees the American pop star donning a range of superb facial prosthetics and…

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Listen to US band @ChrleaderSounds’ hazy electropop anthem ‘Perfect Vision’, plus UK tour dates:

Listen to US band @ChrleaderSounds’ hazy electropop anthem ‘Perfect Vision’, plus UK tour dates:

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American five piece Cheerleader have premiered their debut single online.

Perfect Vision is a hazy slice of anthemic, synth-drenched electropop that is set for release to iTunes on 28 April via Young & Lost, with a limited edition 7″ vinyl following on 10 June.

The Philadelphian quintet will arrive in the UK early next month for a string of gigs. They’ll be kicking things off at Bush Hall in…

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Swedish sisters @SayLouLou premiere music video for their intoxicating new single ‘Everything We Touch’:

Swedish sisters @SayLouLou premiere music video for their intoxicating new single ‘Everything We Touch’:

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Say Lou Lou have premiered the official music video for their latest single on VEVO.

Everything We Touch is another intoxicating cocktail of clear cut vocals and dreamy synthpop from Swedish sisters Miranda and Elektra Kilbey, whose 2013 EPs Julian and Better In The Dark earned them a nod on the long list for the BBC’s Sound of 2014 at the start of the year.

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Erik Hassle premieres the official music video for his EP cut ‘Ready For You’:

Erik Hassle premieres the official music video for his EP cut ‘Ready For You’:

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Stockholm singer-songwriter Erik Hassle unleashes that perfect falsetto and basks in the setting sun in the newly debuted music video for his EP cut Ready For You.

The clip for the sophisticated R&B slow burner, lifted from the 25 year old Swede’s latest collection Somebody’s Party, received its premiere on his YouTube page earlier this evening. It follows the release of videos for Innocence…

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Pharrell Williams premieres music video for new single ‘Marilyn Monroe’:

Pharrell Williams premieres music video for new single ‘Marilyn Monroe’:

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Pharrell Williams has unveiled the official music video for the second single to be lifted from his number one album G I R L.

Marilyn Monroe serves as the follow up to the producer’s international smash hit Happy which originally featured on the soundtrack to the animated movie Despicable Me 2 before going on to top the charts across the world. Happyis currently the biggest selling UK single…

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Watch the music video for Danish band Scarlet Pleasure’s brilliant new track ‘Windy’:

Watch the music video for Danish band Scarlet Pleasure’s brilliant new track ‘Windy’:

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If you like your pop music to come straight out of Scandinavia and you’re also partial to a heady dose of shimmering electronica and soulful vocals, then up-and-coming Danish band Scarlet Pleasure should be right up your street.

The (very attractive) trio are signed to Copenhagen Records – the same label as pop outfit Alphabeat – and they have already picked up support from legendary Grammy…

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Gent Mason shares new song ‘Better’:

Gent Mason shares new song ‘Better’:

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It’s Gent Mason’s birthday today and, to celebrate the occasion, the Aesop label signee has put another stonking new song on Soundcloud.

Better adds further fuel to the argument that the London-based musician is an artist growing in stature with each release. Like the brilliant Touch The Rock which he premiered last month, Betteris a beautifully textured slice of atmospheric, downtempo…

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Lily Allen premieres music video for title track from upcoming album ‘Sheezus’:

Lily Allen premieres music video for title track from upcoming album ‘Sheezus’:

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Lily Allen has debuted the latest promotional single from her upcoming third studio album Sheezus.

The record’s title track is available to download on iTunes now ahead of the album’s arrival on 5 May, and it has been accompanied by an official music video which was was premiered on the London-born pop star’s VEVO page earlier today.

Sheezuswas produced by Californian producer DJ Dahi who has…

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Watch the official music video for Ella Henderson’s new Ryan Tedder-penned single ‘Ghost’:

Watch the official music video for Ella Henderson’s new Ryan Tedder-penned single ‘Ghost’:

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Having presented us with a video for the excellent Switch remix of her new single Ghost last week, Ella Henderson has now unveiled the track’s official visual on her VEVO page.

Co-written by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, Ghostis a compelling pop debut from the one time X Factor contestant. It’s incredibly radio-friendly, and showcases the rich, bluesy vocals which gained the Grimsby-born…

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Listen to two excellent tracks from the upcoming Röyskopp / Robyn mini-album ‘Do It Again’:

Listen to two excellent tracks from the upcoming Röyskopp / Robyn mini-album ‘Do It Again’:

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Let’s not act overly-surprised here but the two newly leaked tracks from the upcoming collaborative Royksopp and Robyn project that I’ve added right at the bottom of this sprawling, overlong post are pretty damned amazing, aren’t they?

I say, “let’s not act overly-surprised” because surely we’ve all been astounded by the brilliance of Sweden’s Robyn Carlsson before? Whether it be for her…

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