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Following on from her No. 1 hit album ‘Future Nostalgia’ released earlier in the year, alt popstar Dua Lipa returns to explore the songs further with the help of many of her newfound celebrity friends to create all new remixes found on ‘Club Future Nostalgia’.
Joining Lipa for her reworked album are such true greats as Madonna, Missy Elliott, Gwen Stefani and Mark Ronson. Plus, she also creates a platform for fresh new talent to come through with contributions from rising acts like Yaeji and Jayda G.
Dua Lipa kicks off 2021 with a massive tour, playing headline dates across the UK throughout January. Grab your ticket with Gigantic before they all go!
Kelly Lee Owens is well known for her extraordinary avant-garde approach to electronica, and on new album ‘Inner Song’ she does not disappoint. Exploring causes of personal pain and discovering resolution through an appreciation for natural beauty, the revealing record resonates with the listener and becomes a shared absolving of trauma.
Carefully crafted last winter, Owens spent a month hidden away in a studio to write and record what would become her second album with producer James Greenwood. The pair channelled the sound of freeform jazz which helped find both the direction of the record, and the name.
“I'm so grateful for him and his perspectives—he's always thinking outside of the box. Those two words really reflect what it felt like to make this record. I did a lot of inner work in the past few years, and this is a true reflection of that."
‘Inner Song’ is released today via Smalltown Supersound and is promoted with headline dates at Gorilla (Manchester), O2 Institute2 Birmingham and Patterns (Brighton) during April next year.
Having become THE most talked about band following the release of incredible albums ‘Brutalism’ and ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’, Bristolian positive punks IDLES are now gearing up to drop their highly anticipated third LP ‘Ultra Mono’. They will be showing off their stunning new material when they play Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Wednesday 12th of May – CLICK HERE for tickets.