Flux Pavilion feat. Example – Daydreamer (Dillon Francis Remix)


Right, I somehow missed this a couple nights ago. Premiered on Mistajam’s show, this is the truly brilliant remix of Flux Pavilion’s collaboration single with Example. The incredible drop only adds to the excellence of the original track, which I was weirdly one of the first people to bring you it. Anyway, lay back, and enjoy:

The track, with other remixes is released on 30th April, so not long now! Make sure you BUY it.

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Jacob Plant – March/ April 2012 Mix


I first caught notice of Jacob Plant through Mistajam’s show. (Seriously, if you don’t listen to Jam, please do, it’ll open your ears) Anyway, he gave a great mix on his show, and I followed him after that. This is his latest mix, over 30 minutes long, featuring some really fucking great music, and you can download it FOR FREE!

Sub Focus ft. Alice Gold – Out The Blue (XILENT REMIX)


Premiered on Mistajam’s Saturday BBC Radio 1xtra show (like everything good is nowadays), this is a massive remix of Sub Focus’ upcoming single, ‘Out The Blue’. I don’t feel the need to sell it to you, listen to it, and you’ll realise why I love it.

Smiler – Delorean feat. Wretch 32 (DEVolution Remix)


I’ve only recently been brought to this mixtape and this subsequent remix from DEVolution. And I feel a little bit bad. But, yeah, if you’re ahead of me, you should have already downloaded Smiler’s mixtape ‘All I Know’. Really is worth it, so if you haven’t download it, do so for free here: http://smilermusic.com/alliknow

You can listen to the whole mixtape here: 

The orginal’s video is below – after being debuted on Mistajam’s show back in January, produced by Nutty P, and featuring Wretch 32, and uses clips of Back To Future, so it makes for a fairly great track and video!

Delilah – ‘2-4am’ | Review


The darker, underground twist that pop music is craving for.

(I’ll just tell you while you’re here, you can listen to the mixtape in full at the bottom of the page, and download it for FREE [even though it says ‘Buy’] – should be easy to find how to)

Delilah dropped her newest project on Mistajam’s 1xtra show last night. And boy is it a good’un. ‘2-4am‘ shows the pure class many have come to expect from the extremely talented singer/songwriter.

It’s incredible. Despite being classed as ‘pop’, Delilah has managed to maintain that typical mixtape feel. A sense of the underground, even a darker side in some tracks – all surrounded and enhanced by the brilliance in the production.

It kicks off with ‘Never Be Another‘ – a track produced by Balistiq, which had been released early this year (Delilah – Never Be Another | Review). A great track to start the mixtape off with, even if you’ve already heard it, because in no way has lost that fresh first listen feeling.

Then second track, which also had already been released, but again, a lesser known one. ‘Love You So‘ was Delilah’s next single, after the success of ‘Go‘. And it featured a brilliant remix from Joe Goddard – of Hot Chip and The 2 Bears. It was so good, Delilah placed it in her new mixtape.

After the two tracks many people will have heard, Delilah  throws in a beaut, ‘The Gospel‘. Possibly my favourite track on the whole mixtape.

Closer‘ follows. And continues where the last track left off. Delilah’s voice has something purely unique about it – perfectly shown in tracks like ‘Closer‘ – and if you can’t love the uniqueness, you should be able to at least appreciate it.

Next up is ‘Love Drug‘. Well, yeah, I’m going to start running out of positives soon. Also looks like there will be no negatives. Especially judging by the lack of them on Jam’s 1xtra show last night. He couldn’t find one down-beat comment sent in. Which in this day and age, is properly surprising!

Lay By‘ follows. It was first played on Mistajam’s show almost exactly a year ago. So you’d be forgiven for thinking it may be a weaker track, as it’s surrounded all these new ones. I mean, you shouldn’t be forgiven really. Because ‘Lay By‘ is such a strong track. Despite being another strong track, it was heard a while back, so it does show the pure consistency Delilah has. Great track, after great track, after great track.

And surprisingly, another great track follows ‘Lay By‘. ‘Wish I Had Your Life‘ further showcases Delilah’s exceptionally talented vocals. Just pure uniqueness pouring out of this mixtape’s track-listing!

And unfortunately, this next track is the end to this project. By, it’s not all sadness here, as ‘21‘ is just as brilliant as the previous 7 tracks. Another contender for my favourite track off ‘2-4am‘. Also, you can always just replay the mixtape? Seems to work well.

If you couldn’t tell from my slightly ‘over-the-top’ love for ‘2-4am‘, then I’ll say it now. This mixtape showcases some of the best music the UK has to offer right now! Sublime vocals, singing out the perfectly crafted lyrics, along side the immensely tight production. Yes, I love it.

In these first couple weeks of February, we really are greeted with brilliant, new, exciting music. Firstly, this Delilah mixtape, ‘2-4am‘, then over the weekend, Maverick Sabre’s debut album, ‘Lonely Are The Brave‘ is out, then the weekend after, BRITS Critics Choice Award winner, Emeli Sande releases her hotly anticipated debut LP – ‘Our Version Of Events‘.

I hope for the sake of ‘pop’, that Delilah is able to take it in her own way.

MTV’s Best Of The Best Results!


This list seems to always cause full-on debate, and again, I’m pretty sure that’s happened. But I don’t think you can argue with the winner of this Best Of The Best.

Wretch 32. 3 top 5 singles. A top 5 debut album. But, snubbed  by the MOBOs. And snubbed by the BRITS. Wretch spoke about the lack of a nomination for the Brit Awards here.

But finally a bit of recognition for the majorly talented guy.

In the deciding of the list, Charlie Sloth (BBC 1Xtra/ Radio 1), Posty (Grime Daily), Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson (MTV), Laura ‘Hyperfrank’ Brosnan (Music Journalist), Morgan Keyz (SB.TV) and Nardene Scott (RWD) were all in talks, along with BBC 1Xtra’s Vis.

So, there’s no question about the people asked to come up with the lists. But as always, opinions will bring out the other opinions.

I can’t really be bothered to do my own list, as I don’t think I’m the right person to do such a thing. But there’s  a few in the list which I’m wondering about.

However, I’m glad Professor Green didn’t get overlooked because of his commercial success – getting the number 3 spot.

And, I’m properly glad Wretch got the number 1 place. And it obviously meant a lot to him, as he tweeted after the announcement,

#MTVBESTOFTHEBEST2011 thanks a lot. This means more than the No. 1, as I believe in the art form. In this country, we have some of the world’s best spitters/artists. 2012, let’s let the world know. God bless team UK. Thanks again.”

Congratulations Wretch!