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Best of 2014

Hillydilly YEL 2014

New Music & HD Charts

Album and EP Reviews

Alternative, Electronic, Indie The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken

Prior to hearing “Dust It Off”, this French-Finnish duo’s 2011-released song, whilst watching the brilliant I Origins, a recently released movie (we recommend you watch it), we’d ...

EP Review, Hip-Hop, R&B Miguel – nwa.hollywooddreams.coffee

Lately, we’ve seen a trend of major artists releasing unexpected, previously unannounced projects. Perhaps inspired by D’Angelo and the Vanguard’s surprise release of Black Messiah, ...

Indie, Pop Brika – Voice Memos

It’s tough for us to say too much more about Brika at this point. The singer has an amazing team around her at Art House Records where she records and makes the musical magic happen, an amazingly ...

EP Review, Pop Laurel – Holy Water

Now two EPs deep into her young career, UK singer-songwriter Laurel is well on her way to a promising career. When you’ve the kind of talent she has, there needn’t be a big push marketing-wise ...

Alternative, EP Review, Indie Tom Misch & Carmody – Out To Sea

Tom Misch & Carmody have been releasing music together since they first hit us with “The Last Song”, a stand-alone track that was released ten months ago. Fast-forward to now, and the duo ...

Downtempo, Electronic, EP Review Aquilo – Human

It’s been a huge year for the UK duo Aquilo. They popped up last year with plenty of promise, but we never expected them to achieve the musical level they’ve ascended to this year. They touched ...

Alternative, Electronic, EP Review ANIMA! – Be Here Now

ANIMA!, a collaboration between a Californian and South African, will give you one of most intriguing listens you will have this month with their three-track debut EP, Be Here Now. Not only does their ...

Alternative, Free Albums, Hip-Hop The Neighbourhood – #000000 & #FFFFFF

It’s been a long time coming for The Neighbourhood‘s #000000 & #FFFFFF (color code for “black and white”) mixtape, and now, appropriately, it’s finally seeing its release ...

Chillwave, Electronic, EP Review X3SR – Melancholia

The chillwave genre is one of the most ambiguous ones there are in music. Some people will point to Washed Out as the originator of the sound, and others will point to the likes of Chrome Sparks, Slow ...