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RIOT Release Radar: #031

After picking up a nomination for each of his albums to date, Michael Kiwanuka has finally picked up the Mercury Prize for his eponymous masterpiece. Nominations this year were as strong as ever, with…

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RIOT Release Radar: #028

This week, we celebrate 25 years since the Battle of Britpop. Blur Vs Oasis. North Vs South. Dave Rowntree Vs that guy who played drums in Oasis. It's fair to say that the Gallaghers embodied a cer…

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RIOT Release Radar #026

In the week that Wiley releases his inner anti-semite, Tay-Tay has released a surprise LP and One Direction tease their army of fully grown fans with some kind of possible, hypothetical, potential reu…

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RIOT Release Radar #024

Jess Glynne became the most recent victim of discrimination in the music industry this week, when she was turned away from Sexy Fish in Soho whilst being dressed as a person who shots 10-bags at a fes…

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Fontaines D.C. share ‘I Don’t Belong’

Dublin band Fontaines DC have shared the opening song from their upcoming sophomore album, A Hero's Death.  Contrasting from the title track off of the album, 'I Don't Belong' is a slow, rolling song…

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RIOT’s Release Radar #019

Usually, we like to start off these pieces with a tongue-in-cheek look at the week's events. This week that doesn't feel right. On Tuesday we saw our industry come together in solidarity with the Blac…

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Disclosure announce new album, ‘ENERGY’

Having returned in February with their Ecstasy EP, Disclosure have now announced a brand new album, ENERGY. Accompanying the announcement is the album's title track, featuring samples from hip-hop …