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  • 30 Apr, 2013

    Jeremy Olander: New Mix for Dancing Astronaut

    Jeremy Olander presents a new DJ mix for Dancing Astronaut, featuring exclusive tracks from both himself and his alter-ego Dhillon. His 'Let Me Feel' on Pryda Friends was one of the most-played tracks at the recent Miami Winter Music Conference.


  • 30 Apr, 2013

    Monegros Desert Festival 2013

    Monegros Desert Festival takes place near Fraga, Spain on 20th July. Headline acts include Underworld and The Bloody Beetroots (Live).


  • 30 Apr, 2013

    Global Gathering 2013

    The Global Gathering dance music festival takes place over the weekend on 26th/27th July 2013, at Long Marston Airfield near Stratford-Upon-Avon. Plan B is one of the Main Stage headliners, but there are a whole host of Primary Talent and Decked Out artists, spread throughout the 16 stages over the weekend, see their website for details:

    ...Plan B
    ...Matrix & Futurebound
    ...Dada Life
    ...Porter Robinson
    ...Mat Zo
    ...DJ Fresh/Live
    ...Calyx & Teebee
    ...Jess Rose
    ...Erol Alkan
    ...Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
    ...MC Wrec
    ...Bingo Players


  • 30 Apr, 2013

    The 1975: New Ep 'IV'

    The 1975 release their new Ep 'IV', on 20th May, featuring 'The City'. Their self-titled debut album is out on 9th September, which is accompanied by a major UK tour.
    They have also announced details of two big shows in January 2014 - headlining at Manchester Academy and London's Brixton Academy.


  • Daft Punk Get Lucky
    29 Apr, 2013

    Daft Punk: #1 in the UK Top 40 Singles Chart

    Daft Punk's new single 'Get Lucky', has surged to the top position in the UK Top 40 Singles Chart, giving the French duo their first ever #1. With Pharrell Williams on vocals, and legendary Chic founder Nile Rodgers on guitar and production duties, this looks like being one of the biggest records of the year. The new album 'Random Access Memories' is released on 21st May.

    It's been quite a month for Primary / Decked Out artists in the Singles Chart with Duke Dumont's 'Need U (100%)' also having occupied the #1 position, for two weeks.


  • little boots fake diy cover
    29 Apr, 2013

    Little Boots: 'This Is Fake DIY' Cover

    Victoria Hesketh aka Little Boots, is back... and she is featured on the front cover of May's 'This Is Fake DIY' magazine.
    Click the link below to read the full in-depth interview:


  • 29 Apr, 2013

    Little Boots: New Single 'Broken Record'

    Little Boots' new single 'Broken Record' is out now. Taken from the forthcoming album 'Nocturnes', which is released on May 5th via On Repeat, and produced by DFA co-founder Tim Goldsworthy. Read the preview in Guardian Music via the link below:


  • Latitude Festival
    29 Apr, 2013

    Latitude Festival 2013

    The Latitude Festival takes place at Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk between 18th-21st July 2013. There are over 400 performances and artists taking part on a a host of different stages.
    Primary Talent bands participating include:

    ...Half Moon Run
    ...Rachel Zeffira
    ...The Bots
    ...The 1975
    ...Swim Deep
    ...Amateur Best


  • Scottish Album of the Year
    29 Apr, 2013

    Scottish Album of the Year Award Nominees

    The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award is a new arts prize developed by the Scottish Music Industry Association to celebrate, promote and reward the most outstanding albums released by Scottish artists.

    The first prize is £20,000, with nine runner-up prizes of £1,000 and an Art Commission valued at £20,000. The award will be made at a ceremony at Glasgow's Barrowlands on 20th June. Primary artists Django Django are nominated in the long list:

    ...Django Django: 'Django Django'


  • 29 Apr, 2013

    Quadron: NY Times Review

    Quadron received an excellent live review, for this weekend's show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, from Jon Caramanica. Read the complete text here:


  • 26 Apr, 2013

    The Crookes: New Video 'Dance In Colour'

    The Crookes release a new 7" single on 27th May, on Fierce Panda Records. Each side 'Bear's Blood' and 'Dance in Colour', has it's own individual video.
    See The Crookes on tour in the UK throughout April and May.


  • 26 Apr, 2013

    Goldheart Assembly: New Video 'Billy In The Lowground'

    Goldheart Assembly have released a new video for the track 'Billy In The Lowground', from their forthcoming album 'Long Distance Sound Effects'... scheduled for release on 1st July on New Music Club.


  • 26 Apr, 2013

    Huoratron: Crystal Castles Remix

    Huoratron has produced a monstrous remix of Crystal Castles' track 'Sad Eyes'. Download it here from Soundcloud.


  • 26 Apr, 2013

    Mount Kimbie: New Video 'Made To Stray'

    Mount Kimbie release a new video for their track 'Made To Stray', from the forthcoming album 'Cold Fault Less Youth', on Warp Records 27th May.


  • 25 Apr, 2013

    The Crookes: New Single & Videos

    The Crookes release a new 7" single on 27th May, on Fierce Panda Records. Each side 'Bear's Blood' and 'Dance in Colour', has it's own individual video.
    See The Crookes on tour in the UK throughout April and May.


  • 24 Apr, 2013

    Lana Del Rey: 'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack

    Lana Del Rey contributes a song 'Young and Beautiful' to the soundtrack of the new Baz Luhrmann movie 'The Great Gatsby', in theatres from 10th May.
    It appears in this movie trailer at 1.03.

    She is currently on tour in Europe until the middle of June.


  • V Festival 2013
    24 Apr, 2013

    V Festival 2013

    V Festival 2013 takes place simultaneously at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in Staffordshire, over the weekend of 17th/18th August.
    Primary Talent artists featured include:

    ...Two Door Cinema Club
    ...Basement Jaxx
    ...DJ Fresh/Live
    ...Maximo Park


  • 24 Apr, 2013

    Basement Jaxx: New Single 'Back 2 The Wild'

    Basement Jaxx release a brand new single 'Back 2 The Wild', on 37 Adventures.
    Video directed by Mat Maitland at Big Active & Natalia Stuyk.
    Basement Jaxx will be appearing at the V Festivals in the UK in August.


  • 24 Apr, 2013

    Daft Punk: New Single 'Get Lucky'

    Daft Punk's first single from the forthcoming album 'Random Access Memories' is out now, and available through iTunes. 'Get Lucky' features funk legend Nile Rodgers on guitar and Pharrell Williams on vocals.


  • Tricky
    24 Apr, 2013

    A Message From Tricky

    I'm making a video for a new track from the album, 'Hey Love' and I want to use photos taken by you and uploaded to Instagram.

    If you want to be involved, please click the link below.
    The hashtag for photos is #heytricky.
    Thank you for all the support and help.



  • Caspa Alpha Omega
    24 Apr, 2013

    Caspa: New Album 'Alpha Omega'

    Caspa has released a new 15 track album entitled 'Alpha Omega' on the Dub Police label. Featuring Keith Flint, The Party Squad and many more.
    Click link below to preview the album in iTunes.


  • 24 Apr, 2013

    Is Tropical: New Single 'Dancing Anymore'

    Is Tropical have just released a new single 'Dancing Anymore' on Kitsune. The new album 'I'm Leaving' is out on 20th May.
    Video directed by Megaforce.


  • 24 Apr, 2013

    Two Door Cinema Club: New Video 'Handshake'

    Heads Up! Two Door Cinema Club have rolled out a new video for the track 'Handshake', taken from their latest album 'Beacon'.
    See them on tour in the UK and Europe from this Thursday.


  • Benicassim 2013
    23 Apr, 2013

    Benicassim Festival 2013: Line Up

    The Benicassim Festival will be taking place in Spain, between 18th-21st July and Primary Talent artists are well represented. Appearing on the bill are:

    ...Wretch 32
    ...Dizzee Rascal
    ...Azealia Banks
    ...Swim Deep
    ...Rizzle Kicks
    ...Toddla T
    ...Jacco Gardner


  • 23 Apr, 2013

    Lydia Baylis: EPK 2013

    Lydia Baylis has released a new electronic press kit, on the eve of the release of her debut album 'A Darker Trace.


  • 19 Apr, 2013

    SecondCity vs Route 94: Exclusive Mix for We Are FSTVL

    SecondCity and Route 94 have produced an exclusive mix for the We Are FSTVL event, which takes place in Upminster on 25th May.


  • 19 Apr, 2013

    Wilkinson: New Single 'Heartbeat'

    Wilkinson's 'Heartbeat' featuring P Money & Arlissa is taken from his forthcoming single out in July 2013 on Ram Records. It's currently 'Hottest Record in the World' on Skream & Benga's show on BBC Radio One.


  • The Ivors 2013
    19 Apr, 2013

    Ivor Novello Awards 2013

    The 68th Ivor Novello Awards will take place on the 16th May in Grosvenor House, London.
    Primary Talent nominees are as follows:

    Best Contemporary Song
    ...Alt-J: 'Fitzpleasure'
    ...Plan B: 'Ill Manors'

    Best Album
    ...Alt-J: 'An Awesome Wave'

    Best Film Score
    ...Plan B: 'Ill Manors'


  • Lovebox 2013
    17 Apr, 2013

    Lovebox 2013: Line Up

    London's Lovebox festival, will take place in Victoria Park, Hackney between 19th-21st July. Many Primary Talent artists are featured in the bill.

    ...Plan B
    ...Azealia Banks
    ...Mark Ronson's True Loves
    ...Mark Ronson
    ...Miss Kittin (Live)


  • 17 Apr, 2013

    Daft Punk: New Album Teaser 'Get Lucky'

    A new teaser video for Daft Punk's forthcoming album 'Random Access Memories', released on 21st May, was unveiled at last weekend's Coachella festival in California.
    The track 'Get Lucky' features Nile Rodgers and Pharrell on vocals.


  • Phoenix Bankrupt
    17 Apr, 2013

    Phoenix: Live Stream New Album 'Bankrupt'

    Phoenix are live-streaming their new album 'Bankrupt', one week ahead of it's official release next Monday, 22nd April. Click below to listen on iTunes.

    Last weekend Phoenix were joined onstage by r'n'b legend R.Kelly.


  • 16 Apr, 2013

    Alix Perez: New EP 'Annie's Song'

    'Annie's Song' featuring Sam Wills is the first official single taken from Alix Perez's forthcoming album is out now. The EP includes huge remixes from SPY, Shadow Child & Maddslinky and also 'We Could Have Been' ft D.Ablo.
    Out now on Shogun Audio, also available as a limited edition 10" vinyl.


  • 12 Apr, 2013

    Brodinski: 'In New DJ's We Trust'

    Brodinski is the latest recruit to BBC Radio 1's 'In New DJs We Trust' with his unique French slant on house and techno.


  • Longitude Festival 2013
    10 Apr, 2013

    Longitude Festival 2013

    The first ever Longitude festival takes place in Marlay Park, Dublin between 19th-21st July 2013. A fair selection of Primary Talent artists will be represented:

    ...Django Django
    ...Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
    ...The Cast of Cheers
    ...Blue Hawaii
    ...Half Moon Run
    ...East India Youth


  • The Rolling Stones Hyde Park
    09 Apr, 2013

    The Rolling Stones Hyde Park Concert

    A host of artists from the Primary Talent roster will be supporting The Rolling Stones, at their forthcoming show in London's Hyde Park. The British Summer Time event takes place on Saturday, 13th July, and will be spread across four stages, tickets go on sale on Friday 12th April.

    Main Stage (The Rolling Stones)
    ...The 1975

    Barclays Unwind Theatre
    ...The Horrors
    ...The Family Rain



  • 09 Apr, 2013

    Duke Dumont: #1 UK Top 40 Singles Chart

    Duke Dumont's new single 'Need U (100%)' featuring Ame, has slammed straight into the Official UK Top 40 Singles Chart in the #1 position this weekend.


  • 08 Apr, 2013

    Phoenix: Saturday Night Live

    Phoenix performed two songs from their forthcoming album 'Bankrupt' on last weekend's 'Saturday Night Live'; 'Entertainment' and 'Trying To Be Cool'.


  • 05 Apr, 2013

    Phoenix: New Video 'Entertainment'

    Phoenix have released a new "homemade performance" video for their current single 'Entertainment', featuring a stripped down version of the song. Their new album 'Bankrupt' will be released on 22nd April.


  • 05 Apr, 2013

    Daft Punk: Georgio Moroder Interview

    Disco production legend Georgio Moroder talks about his career and working with Daft Punk on their new album 'Random Access Memories', due for release on 20th May.


  • yoko ono meltdown
    04 Apr, 2013

    Yoko Ono's Meltdown Festival 2013

    Both Patti Smith and Marianne Faithfull are to appear at the 20th Meltdown Festival, at the Southbank Centre in London, curated by Yoko Ono.
    The event will run between the 14th-23rd June 2013, click the link below for more details:


  • 04 Apr, 2013

    Gorgeous George: Debut Video 'John Wayne Enterprise'

    'John Wayne Enterprise' - The debut video from Gorgeous George tells the story of a cowboy builder named John Wayne! Played by footballing cult hero Jimmy Bullard, the video follows him as he wrecks someone's drive, takes a dump in their toilet whilst smoking a joint, books a flight to Lanzarote with all the money and finally a showdown with a rival bandit builder!

    Directed by Daniel Bullman @ Pickled Gherkin Productions.


  • 04 Apr, 2013

    The 1975: BBC Radio One Session

    The 1975 were featured in session, on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio One show last night. Click the link below to listen.


  • Hit The Deck Festival 2013
    04 Apr, 2013

    Hit The Deck Festival 2013

    The Hit The Deck Festival takes place across a multitude of venues in Bristol and Nottingham, on the weekend of Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April. Primary Talent artists participating are:

    ...We Are The In Crowd
    ...Sonic Boom Six
    ...Army of Freshmen


  • 04 Apr, 2013

    Natives: New EP 'Stand For Something'

    Natives release a new EP featuring 'Stand For Something' on 26th May.


  • 04 Apr, 2013

    Florrie: New Video 'Live A Little'

    'Live A Little' is a song written and performed by Florrie for the Sony XBA-C10 in-ear headphones campaign. The song will be available soon on iTunes.


  • 03 Apr, 2013

    Swim Deep: New Single 'She Changes The Weather'

    'She Changes The Weather' by Swim Deep is released on 5th May 2013 through RCA / Chess Club Records.
    Taken from the album 'Where The Heaven Are We', out 29th July.


  • Nu:Logic
    03 Apr, 2013

    Nu:Logic: New Album 'What I've Always Waited For'

    Nu:Logic is a collaborative partnership between Hospital stalwarts Nu:Tone and Logistics. Individually, the Gresham brothers have released a total of seven long players already on Hospital, each to great critical acclaim.

    The sum of their combined powers is oozing with the kind of soulful drum + bass, which is the foundation of the Hospital label and will satisfy long term fans who hanker after the golden days of the genre.
    Released 8th April...