Troumaca - The GraceArtist: Troumaca
Release: The Grace
Label: Brownswood Recordings
Genre: Dance – Ethno

On R6 C-list after Maida Vale session, Troumaca are finally releasing the eagerly-expected album described this week by NME as “Wild Beast’s most slow-jam moments by way of a horny SBTRKT”. Named after a West Indian Village on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, Birmingham based Troumaca are as much a melting pot of sound as they are bound together by their longstanding heritage. Marrying the best bits of UK bass culture and great British songwriting, Troumaca occupy a musical space all of their own but are blessed with a sound that is instantly loveable.

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Tru Thoughts - Shapes CirclesArtist: Various Artists
Release: Shapes: Circles
Label: Tru Thoughts
Genre: R&B – Funk & Soul

Here is the latest double-album in the best-selling ‘shapes’ series now famous for a handful of remixes, upfront exclusives, and stone-cold classics. The latest in Tru Thoughts’ series of essential label compilations, compiled by A&R and label co-owner Robert Luis. “Shapes: Circles” brings the best of the current sound of the label across 30 tracks, including a handful of remixes, upfront exclusives – including a newie from brand new signing Titeknots, and an upfront album track from rising soul sensation Harleighblu – and cuts previously only available on other formats.

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Charles Murdoch - Weathered StraightArtist: Charles Murdoch
Release: Weathered Straight
Label: Future Classic
Genre: Dance – Beats & Breaks / Electronica

Charles Murdoch, Future Classic’s latest signing, caught the attention with his remix for Flume’s Sleepless. Already having success in Mitzi, Charles Murdoch’s solo work exhibits his masterful knack for sophisticated, cerebral bass and house music. This year Charles Murdoch has began playing live and has already supported Lindstrom, Classixx, Lapalux, Nicolas Jaar, Shlohmo, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’ and Future Classic’s show at Sydney Opera House. Dekire has been played over 80k times on Soundcloud.

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Ashestoangels - With tape and NeedlesArtist: Ashestoangels
Release: With Tape and Needles
Label: Dust Devil Sounds
Genre: Rock

With a fast growing fan base, now comes this brand new full-length release from Bristol based goth rock boys AshestoAngels, who make Goth/Alt rock/Metal/Electro, super loud guitar noise. For fans of AFI, My Chemical Romance, Aiden, Nine Inch Nails and Fearless Vampire Killers. ‘With Tape and Needles’ is produced by by Will Francis (William Control/Aiden), who has captured the band’s anthemic, stadium filling potential but retained the energy of the band’s live show. Ashestoangels have built a big grass roots fanbase by constant live work. Full UK tour  to follow in July.

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