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Beggars Music was born in January 2010 to strengthen and expand the Beggars Group’s publishing interests.

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Glass Animals “Black Mambo” is used in the new Apple Ad


Glass Animals’ song “Black Mambo” has been selected to provide the soundtrack for Apple’s new commercial. The clip, titled “Hardware & Software,” features the iPhone and is now airing on national television.

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Slime announces debut album ‘Company’


Company released August 14th on Weird Word Records is the debut album by Slime, the nom-de-plume of producer and multi-instrumentalist Will Archer. At a time when electronic music feels dominated by brash bombast and hyper-real concept, its ten elusive, unsettling and emotional tracks offer a master-class in nuance and sincerity. Coalescing into one unique statement, Company is as distinct and fully-formed as any debut album in recent memory, a blurred window into a deeply private, focused and possibly-quite-unusual artistic vision. With this announcement Slime shares new song Hot Dog. Listen here:

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Jaakko Eino Kalevi to release album on Weird World Recs in June


Jaakko Eino Kalevi has announced details of his new self-titled album, due for release 15 June 2015, his first full-length album for Domino imprint Weird World. Jaakko Eino Kalevi marks the start of a striking new chapter for the Berlin-based artist – a former tram driver in Helsinki – who’s already made quite an impression on the international stage these past 12 months. Listen to the first cut from the record ‘Double Talk’ here:

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East India Youth announces 2nd LP on XL Recordings


The second album from East India Youth, titled CULTURE OF VOLUME, will be released by XL Recordings on 06 April 2015 (07 in US). Mostly recorded and produced in his bedroom at home in London, and named after a fragment of verse from the poem ‘Monument’ by Rick Holland, CULTURE OF VOLUME was mixed by Graham Sutton, with the artwork  created by visual artist Dan Tombs.