by / February 20th, 2014 /

State’s New Music Mixtape #4

– ‘Say You’ll Be There’

Yes, THAT ‘Say You’ll Be There’.

Amp Live – ‘Closer To The Sun’

Denver rapper is joined by The ReMINDers, Timeline and Sloppy Joe.

Olivia Sebastianelli – ‘Sunset’

Iron fist inside a teenage Ango-Italian velvet glove.

Beyonce – ‘Drunk N Luv’ (Diplo remix)

Queen of the Brits (along with Ella Eyre) gets a heavy reworking.

Kimono Kult – ‘La Canción De Alejandra’

Current and ex-members of Mars Volta, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bosnian Rainbows, Swahili Blonde, Le Butcherettes, Dante Vs. Zombies and Raw Geronimo team up.

SOHN – ‘Artifice’

Excitement for the debut album builds. Just listen to Zane.

Black Onassis – Ether

Ex-Kasabian member (with help from M83’s Morgan Kibby) proves a surprising treat.

The Voluntary Butler Scheme – ‘Honey in The Gravel Mixture’

Apt title from the one man band.

The Afghan Whigs – ‘Algiers’

Back, back, back.

PT Walkley – ‘Leeches’

Blues and soul meet power pop in New York.

Mahayla – ‘Just Call’

New Orleans five piece return after ten years away.

Radkey – ‘Diggin’ The Grave’

A Faith No More cover. Not something you hear every day.

The Night VI – ‘Thinkin’ Bout You’

At the other end of the covers spectrum the Frank Ocean track gets a gorgeous reading.

Big Narstie – ‘Clocks’

What happens when grime meets Coldplay.

Jungle – ‘Busy Earnin”

New XL signings make impressive debut.