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[SNAPS] Justice – Civilization (Artwork) by wearesme
March 12, 2011, 1:42 pm
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Finally! After several years of impatiently waiting; we have some news regarding the next Justice release.

The news has come in the form of the artwork for the French duo’s eagerly anticipated second release, Civilization – the follow-up to the incredible Cross album.

It’s only a matter of time until some material is release too so watch this space. That’s if we haven’t fainted with excitement.

SME x



[LISTEN + FREE DOWNLOAD] DJ TP – Le Scratch DJ Battle @ XOYO 04/03/11 by wearesme

On Friday night SME’s DJ TP was invited to take part in a DJ battle at the launch night of Le Scratch at XOYO. Le Scratch is a fresh monthly event which mixes the hottest Hiphop, Dubstep & Bass influenced music with live art installations from hyped London illustrators & artists.

DJ’s on the night included Roska and Magnetic Man’s artwork as well as the participants in the aforementioned DJ battle. What was already a brilliant night, was topped by our boy TP winning the battle after causing a near riot on the dancefloor with a mashup mix that started with Tempz; it was a NEXT HYPE! And the moment he turned his back to the crowd and proceeded to scratch with his hands behind his back, will go down in XOYO history; unbelievable tekkers!

Due to the feature over running, TP won the battle only playing half of his allocated set time; an achievement in itself! So for those of you who were there and want to hear the rest of the set, and for those who missed out on the night; below you will find the full set for both stream and download. You can thank the man himself on his Twitter page.

Don’t miss the next Le Scratch on 1st April for another brilliant night. SME’s DJ TP will be playing an extended set on the night and there are big headliners which will be give you the heads up on as soon as they are announced.

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www.lescratch.com
www.mixcloud.com/djtp

SME x



[NEW MUSIC] The Strokes – You’re So Right by wearesme

With every track that we hear, SME are getting more and more excited about the upcoming The Strokes album Angles. This is the second track which we have been treated to, and although a complete contrast to the upbeat Under Cover Of Darkness; Your’re So Right is equally as brilliant, with is dark punk rock vibe.

You’re So Right will be the B-Side to Under Cover Of Darkness; the lead single of the album Angles which is released on March 22nd.

SME x

SME RELOAD: [NEW MUSIC] The Strokes – Under Cover Of Darkness



[WAGWAN] Le Scratch w/Artwork (Magnetic Man), Roska, SME’s DJ TP & more @ XOYO 04/03/11 £8-10 by wearesme

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What? Le Scratch is a fresh monthly event which mixes the hottest Hiphop, Dubstep & Bass influenced music with live art installations from hyped London illustrators & artists. All artwork, posters & shoe customisations made on the night will be given away on the night…

Le Scratch will have a massive music & creative focus with cutting edge performers, bands, artists, live installations & very special high profile guest DJs.

This month sees Artwork of Magnetic Man headline the night, but more importantly SME’s very own DJ TP will be competing in a DJ battle on the night! Expect to hear more of the mash ups, samples and tight mixing that most of you will have already heard from him on our SME Volume 1 & 2 Mixtapes.

The DJ battle is won based on crowd reaction so come and join the entourage to support TP with your gun fingers and loudest zoop zoop at the ready.

Who? Artwork (Magnetic Man), Roska (Rinse FM), DJ Snips, Sarah Young, Emily Rawson, Chima Anya, Jo’Leon Davenue, Mlk N Crl, Queens English, Camouflage Children and SME’s very own Mixtape murker; DJ TP.

When? Friday 04th March 2011

Time? 9:00pm – 03:00 am

Where?XOYO, 32-37 Cowper Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4AP

Tickets? £8 Advance HERE or £10 on the door

www.mixcloud.com/djtp
www.lescratch.com
www.xoyo.co.uk

SME x



[VIDEO] Magnetic Man – The Bug (Live in the 1Xtra Live Lounge) by wearesme

Fresh from blowing the roof off at Brixton Academy on Saturday evening for the NME Awards Tour; Skream, Benga and Artwork popped in to see Trevor Nelson in the 1Xtra studios and were kind enough to give a live performance of their song ‘The Bug’, taken from their debut album Magnetic Man.

Below you can see footage of the performance; a fascinating insight, as they piece the song together as if it were a puzzle. Technology these days!

SME x

SME RELOAD: [REVIEW] NME Awards Tour Brixon 20/02/11



[REVIEW] NME Awards Tour @ Brixton 20/2/11 by wearesme

SME were very kindly invited down to Brixton Academy for the NME Awards Tour on Saturday evening by our friends at Get Involved. The lineup looked pretty impressive; The Vaccines, Everything Everything, Magnetic Man and Crystal Castles all in one evening? It was like Christmas come early!

The Awards Tour began all the way up in Glasgow at the beginning of the month and this, the biggest show of them all, would bring it to a close.

We were sure to arrive early because The Vaccines were up first, and following our interview with Freddie from the band, we couldn’t wait to seeing the band live for the first time.
They certainly didn’t disappoint; their up beat rock n roll sound had the main floor bouncing, especially during their brilliant debut single Post Break-Up Sex and the frantic 1 minute 20 seconds long Wreckin’ Bar, which will forever be a fan favourite. The band also performed their next single ‘If You Wanna’ which is due for release in March.

Their sets remain fairly short, at roughly the half hour mark; but in this short time they bring with them brilliant positive energy and upbeat, feel good tracks which leave you in great spirits. Having now seen them live, it is easy to see why they are tipped to be a band that will play a major part in guitar music’s resurgence in 2011.

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[SME MEETS] Yasmin *EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW* by wearesme


Aged just 21, Yasmin Shahmir posseses incredible talent and is one of Britain’s most promising female artists.

Yasmin was born in Manchester and raised in Glasgow, but it was the city of London which would prove to be the turning point in her life and provide her with the exposure she sought.

Having moved to London at the age of 19 in order to pursue her DJing career, she soon received the recognition she deserved; going on to DJ for the likes of N*E*R*D, Taio Cruz and Eve.

Off the back of her success in DJing, Yasmin decided to pursue a career in singing, and went on to sign a record deal with Levels Entertainment (part of Ministry of Sound). She has since supported Example on his UK tour, featured on the song ‘Runaway’ with East London’s finest MC; Devlin and most recently went on to release her debut single ‘On My Own’ which charted at #39; an impressive achievement for a debut record. Yasmin is also currently working on her debut album with the likes of Jamie XX, Labrinth and Shy FX.

Having seen her tear of the roof dropping endless Hip-Hop bangers during her DJ set at Rock The Belles, we were eager to talk Yasmin and find out if in fact there is anything that this girl can’t do?
Our wish was granted and here’s what we asked the beautiful singer/DJ/model/superwoman. The last one on that list isn’t entirely true; at least as far as we know!

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW




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