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Digital Digest: Noel Gallagher, Kitsune, Odd Future and more

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Producer Will Producer Will | 13:00 UK time, Thursday, 5 May 2011

Tyler the Creator 

After Data Transmission recommended Tyler, The Creator on the show last week, his crew, Odd Future, have continued to steam roll their way through the UK. They did a live session at Maida Vale for Radio 1 which has been blogged, Tweeted and shared beyond belief.

Pioneering and innovative hip-hop artists or over hyped? Decide for yourself and let us know what you think. Video up on Some Kind of Awesome.

Elsewhere, Gang Gang Dance have put their new album, Eye Contact, up for streaming online. The Brooklyners will release it on May 9 in the UK, and it can be found on I Heart AU amongst many other blogs.

Despite being a French label, Kitsune have helped break and launch the careers of a number of UK artists including Two Door Cinema Club, La Roux, Bloc Party, Foals and Delphic. They are back with a new compilation and a mini-mix featuring all the tracks which this time around has Gallops and Is Tropical called Indie Dance. Details up on Clash.

Basement Jaxx have returned, and in the form of soundtrack composers. Having completed the score for Joe Cornish's (of Adam and Joe) debut film, Attack the Block, everyone is checking out the preview on their Soundcloud.

Noel Gallagher announced via his official Twitter that his eagerly awaited single will be released on 22nd August with the album coming out the following month on the 12th.

American sessions site, Daytrotter, have had the Vaccines in their studio. They played four tracks including Post Break Up Sex and Norgaard with all of them available to download for free.

Sign up to Chilly Gonzales’ website and you will receive a free preview of his new album, The Unspeakable Chilly Gonzales.

And the Trinity College Dublin Orchestra have taken Daft Punk’s Discovery and reworked it sensationally – check out the encore from their concert which features Da Funk, Around the World and One More Time on YouTube, just as thousands of others have this week.

There is so much stuff about at the moment, keep checking back here for your latest news and listen to the show on Friday nights between 7-9pm for much more.


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