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Best of 2013 Spotify Playlist: Recalling James Blake’s, Toro Y Moi’s, The Internet’s brilliance

Best of 2013 Spotify Playlist: Recalling James Blake’s, Toro Y Moi’s, The Internet’s brilliance | meltingbutter.com

The album we were all waiting for this year, Retrograde by James Blake was clearly a star but it goes without saying that we were spoiled for music choices in 2013. Please enjoy my selection of 2013’s Best of Spotify, which includes the old and new nuggets I discovered during the year:   Best of … Continue reading

Best of 2013 SoundCloud Playlist: Cheers to Lion Babe, Disclosure, Rhye, Anushka and Kaytranada

Best of 2013 SoundCloud Playlist: Cheers to Lion Babe, Disclosure, Rhye, Anushka and Kaytranada | meltingbutter.com

2013 has clearly been a year of musical gems – too many to single any of them out but props definitely have to go out to some of those artists and producers who’ve made music that will remind me of a wonderful year gone by. Special shout outs to Lion Babe, Disclosure, Rhye, Anushka and … Continue reading

November Playlist: New from Ta-Ku, James Blake, The Stepkids and Jonwayne

Ta-Ku Songs to Break Up To | November Playlist: New from Ta-Ku, James Blake, The Stepkids and Jonwayne | meltingbutter.com

Our November Spotify playlist starts off melancholy with our favourite pick from Ta-Ku’s newest record “Songs To Break Up To”. I Miss You More featuring Atu is hard not to love with its atmospheric drumbeats, piano keys and of course the nostalgia-inducing sampling from some infamous Janet Jackson and Keith Sweat tracks. Not to worry … Continue reading

June 2013 Spotify Playlist – Rachel Sweet, The Beatnuts and a little music trivia

This month’s Spotify playlist is short and sweet. With a rather obscure and very sweet find that you’ll surely be fond of – Rachel Sweet’s, It’s So Different Here (sorry the puns just wrote themselves!) Recognise it? You probably heard it sampled on We Got the Funk by The Beatnuts – love a little bit … Continue reading

May 2013 SoundCloud Playlist – Koreless X How to Dress Well Plus New Disclosure, Cashmere Cat & more

Another big SoundCloud playlist for this month with a track for every single one of your moods. With May being so rainy this year hopefully you’ll be spending a lot of time gazing out of windows watching the rainy days go by while listening to Koreless’ remix of How to Dress Well’s track “Cold Nites”. … Continue reading

April 2013 SoundCloud Playlist – Romare remixes Kodaline and makes it way better plus new Kaytranada, Four Tet & MeLo-X

Bit of a bumper SoundCloud playlist this month! There’s something in here for everyone including Kodaline fans. The original Kodaline track, High Hopes isn’t normally my cup of tea – a little too mainstream-radio-boy-band sounding for me – but London producer Romare has really made it his own by picking up the beat, cutting it … Continue reading

March 2013 SoundCloud Playlist – Ta-Ku remixes Justin Timberlake’s Suit & Tie + Anushka’s debut track

On this month’s SoundCloud playlist, hear how Ta-Ku manages to improve Justin Timberlake’s Suit & Tie 100-fold by adding layers and funky riffs that leave you wanting to dance down the street. Another standout is Anushka’s debut track; I have love for you, which is definitely one for the cool ladies out there. Enjoy! 2013 … Continue reading

March 2013 Spotify Playlist – Some new Bondax, Laura Mvula, and Ta-ku tracks

A nice little Spotify playlist for you to enjoy while you’re on your way to work. Currently enjoying the re-imagining of one of my all-time favourite late nineties tracks – No Scrubs by TLC – by the talented Australian music producer Ta-Ku. 2013 March: New Bondax, Laura Mvula, and Ta-ku tracks Wriggly Scott – Back … Continue reading

January 2013 SoundCloud Playlist – Disclosure X AlunaGeorge, London Grammar & more…

This is my soundtrack for the winter. As moody and introspective as you’d expect a winter playlist to be. Enjoy. 2013 January: Disclosure X Aluna George + Nai Palm X Taylor McFerrin: New year, new music LION BABE – Treat Me Like Fire London Grammar – Hey Now Disclosure – White Noise ft. AlunaGeorge Al … Continue reading

Best of 2012 Spotify Playlist: Big year for Disclosure, Frank Ocean, Grimes, Hiatus Kaiyote, Kendrick Lamar & Stubborn Heart

Here’s to 2012, an incredible year of music that brought us new and inspiring music from some much loved and up and coming artists like Disclosure and Hiatus Kaiyote to name just a few. Hoping you’re going to enjoy the latest addition to meltingbutter.com – Music! For a few years now, I’ve been pulling together … Continue reading