What a compilation from Jamie XX‘s label Young Turks, which is definitely worth more than 500 ml of my own blood. It provides a wide journey through many styles of obscure electronics and once again advocates the fact, that UK is still keeping the crown of modern and innovative electronic music. Massive Tip!
Here is more promo information below:
Young Turks are pleased to announce the release of ‘Young Turks 2014’, a compilation that celebrates the London based independent label’s year of releases.
2014 began with the release of Sampha’s ‘Too Much’ / ‘Happens’ 7′. Sampha has been working on new solo material this year, while also working with longtime collaborator SBTRKT, who himself released his second album ‘Wonder Where We Land’ in September and is currently taking his acclaimed live show around the world.
Recent Young Turks signing ‘Quirke‘ released his ‘Acid Beth’ EP in May 2014. The EP is an insight into the world of Josh Quirke, a London based producer making music that could only exist in the current generation of genre confused electronica.
2014 also marked the return of Jamie xx. The producer released two limited edition singles ‘All Under One Roof Raving’ and the AA-side ‘Girl‘ / ‘Sleepsound’. As well as working on new music with both The xx and his own solo album, Jamie spent much of 2014 playing shows around the world and last month picked up a Q Award for Best Video for ‘Girl’.
Lastly, 2014 saw the meteoric rise of FKA twigs. The much talked about singer, producer and director is currently in the middle of her largest tour to date, playing shows across the UK, Europe and North America. Since its release in August, her debut album ‘LP1’ has received worldwide critical acclaim and was one of twelve albums to make the shortlist for the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize.