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Welcome to Dope or Nope, our brand new weekly feature where we will be reviewing a selection of the week’s singles. Dope or Nope takes place during the Circulation Magazine Radio Show – every Friday on URY from 9-11pm (listen online at http://ury.org.uk/listen)

This week albums editor Harry Rosehill joined me in the studio for a look at the best tracks of the week.

 

First up was a new  BANKS remix, this one came from Jensen Sportag and he remixed ‘Change’

 

JR: I’ve heard a lot of BANKS remixes and it’s not the best for me. NOPE

 

HR: I really liked that, it was relaxed and fun – I really enjoyed it! DOPE

 

Moving swiftly on, a change in direction, Bishop Nehru’s ‘You Stressin” produced by none other than Disclosure.

 

JR: This sounds completely un-Disclosure but it’s brilliant, I really like this and am looking forward to more of the same from Disclosure and Bishop Nehru. DOPE.

 

HR: I’m gonna go DOPE, pretty borderline, I like him but not so sure on the beat. DOPE.

 

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Millie and Andrea’s ‘Stage 2’ is the next before the bench.

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JR: I like this one, a lot more intense than I expected, FACT gave this one a lot of love and so do I. DOPE

 

HR: Very different, I’m gonna go DOPE, I’m going to be positive. DOPE

 

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Next up was Harry’s pick, a band from his childhood The Hold Steady with ‘I Hope This Whole Thing Doesn’t Frighten You’

 

JR: It’s a NOPE.

 

HR: Such a sad thing for a band I used to love to fall so far. NOPE.

 

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‘Night Vista’ by the Hood Internet (Jackson and his Computer Band, Icona Pop and Hudson Mohawke) is the final tune of this week.

JR: I like it, purely because if Icona Pop are pop then I’m happy for this to be on the radio. DOPE.

 

HR: Very non-comittal Dope, I could hear the Hudson Mohawke. I’d rather hear that than a lot of pop around at the moment and on that basis it’s DOPE.

 

 

REVIEW

BANKS – ‘Change’ (Jensen Sportag Remix) = NOPE/DOPE

Bishop Nehru – ‘You Stressin’ = DOPE

Millie and Andrea – ‘Stage 2’ = DOPE

The Hold Steady – ‘I Hope This Whole Thing Doesn’t Frighten You’ = NOPE

The Hood Internet – Night Vista = DOPE

 

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