SoundCloud Deal

You may have read in our last newsletter that we recently signed a deal with Soundcloud. This means we can monetise your music there. Hurray!

In order for us to do this, we need to collect your label and artist URLs.

If you can fill in this form with all the Soundcloud accounts which contain music we’ve delivered elsewhere, then we’ll be able to start claiming straight away.

If you can get all URLs back to us by the end of the week then you’ll be in the first batch to be set up.

Drop us a line if you have any questions.

Forthcoming Releases – out July 31st

Our weekly run down of from state51 labels.


Jammer by The Chap. Lo Recordings.

Rejoice – they’re back! Jammer rocks. It’s catchy and fun but, of course, it has The Chap’s characteristic bite. Taken from their forthcoming new album.

Out on 31st July 2015


Carotene Dreams EP by Lindo Man. Jalapeno Records.

Jalapeno’s latest signing Lindo Man delivers a wonderfully eclectic and bass-ridden debut.

Out 31st July 2015.


Ain’t No Rock N Roll Rookie by Johnny Moped. Damaged Goods.

Well this is exciting. The first 7″ since 1978 from these proto-punk pioneers. And it doesn’t stop there. The single will be followed later in the year by their first album since 1990’s ‘The Search For Xerxes’.

Out 31st July 2015


Silica by Nymbus. Slime Recordings.

Silica is American producer Nymbus’ debut release on Slime. The title track is ethereal and melancholic drum & bass and the release comes with two garage remixes from Blackboxx and Aaron Static.

Out 27th July 2015



Turbulent by Luke Gibson and Carlo Gambino. Midnight Social Recordings. 

Straight up house grooves.

Out 27th July 2015


Kiss Chase by Maui. Strong Island Recordings.

A sun soaked and rather grimey indie banger. Fun.

Out 27th July 2015

Release Recap – July 3rd

Happy July! Here is  the latest in of our new release catch up, bringing you up to speed with state51’s great new music.

1. Piney GirMr. Hyde’s Wild Ride.


A favourite in the state51 office. Piney Gir’s sixth album, released on Damaged Goods. iTunes gets an exclusive version including 3 extra tracks.

A retro delight…” – The Guardian

…open-hearted pop that has you clutching your knees with glee” – Drowned In Sound

Exuberant, bursts with joy, divine and sometimes mournful” – Q

The type of open-hearted pop that has you clutching your knees with glee” – DROWNED IN SOUND

A honky-tonkin’ celebration of the holy pleasures of the flesh” – THE WORD

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2. AmbassadeursPatterns.


Patterns is the debut album from the much-championed UK electronica artist, Ambassadeurs: bass heavy, ethereal electronica, through to dark ambient moments, and shimmering, melodic techno.

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3. Ephemerals, Nothin Is Easy (Deluxe Edition).


Crossing the London – New York divide, Ephemerals were the breakthrough soul act of 2014 and one of the hottest tickets for 2015 festivals with Glastonbury, Bestival and Mostly Jazz lined up for the UK. This deluxe re-issue includes new tracks.

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4. Bad Habit, Screens.


if you have any love in your heart for UKG, this EP is for you – with a single release, Bad Habit stakes his claim as one of the best and brightest operating in garage right now.

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You can listen to all of these on our Release Recap Spotify playlist. Enjoy!



Forthcoming releases – out July 20th

Coming soon from state51…

Cornbrail Acid 2.5 – Beatwife (LOVJP01, Love Love Records)

Album (14 tracks.) Out 20th Jul 2015.


Looking at You – Ambassadeurs feat. C Duncan (LT012, Lost Tribe Records)

Single (4 tracks.) Out 24th July 2015.


Departures – Owl & Mouse (Fika044, Fika Recordings)

Album (11 tracks). Out 24th July 2015.


Mind – The Ancients (HUM-11  Human Label)

Album (14 tracks.) Out 21st July 2015.



EP (5 tracks.) Out 24th July 2015.


Throwback: 2.0 – S.E.F., Lost & Found & KG3 (SOR016, Switched On Records)

EP (three tracks.) Out 24th July 2015.


5 Years of Gruuv, Vol. 4 – Various Artists (GRU5YR4, Gruuv)

EP (4 tracks.) Out 20th July 2015.


Pony – Strange Cages (SIR011, Strong Island Recordings)

Single (1 track.) Out 20th July 2015.


Coolin’ In Cali – Craig Chambers ( PR0041, Plus Recordings)

EP (4 tracks.). Out 20th July 2015.



Release Recap – June 26th

The latest instalment of our new release catch up, bringing you up to speed with state51’s great new music.

1. Orphan Boy, From the Provinces.


From Concrete Recordings, Orphan Boy’s album is full of observational lyrics and memorable tunes and comes with an NME stamp of approval (8/10).

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2. A.J. Holmes and The Hackney Empire, Martyn’s Elephant Charm / Ghost Daddy.


Decidedly British.. Imagine if Madness decided to play soukous instead of ska.” (The Guardian). Do you really need more encouragement than that?!

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3. Field Studies, Money of America.


Out on Denizen Recordings from the always great musical city of Nottingham, Field Studies display a flair for dense atmosphere  and claustrophobic, abrasive indie rock.

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4. 5 Years of Gruuv, Vol. 2, Various Artists


To  help mark Gruuv’s 5th anniversary,  they are releasing 6 EPs featuring some exclusive new music from their favourite producers. 

Available from all good digital stores including Spotify, iTunes and Beatport.

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You can listen to all of these on our Release Recap Spotify playlist. Enjoy!



Amplificador – Various Artists (Far Out Recordings)

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Label: Far Out Recordings
Cat No: FARO186
Release Date: 13th July 2015
Formats:  CD/ Vinyl/ Digital

Amplificador documents the diverse music blossoming from Brazil’s vivacious musical undergrounds.

This compilation draws together components of Novíssima Música Brasileira (brand new Brazilian music), ranging from afro-grooves to rock, to modern samba and MPB (Brazilian pop music).

The music reaches back across Brazil’s rich musical and cultural traditions. But it also shows the influences of other movements from around the globe, including African music and in particular Afrobeats. Artists such as Abayomy Afrobeat Orchestra from Rio bring with them sounds and rhythms of Candomblé. Zebrabeat Afro-Amazônia Orquestra draw upon traditional instruments such as carimbos and fuse them with Afrobeats to create a unique regional hybrid.

Amplificador is scheduled for release on the 13th July 2015. You can purchase it through Far Out Recordings store.

A 21st Century Music Company.