Finding hedonism in solitude, in the menial introversions of an overcast everyday – finding “Beauty in Sadness”, as it were – Hopper’s dainty dose of bittersweet whimsy is a heart-warming introduction to a charming new world. Continue reading Adam Hopper serves up a wistful slacker pop gem on debut single “Beauty in Sadness”
London post-punk sextet DEADLETTER and Spanish indie-pop quartet Melenas make a splash. Continue reading DEADLETTER return triumphant for Son Estrella Galicia’s future-facing gig at East London haunt Paper Dress.
Channelling diverse influences into a collection warmed by an analogue haze. Continue reading Spiralling Melodies and Twangy Guitars: ‘New In Town’ is the soulful debut LP by Rainn Byrns.
‘Milk For Flowers’ begins to let us back into Evans’ world. Continue reading H. Hawkline’s signature Surreal Abstractions meet Emotional Candour on new single ‘Milk For Flowers’
It is harried along the way by a naughty guitar riff and absurd lyrics draped in sarcasm about society and excess along with some pot-shots at dad. Continue reading Lambrini Girls bring punk sarcasm and raw energy on new single ‘Help Me, I’m Gay’.
Between headline sets from Black Country, New Road, Pussy Riot and Squid, there were plenty of revelations throughout the bill. Continue reading South By South London: The Capital’s Finest Exports Shine at Brighton’s Mutations Festival.
Attempts to expunge past mistakes and relationships are laid bare. Continue reading Kierst’s EP ‘Thud’ marks a powerfully intimate debut, laying a marker on both sides of the pond.
Floating in a cosmo-jazz vacuum that carries all the stillness of an abandoned battleground. Continue reading Manchester newcomers Maruja disrupt atmospheres with latest epic, ‘Thunder’.
Continuing the fine work laid on January’s ‘Mirror Flexing Jaw’ EP, ‘Trier’ provides a fresh example of Kyoto Kyoto’s rancorous bliss. Continue reading London noiseniks Kyoto Kyoto charge to the front with newest cut ‘trier’.
New music from the sibling electronica duo captures them at their most harsh and urgent. Continue reading London’s uh blend groove and terror on the driving ‘hit’ via PRAH Recordings.
So elegantly formed and tastefully conceived – like a gorgeous fusion of Los Bitchos and La Luz. Continue reading Nottingham neo-psych janglists Midnight Rodeo crack open ‘The Big Melt’.
The release coincides with the band’s first headline tour of the UK this November. Continue reading Fake Turins echo the push-pull of societal change on art-rock cut ‘Built To Touch’.