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Now Ex – First Light

Keep up to date with NOW EX FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM East London’s Now Ex are in pursuit of a sound both enticing and otherworldly. Nick Hampson and collaborator Harry Brokensha combine once more in newest single ‘First Light.’ The release bears an element of weightlessness, one which mimics the aura of struggle and vices. It’s exciting dark […]

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Hoofa – Brother

Keep up to date with Hoofa FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Hoofa have a refreshing ethos reflected best in their sound. This is exemplified in the catchy yet meaningful new release, ‘Brother.’ The single reflects nostalgically upon the ups and downs of a relationship with ones sibling. It has ethereal 80s qualities, relying exceptionally on strong vocal and an […]

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Francis of Delirium – Karen

Keep up to date with FRANCIS OF DELIRIUM FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Jana Bahrich, one half of Francis of Delirium, is lyrically and musically fluent. Joined by collaborator Chris Hewett, ’Karen’ makes for explosive listening.  Taking inspiration from the likes of Car Seat Headrest, St.Vincent, FKA Twigs, Sufjan Stevens, Tyler, the Creator, the duo admire musical spontaneity. There […]

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Nature TV – Hometown

Keep up to date with NATURE TV FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Nature TV will have you swaying along with their bright guitar riffs and soulful vocals throughout. ‘Hometown’ follows this and has an almost effortless vibe to go along with it.  The Brighton based band are definitely creating a buzz, supporting bands such as PINS, Swimming Tapes, […]

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Chappaqua Wrestling – The Rift

Keep up to date with CHAPPAQUA WRESTLING FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Chappaqua Wrestling have a sound well suited to the ever-growing backdrop of dystopia in modern Britain. ‘The Rift’ rattles into such conflict in true sublimity.  The Charlie Woods fronted band are enticingly nomadic. From roots in South London and NW England, the now find themselves in the […]

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The Jaded Hearts Club – Reach Out and I’ll Be There

Keep up to date with THE JADED HEARTS CLUB FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Enticing and eclectic is an obvious two word summary of The Jaded Hearts Club. The supergroup bring a rock and roll twist to The Four Tops’ Motown favourite ‘Reach Out and I’ll Be There.’ Formed somewhat spontaneously, the collective informally set out in 2017 as […]

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The Cribs – Running Into You

Keep up to date with THE CRIBS FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM   ‘Running Into You’ marks the return of indie mainstays The Cribs. It is blistering, a true exemplar of exceptional guitar music. Partnered by an ever-quirky music video, the new track is the bands first since 2017. It comes after years of semi-disillusionment […]

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Lucy Gaffney – In The Air

Keep up to date with LUCY GAFFNEY FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM   Lucy Gaffney’s ethereal take on a genre already well polished is refreshing. ‘In The Air’ is wondrously celestial.  Gaffney’s lockdown releases have been second to none. Reworking of Oasis’ ‘Songbird’ garnered popular support on Instagram via Liam Gallagher no less. A little […]

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SPINN – Stuck On A Feeling

Keep up to date with SPINN FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM   SPINN’s brand of jangly guitar-pop is mesmeric. ‘Stuck On A Feeling’ marks the beginning of an exciting second album campaign. The track, described as “a prayer for sleep,” discusses anxiety and how it haemorrhages large of an evening. Coming in a little more […]

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Trampolene & Peter Doherty – Uncle Brian’s Abattoir

Keep up to date with Trampolene FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Trampolene’s Jack Jones is one of the country’s foremost wordsmiths. ‘Uncle Brian’s Abattoir’ creates an eerie dreamscape through sound and lyric. Combining once more with longtime collaborator, bandmate and all round supporter Peter Doherty, the track sees the return of the Swansea formed outfit. […]

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Idles – Mr Motivator

Keep up to date with Idles FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM In the age of pandemic there are slight glimmers of hope, not least via Idles’ latest release, ‘Mr Motivator.’ Offering our first taste LP3, ‘Mr Motivator’ encapsulates the Bristol formed band’s relentless guise of post-punk positivity. With frantic riff, epic drum-beat and ferocious lyricism, […]

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CHERITON – Little Late Little Love

Keep up to date with CHERITON FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM CHERITON (aka Nick Harrison) has long cultivated an infectious brand of indie. His second release, ‘Little Late Little Love’ leans on desperately relatable themes in impressive manner. Based in London, the dreamy bout of hook-driven guitar-pop comes by way of So Good So Good. Echoey […]

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Lazarus Kane – Night Walking

Keep up to date with Lazarus Kane FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM Lazarus Kane’s tale of enchanting gonzo-pop continues with ‘Night Walking.’ A catchy take best suited to lascivious late nights in dim, underground nightspots. Fronted by Mr Kane, the musical outfit are capturing minds and garnering a reputation across the country. At times, they exist as a […]

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Hoofa – Alone

Keep up to date with Hoofa FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Hoofa’s brand of joyous, upbeat indie is at times nostalgic. Yet, ‘Alone’ feels like a coming of age. A delightful provocation of raw ambi-pop. The London based duo are dynamic and entirely exciting. From relentless touring, forward-thinking campaigns and a musical ethos which centres […]

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Lucy Gaffney – Can’t Escape

Keep up to date with LUCY GAFFNEY FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM   Lucy Gaffney’s brand of dream-pop is captivating. ‘Can’t Escape’ is troubled. It treads upon heartbreak in an unassumingly dark manner. Exchanging life in Northern Island for the Mersey, Gaffney now calls Liverpool home. In terms of music, the city is centripetal. The […]

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Click On This 001: A Ramble

  Lockdown has hit its 30s. Day 31 to be precise. Let’s face it, we should be in the 50s/60s. Our government was slow to react. Last night’s Panorama documentary is damning. In truth, I am feeling particularly revolutionary today.  The music industry is in a delicate space right now. Venues need financial support now […]

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Shake The Disease: Loneliness in the Age of Covid-19

Music is generally a commentary of reality. Songs, at least those well written, are constant blank entities often changing meaning to suit the listener’s current emotional needs. We attach significant memories to a song. Sometimes, song meanings resemble current affairs, a global pandemic merely exaggerates this. I once again stumbled across Depeche Mode’s ‘Shake The […]

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The Jacques – I Never Want to Be Your Boyfriend

Keep up to date with The Jacques FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM   The Jacques are a musical chameleon, their sound has evolved rapidly and in good taste. ‘I Never Want to Be Your Boyfriend’ is one of their best yet, a colossal amalgamation of effect ridden guitar and blunt lyricism. Named after a French […]

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Meatraffle – Oh Corona

Keep up to date with Meatraffle   FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM   Meatraffle are South London’s leading eclectic musical connoisseurs and for good reason. ‘Oh Corona’ is a fun take on a destitute situation.  Brixton Windmill favourites, born in a Wetherspoons and proprietors of seminal Leninist imagery are all phrases which describe an outfit hot […]

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Click On This: Arcades, Lighthouse, Idealistics

Let’s face it, live music in its previous form may not return for a while. Some reports say that late 2021 is a more realistic date. With this in mind, it is important to stay optimistic, support new music streams and be creative in our offering. Seeing so many new forms of content, and the […]

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