The Ouija Board is probably one of the most entertaining albums I’ve come across in recent months. Every part of every song has something about it that surprises you and keeps you interested. There’s a wonderful fusion of the electronic sound, with the live, almost big band kind of presentation. There’s often a very sudden … Continued

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Time to give you that much needed dose of gravelly, beautiful rawness you so frequently crave. (You, me, humanity). Christopher Brooks of Philadelphia recently shared a track online called Howl, and it’s stunning. His voice, the featured voice of Francis Quinlan, the melody, the riffs, the organic and gentle vibe that feels like an absolute blessing to … Continued

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A + A are a New York based duo with an extensive back catalogue of musical projects to each of their names. The new releases they have been working on are sounding incredible. We caught up with them this week and grilled them a little on their creative process. Here’s how it went.. A + … Continued

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A pretty big sounding band – big songs, good vibes, electro pop with all the best parts of indie rock thrown in. Synth style choruses reminiscent of the early days of The Killers, but a little gentler, perhaps – a more accessible lead vocal, someone you’re more inclined to feel like you know, more likely to … Continued

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We’ve a whole lot of exciting new music to check out as 2016 takes shape, so we’ll start as we mean to go on; a genuinely unique and compelling two-track release from Chicago based four piece band The Daisy Heaves. The songs are Ilona and Alice. Here’s what we liked about them. It was a real delight to hear the quiet explosion that takes place … Continued

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“With the world in your head lights, set your sights higher than the moon.” Something beautifully fresh that we recently stumbled upon. Securely placed in our must-watch list for 2016. Clean Cut Kid don’t really sound how you’d expect them to by looking at them, which I love. We try not to judge books by … Continued

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An immensely impressive debut from a stand out band, hailing from the UK’s very own Burnley. It’s refreshing to hear another new act from up North that is as enthusiastic as ever about their music, yet still bringing something completely new to the game. Courtyards are definitely one to look out for. For many reasons, this … Continued

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An intense and powerful indie rock band, from the UK’s very own Edinburgh. We’re talking real indie rock; passionate, loud, memorable, relevant – superb riffs throughout, well placed, and even a slight country twang every now and then from the lead guitar. A whole host of enjoyable little hits of character lie within the music of The … Continued

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Already hugely successful in their local community, Airport Impressions are an incredibly impressive band from Malta; a genuine pleasure to discover. Every track they’ve released is something warm and wonderful to listen to. It’s music to play at full volume, and they’re undoubtedly an unmissable live band. They look set to make it to the … Continued

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The kind of music we search for. Great musicianship, lyrics, passionate and honest, meaningful; songs that are actually about something. We found these things in Under A Banner. With dance inducing riffs from all corners, all instruments and vocal melodies, each one colliding and complimenting the next – we completely fell for the sound, and we can’t … Continued

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