NEWS: FEAR OF MEN – LISTEN TO NEW TRACK ‘GREEN SEA’

Having received acclaim from the likes of Gorilla Vs. Bear, The Fader, and the NME for the song ‘Doldrums’, taken from their last demo cassette, Fear of Men return with the 7” ‘Green Sea’, which sees the band combine the warmth and intimacy of their first home recordings with a more ambitious and textured production to present a bold, distinct sound. Released on London’s Sexbeat (Fresh & Only’s, No Joy, White Fence) on the 18th of... Read More

NEWS: BLOOD DIAMONDS – HEAR NEW SINGLE ‘PHONE SEX’ FEATURING GRIMES

Blood Diamonds, aka Michael Tucker, is a Los Angeles-based pop artist best known for his luxurious dreamscapes and infectious, sun-dipped production. What will be his debut 4AD record, the much-talked about ‘Phone Sex’ track is finally getting released on July 16th. Featuring close friend Grimes (Claire Boucher), ‘Phone Sex’ is a track they made together late last-year in a nightlong quest to create a perfect pop song. Influenced by... Read More

NEWS: JENNIFER LEFT – HEAR THE NEW EP ‘BLACK DOG’ IN FULL

Jennifer Left has a story to tell you. This young songbird originally from Newcastle but now the seaside town of Brighton is inspired by the songs that raised her, she sings about the stories she writes. Delivering a two-song single of smoky vocals and pitch-dark lyrical subject matter, opening song, Black Dog is an English piece of poetic off-kilter pop. Her undeniable talents lie in balladry so breathtakingly visceral, yet perfectly balanced with... Read More

NEWS: LIARS – HEAR THE VINCE CLARKE AND MATMOS REMIXES

Liars – Angus Andrew, Aaron Hemphill and Julian Gross – release their eagerly awaited new album ‘WIXIW’ (pronounced “wish you”) on 4 June 2012, via Mute. ‘WIXIW’ is the band’s sixth studio album and the follow up to 2010’s critically lauded ‘Sisterworld’. ‘No. 1 Against The Rush’ is the first single to be taken from this new album and alongside the 2 remixes, the single release also includes... Read More

NEWS: SAVAGES – HEAR THE NEW TRACK ‘FLYING TO BERLIN’

For Savages the intention was to create a sound, indestructible and musically solid, written for the stage, designed with enough nuances to provide a wide range of emotions. The songs aim to remind us that human beings haven’t evolved so much, that music can still be straight to the point, efficient and exciting. Savages are: Jehnny Beth (vocals),  Ayse Hassan (bass), Fay Milton (drums) & Gemma Thompson (guitar). Savages released their... Read More

NEWS: NIGHT WORKS – ‘I TRIED SO HARD’ VIDEO + GOLD PANDA REMIX

Night Works create, in their own words, make-out music for the end of the world. The mood is pitched right at the crest of the wave – the moment where everyone in the room realises that they’ve played high stakes and lost: the hands are revealed, and everyone’s been bluffing all along. We all have our tell when we’re playing the game: Night Works’ forthcoming debut LP can be seen as a collective release of energy as the illusion... Read More

NEWS: BRETON – HEAR ‘JOSTLE’ FROM THE NEW AA SIDE + UK TOUR DATES

Fresh from an extensive and hugely successful two month tour of the UK, Europe and the States, Breton have announced a five date tour of the UK. They will also play further dates in Europe including a support slot in Paris with Hot Chip in July and various festival appearances including Latitude Festival throughout the summer months. Breton are fast earning a reputation as one of the UK’s most exciting and innovative live bands and their recent... Read More

NEWS: TENNIS – HEAR THE NEW SINGLE ‘MY BETTER SELF / PETITION’ + UK LIVE DATES

ATP Recordings have announced the release of the second single (double A-side) from Tennis’ fantastically received second album ‘Young & Old’. The release will be on 7″ vinyl picture disc limited to 500 copies (cat no. ATPRSP17), as well as digital download (cat no. ATPRSP17D). To coincide with the single out on May 28th, Tennis will be playing some new UK and European tour dates this May and June, see below for listing. Both... Read More

NEWS: FRIENDS – HEAR THE NEW SINGLE ‘MIND CONTROL’ + DEBUT ALBUM DETAILS

After blazing out of Bushwick in 2011 with the two buzz-worthy singles, “I’m His Girl” and “Friend Crush”, a reputation for turning live gigs into spontaneous DIY parties (and vice versa), and a bio built to withstand the most cynical indie-blog cred-vetting – Brooklyn’s Friends will release their debut album Manifest!, June 4th on Lucky Number. Produced by the band – singer Samantha Urbani; multi-instrumentalists Lesley Hann, Matthew... Read More

NEWS: TU FAWNING – HEAR THE NEW TRACK ‘ANCHOR’ + RECORD STORE DAY 7” & NEW ALBUM DETAILS

Following the grandiose, bold statement of 7 minute behemoth ‘Bones’ which was given away online last month, Portland’s TU FAWNING have set a Record Store Day release for the entirely contrasting first official single from their stunning new record ‘A Monument’ (out May 7th on City Slang). Available in stores on April 21st, ‘Anchor’ is a crystalline pop gem… a dark opal to be specific, which reflects a whole spectrum of colours upon... Read More

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