MonthJanuary 2017

Magique: ‘Real Love’

Co-produced by Kit Monteith (Foals and Toothless), Magique has followed on from debut single ‘Baby Blue‘, with the invigorating ‘Real Love‘.  With its unassuming romantic charm, this has subtle invention and a confidence that illustrates notable future potential.

Top Tracks: January

We have put together a list of songs that have stood out this month for a plethora of reasons. Please take the time to invest and immerse in them:   Wichswut: ‘Sinner‘ Many will immediately recall the likes of CAN when listening to this. It’s hypnotic backbeat and driving guitars are enslaving. This is kaleidoscopic…

Life Is Like A Box Of Records: Tokyo Taboo

We welcome London duo Tokyo Taboo to talk us through the records that have meant the most to them. Tokyo Taboo’s debut album 6th Street Psychosis is out 24th March 2017 via TT Records. The album features ten tenacious, in-your-face tracks that combine the band’s rock and pop punk influences. Watch their latest video for ‘Self Sabotage’ here. ‘Fever’ – Peggy Lee Dolly:…

StarBenders: ‘Down & Out ⚤’

Atlanta glam punk quartet StarBenders are rumoured to have started when frontwoman Kimi Shelter and drummer Katie Herron met at a nature-healing camp for wayward girls in Georgia. With the latter addition of bassist Aaronoius Monk and guitarist Chris Tokajim, the band was complete. Their latest single ‘Down & Out ⚤’ will transport you back to an era…

EAT FAST: ‘Sand Drone’

Having dominated a lot of our 2016 listening, EAT FAST emerged as one of our favourite bands of last year. The Newcastle 4-piece have caused a number of “damp pants” moments with their merciless audio assault. A uniquely visceral experience, new single ‘Sand Drone’ may come across as a confrontational slab of alt-punk, but it…

Izzi Dunn: ‘Belong’

With a highly promising new album, Recycle Love due for release in March this year, singer, cellist and producer Izzi Dunn reveals the first stirring taster taken from the long player, ‘Belong’. With its atmospheric charms, Dunn’s new single veers close to her classical roots, but repeated listens unravel all sorts of delight. Maintaining a careful…