MonthMarch 2017

Introducing… Tryptamines

Scotland’s Tryptamines are another impeccable signing to Aberdeen’s Fitlike Records roster. The band are led by composer, multi-instrumentalist and doric poet Callum Peterkin (aka Chemical Callum) and joined by Tom the Noise Monger (vocals, samples, guitars) and Tiny Broken Keyboards (echoes, noises). Having gone through a horrific time personally, Peterkin battled with a painkiller addiction,…

New | Music Playlist Week 4

Welcome to week 3. This is a real mixed bag. Every Wednesday we will bring you 10 songs selected by a plethora of wonderful people! You can listen via Spotify and follow for future updates! Our contributors this week are: Andy Hannah (The Line Of Best Fit) Tom Johnson (GoldFlakePaint) Stacey Walton (Wichita/Rock Action/TYCI) Joe Rattray (Synergy Concerts/Admiral Fallow) Chris Beltran (DF…

H.Grimace: ‘Call It Out’

With their debut album Self Architect due out in April, London 4-piece H.Grimace have shared their pulsating single, ‘Call It Out’ ahead of its release. A decidedly raw uppercut to the system, it’s the depth, power, and presence of this that provides a true introduction to the band. With a big dose of insta-nostalgia, it’s…

DYAN: ‘What Fiction Is For’

Having already caused a stir on the likes of Spotify with their compelling blend of electronic pop, Canadian trio DYAN have emerged with striking new single, ‘What Fiction Is For’. Beyond the production, this assembles melodies in a fashion that makes them sound unfamiliar and simply, exciting. An elusive haze passes through the arpeggios and…

Ochre: ‘Suspension’

Returning with his first full-length album since 2013’s National Ignition, Ochre aka Christopher Leary will unleash Beyond The Outer Loop this year. An ethereal fusion of debris and warmth, ‘Suspension’ is the first song to be released from the forthcoming long player. It manages to close the gap between a synthetic space and a fundamentally organic soundscape…

Top Tracks: March

 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 yourself in them: Our Mother: ‘Heaven‘ The quartet offers copious catchy bits, gutsy bass undertones and more variation than the usual electro indie guitar-plus-beats norm with the addition…

Little Rêd: ‘Hell’

Framed with a vocal that glides around its beguiling melodies, Bath-based singer/songwriter, Little Rêd has released her debut single, ‘Hell‘. There’s a convincing gravitas in the emotion behind the song, producing a ballad with crystalline clarity. Little Rêd sounds surprisingly fully formed as a debut artist.

Vök: ‘Show Me’

Icelandic quartet Vök have been together little over 4 years now, their output has become progressively more cohesive and mature, making their latest release notable in its delivery and production.  Forthcoming album, Figure is due out in April this year and if their latest single ‘Show Me’ is anything to go by, it will be one of…

Laura Gibson: ‘Animals’

Having relocated from Portland to New York to study Creative Writing, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Laura Gibson went through the heartbreaking experience of a house fire resulting in her losing all her worldly possessions.  This nightmare contributed to her album Empire Builder, released last year and a body of work that had gained the impresario critical acclaim.…