MonthJuly 2017

Ava Love: ‘Chophouse’

You can tell from the offset that Ava Love are accomplished musicians, within their instrumental is a confidence and dynamic that you can’t ignore. ‘Chophouse‘ is the latest release from the Edinburgh-based outfit and provides a fascinating fusion of aggressive 80s pop and math rock. With its stylish synth-pop licks and big blazing chorus, this has…

Kllo: ‘Virtue’

Melbourne is producing some of the best artists we have been introduced to over the last couple of years and duo Kllo are no exception. With their LP Backwater, out in October via Different Recordings, ‘Virtue‘ is the first single to be taken from the album. The band say, “‘Virtue’ is about not knowing what you’ve…

New | Music Playlist Week 14

Every week we 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) – Strange Hellos: ‘Is It Me?’ Tom Johnson (GoldFlakePaint) – Sun Riah: ‘The Middle Room’  Stacey Walton (Wichita/Rock Action/TYCI) – Charlotte Dos Santos: ‘Good…

Grand Pricks: ‘Don’t Vote’

I remember finding out about the band at a record fair in Stirling once and being humoured by the back story of the name. From what I remember they thought Grand Prix by Teenage Fanclub was pronounced “Grand Pricks” and thus a new band was born! ‘Don’t Vote’, is taken from the new split EP with…

Top Tracks: July (Part 1)

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:   Loyal Lobos: ‘The Fall’  Liberal and bold, Andrea Silva has composed a simple and staggering ode to human emotion and has crafted a shimmering,…

Cina Polada: ‘Gloom’

With their self-titled debut EP via Strangers Candy due in September, Helsinki collective, Cina Polada, are back with their first release in around 2 years.  Lead single, ‘Gloom‘, is pure, unadulterated, vibrant indie pop. With its raindrop guitars and incandescent vocals cascading over it like rays of sunshine, the contradiction to its title and such notable…

Kan Wakan: ‘Phantasmagoria Pt. 1’

Kan Wakan‘s music CV is the stuff of dreams. Having worked with an inimitable array of artists, he returns with the title track of his new long player. Accompanied by the sumptuous vocals of Elle Olsun, the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and Ian Chang (Son Lux) on drums, ‘Phantasmagoria Pt. 1’, is an unimprovable aural masterpiece. The attention to…