Sons of the East release album Palomar Parade

It can take time for Australian bands to make their mark in the UK. Sons of the East, consisting of Sydneysiders Dan Wallage, Nic Johnston and Jack Rollins, certainly deserve to be more well known than they are right now so hopefully their new album Palomar Parade will do it for them. On a worldwide…

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Dance music from a bothy: Makeness on the Lost Map label

Fans of Pictish Trail will no doubt be aware of the artist and his band’s adopted home of Eigg, a remote Hebridean island. Johnny Lynch (aka Pictish Trail) invites and encourages artists to share in this stark and wild landscape, away from the stresses of city life, and equally share in the ability to be…

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The Comet is Coming wild new Technicolour video

Ahead of their anticipated new album Hyper-dimensional Expansion Beam, London-based cosmic jazz rave trio The Comet is Coming share a new video for Technicolour. The uncompromising and unsettling work is produced by Joseph J. Goldman and directed by Charlies Robins (for Agile Films) who has worked with Beyonce, Bonobo and Rudimental. The track is an…

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Deux Furieuses new single All We Need is Sanctuary

All We Need is Sanctuary is the new single by London-based duo Deux Furieuses just released. Deux Furieuses comprises Scottish vocalist and guitarist Ros Cairney and drummer Vas Antoniadou. The duo have carved out a name for themselves with their politically charged material and uncompromising attitude but All We Need is Sanctuary has a wistful,…

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Le Junk new single “Midnight Lover” out now

Something for the dance floor: a radiant new single called Midnight Lover by the London-based multi-instrumentalist Le Junk. With spoken word vocals, this slinky number, which came out on 12th August, powers along with a driving bass and a chorus you’ll want to sing along to. His lyrics are “strewn with stories of sleazy misdemeanours…

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Marianne Faithfull Songs of Innocence and Experience release

Marianne Faithfull has been a lasting and fascinating figure since the 60s when she first rose to prominence with As Tears Go By. And now UMC have announced the release of Songs of Innocence and Experience 1965-1995, the definitive overview of the first 30 years of Marianne Faithfull’s recording career on the Decca and Island labels….

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Bluedot 22 photo gallery Sunday

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock’s talk at Mission Control; music from Sea Power, The Bug Club, Orlando Weeks, W H Lung and A Certain Ratio. And some inventive outfits…Check out our Friday and Saturday photo gallery here Bluedot Friday and Saturday photo gallery

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Bluedot 2022 festival review

Since its first year in 2016, Bluedot has carved out a unique place in the festival landscape, curating a music lineup that can rival any other gathering. But it also offers something special – a window into the world of science and space. Talks and workshops are given by some of the top names in…

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Bluedot 22 photo gallery 1

Images from Friday and Saturday at Bluedot 2022… from Los Bitchos to Groove Armada, Lanterns on the Lake and Kelly Lee Owens. The Lounge Society, BCUC and Kahreign. Helen Pankhurst interviews poet Nikita Gill. Lorna Rees and her cloud gazing project. Science this year featured – Tim O’Brien and his welcome speech – plus Chris…

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Sylvette share new single called Single Thread

Here at Gourmet Gigs we’ve been steadfast fans of Manchester outfit Sylvette. It started with a ‘love at first listen’ moment, when the startling and original single Kelpius was unveiled on Chris Hawkins’ morning show on BBC 6 music. The band have produced three studio albums and recently completed a sold-out mini tour held in…

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