Powerful video for Heartachers by Luca Wilding

Luca Wilding has created a powerful new video for his debut single Heartachers. The video is made by award winning film maker Patrick Fileti. His full short ‘Inferno’ has won multiple awards (including Best Short Documentary | Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019) and Patrick has re-edited it especially for Heartachers.  It was filmed in Tultepec, Mexico, and tells…

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Macy Gray adds vocals to Busty and the Bass

Macy Gray has lent her sultry summery vocals to a new single by Busty and the Bass, out on 24th June. The song, called Out of Love, is taken from the upcoming album. The single also comes with an accompanying electronic remix from British DJ/producer, Harrison (out July 1st). Busty and the Bass are a…

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Sweet and sad times: an interview with singer songwriter Luca Wilding

The debut single Heartachers by Luca Wilding is released today via Abbey Records; it’s a poignant and emotional song with a strong depth of feeling. It is described as ‘dream folk’ which does go some way to pinning a genre on to Luca’s unique and thoughtful approach to his craft. There’s a sublimely beautiful shift…

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Interview with Leeds art-rock band Fehlt

The first track I heard by art rockers Fehlt was Closure and it had an instant appeal. Liking that first listen can go one of two ways: it might stick with you or it might just be a brief flirtation. Fortunately it’s the former and the confident, expansive, soundscapey lushness of Closure, out now via…

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Modern Studies: The Weight of the Sun

One Saturday afternoon last December I made my way to east London venue Studio 9294 for Fire Records‘ chilled, friendly Christmas event called Outer Limits. With a roster of about seven performances, it unexpectedly turned out to be one of my top gigs of 2019. One of the new (to me) bands who were an…

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Latest release: Warm Digits Flight of Ideas

Another energy-filled album from Warm Digits. On Flight of Ideas Warm Digits “make a call to arms: when we all think our ideas are right, what are the costs of never believing you could be wrong?” And so the exploration begins, with the duo plus a selection of guest vocalists stepping back in time and…

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One Day, After School new release

Out today is the impressive new release by One Day, After School entitled Are You Awake? It’s a melancholic track in which the vocals, left low in the mix, act like an anchor in the multi-layered composition. It starts from a solitary piano note through to a nervy clock ticking sound before the track starts…

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Elephant Stone: powerful beauty of new album Hollow

Montreal psychedelic band Elephant Stone released their latest album Hollow on February 14th. I first saw them at The Lexington in 2011 and their stunning set remains etched on my memory, the powerful and hypnotic set closer Don’t You Know cementing an ongoing love for this band, and in particular, Rishi Dhir’s thrilling sitar playing….

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