Interview with German producer Titus Waldner

We interview Titus Waldner to find out more about his new track Palmspree and discover what is next for the young German producer. Hi there. Could you tell us about yourself and your music. And how long have you been working on your music? Where and how did you train?I am a trained classical pianist…

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Bluedot day tickets plus more artists

Bluedot festival has announced additional acts plus day splits for this year’s festival.  Day tickets are set to be released 10am, Friday 25th March. Kojey Radical, Mary Anne Hobbs and Warmduscher all join the line-up. The festival has also announced day splits – with day tickets set to be released 10am, Friday 25th March.    There will be a new…

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Sylvette announce track Marble Stone and gigs

Manchester-based band Sylvette have announced a new track called Marble Stone, which was released on Monday 25th. It is from their upcoming third studio album. In keeping with their music released so far, it’s very atmospheric and imaginative – Marble Stone is accompanied by rich strings and delicate vocals. The band describe it as “using…

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Our best festivals for 2022

We LOVE compiling this list each year. And it feels particularly liberating to almost be back to ‘business as usual’ on the festival front – plus some new and expanded events are going ahead, meaning those in charge of the festival purse strings are confident we’re heading back in the fields this summer. So here’s…

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Jo Schornikow new release ‘Lose Yr Love’

Jo Schornikow releases Lose Yr Love, a shimmering beauty of a track, and the second share from her upcoming album. In common with her recent release, Visions, reviewed here, this song has a feel of War on Drugs. Lose Yr Love is Schornikow’s exploration of “fear and beauty in loss” which “grew from a real-life…

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The Battery Farm release ‘We’re At The Top’

We’re At The Top is the closing track from The Battery Farm’s 2nd EP Dirty Den’s March of Suffering. It is a song about “loneliness and a song about forgotten people”. Unsurprisingly, it’s suffused with melancholy – but so heartfelt and so raw it stopped me in my tracks. It’s a beautifully paced number, commanding…

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Vanishing Point: Richard Walters and Pølaroit

Sometimes a fusion between two seemingly different and disparate elements can produce something that radiates a new and unique energy. The newly released track Vanishing Point is a case in point. One half of this collaboration is Richard Walters: solo singer songwriter and a band member of LYR with poet laureate Simon Armitage. He teamed…

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Tim Burgess and more for Sea Change festival

More news for Sea Change festival. Tim Burgess, The Charlatans front-man, best-selling author and listening party lockdown saviour, will play the Saturday night headline slot. Also added to the line up are Porridge Radio, Ethio-jazz maestro Hailu Mergia; the multi-instrumentalist and founding member and keyboardist for the great polyrhythmic funk group Walias Band. Studio Electrophonique is…

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Alabaster dePlume new song ‘Mrs Calamari’

There’s a lot of music out there designed to bring down the heart rate, still the breathing, calm the soul and send you to a pleasant and nourishing place. There is one artist, an eccentric, caring and exotic being, who has made work which definitely has this effect: Alabaster dePlume, poet performer has previous form…

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More artists for Camp Bestival, Dorset and Shropshire

Those with tickets for Camp Bestival Dorset and Camp Bestival Shropshire have some welcome additions to their lineups – and those still hunting for a truly family-friendly event should check out these two summer events. Camp Bestival Shropshire The newbie, Camp Bestival Shropshire is a stand-alone event with all the family friendly elements of the…

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