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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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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Nightmares on Wax new single with OSHUN

Night­mares on Wax is set to release his album Shout Out! To Free­dom on 29th Octo­ber and so far, things are look­ing very pos­i­tive for the artists ninth work. Night­mares on Wax, aka George Eve­lyn, has revealed an impres­sive list of col­lab­o­ra­tive forces: Green­tea Peng, OSHUN, Shaba­ka Hutch­ings, Halle Supreme, Pip Mil­lett and more.  He first…

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Synthwave duo Affair are back for 2020

After eight years of silence, euphor­ic syn­th­wave duo Affair release a new EP called Clouds; the sin­gle tak­en from it, High­er Still, dropped at the end of August. A cer­tain amount of mys­tery shrouds Affair who were, near­ly a decade ago, on the cusp of sign­ing after a flur­ry of inter­est in their sound by…

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