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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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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Django Django Marble Skies at Rough Trade

Arty indie band Django Django showcased their new album Marble Skies at Rough Trade East. Their distinctive sound is still there – the deep echo effects, the whoops, the harmonies – sun-dappled and wistful, adding an intensity and beauty to their songs. And there’s always that compulsive beat underpinning their material, almost forcing you to head…

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