I’m a sucker for funk. On my first listen of Jagwar Ma’s The Throw, for the first 1:13 seconds I was longing for a huge funky bass line to get all up in my face. My prayers were answered at 1:14. But don’t be mistaken. This is no funk band, and The Throw, no funk song. This is psych-pop for the masses, with a heart of gold. Sydney’s Jagwar Ma are without a doubt on their way to […]
Irish producing prodigy Mmoths, aka Jack Colleran has today unveiled the second track to be heard from his forthcoming EP ‘Diaries’. In what arguably might be his most mainstream release yet, Mmoths has enlisted the help of LA based songstress Holly Miranda on vocal duties, and the result is a stunning. The new EP ‘Diaries’ is set for release on March 4th via SQE. Stream All These Things below.
Before the likes of Peace, Swim Deep, Jaws, and Troumaca decided it was their natural born right to fly the flag for the Birmingham indie music scene, there were a whole host of excellent bands who were doing something a little different, a little more abrasive, and little more, dare I say it, edgy. Today we’re talking about Calories, who are totally back. Oh, Calories. I’ve missed you. DMT, is the title of the quartet’s […]
I’ve been waiting for this day for a long time. You know when you completely adore a band, and love everything they release? Then they split up. And you’re left in a state of disarray, and you’re just left waiting for the day their lead singer branches out as a solo artist. In this case, the band was Proceed, the lead singer was Dan Lancaster, and that day was yesterday. Now operating under the guise […]
Any band with Three Trapped Tigers drummer Adam Betts in their ranks is probably going to be good. But then when you throw notoriously excellent producer, and head of House of Strange studios, Ash Gardner into the mix, you’re undoubtedly onto a winner. Emperor Yes, completed by multi-instrumentalist Hugo Sheppard, yesterday unveiled a new track entitled Cosmos, and it’s bloody brilliant. Combining elements of synth pop, with progressive alternative electro, this latest cut from the […]
I’ve found it really difficult to listen to anything but the new Everything Everything album over the past 4 days. Actually, I’ve reunited myself with Wild Beasts’ second album too, but I’m getting off topic. Come on, focus. Point is, it’s taken me a little longer than usual to getting round to writing this blog post. But yeah. I was introduced to Josh Flowers & The Wild on Monday night, the night they happened to […]
OK, so this is embarrassing. I haven’t blogged for over three weeks, and I didn’t even finish running down my favourite albums of the year. For this I am deeply apologetic. Clearly the Christmas festivities got the better of me. So without further ado, here’s a brief run down of my top 10 albums of the year. Expect blogging to resume normal regularity from here on in. (ps, click here for the full run down of […]