2:54’s debut album was one of the best of 2012, fuzzy and bristling with drifting grunge. The two sisters, Hannah and Collette, are back, signed to Bella Union, and releasing their new album The Other I on 10th November 2014 Full of ethereal liquidity, Colette’s vocals bristle with gentle languidity, and the whole feel is less angsty andContinue reading “2:54”

Current obsession: 2:54

Not new to either me or the world, but they have captured my love once again so I am going to write about them – 2:54. Creating ethereal anthems and beautifully abrasive tunes are 2:54, London-based sisters Colette and Hannah Thurlow. A gently decaying hybrid of coarse production and deep melodies, tracks such as ‘OnContinue reading “Current obsession: 2:54”

A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!

A little bit corporate, somewhat dirty, with its big wire fencing, dusty paths, and discarded chip trays, Reading Festival isn’t one I usually cite as one of my favourites, sometimes lacking the spirit and joie de vivre that percolates smaller festivals. However, with a big reputation, big bucks, and a big profile, it does attractContinue reading “A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!”

2:54 – Sugar

To get everyone heading to the forthcoming gigs (see below) and in the mood for brooding nocturnal powerful pop, 2:54, sisters Hannah and Colette Thurlow have revealed their video for new single Sugar. Immerse yourself in this deliciously dark dancefloor gem. 7 / 27                        Camp Bestival, Dorchester 24/8                          Leeds Festival, Leeds 26/8                          Reading Festival,Continue reading “2:54 – Sugar”

2:54 – You're Early, and announce debut album

Released April 16th, on Fiction records In 2011, 2:54 captured us at The Great Escape managing to turn Horatios on the pier into a haunting quiver of a room, , their melancholy melodies delighted us at Field Day, and we were entranced by the band at smaller gig at Corsica Studios. After the release of their EPContinue reading “2:54 – You're Early, and announce debut album”