Shopping – Initiative

Angular pop tunes with a plasticky feel are what Shopping have made their own, and new single Initiative is no different. A jubilant feel underpinned by eighties synths and pulsing beats, it has a belligerent feel that ripples along with a vibrant trajectory. The band are now four albums in (All Or Nothing is outContinue reading “Shopping – Initiative”

Introducing…Carnival Youth

Latvian indie trio Carnival Youth have just released their fourth studio album Good Luck and are currently on their biggest European tour. Led by twins Edgars Kaupers (guitar, vocals) and Emīls Kaupers (drums, vocals), they’ve been together for a few years now, and are making waves in the Baltics and beyond. They took time outContinue reading “Introducing…Carnival Youth”

Introducing Yard Arms

A Glossary of Broken Humans & Beating Hearts is the refreshingly honest sophomore EP from Bristol-based Transatlantic duo Yard Arms, due for release November 1st. I caight up with them to find out more. Can you give a brief introduction? Who the heck are Yard Arms and why should we care? We are a transatlanticContinue reading “Introducing Yard Arms”

SHHE – Saint Cyrus

Dreamy, laidback beats from SHHE, the alter-ego of Scottish-Portuguese artist and producer SU Shaw. The delicate soundscapes and lingering electronics in new single Saint Cryus make for a captivating tune that is both enigmatic and elegant. The varied elements tug in different directions, but create a concerted whole that feels powerful even in its gentleness.Continue reading “SHHE – Saint Cyrus”