Sky Larkin: wave after wave of brilliance

Given that they are about to kick of their UK tour to support new album Motto, the one subject to rave reviews, 8/10 ratings and general buzz, Katie Harkin, founder, writer, singer and guitarist of Sky Larkin would be forgiven for feeling nervous or frantic, buzzing about the attention she is receiving and anxious asContinue reading “Sky Larkin: wave after wave of brilliance”

The Away Days

Rarely do bands from Istanbul capture the attention of the mainstream, but The Away Days are getting there, and deservedly so. Fully open about the fact that their name reflects the feeling they have of not feeling at home or belonging, their music has this wonderfully transient, viscous quality, deeply cavernous and deliciously meaningful, asContinue reading “The Away Days”

White Denim – Pretty Green

Coinciding with details of their new album Corsicana Lemonade, to be released on November 4th on Downtown Records Austin band White Denim have unveiled new single Pretty Green. Eschewing the complex prog and jazz noodling of their debut, the song is confident and concise, immediate and startling in its ability to feel known and new.Continue reading “White Denim – Pretty Green”

Bwani Junction share new songs

Sat on Exponential’s  roof top, on a windy July evening overlooking Mayfair, I have a chat with Bwani Junction, (left to right)Dan Muir (Lead Guitarist), Fergus Robson (Bassist), Jack Fotheringham (Drummer), and Rory Fairweather (Front-man) and ahead of the release of new single Papa Candy. Having patented their own exhilarating strain of something that could be described asContinue reading “Bwani Junction share new songs”

Lanterns On The Lake – Another Tale From Another English Town

Just when you thought they couldn’t get any more perfect, Lanterns On The Lake came out with this…Another Tale From Another English Town. A beautiful track and a beautiful video. The band will be playing… 18th June @ Joiners, Southhampton 19th June @ The Scala, London 20th June @ The Cookie Jar, Leicester 21st JuneContinue reading “Lanterns On The Lake – Another Tale From Another English Town”