Few Bits – Big Sparks

The Belgian dreampop group Few Bits centres around Karolien Van Ransbeeck – and what a shimmering centre she makes. With vocals like the city sun setting in a balmy summer mingling, or the dying embers of a sparkler (see the video) with dreamy guitars that linger on intimately, it sounds both modern and timeless. StartingContinue reading “Few Bits – Big Sparks”

Ghostpoet gigs

Obaro Ejimiwe, aka Ghostpoet, is one of the most distinctive, instinctive and distinguished artists out there. Blurring the lines between performance poetry and traditional musician ship, his acute and articulate story telling over mesmerizing beats is captivating, and shows how astute Radio 1 DJ Gilles Peterson was when he “took a risk on a randomContinue reading “Ghostpoet gigs”

Free songs for your Bank Holiday!

As the name suggest, each week we bring you three of the best free downloads that are kicking around out there. From straight up indie to Indian influences, rock’n’roll to reggae rhythms, grizzling guitars or soothing strumming, this is the place to open your mind and ears and check out something new. After all, won’tContinue reading “Free songs for your Bank Holiday!”

Young Guns – Bones

Released on February 20th 2012, on PIAS Regardless of how good the song is, we had to post this video of the new single Bones from Young Guns, simply due to the comically sincere PR quote. ‘Strength comes from our bones – the knowledge that, deep down, nothing is impossible. Bones, the stunning new single, andContinue reading “Young Guns – Bones”