Boisterous guitar led pop with its tongue firmly in its cheek, The Big Moon haven’t changed their formula for success on Pull The Other One. But when it sounds this vital and fun, why would you? From the debut album Love In The 4th Dimension.
Some bright and happy music is always needed, but especially at this grey time of this particularly tumultuous year, at least on the macro level. Cocoa Futures have released latest single Blue as something of an antidote, and will launch their new EP Blue on Lost In The Manor Records on 2 December, ready to addContinue reading “Cocoa Futures Interview”
Immediately captivating in sound even if not on paper to those of us who love indie boys with guitars, the new album from Alpines could be a game changer for my Spotify at least. They’re loved by the mainstream fashion industry, but musicians have got to make money somehow. The London duo – Bob Matthews and CatherineContinue reading “Alpines – Another River”
On Escher Surfer NIAGARA demonstrate a clear understanding of what makes pop tune and a half – electronic glitches, brooding psychedelic funk and a rousing chorus. Pulsing basslines ebb and flow underneath textured synths before building into a rave epic. The first single to taken from the Italian duo’s new album Hyperocean, to be released MayContinue reading “NIAGARA – Escher Surfer”
When you hear Hazel Wilde speak in her broad Geordie accent after she’s sung in soaring and sensitive tones you’re reminded of the complexity of human beings, the highs and lows, fragility and grit that plays the harmony of life. Lanterns on The Lake have always made glacial and evocative music that manages to traverseContinue reading “Lanterns On The Lake – Beings”