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Lisa Wright

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

New Band Of The Week - Stream The Big Moon’s Debut Single ‘Sucker’ And Read Their First Ever Interview

Meet the wide-eyed Londoners channelling the spirit of indie’s finest.


Matt Wilkinson

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

The Buzz – Listen To 20 Breaking Bands

This week's selection of new bands includes the first new material from former Bos Angeles man Richard Board, going under his new guise of Husband Material, as well as a pick from Tim Burgess (Chastity Belt, who "look like they don't take any shit," according to The Charlatans singer). Elsewhere there's rising London indie kids Inheaven and New Zealand's answer to FKA Twigs, Imugi.


John Calvert

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2015

London Newcomers Riddles Tear Through Another Slice Of Twisted Stoner Rock, 'Wizards Of War' - Listen

If Lemmy dabbled in acid, Mötorhead might have sounded a bit like London stoner-metal maestros Riddles, whose new double A-side 7'' single 'Psychedelic Power Engine Iron Claw Thunder Mistress' (Metal much? Now THAT's a title) offers a diesel-spitting hog-ride straight through the doors of perception (man!), hurtling through punk, doom and flamboyant NWOBHM influences at 180mph.


Rhian Daly

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Manchester Newcomers Spring King's 'They're Coming After You' EP Is A Fun, Frenetic Indie Rush - Listen Now

Manchester's Spring King release a new EP - the follow-up to last year's 'Demons' - next week and it shows a new side to the group. Though 'They're Coming After You' opens with two tracks that race through fun and frenetic indie, it's what follows that shows new layers to singing drummer Tarek Musa's gang. 'Early Bird' is a sweet, swooning cut that offers to take the object of Musa's affections "on the run", while 'In All This Murk And Dirt' is a lot more chipper than its title suggests, bouncing pianos leading echoing, infectious vocals. Listen to the EP in full below.


Lisa Wright

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

La Priest Interviewed: 'I Hope My Music Encourages People To Get Carried Away With Their Imagination'

The artist formerly known as Sam Dust, frontman of Late Of The Pier, now lives in Wales, where he makes escapist, experimental pop as La Priest. Lisa Wright joins his congregation In the middle of an isolated field just outside Welshpool, in a village he calls Fairy Canary, lives Samuel Eastgate – the genre-melding electronic fantasist behind La Priest. Eastgate moved to Llanfair Caereinion (as it’s actually called) around six months ago, because having two-legged, non-feathered streetmates was limiting his creativity.

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