West London fivepiece Born Blonde outline their lofty ambitions in this week’s issue of NME (sample quote: “We make anti-recession music”), and their songs – think Verve-shaped sonics that hark back to when Dickie Ashcroft was first rendered a madman – are certainly full of enough chugging atmospherics to pique our interest.

Born Blonde
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They play London’s Balearic Shed on July 15, but until then please yourselves with the video for their new single ‘Solar’ (out July 11):

And read the full interview with them in this week’s issue of NME.

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