Warpaint - 'Warpaint'

Warpaint - 'Warpaint'

When Los Angeles band Warpaint’s debut album ‘The Fool’ came out in late 2010, it was a soundtrack to late-night, solitary strolls through empty streets. It came on like an undiscovered tropical disease, pulling you into the underbelly of...

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Emily Kokal - 'Hymn'

Emily Kokal - 'Hymn'

Fret not! Emily’s not abandoning the Warpaint eyrie; she just happened to appear at LA’s Dilettante Records and play this new track. Whether ‘Hymn’ will appear on Warpaint’s second album, we don’t know – but what’s certain is that...

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This Week's Singles Reviewed

This Week's Singles Reviewed

NME's Gavin Haynes reviews this week's singles Warpaint - 'Billie Holiday' I like songs which spell their titles out in the lyrics – an artist hasn’t really explored their full conceptual depths unless they can spell them....

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Live Review: Warpaint/Twin Shadow/The Neat

Live Review: Warpaint/Twin Shadow/The Neat

No need for frills when the drama and tension is as diverse and awe-inspiring as this… There’s too much angst-ridden aggression etched on the faces of The Neat for them to resemble bookworms, but the Hull boys were clearly swotting at the...

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Album Review: Warpaint - The Fool (Rough Trade)

Warpaint - The Fool (Rough Trade)

It hardly bears repeating that, when lists evaluating 2010 are squared up, it’ll be judged a temporal stepping-stone back to non-existent nostalgic times. With that has come a wave of trad Spectorite girl bands, delighting – for better or...

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10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week (22/05/10)

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week (22/05/10)

The sounds rattling round the skulls of the NME staff this week 1. Warpaint – ‘Elephants’ Burn them! Burn them for the wicked witches that they are, luring us with their fey, backwoods-dwelling spectral harmonies, then hexing us with...

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