30 Artists For 2011 – No.29: Trophy Wife

Between now and January 4 – ‘the street date’ of Radar’s annual January takeover issue – we’re going to be counting down the artists that didn’t quite make our 20 big guns in the mag.


From Oxford’s increasingly piping hotbed of post-pop are Trophy Wife, with beats like Kieran Hebden gone rudebwoy and melodies like Tunng stuck in on a drizzly day.

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