weekly hit: lydia evangeline – coldest shadow

Blue Monday has been and gone and I have a brand new local artist that we can all get our teeth into! Formally of the duo Wayward Daughter - A YouTube inspired start up, Lydia Evangeline has recently decided to branch out into writing on her lonesome via the 2015...

weekly hit: schilly – b.a.m

We back, music is back, weekly hit is back. It's a great time to be alive. Now, who's up for bustin' some moves to help blow away those post festive blues? Are we rhyming now? No. No we are not. Following on from his 'Love, Schilly' EP last year, Philadelphia based...

ICYMI

Now, I know, I have been away for a few months and I know that this means I have missed A LOT of the end of 2017's musical buzz. More importantly the local, Brighton homed buzz..but fear not I am here with four things you need to hear/see just incase you were as...

we are the ones who wanna live young

Something happened the other day, something that got me very excited. Do you recall a band called Mausi? WELL. You may remember hits such as "Sol", "Move" and "My Friend Has A Swimming Pool" bringing a little bit of danced up sun into your life a few years back.. We...

emotional motion sickness

I have had a shit few days and this track has perked me up enough to write about it so that in itself makes it a winner in my eyes. Phoebe Bridgers is from LA and she is creating pure magic with her newest releases.. With swooping, folk inspired guitars plucking away...

brighton is best

After a flurry of under the radar releases flying out of our seaside city I thought it would be only right to give them all the shout out they deserve, plus I really couldn't be bothered to do like four different posts. Yes, it's one of those weeks.. First off we have...

lenses, maps

After having a recent throwback to my love of math pop/rock with an old pal going by the name of Lewis I have been constantly stumbling across new bands playing with the sound that I fell in love with way back when I was a teen. One of those artists being the...

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sobs’ catflap

After discovering this band that I'm literally about to tell you all about I went on a little mini journey through upcoming Asian indie-pop stuff and I'm not gonna lie fell in love with an awful lot. Anyway on to Singapore homed trio Celine Autumn, Jared Lim, Raphael...

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the brightest of cities

I had the pleasure of being invited to the album launch of Brighton collective Bright City last week. Built inside the holy walls of St. Peter's Church this is yes, music written about and surrounding a God but really, as an on the fence atheist, when you strip away...

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the waves of juney

My weekly hit this week won't involve too much background on the artist as one, I don't really know anything about him and two, he only released his first demo a few days ago. Regardless, that demo track is way too good not to feature.. "The Wave" takes a laid back...

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it’s a no brainer

It seems that I'm either getting old or artists these days just keep on getting younger, either way I feel old. Anyway, I am here to introduce you to 17 year old Isaac Waddington who judging by his 70,000+ Facebook likees actually needs no introduction at all.. With...

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it’s all about chips and dip

It sure has been a hot one this week in the UK but as the cloud makes it's way back into our lives I am jetting us off to New York where the multi-talented gem that is Bettina Campomanes homes herself..  "this is my love letter to tostitos and salsa." Going by the...

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oceanic owlis

Sometimes you just listen to something and the world stops around you for a bit. That happened when I fell for my good friend and talented Brighton musician Ozzy Ellis aka Owlis' new demo track.. After sending me a novel sized email containing the background to the...

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fickle friends are sticking to bangers

I don't think that I've missed a release here on the blog from this brisk, blossoming, Brighton quintet and I'm not going to start now. Initiating us all in to the Summer months their latest single could not have come sooner.. Fickle Friends have made themselves known...

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welcome to weird fun

It's been tough getting back into the swing of finding new music that's out there, yet to be found BUT I think I have lumbered over a San Fran homed treat and a half.. Highschoolers from the Californian state are clanging out their "soup kitchen rock" (as they like to...

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somebody’s daughter’s pretty game

As you well know by now, if you have been following the blog for a while, I love promoting new local talent and echoing the likes of Laura Marling this debut EP from the Brighton based outfit Somebody's Daughter just had to be made heard.. "Pretty Game" throughout is...

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new jack swinging to the top

Oslo based producer Lido is back again with another banger and this time it's a serious one. Being joined by Californian duo THEY this throwback track is one that you just have to get in your pre-summer life right now.. Probably up there with one of my favourite...

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taking over the world with confidence

Having missed out on their visit to Brighton last month as part of The Great Escape line up and regretting it every day since, I have been listening to Confidence Man non-stop.. Their debut singles 'Bubblegum' and 'Boyfriend (Repeat)' are complete and utter, full...

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ashe shines on debut

I like it when you are just listening through all the big new releases and a newbie sneaks in and fits nice and snug, blending in. Ashe's new single did just that when I discovered the San Diego based babe last week.. Ashlyn Willson is surely about to kick start her...

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oro swimming hour

Art Is Hard Records sure do get some real smackeroos on board, our hometown Penelope Isles of course being the stand out of the bunch! Today though I'm here to introduce the two piece Oro Simming Hour (which is a great name by the way) from Bristol, projecting their...

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the magic of the magic gang

Everyone knows how incredibly diverse and powerful the Brighton music scene has become over the last few years. Constantly producing breakout artists and shoving them into the mainstream audience with one hell of a home backing.. The Magic Gang are top of the list to...

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New Music: Orange Soul

Besides growing up being best friends with my sister, this is not always the case with siblings. Weirdly though these two brothers from Brighton have found themselves making sweet, sweet music together..  Henry and Johnny Tydeman make up Orange Soul, mixing their...

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Sorry, we must have missed you..

Being away from this blogging life for 4 months hasn't meant spending a lot more time with my dogs but it's also lead to me missing out on A LOT of new music! But more importantly you guys have missed it too! So here's 10 of the stand out, under the radar tracks I've...

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On Repeat: 17/01/17

After being out of the game for 5 months it's taken me a whole day to catch up with new music. Here's the first five songs that caught my eye.. First up we have a 22 year old Liverpudlian lass who is turning heads with her alternative indie-pop sound. It's clear from...

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Song of the Week: Soleima – Cracks

After already discovering and hailing upon this Copenhagen based soloist last year, Sarah Mariegaard aka Soleima is back with another chart worthy single.. Frosty vocals, trickling piano runs, sharp synth snappings, funky guitars elevating off a strong electro-pop...

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