somebody’s daughter’s pretty game

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 steady and warming, telling tales of the games that the singer songwriter has played between love and lust. Emotion dripping guitars lead you through this journey, accompanied by Paige Martin’s hollowing and storytelling vocals. From start to finish this record shows promise and beauty, go give it a listen below..

 

taking over the world with confidence

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 time, 24/7 bangers. The aussie quintet seem to be quietly going about releasing track after track of pure pop party kickstarters and it’s only a matter of time before the world begins to take notice.

UK peeps you would’ve (like me) just missed out on seeing them in the flesh BUT for the sake of being all bloggy and promoter like here’s the rest of their upcoming live dates, if you’re from Australia or The Netherlands you’re in luck!

If you listen to any new music today make sure it’s this..

 

oro swimming hour

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 lo-fi bedroom acoustics into a forthcoming album going by the name of ‘Penrose Winoa’..

‘Overthrown’ delivers a woozy getaway of crackly guitar recordings, sirenic synth work and drowsy, harmonic vocals that draw this track together with what feels like a homely loving hug. Oliver Wilde and Nicholas Stevenson have got something here and I’m fully on board!

Drift away with the first treat from their pre-orderable album set to release at the end of July below..

 

New Music: Orange Soul

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 contrasting influences. I mean there is no doubt that these two can write a bloody good song and their debut EP really shows that off..

“A Thousand Times” exploring a piano lead, soft-pop sound, fluttering it’s strong pop writings and undeniable charm.

“(Somehow) I Still Think Of You” hinting at a Beatles throwback, gentle synth work and reverberating vocals make this a promising twinkle of a track.

Listen to the self titled EP below..

Sorry, we must have missed you..

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 found since being back to help both myself and you lot catch up on all the sexy ass stuff that might have slipped our grasps over the last few months..

New Music: Puma Blue

New Music: Puma Blue

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I don’t know about you but come the end of the week I like to wind down, forget about how much I still haven’t done with my life, despite being another seven days through it. Well, here’s South London’s Jacob Allen to help..

His latest track trickles in a dark and dingy back room of an indie blues bedsit. Sombre it may seem but if you look a little closer it’s ingenious beauty will show its entranced, day dreaming face..

One of my favourite new discoveries for a very long time. Well and truly and completely and massively in love with this track. Fall in love also, below..