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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Listen: Declan McKenna – Isombard

This year has seen this young London based singer-songwriter metaphorically blowing up left right and centre. Singles charting, hitting every festival around the world you can possibly name and you know, just a few cheeky appearances on american television..no biggy...

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New Music: Charlie Kim

With my love for John Mayer always and still ever present I love stumbling across other artists exploring the diverse and beautiful story of blues music.. Charlie Kim is a singer-songwriter/producer from Los Angeles who is experimenting within the depths of future...

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On Repeat: 06/09/16

Phangs - Cul De Sac First up this week we have a guy called Jake Germany (best name ever) based in Nashville, creating pop sounds as PHANGS. This debut is sweet and subtle with its decadal throwbacks, certainly sounding pretty damn nice from where I'm sitting.. Cinema...

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Song of the Week: Dagny – Too Young

Now this young lady has certainly kick started her pop career building a fanbase here in the UK in no time whatsoever. I saw her at The Great Escape in Brighton in May and her show was the most packed out, pumpin' show of the weekend.. Finally we have a debut EP going...

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New Music: Miles Goodall – Hold On

The incredible amount of local music that's produced is one of the things that really drove me to create this blog them 28 months ago. The fact that Brighton is still churning out artist after artist is simply mind blowing. Miles Goodall is the latest...

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On Repeat: 31/08/16

Kytes - As We Row Kicking off this week's list we head to Germany where vibrant four piece share their latest single. Trickles of sun popped guitars and wandering synths are effervescent in "As We Row", yet another enjoyable ode to indie-pop.. Ten Tonne Heart -...

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Premiere: Lion of Judah – Buried at Sea

Religion is more of a touchy subject now than it probably ever has been but if there's one thing that can change that, it's music. Sussex based Josh Bannister, David Blight, Matt Knight, Adam Nichols and Isaac Bannister are heading up the charge of freshening up the...

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Listen: Courtship – Stop For Nothing

As if you needed any prompting to go outside and take full advantage of the sun this summer, I always enjoy finding those songs that make it that little bit better.. This bedroom produced duo from LA are flirting with some irresistible, dazed pop in their impressive...

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New Music: Hidinin – Free But Hollow

There is honestly nothing I love more than finding a fresh new band from elsewhere in Europe and this pop duo from Sweden are my latest discovery.. Splashings from the likes of french conquerors Phoenix pour from this debut. Dazzling in its high tempo guitars spring,...

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Listen: Cocoa Futures – The Blue

Music can be a weird and wonderful world to explore sometimes and this brand spanking new, London based quartet are extending this into their debut single.. From the word go you are hit with alternative janglings. A crunchy bass line quickly adds some grit as those...

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On Repeat: 23/08/16

Halfnoise - Know The Feeling Since branching out on this solo project track after track of indie pop glory have came splashing out of Zac Farro's talented pours. This new single joined by "In The Summer" both show just how far this synth powered sound has come.....

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New Music: White Peaks

I always love finding local souls killing it in their blogging games and Matt Carrington is doing just that with White Peaks. You'll find honesty pouring out from every corner of his site with photography, life lessons and.. ..luckily for me he has also been creating...

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On Repeat: 16/08/16

Satchmode - State of Mind A light and fluffy start to this week's list as we head to sunny LA where this dreamy indie quintet are continuing to throw out track after track of smart talking pop. The new single is most certainly no different.. Seeing Hands - I Knew You...

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New Music: Tyne

One of the hardest things to do nowadays as a blossoming new solo artist is finding your voice, developing a sound that branches you out from the norm. Cambridge based Grace Sarah Shelley aka Tyne is on her way to doing just that.. Debut "Somebodies Something" with...

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Song of the Week: Fours – Painful to Watch

I think it's coming back. The wanting to blog about music is slowing re-entering my completely unstable body. So you know what let's get back into things like nothing ever changed.. It's nearly a year ago now that I first featured this London bunch and it would seem...

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Playlist: Thirty Songs I Like

Below you will find a playlist. A playlist that I update every Friday with my 30 picks from all the new music that be hitting our earholes for the week.. Follow me, follow the playlist, follow your dreams.. IT'S FRIDAY MAN, LET YO HAIR DOWN!...

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New Music: Fickle Friends – Cry Baby

I've known it all along (I think a lot of people have), this Brighton quintet are the next big thing and if their new single doesn't prove it to you then nothing will.. Throwing us head first into just over three minutes of sun alluring, toe tapping, 80's synthpop...

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23/07/16: What the fuck is going on?

..and just like that, we are back here are we? It's like an impossible puzzle my brain, pieces constantly moving around. One day you think you've got it, you know the answer and then the next day the realisation is that you were never any closer to finding that all...

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21/07/16: Orchards are growing..

Having a change of lead vocals in a band is never one that a band wants to make but a blessing in disguise it may just be, well, in this case anyway. If you have read the blog in the past you might recognise Orchards as they have a pretty big place in my heart,...

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14/07/16: “You start at 7:30 tomorrow morning..”

After being a complete and utter bum for the last 4 months I am pleased to announce that I have a job but wait not just A JOB..I only went and got two didn't I! With another interview next Tuesday it would appear that if you actually get out of your bed with a...

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12/07/16: Avalanche of Positivity

When you have those little moments of drive and determination you have to pounce on it, especially when you normally have 0% energy like me. I have been so productive in the last week it's actually quite scary. Running/gyming everyday and getting job interviews all...

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