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...

On Repeat: 13/09/16

Elohim - Hallucinating We begin our list this week in the weird yet bloody brilliant world of a new soloist from LA. Her latest single explores alternative pop with soundbites, violins, mexican horns and all sorts. Kinda in love with this plucky little number.. Hush...

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Song of the Week: Crush Club – Get Me Off

Fresh out of New York City this feisty, pop pounding duo have smashed out of the blocks with their off-base, infectious, sexy debut.. Slinky guitars, punched out bass lines, sirening synths and a high hat heavy beat have "Get Me Off" dancing it's way excitedly in to...

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New Music: Puma Blue

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...

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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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