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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08/07/16: WOWH = Wow, Ok, Well, Huh..

This feels so weird, sitting down with no plan in mind of what I'm going to write. By the way if you are already hating this change up I am so very sorry but Steven has got to progress, Steven lost his way with all the hardcore music shiz. I will still be posting...

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07/07/16: Clean Cut Kid and CHANGE

Every so often you need to take some time out of a project to realise what needs changing, why you aren't passionate about it anymore. My time out has not been because I've been busy doing anything else, just been thinking and as we all know, thinking is a dangerous...

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On Repeat: 22/06/16

Soleima - Wasted I have found an absolute banger of a song to kick off this week's list. Copenhagen outfit Soleima are bringing a glitchy, shimmering pop sound to the table and boy is it tasty. Whack this on your Summer playlist right away.. Jane's Party - Cigarette...

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Song of the Week: Caro – Cold Comfort

Homing in from Leeds this fresh new three piece are on the verge of something a bit special as they share their second single.. What kicks off as a jazzy plucked, indie number very quickly takes a turn into colourful swirls of electronic clunks and alternative...

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Tronicbox takes Bieber’s hits back to 1985

That's right, I stumbled across this completely genius transformation this morning and it's pretty perfect. The world is definitely finding itself back in the 80's as the music scene goes and this Canadian producer otherwise known as Jerry Shen is bringing the poster...

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Listen: Cousin Kula – Hesitation

We haven't visited lovely Bristol before I don't think in the blog's two year existence, that was until this very moment. Welcome to the weird but oh so wonderful world of Cousin Kula.. Psych-pop is currently in an almighty boom with the likes of Tame Impala ruling...

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Introducing: Young Lyre

Hey! How about let's get on an imaginary plane and head over to New Zealand to discover a band yeah? Oh okay then. I do spoil you sometimes don't I.. Young Lyre, made up of Jordan, Matt, Si, Sanjay and Kiran are parading out of Auckland with their feel good indie-pop...

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New Music: Pokal – Some Time

Sometimes you just need to write about songs called "Some Time" and sometimes you might just actually like that said song. Stockholm based Pokal is back with another slice of his wandering synth-pop.. As if you you are indeed floating through the shimmering,...

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Listen: Kudu Blue – Call Out

Boy, oh boy have this Brighton bunch been tearing shit up recently. Since "Vicinity" kicked off their year with an almighty, popular bang a lot of people have been awaiting what would follow.. "Call Out" is the answer to your smooth, electro laced cries people. Wave...

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On Repeat: 14/06/16

Plaza - Blood Orange We kick off this week with a band that I vaguely remember featuring at the start of the year when their debut dropped. My memory is so awful but the four piece's latest track certainly isn't. Indie rock at it's best.. Alex Lahey - Let's G0 Out...

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Song of the Week: Betty Who – I Love You Always Forever

In the aftermath of a somewhat rollercoaster weekend it's always good to ground yourself with a sound that you find familiar and that of Betty Who's new single is the perfect Monday remedy.. Brushing on that timeless Imogen Heap sound this new single is sharp in its...

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Premiere: JUNG – 3AM

To finish off this week of posts with a bang I'm super excited to bring you the debut release from a brand new, bracing, solo project homed in our very own Brighton.. "Mixing influences from HONNE to Will Joseph Cook, this project is an attempt at mixing thoughtful...

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New Music: Glitched – Movements

Been a long time waiting for this. It's the exciting debut from cutting-edge London trio Glitched.. Smashing head first into global issues, this track explores the forgotten and ignored truths around sex-trafficking. Spoken, virile, vocals surrounded by crackles of...

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New Music: Junior Empire – West Coast

Fresh from the West Coast..they wish, this brand new five piece homed in London have jumped right out of the blocks with their debut single.. "We wrote this one about our first time living in LA. Open roads and the underlying feeling that nothing is permanent and a...

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Introducing: km

So I discovered this Australian based singer-songwriter earlier. Realised she had just recently released her brand new EP. So I listened and then had a chat with her (she's super lovely by the way).. 'More Me Than You' explores the simplistics of acoustics and...

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On Repeat: 07/06/16

Ludvig Moon - Cult Baby First up this week we find ourselves in Oslo, Norway where this mighty six piece have just dropped their first single in over a year. Captivating, anthemic indie-pop, this is sounding pretty huge storming through my headphones right now.. Kiah...

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Listen: Montaigne – Because I Love You

Following in their righteous footsteps of Charli XCX's powerful pop, this Sydney based gal seems to have what it takes to compete with the big guns in her latest single.. "Because I Love You" is the right amount of sweet and edgy. Synth/piano verses lead you you into...

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Song of the Week: Hot Collars – Tongue Tied

Storming in to this week's top spot is a mysterious new British outfit who's debut is unmissable in all the right, kinda weird ways.. Harmonicas are a go in this deep south inspired, alternative pop track and I can't get enough of it. Swinging hooks, joyous hand...

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Listen: Penelope Isles – Gnarbone

Prepare your welcoming ears, we are back in Brighton where I'm excited to share a brand new single from a duo come four piece who I've been hearing an awful lot about recently. Don't worry, only good things.. "Originally written in 2014 for Jack (vocals and guitar)'s...

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New Music: Wanderer

Synthpop just continues to grow and grow, I think it's pretty incredible that I'm not bored yet. But alas, people from all over the world keep banging out fresh helpings that I can't help but fall in love with! Here's my latest discovery.. Arizona based soloist...

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