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James Bay Let It Go

James Bay Let It Go

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James Bay’s new single “Let It Go” was produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Of Monsters and Men) and is a heartfelt bookend to a past relationship, which James admits was: “super personal and quite hard to write. It outlines the point in a relationship where you think that you should perhaps put it all to bed. We tried it again, and we tried really hard. Maybe we can just be friends and let…

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Wild Smiles Fool For You

Wild Smiles Fool For You

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The fast rising Winchester trio Wild Smiles have played with Superfood, a UK tour with Drenge, a Paris show at David Lynch’s Club Silencio and have already picked up some great support. Wild Smiles are currently working on their debut album, which is expected later this year.

Wild Smiles are: Chris Peden (Vocals, Guitar), Joe Peden (Vocals, Bass) and Ben Cook (Drums).

wild smiles shortNow they have a new song ‘Fo…

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Karhide Colossus EP

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We enjoyed the last EP from Karhide A.K.A. multi-instrumentalist Tim Waterfield“Rough Sleep” EP – it was full of kraken, slow moving, bass notes – a prog-rock omelette of fainted patters and spatters. We couldn’t wait to hear the new Colossus EP.

Karhide collosus shortFeaturing Alex Rainbow -the title track is like a furious walk up tin-pan alley – with residents slinging all kinds of muddy hooks – from the windows…

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HARTEBEEST Drums

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Producer duo H A R T E B E E S T return with a second track in the shape of ‘DRUMS’. An expansive and luscious synth laced 4 minutes of bliss- with mellow guitars, ethereal keys and enchanting falsetto vocals.

H A R T E B E E S T shortThe combination of lyrical depth and throwaway simplicity that ‘DRUMS’ creates, juxtaposes the gloomy melancholy with carefree youthful decadence.

Placing haunting cinematic textures…

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Jean-Dominique Your Star

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Jean-Dominique is a performer in the truest sense. With a body of work that ranges from upbeat dance tracks to choreographing the hottest dance moves for some of the biggest stars in the music world, Jean-Dominique is someone you want to know.

Jean-Dominique started his career on the Nickelodeonlot acting on well-known programs throughout the 2000’s. He continues to hone his craft and has been…

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The Top Five Kate Bush Singles

The Top Five Kate Bush Singles

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In 1978, as a young man, I was interested in Led Zeppelin (they were just about to record In Through the Out Door) Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Motörhead. But another artist transfixed me in a way that no artist had ever done before.

We all had the introduction to this new sound through a deeply evocative début album called ‘The Kick Inside’ released to the world after a surprisingly successful…

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Talk In Colour - The Cell

Talk In Colour – The Cell

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London based five-piece Talk In Colour have been described as a blend between Portishead and Lamb. Their new single ‘The Cell’ carries on with their self proclaimed sound of cinematic future pop and will be released on 20th April.

Talk In Colour’s evocative song-writing abilities, hooky melodies, unusual arrangement skills and outside-the-box ways of thinking will grab the listener instantly and…

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Marching Band Die In My Arms

Marching Band Die In My Arms

Indie-pop duo Marching Band today released the official music video for their single “Die In My Arms” which premiered yesterday on Diffuser.FM

“Die In My Arms” is off of Marching Band’s newest album, So Much Imagine, out now. So Much Imagine marks a return to the band’s DIY roots while maintaining their trademark sound of intricate melodies and complex arrangements with an effortless, undeniable…

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Interview with The Franklys

Interview with The Franklys

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The international female quartet ‘The Franklys’ consists of members from Sweden, the US and the UK. They bring together their undoubted talents to deliver their special brew of punchy rock’n’roll combined with elements of punk, garage and psych – much of it influenced by early Mando Diao, Queens of The Stone Age, The Strokes, Blondie and The Who.

The Franklys are: Jennifer Ahlkvist (vocals &…

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Beth Thornley Septagon

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Beth Thornley, the Birmingham (Alabama) born, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter writes contemplative pop with an engaging warmth and winsome sense of melody.

Beth Thornley shortBeth’s new EP ‘Septagon’ will be released on April 8 and will be available at all the usual digital outlet stores.

We had an early listen:

Say That You Will’ is a tottering salt-lick of a track – the vocal can be sumptuous and warm, but…

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