Tag : new music

4 Unmissable Albums From The Summer Break

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Wilf Amis, Backwards/Forwards With his debut two-track EP, Wilf Amis creates a striking world within his selection and manipulation of sounds. During the first track, ‘Backwards’, electronic waves, a soothing, deep bass and seemingly endless repetitive sonic patterns draw the listener to believe they are gently falling into the sand of … Read More

Radio 1 & 2 Must Play 50% New Music

5 months ago / 0 comments

Ofcom, the UK’s government-approved media regulator, has recently altered its guidelines for BBC Radio 1 and 2. It has ordered both stations to play more “new music” on their daytime shows; for Radio 1 50% and Radio 2 20%. Ofcom has also clarified its definition of “new music”. According to … Read More

Awolnation clash genres with ‘Here Come The Runts’

8 months ago / 0 comments

Half solid indie and half fuzzy electro weirdness, Here Come The Runts is an album that hasn’t quite decided what it wants to be. With that said, listening as it veers drunkenly from one genre to another, tipsily knocking over established convention and blithely subverting expectations, it’s impossible to deny … Read More

2018: Ones to Watch

8 months ago / 0 comments

In celebration of the New Year, we have compiled our top 10 artists and bands to look out for over the next twelve months. Sigrid Everybody’s favourite Scandipop sensation Sigrid is practically guaranteed to make waves this year after her well-deserved triumph in BBC Music’s prestigious Sound of 2018 poll. … Read More

Brooders Storm The Lending Room Stage with New Single ‘Amnesia’

11 months ago / 0 comments

Last Friday marked the release of Brooders’ latest single – ‘Amnesia’ – with the band playing a hometown release show the night before at the Lending Room. Most bands experience some anxiety over the potential for leaks in the build-up to their releases, but not Brooders, with their frontman joking … Read More

Editor’s Cuts: October 2017

12 months ago / 0 comments

Clubs Editor Dan King talks you through his album picks for October Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives Mount Kimbie, the sought-after electronica duo, are back with their third album after a hiatus that saw them win production credits for Jay-Z and Kelis. An intense, gripping listen throughout, plus a … Read More

Architects’ Unexpected Return with ‘Doomsday’

1 year ago / 0 comments

Architects’ massive 7th album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, was always going to be a difficult one to follow up. It was the band’s most commercially successful release to date, and undeniably the heaviest, most impressive record of their career so far. But after the loss of founding guitarist … Read More

‘Rainbow’ by Kesha

1 year ago / 0 comments

The first line that Kesha sings on ‘Rainbow’ is “I got too many people I got left to prove wrong.” And yet, the album suggests that she knows she owes nothing to anyone – in ‘Hymn’ she asserts “don’t need no forgiveness”, and in ‘Let ‘Em Talk’ she cries out … Read More

Lust For Life by Lana Del Rey

1 year ago / 0 comments

If Lust for Life’s album cover is anything to go by, it appears Lana Del Rey has finally chirped up after three albums of pensive ballads, downcast beats and sad, sad girls – or so it first appears… There’s a distinct air of something unfamiliar from the opening song, ‘Love’, … Read More

Live for the Moment by The Sherlocks

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Sherlocks are not the most distinctive of bands – if I heard one of their songs in public, I’d probably recognise it, but I wouldn’t be able to tell you it’s them – but they definitely have the potential to become more so. Live for the Moment is their … Read More