February 2015

New music Life in Film – It’s What Happens Next Is What Matters Most At the start of It's What Happens Next Is What Matters Most, the new single from Life in Film, you might be wondering what's happened to their sweet, skittery indie-pop. Fear not - stick around and the catchy will come back to you. >>
New music Jason Nolan – Brush Social Club Brush Social Club features some pretty special interplay between Nolan's looped, echoey vocals, the gentle buzz of the bass, and lush orchestration that makes sporadic, dramatic appearances. >>
News IFPI Announces Global Release Day from summer 2015 The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the non-profit organisation that represents the global recording industry, announced today that the mooted global release day is to go ahead, starting in Summer 2015. >>
New music Warpaint – No Way Out No Way Out is the first in what Warpaint have promised is to be a series of new releases through 2015. No Way Out showcases the quartet's casual knack for a tune and an ability to sneak and snake effortlessly into your brain that they displayed on last year's self-titled second album. >>
New music Robin Adams – Holy Smoke Holy Smoke is a meditative, intense and personal track, Adams delivering studied lyrics against a sparse musical accompaniment >>
New music Pale Honey – Youth FAO: anyone who is in a band that consists of fewer than three members. If you occasionally worry that your sound is a bit bland or flat, that your songs are a bit one-paced or monotonous, may I suggest you check out Youth, the new single from Swedish duo Tuva Lodmark (guitar / vocals) and Nelly Daltrey (drums), who together make up Pale Honey. >>
News Soko Announces 2015 North American Tour Dates French multi-instrumentalist Soko has announced North American tour dates, starting March 28 with Burger Records' Burgerama at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA directly following her European tour. >>
New music Nick Edward Harris – Trying To Be Silent Trying To Be Silent jabs and weaves, and at some point its storytelling sweep is surely bound to be picked up by a TV network somewhere and used to soundtrack a devastating end of episode sequence. >>
Playlists New music playlist 2015//08 New music playlist 2015//08 sees the return of Sufjan Stevens, Public Service Broadcasting out on the floor, Beach Baby introduce themselves in magnificent style, Damn Vandals getting angry, Absofacto dissolving, Attic Fowler in the sunshine, The Hanging Stars repurposing Alan Lomax, and Hinemoa being generally wonderful. >>
New video Public Service Broadcasting – Go! Share Go! is the second single to be taken from Public Service Broadcasting's new album The Race For Space, which was released this week to extremely positive reviews. We really … >>
New music S. Carey – Neverending Fountain Neverending Fountain, which originally appeared on Range of Light, is given a moonlit makeover for this version, taken from the Supermoon EP. Where the album original was layered, this new take is lighter than the still night air. >>
Playlists New music playlist 2015//07 The new music playlist for week seven is an absolute belter, featuring the dreamy sounds of Summer Heart and Parrot Dream, darkness and foreboding from Marika Hackman, high quality indie disco fare from Girl Friend and Kid Astray, and exciting new electronica from Apidae and Eternal Death. >>