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Scene and Heard – CCCLXXII:  I Want You More – Mikkee (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Although built around a fairly simple dynamic, that of a soaring and euphoric, plea driven vocal juxtaposed with glitchy industrial electronica, it is such an effective concept I’m surprised that it hasn’t been done so well before. I’m not saying … Continue reading

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Walking on Air – Gordie Kerr (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Smooth is the word, although cool, slick and sassy would do just as well. Walking on Air is a wonderfully laid back jazz-rock cross over, one driven by the saxophone sophistication of the former genre and the verve and energy … Continue reading

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The Lazlo Device share new single ‘Known to You’

London band The Lazlo Device are set to share another single from sophmore album You Stumble, I Fall. Having recently released their glittering end-of-the-night track ‘Beetle’, and the huge, desert-summoning album closer ‘You Stumble, I Fall’, the experimental post-rock foursome … Continue reading

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Foxing begin UK tour in support of new album

Created over the course of nearly three years, ‘Nearer My God’ was produced in St. Louis and Montreal by Walla and Hudson, with additional help from Joe Reinhart (Hop Along, Modern Baseball). It’s an apocalyptic melodrama about control in a … Continue reading

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Protoje & Chronixx return with video for No Guarantee

Protoje returns with Chronixx for their first on-screen visual since the massive 2014 anthem “Who Knows,” which has garnered close to 80 million Youtube views. The duo reunite in Port Royal, Jamaica for the cinematic visual of Protoje’s latest single … Continue reading

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Tropika – Von Rushton (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As the opening salvo Party Over Here goes about its business it is easy to get the feeling that you have heard all of this before but then Take Me Now comes along. By then you will have tuned your … Continue reading

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Don’t Feel To Work –  Evan Jewett (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Whilst there is undoubtedly an art to writing songs that are all about immediacy and hook, ones which you can find a way into as soon as the song enters your consciousness, that is only one approach. Such songs are … Continue reading

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Gargantua –  Siblings of Us (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You turn your back for a few months and bands go and change their whole sound. Okay, that’s a bit dramatic but whilst there is a radical shift from the crazed alt-disco, warped synth-wave, vibe towards a much more rock … Continue reading

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Future Generations release Suddenly ahead of new album

NYC’s Future Generations have shared a new single “Suddenly.” The track is off their upcoming new album  Landscape (Frenchkiss Records) set to be released on September 14. Of the single they note, “Sometimes things just happen the way they are supposed to and they happen … Continue reading

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Hey Maria –  Gypsyfingers (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Maybe language gets in the way, maybe the process of sharing experiences looses something when you start to define it, describe it, nail it down. So maybe meeting a random stranger, finding that you don’t speak each others language but … Continue reading

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