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Kina Grannis – Forever Blue

Kina Grannis – Forever Blue “Forever Blue” is a song I wrote about loss–about fearing it, coping with it, knowing it is inevitable. It is also a song about love, as I don’t think you can really have one without the other. While I wish we could all float through life devoid of all the […]

Childcare: Film Club

Childcare: Film Club

It’s 2014 and Ed Cares sits contemplating the formation of an oxbow lake. Despite being one of west London’s most in-demand male nannies, Ed isn’t entirely content with his lot. But, overheard humming a song he had written years before, Ed is persuaded by Katie, aged six, to form a band. Josh, eight, boldly proclaims: […]

James Edge and The Mindstep: Four Two Four

James Edge and The Mindstep: Four Two Four

James Edge is already a studious musical maestro and a top drawer composer. The Kent-raised musician studied composition to master’s degree level under Joe Duddell – arranger for the likes of Elbow and New Order. After moving to London and starting to gig in 2006, he formed James Edge and the Mindstep to record 2010 […]

Ashley Shakur: Shine

Ashley Shakur: Shine

Having kicked off 2016 with the release of his debut EP, London-based experimental emcee Ash Shakur continues to make waves in the British music scene with his follow up project ‘Hare Colours’. Combining his inherent poetic wit, with clever wordplay and an effortless flow, the EP sees Ash rap over a selection of beats from […]

Thom Worth: Oh! Lucinda

Thom Worth: Oh! Lucinda

An encounter with an amateur local musical was to be a formative experience for the ten-year-old south-west Londoner Thom Worth. The show instilled in him a love for performance and a desire to take to the stage himself. His mother eventually secured an audition for him with the theatre company and through that Worth took […]

Yellow Days – Gap In The Clouds

Yellow Days – Gap In The Clouds 17 year old English musician George Van De Broek is drumming up a lot of praise and excitement with his project Yellow Days. He exhibits a remarkable amount of weathered maturity in his music despite his age, a quality more than apparent on his new song Gap In […]

Sälen – Copper Kiss

Sälen – Copper Kiss An intelligent and devilish dance, “Copper Kiss” moves fluidly between sleek and mischievous as irony and melody glow. It’s the brand-new single from London’s Sälen, and its new video is sophisticated and dangerous. Music video by Sälen performing Copper Kiss. (C) 2016 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

Jess Labus – Judgement Day

Jess Labus – Judgement Day The heartening result of her triumph over self-destruction, “Judgement Day” is the forceful and raucous new single from Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter Jess Labus. Fun, honest and sometimes shocking, Jess Labus sings it like it is. Power pop with substance sung by a sweet and smokey sounding song bird that […]

Naiwen Yang – Centrifugal Force

Naiwen Yang – Centrifugal Force 楊乃文 Naiwen Yang, [離心力 Centrifugal Force]. Like still water undisturbed or a welling tear reflecting light, it’s a crystalline remembrance to keep close, humane, heartbreaking and beautiful. This is the title track to her soon-to-be-shared LP, which will be out on November 16th.

Ginger & Drum – Games

Ginger & Drum – Games Introducing Sydney-based indie/electro-pop duo known as GINGER & DRUM which is comprised of accomplished singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist Zoey Gault and the acrobat across many genres Andy Rawson, Together these two create great soundscapes of slow steady beats and layers of echoed keys that will haunt you in the best […]

Lewis Fieldhouse: He Hath Made You Rich

Lewis Fieldhouse: He Hath Made You Rich

In 2013, Lewis Fieldhouse’s unswerving dedication to his craft led him through California’s Central Valley on a journey to absorb the musical heritage of his heroes. Like many things in life, it didn’t go to plan. Instead, he found himself exploring the topology of abject depression: feeling the weight of his mortality in the basement […]

Adam & Elvis: Hanging Tree

Adam & Elvis: Hanging Tree

Bonded not only by blood but a taste for finding humour in the macabre, Patrick and Tom Malone are brothers whose sibling intuition extends to a penchant for songs as melodic as they are bizarre. Cut-throat guitars, dirty basslines and contorted synthesisers are their tools as the brothers pen hook-filled numbers with strange, poetic lyrics, […]