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INTERVIEW: Oslo Twins

Formed at university in Bristol just two years ago, Oslo Twins have created a moody and trip-hop inspired sound influenced by dance, industrial and lo-fi music of the 80s and 90s. They released their dark, punchy debut single ‘The Edge’ last month, produced with Seth Evans (Black Midi, HMLTD), and have since played numerous iconic […]

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INTERVIEW: Welcome to the Wonderful, Folksy World of Luca Firth

Last summer, Luca Firth found himself in a novel moment of tranquillity in a beautiful but isolated area in Italy. Having been born there, he has always had a strong connection to the country, but this visit enabled him to have a period of reflection and contemplation on the chaotic months that had preceded it. […]

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SOTW: Ryuichi Sakamoto – Amore

Welcome to Song of the Week! Every Friday we will share a track, old or new, that’s we’re loving that week and we think you ought to hear. This week’s track is by a true musical pioneer. Ryuichi Sakamoto creates music that surpasses genres and cultures, touching listeners in a seemingly universal manner. From his […]

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SOTW: Jockstrap -Yellow In Green

Welcome to Song of the Week! Every Friday we will share a track, old or new, that’s we’re loving that week and we think you ought to hear. This week’s choice is the beautiful and intimate track ‘Yellow In Green’ by the phenomenal Jockstrap from their EP ‘Wicked City’ which was released last year. To […]

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SOTW: Sorry – Cigarette Packet

Welcome to our new series, Song of the Week! Every Friday we will share a track, old or new, that’s we’re loving that week and we think you ought to hear. This week’s choice is the energetic and experimental track ‘Cigarette Packet’ by Windmill legends and all round new music icons Sorry. This single was […]

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John Myrtle Captures Summer and Heartache in ‘How Can You Tell If You Love Her’

Last week saw the arrival of long awaited sunshine and the return of socially distanced park beers. After a long, lonely and often difficult winter it feels like the mood has shifted and suddenly people have begun to dare to hope for better days. Among these bubbling feelings of optimism John Myrtle, a favourite of […]

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SOTW: Adrianne Lenker – Carolina

Welcome to our new series, Song of the Week! Every Friday we will share a track, old or new, that’s resonated with us that week and we think you ought to hear. This week’s song is the beautiful ‘Carolina’ by Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker. This track appears on her 2014 album B-sides with fellow Big […]

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INTERVIEW: Sprain Don’t Want Your Comparisons

“I think there’s a certain amount of therapeutic catharsis involved in performance of any kind and I definitely think that just playing live music and having it be really loud in front of an audience is a good thing for me. I’ve kind of learnt to live without it, I guess, but if I could […]

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INTERVIEW: John Myrtle is Back With a Love-Sick New Track

It seems like we’re in a very different world to the one that saw the release of John Myrtle’s debut EP Here’s John Myrtle back in 2019. A sprawling journey across love, heartbreak and loneliness (with a quick detour to sing about a slug named Cyril) the EP was jangly acoustic pop at its best. […]

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INTERVIEW: Clara Mann’s Mesmerising Debut EP ‘Consolations’

‘By the open window you’re wasting all your nights, you always get distracted waiting for the Flight’. The opening track of Clara Mann’s stunning debut EP intricately explores ideas of passing time, uncertainty and change. It’s an idea we’re all overly familiar with by now, and yet when Mann sings about it, she seems to […]