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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: 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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INTERVIEW: Junodream – The ‘Melody-Junkies’ Ready To Take Their Art To The Next Level

“At the start we were a classic school band. We just wanted to be up on stage so we could up our street cred and potentially get girlfriends. The music was very much secondary,” Dougal Gray, guitarist of five-piece Junodream, explains as we meet over Zoom from opposite ends of London. With the end of […]

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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 […]

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Clara Mann Releases New Track ‘Thoughtless’

When you listen to the music of Clara Mann it is hard to remember she is just 19 years old. Vulnerable lyrics are accompanied by stripped back production to create folksy ballads of incredible fragility. Her debut single I Didn’t Know You Were Leaving Today was released toward the end of last year, and her […]

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INTERVIEW: Maruja Are Back With ‘Rage’

Today sees the release of the hotly anticipated second single by the Manchester-based genre merging group Maruja. The buzz created by their first single ‘Tao’ and their energetic live performances (prior to lockdown of course) means Maruja have gained notable attention in the past months. With over 190,000 Spotify streams already under their belt, we […]

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Why You Should Immerse Yourself in Ambient Flo

At the beginning of the year when time lost its structure and the days melted into a long, anxiety fuelled mess, I fell down a YouTube rabbit hole. I’m not the first and I certainly won’t be the last, but this particular rabbit hole introduced me to the fantastic channel should be asleep, dedicated solely […]