3epkano are the go to Irish band if you are looking for a group to soundtrack a silent or avant-garde film these days. That’s because the band’s instrumental music is perfectly suited to the space between the noise as well as providing the noise to the picture. Their music is inherently cinematic. The seven-piece have… Read more »

Posted on September 24th, 2013


The best new music/artist picks of the last week. As published in today’s Day & Night Magazine. Follow Day & Night on Twitter and Facebook. Clean Bandit An electronic collective from London whose music is reminscent of the playful melancholic side of Hot Chip except with a violinist and both male and female vocals. They’ve… Read more »

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

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Fresh music from Oliver Nickell as Tree collaborating with Beat Culture and Lena Kuhn on ‘Demons’. Tree is Oliver Nickell’s project, the music of which is similar to Baths but it extends beyond a mere artist name. We are a collective of multimedia artists out of California’s Bay Area, working together, creating and pushing the… Read more »

Posted on July 25th, 2013


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Forrests‘ debut Wilder EP contains six tracks of analogue and digital electronica that wraps itself in a warm glow. Keys notes, wood percussion and voice seeemingly float above much their tracks’ main rhythms, unfolding less like an exact arrangement but a collection of sound exhaling and inhaling to the same rhythm. In that way, the… Read more »

Posted on July 9th, 2013


Last month, Forrests supported And So I Watch You From Afar, the night before they played in London with hotly-tipped Danish pop singer Mø. That’s a good showing from a duo who have yet to formally release anything. But all that will change next month when Paul O’Reilly and Owen O’ Mahony release the Wilder… Read more »

Posted on June 14th, 2013


A few weeks ago, Halves announced their second album Boa Howl with a skittering percussive track called ‘Drumhunter’. The core trio have also worked with singer/songwriter Gemma Hayes on ‘Tanager Peak’, the fourth track on the album. It’s a sweeping graceful song with unfurling string sections, twinkling melodies and Múm-style percussion with dual male/female vocals… Read more »

Posted on June 7th, 2013

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Loud City Song, the new album from Julia Holter comes out on Domino on August 16th. The followup to Ekstasis, will be Holter’s first studio album and the songs actually pre-date her 2011 debut Tragedy. Holter took inspiration from “Collette’s 1944 novella Gigi and using it as a prism through which to explore her relationship… Read more »

Posted on May 23rd, 2013


The best new music/artist picks of the last week. As published in today’s Day & Night Magazine. Follow Day & Night on Twitter or Facebook Tove Lo The 24 year-old Swedish singer’s upbeat electronic pop music suggests she went to The School Of Robyn (that’s a real thing right?) but what marks ‘Habits’ her new… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2013

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