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Overcoats are a New York-based duo who describe their music as “electro-folk-soul”, an accurate descriptor for their melodic ambient pop folk songs so far (that’s mine). The two 21 year olds, Hana Elion & JJ Mitchell, are moving to Dublin next month to write their full-length album, as they came here last year and enjoyed… Read more »

Posted on May 21st, 2015

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There’s a magnetising to the music of Londoner Anna B Savage that draws you in, like a good story. Her songs are personal, her music is intimate. On her debut EP of four songs simply titled in Roman numerals, Anna B Savage holds us close. Sometimes uncomfortably so. On ‘I’ she sings about her body… Read more »

Posted on May 20th, 2015

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The music of London-based duo Lung Dart has a desolate feel to it, as if the pair are kicking back against to their surroundings. London can give you the cold-eye stare and against this, James & Tim of Lung Dart give a warm and bare emotional plea to stay with them. Lung Dart – ‘B… Read more »

Posted on April 28th, 2015

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I had Torres pegged as a Nashville singer-songwriter when she first came around. Mackenzie Scott has returned with a rougher, tougher edge. The American decamped to Bridport in Dorset, England to record her second album and then to Portishead’s Adrian Utley’s studio and PJ Harvey associated Robert Ellis and Ian Olliver The PJ Harvey tie-in… Read more »

Posted on April 28th, 2015

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A rising talent on the Irish music scene, Kildare singer-songwriter Sinéad White will release her debut Finally on May 30th. Her melodic bright style is in full effect on the eminently pleasing ‘Better’, the first song from it, about giving yourself a chance in relationships. The simple guitar picked song is adorned with the lightest… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2015

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Blonde Maze is the musical moniker of Amanda Steckler from New York and judging by this first track, ‘Awake / Asleep’ we’re in bright electronic pop spaces with an almost Balearic sense of possibility, that leaves you dreaming of beaches, sun and shores. The song is taken from Blonde Maze’s forthcoming EP called Oceans which… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2015

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The New York trio Wet (http://kanyewet.biz/) are one of the most promising acts who make music in the atmospheric electronic R&B vein in the last couple of years. The band, Kelly Zutrau, Joe Valle and Marty Sulkow, have a debut album coming this year on National Anthem and Columbia Records called Don’t You in the… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2015

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Fancy a tough dancefloor cut from a Dublin duo? Ureo, a new duo consisting of Irishman Dean Cahill and Brazilian Leo Lemos who have a sinewy brass house track called ‘I Need You’, that’s quite like Azari & III, no bad thing. The song is getting a release on Dublin label Electro Call Records in… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2015

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Tomorrows is a new band project featuring five members of the bands Biggles Flys Again, The Chapters, Jethro Pickett and Woodheart which takes its inspirations from prog, psychedelic and folk music of the ’60s and ’70s. The band’s first track ‘Another Life’ has a hazy kraut feel to it, not unlike last week’s instrumental from… Read more »

Posted on April 16th, 2015

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