OWdCRPT

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

Artists:

11149341_10152956635604858_7535084221588297002_n

After their brilliantly creepy and cinematic music video for ‘You Want The Night’, Sleep Thieves have a new remix of another single ‘Sparks’ as remixed by the retro-future synth merchant Haüer. The producer gives the song an elongated sinewy late-night synth core. Haüer is also supporting the Sleep Thieves on Thursday night in the Grand… Read more »

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Artists: ,

ouso9mbg6ihdomm5irdw

Isaac Hayes’ ‘Ike’s Rap II’ is the source sample of two of the best British tracks of the nineties in Portishead’s ‘Glory Box’ and Tricky’s ‘Hell Around The Corner’. The Portishead version is itself flipped by 18 year-old Ontario singer-songwriter Alessia Cara on ‘Here’ (although it interpolates the original’s intro), basically an opportunity for Cara… Read more »

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Artists: ,

Bitch Falcon-Breed

Bitch Falcon have returned with a new track to followup their recent ‘Wolftooth’ single. ‘Breed’ is a straight up rock shred throwback track, the first since Fia Kavanagh left the band earlier this year. The band have a few dates upcoming, first on Friday in Hangar with Fucked Up and then at the Roisin Dubh… Read more »

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Artists:

RiZA 2

Niwel Tsumbu is a Congolese guitarist who is frequently heard and seen beside and behind others. For his new project, RiZA, the artist draws on his strong musical family for a debut album due in October with songs written in a Congolese tongue Lingala based on his personal revelation that his 14 year-old son isn’t… Read more »

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Artists: , , , , ,

Fierce Mild – ‘Equal People’ (video)

Fierce Mild’s Yes n Yes n Yes EP encourages you to vote on Friday and has a great post-punking fun time doing so. Here, the band do it in video form. Buy the EP on iTunes. Video credits: Director/Editor: Cara Holmes/Holmes-Made Films Camera: Deirdre Treacy Animation: Barra Hamilton/Screen Craft Studios

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Artists:

20150516140518 Remi Miles - Ph CFaruolo

20,000 people absconded to the pleasing seaside town of Brighton, less than an hour from London this past weekend for the 10th year of The Great Escape Festival, the new music weekender where industry and the public alike are drawn to sets from 400 bands over three days, Brighton is a perfect-sized town for a… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2015

Tags:

Artists: , , , , , , , ,

txfm

My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. The show starts about six minutes into the first hour. Part One Roosevelt – Night Moves Alt-J – Left Hand Free (Lido Remix) Oh Wonder – Livewire Nao – Inhale Exhale Ben Khan – Zenith Shamir – Hot Mess Boot & Tax –… Read more »

Posted on May 15th, 2015

Tags:

Artists: , , , , , , , , ,

sr

Since moving to New York five years back, the Irish singer-songwriter Sorcha Richardson has explored more electronic terrain with Fortunate Ones as Con Vos and ΛYLΛ & Isovert along with more traditional folk music. For her new solo track, ‘Petrol Station’, those influences are palpably felt and Richardson’s vocals still shine whatever the weather. Brookyln-based Baile… Read more »

Posted on May 13th, 2015

Artists: ,