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Dry The River – Live & Acoustic

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It’s been a pretty good year for Dry The River. We first stumbled across them about a year ago when we heard Weights And Measures EP. We were immediately struck by it’s scope and intensity. From mellow… Continue reading

Kodaline

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What’s in a genre? Technically speaking, quite a lot of a music I guess. But ultimately genre’s seem to be increasingly artificial labels that often fail to do justice to the scope of a band’s… Continue reading

Dog Is Dead – All Our Favourite Stories: “Buy It Or Die”

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Dog Is Dead are great. We have been following them for a couple of years now, and had the chance to meet them at In The Woods this year. Turns out they not… Continue reading

The 1975 – Facedown EP

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We’ve featured these guys before. You may not remember, as they weren’t The 1975 at the time. They were either B I G S L E E P or T H E S… Continue reading

Hoodie Allen – Hey Now

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There are times when you just need a bit of Hoodie in your life. As far as feel good, free music goes, he’s still leading the way. We may be a little biased,… Continue reading

Matt Norris & The Moon – This Kingdom EP

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Last week’s promise of a return from our writing hiatus is beginning to look like a bit of a false dawn. I shan’t bother with any excuses on this occasion. I think everyone’s bored of… Continue reading

HMCMB Sessions :: Echotape

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Good news; we’re back. Well, by we I mean I. Tom’s off on a jaunt around Europe, Pete’s disappeared up North, and Ruby is somewhere or another with a different dial tone. So,… Continue reading

Lucy Rose Update

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We first featured Lucy Rose back in January. At the time we said “Lucy Rose lulls us with light and nostalgic musings to wash away the January blues”. It turns out those musings are… Continue reading

Bastille – Overjoyed EP

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Bastille put us in a conundrum. We see ourselves as an outlet for new music. There is little point in churning out the mass news/views that can be found across many other web… Continue reading

Communion Records – New Faces Compilation

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Communion. The label with the golden touch. In our humble opinion at least. We’ve had the fortune of attending several of their nights in Brighton of late. To shamelessly recycle a quote from… Continue reading

Tayyib Ali – An Update

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We may well be continuing on our usual theme of being  late in sharing all things Tayyib Ali here, but that’s not gonna stop us. You may remember Tayyib’s superb “Keystone State Of… Continue reading

Dry The River – Shallow Bed

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“I know it’s got to stop love, but I don’t know how.” So cries Peter Liddle, two minutes into “New Ceremony”.It’s a single moment that encapsulates the magic of Shallow Bed. Lyrics that… Continue reading