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Girl Ray – ‘Girl’ album review


North Londoners Girl Ray’s second record ‘Girl’ finds the trio embracing their love of pop and old-school R&B. The album was recorded with Ash Workman (Christine and the Queens) at Electric Beach Studios in Margate and its release ties in with a support tour to Metronomy. The album opens with title track ‘Girl’, a song…

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Frances Quinlan – ‘Now That I’m Back’


Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan has shared ‘Now That I’m Back’, the second single to be taken from her upcoming debut solo album, ‘Likewise’ (out on 31 January via Saddle Creek). An intimate song about the power and ever-changing and evolving nature of love, it opens with slow, stirring guitar before Frances starts pouring her heart…

Eve Owen – ‘She Says’


Following her appearance on The National’s ‘Where is Her Head’, Eve Owen has signed to 37d03d, the collective set up by the Dessner brothers and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and is set to release her sublime debut single ‘She Says’ on 19 November. Eve has played a number of live shows with The National and…

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Caspian share ‘Flowers of Light’ ahead of ‘On Circles’ album release


Massachusetts post-rockers Caspian have made a welcome return with the release of new single ‘Flowers of Light’ ahead of new album ‘On Circles’ on 24 January (Triple Crown Records – pre-order here). Described by guitarist/keyboardist Phillip Jamieson as ‘our attempt to find the intersection between propulsive, relentless energy and a trance like sense of reverie’,…

Robin Richards (Dutch Uncles) – ‘Gefail Yr Ynys’


Dutch Uncles songwriter Robin Richards has shared ‘Gefail Yr Ynys’ (pronounced”gev-eye-al erhhr unnus” and translated as ‘The Island’s Forge’), the second song to be shared from his upcoming debut solo EP ‘Castel’ (out on 6 December via Prah Recordings). Constructed from samples of a blacksmith working in a forge in Caernarfon, Wales, the ‘found-sound’ techno-jungle…