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Orchards – ‘Losers/Lovers’ EP review


Brighton-based alt-poppers Orchards follow a tour supporting Tiny Moving Parts with  new EP ‘Losers/Lovers’ – their first release on the always-ace Big Scary Monsters. Led by Lucy Evers on vocals, the four university friends have already made their mark in the math-pop arena and are set to be one of the highlights of both Truck…

Youth Man – ‘Five Songs’ EP review


New Alcopop! signings Youth Man (formerly on Venn) are set to release their simply titled ‘Five Songs’ EP on 29 June. Written while touring across Europe with Trash Talk last year, the Birmingham duo of Kaila Whyte and Marcus Perks say the five songs are ‘about cabin fever and fatigue and intoxication and stuff’ and…

LUMP – ‘LUMP’ album review


Comprising of Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay of Tunng, LUMP release their debut album via the always-special Dead Oceans Records. The seven-song folktronica-infused album combines moog synths, spaced-out guitars, flutes and Laura’s special voice and has been influenced by everything from 20th century surrealism and absurdist poetry to Mike’s time living and working as a producer…