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Ducks Unlimited – ‘Get Bleak’ EP review


Following praise from Pitchfork and The Line of Best Fit and a slew of highly regarded singles, Toronto indie rockers Ducks Unlimited have shared their debut EP ‘Get Bleak’. Released via Madrid’s Bobo Integral records, the four tracks find the band showcasing their joyful and jangly sound. The EP opens with the title track and…

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Babehoven – ‘Maybe I’m Bitter’


Babehoven (or Maya Bon to friends and family) has shared the video for ‘Maybe I’m Bitter’ ahead of new EP ‘Demonstrating Visible Difference of Height in February next year. The stunning video has been directed and animated by transdisciplinary artist and Pataphysician Brin Gordon, who is currently earning their masters degree in Experimental Animation at…

Quiet Lions share live performances of ‘Field of Influence’ and ‘Epitaph’


Quiet Lions have shared two live performances filmed by the Small Pond Recordings team in the middle of their hometown of Brighton’s legendary Concorde 2. The performances of the ‘Absenteeism’ album favourites ‘Field of Influence’ and ‘Epitaph’. ‘Field of Influence’ (below) finds the four-piece in fine form, harmonising and powering their way through a stirring…

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Alf Whitby – ‘Lighthouse’


My Little Empire Records’ latest signing Alf Whitby (formerly of easykill) has shared ‘Lighthouse’ ahead of the release of debut solo album ‘Sistine Dreams’ early next year. Fitting nicely next to singer-songwriters including Conor Oberst and Elliott Smith, we also heard elements of Wild Beasts’ Hayden Thorpe’s solo material in Alf’s delicate falsetto and the…

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…

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ings – ‘Lullaby Rock’ album review


Seattle-based guitarist, creative, songwriter and promoter ings releases new album ‘Lullaby Rock’ on 15 November. Influenced by singer-songwriters including Bjork and Ben Folds, the album was inspired by her move to the Emerald City and her experiences within the close-knit local music community. An alluring bass line opens ‘If Not You’, which finds ings delivering…

Medium Love – ‘Light Gets In’


We’re delighted to be sharing the video for ‘Light Gets In’ by London’s alt poppers, Medium Love. The song opens with a burst of shoegaze-inspired guitar work that makes way for dreamy, hazy melodies that fall somewhere between Beach House and The War on Drugs. The track then builds up into a captivating crescendo of…