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Lofi Legs – ‘Dreamin’


San Francisco band Lofi Legs live up to their name with the short and sweet ‘Dreamin’. Appearing on their upcoming debut album ‘Lamb’, the song finds the real-life couple of Maria Donjacour and Paris Cox-Farr sharing their love in a way that is reminiscent of Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) or The Moldy…

Frog – Top 5 digs and ‘American’ stream


The next Frog album is out on 30 November (order via Audio Antihero Records here) and to accompany the release of new single ‘American’, band member Danny Bateman talks us through the Top 5 songs he’s digging right now… Listen to ‘American’: Danny’s picks: Wolfgang Voign – ‘Kafkatrax 2.1’ This is a 7-inch release I…

Ryan Von Gonten Bay Area Anthem stream

Ryan Von Gonten – ‘Anthem’ stream


After performing with so many talented musicians including Lomelda and The Walkmen’s Peter Matthew Bauer, Ryan Von Gonten is set to release his debut solo record via our friends at Human Noise Records this autumn. The dream-like ‘Anthem’ offers a tantalising glimpse of what is to come. The record was written following Ryan’s relocation from…

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Beach Moon/Peach Moon – ‘Philosophy at 23/at 24’ stream


With its experimental glitch-filled opening, Beach Moon/Peach Moon’s ‘Philosophy at 23/at 24’ instantly brings to mind Baths, but it soon moves into something really quite different. Gorgeously melancholic guitars glide over the reflective vocals that state ‘the glass is always full of something’ over and over again. Chiming drums and glockenspiel are then added into…

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Easy Kill – ‘Mould’ single review and stream


‘Cos when we first started this, we were just kids. You were surface, I was deep’. Manchester’s Easy Kill are a band with a candid approach to songwriting and this openness and sincerity runs through ‘Mould’, the lead single from their ‘Already Entitled’ EP (available on My Little Empire Records). A break-up song that would…

Olympians – ‘Dance Like Everybody’s Watching And They Hate You’ EP review


Ahead of a full-length album later this year, Olympians have released an extended EP/mini-album via Barely Regal with the fitting title ‘Dance Like Everybody’s Watching and They Hate You’. Full of the feelings that have quickly become the London-via-Norwich quartet’s trademark, it follows on from last year’s ‘Adventure Gun’ EP and retains the dreamy, drone-tinged…

Mutes – Mutes EP


A one-man band formed in James Brown’s bedroom in Birmingham just last year, Mutes has wowed people across the country with a solo show made up of loops, pedals, samples and reverb and now he releases his debut self-titled EP via One Note Forever Records. Echoed vocals open the EP on the strongly titled ‘Hope,…