Anyone who’s been up with the escapades of Rihanna’s recent promo campaign would get the impression that the pop industry continues to tower financially over us all.
It’s 5:00pm on a Friday night and instead of enjoying a post-work beer to celebrate the end of another week I’m logging into Skype to chat to a youngster who has exploded onto the EDM scene over the last 12 months.
The pair entered the studio for the first time earlier this month as part of Bacardi Beginnings and Independent Blogs managed to grab a few exclusive words with him about the progress of the project.
This week’s Ones To Watch include the most beautiful song you will hear this year from Eddi Front, and Big Black Delta’s sweary electro-goth.
Stream UK trio Esben and the Witch’s debut album ‘Violet Cries’.
Hear two tracks from the up-and-coming alt-folk singer’s new album ‘Epic’.
Listen to the first single from the noisy LA duo’s new album ‘Everything in Between’.
I was at the Vice/Intel Creators Project shindig with my colleague Jack Riley in London last weekend. Beyond all the attention grabbing music and interactive digital art exhibits, the most interesting thing I attended all day was something far more old-fashioned; a talk by Berlin based “media artist” and university professor Joachim Sauter (right).
As Jack wrote [...]
Back in December I interviewed Piper of LA duo Pearl Harbor. She and her sister Skylar make music that slots into the current wave of US lo-fi bands mixing shoegaze and surf guitars, ethereal sounds and distant, somewhat flat vocals. One friend of mine sarcastically expressed his wish that such bands would just stand closer [...]
Sometimes, you go to a gig you just can’t get out of your head. Tune Yards, at Scala near Kings Cross on Wednesday, was one. Not that it’s easy stuff to describe …
My housemate introduced me to Tune Yards, after she saw her stealing the Dirty Projectors’ thunder in a support slot last year. tUnE yArDs [...]
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