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.
This week’s cutting edge music takes us from the grooving jazz discos of Columbia to the swinging porch county music hotbed of…er… Nottingham.
Music hating Blue Meanies are beaten by Opossum’s vintage beats and Divine Fits prove supergroups are not always ego trip follies, while Jessie Ware becomes your new favourite pop star
Following new music seriously challenges ones prejudices and preconceptions. Ordinarily the thought of four boys with guitars or bedroom geeks with a laptop sampler and Second Life account sends me reaching for the Valium. So when bands Peace and Doldrums reinvigorate faith in guitars and MacBooks, it is exceptionally exciting.
Picking which bright young things to follow, and be able to name drop in a few years -boasting you preferred their early EPs, actually- is tricky, but this week’s five choices should ensure your gamble works.
By David Newbury | | Monday, 4 June 2012 at 4:00 am
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