Monthly Archives: March 2012

Swim Deep – ‘King City’

Earnest, heart-wrenching indie from this Birmingham trio, reminiscent of early Bloc Party before they went, you know, kinda rubbish.  Singer Austin does seem a little obsessed with Warpaint bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg however (‘F*ck your romance/I wanna pretend Jenny Lee … Continue reading

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Miike Snow – ‘Paddling Out’ (live @ Maida vale)

Check out this cracking live version of current single Paddling Out by slick, Swedish pop monsters Miike Snow, recorded at the BBC’s Maida Vale studios in London. Paddling Out is taken from new album Happy to You, out now.

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LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP

Taking drugs to make music to take drugs to, this week’s LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP featuring Zammuto, Two Wings and Sleep Party People … Read more

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The Shutes – ‘Echo of Love’

Is this the best (only) band to emerge from the lush, green pastures of the Isle of Wight since The Bees?  On the basis of Echo of Love, the title track of their new EP out April 2nd on Cross … Continue reading

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Sleep Party People – ‘Chin’

The first single to be taken from We Were Drifting on a Sad Song, the new album from these Danish ‘dream-gazers’ out April 9th on Blood and Biscuits. Sleep Party People – Chin

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Two Wings – ‘Eikon’

There’s something instantly enticing about the debut single from newish Glasgow five-piece Two Wings, signed to Tin Angel Records. Perhaps it’s Hanna Tuulikki’s woozy, unique vocal style, or her band’s (including ex-Trembling Bell Ben Reynolds) polished but laid-back blues.  Debut album Love’s Spring is … Continue reading

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LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP

Scarily, it’s the big four zero already here at LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP.  Helping us celebrate are Canada’s PS I Love You, LA’s Nite Jewel and Sydney’s Jonathan Boulet.  After this we’re off to buy a motorcycle, before shacking up … Continue reading

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