Just Watch: Mono Club – Memory Critical

Mono Club Words: Elena Katrina I have to admit that I haven’t really got the foggiest what is going on in the video for Memory Critical from Mono Club, but what I do know is this is a damn fine tune. The children’s cheer that opens it, a really attention grabbing beginning. The thing that … Continue reading

Just Watch: Suzi Wu – Taken Care Of

Suzi Wu Words: Elena Katrina I’ve been a bit obsessed with Suzi Wu since her debut Teenage Witch etched itself into my subconscious and has lived there, creeping me out, for a good few months. I all but jumped up and down when I accidentally had a meeting with one of her team last week … Continue reading

Just Watch: Nick Mulvey – Myela

Nick Mulvey Words: Nick Bewes Nick Mulvey has just released his second album, Wake Up Now. One of the first songs from that latest album is Myela is a response to the refugee crisis and the video is directed by Majid Adin, who is an award winning Iranian filmmaker & refugee. It’s equally breathtaking and … Continue reading

Just Watch: Josh McGovern – The Devil Below Me

Josh McGoven Words: Elena Katrina Josh McGovern has a vocal that makes me want to weep. It’s so rich, like the plushest of velvets, and he knows exactly how to use it.  He knows when to reach just deep enough for an edge and when to hold and expand the note to bring you to … Continue reading

Just Listen: Shiners – Just Got Paid

Shiners Words: Elena Katrina If I close my eyes  when listening Just Got Paid by Shiners I’m not entirely sure what year it is, let alone what decade. Take a massive leap back into the 90s with me folks – this has early Blur written all over it (personally, early Blur is my fave Blur) … Continue reading

Just Watch: Rews -Shine

Rews Words: Elena Katrina I’m a big fan of duos, especially those who, like Rews (and The Pearl Harts), who manage to make a sound much bigger than their parts. Shine is the latest offering from Rews and it hammers itself into your subconsciousness – with those riffs playing on a loop long after the … Continue reading

Just Watch: Cristobal And The Sea – Steal My Phone

Cristobal And The Sea Words: Elena Katrina Get involved and jump aboard – Cristobal and The Sea are one of my favourite producers of kooky vibes and new single Steal My Phone does not disappoint! They come along ever so often and sprinkle chunks of happiness all over me with their abundance of joyous sounds. … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Big Moon – Pull The Other One

The Big Moon Words: Elena Katrina It goes without saying that The Big Moon’s Pull The Other One is no new tune to us, it is, however, one of my faves. Sultry and slow in the majority of it’s vocal delivery with an abundance of teasing harmonies. The video though is another glimpse into the … Continue reading

Just Watch: John Joseph Brill – A Place To Drown

John Joseph Brill Words: Elena Katrina The sounds of John Joseph Brill are no new noise to me, they’re rather a thing of comfort,  despite,  more often than not, the lyrical content is less comforting. Here JJB is joined with a female vocalist whose tone and notes are in total contrast to Brill’s give A … Continue reading

Just Watch: Bloxx – Curtains

Bloxx Words: Elena Katrina I admit, I never thought that I would fall in love with a song named after a household item such as Curtains, but Bloxx have done it. First listen I was in, fully in. Yes, I have made a full on commitment to Curtains and possibly a borderline blog crush is … Continue reading

Just Watch: White Fever – Sands

White Fever Words: Elena Katrina Let White Fever slowly but surely weave their magic upon you with their new track Sands. It’s captivating in its delivery; with hypnotising layers of vocals and it’s atmospheric, drawn out soundtrack. There’s something a little eerie about the whole affair but I can’t keep myself from listening, over and … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Orielles – I Only Bought It For The Bottle

The Orielles Words: Charlotte Minett You know the feeling when you buy a drink with the sole reason being that is has a sick bottle and then you realise that it tastes shit, and if you’d have known that you’d have bought another? Well that is exactly what the Halifax trio, The Orielles’ new track … Continue reading

Just Watch: Zola Jesus – Soak

Zola Jesus Words: Nick Jacques It’s been 4 years since Zola Jesus (aka Nika Roza Danilova) released new material. Her last outing was the album Taiga and now she is back with this sumptuous electro gothic-tinged monster from her forthcoming 6th album Okovi ( Slavic for shackles, yeah I know you were all dying to … Continue reading

Just Watch: Estrons – Strobe Light

Estrons Words: Nick Jacques It takes a lot for me to get hyped about bands these days. For me they don’t genuinely come along that often because the media big them up so much it hurts and there are so many bands out there that it sometimes feels like the scene gets saturated for too … Continue reading

Just Watch: Honeyblood – Walking At Midnight

Honeyblood Words: Julia Grantham Honeyblood are a very impressive female duo from Glasgow, Scotland. Having been together just five years, and taking time out to study, these women have toured with none other than Courtney Barnett and Foo Fighters. Of the name of their band they are quoted as saying: “Honeyblood is a mixture of … Continue reading

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