Listen: Nautic – Fixxx

Bullion and Tic of the Young Turks label have joined forces to form Nautic, with the help of vocalist Laura Grove.

Chad Valley – Young Hunger (Loose Lips)

It’s cheesy. In parts, really quite cheesy. But aren’t we in an era now in which cheesy is coming right back around?

Clock Opera @ Heaven 8/11/12 by Fran Jolley

A surprisingly great live act, one would have imagined a Clock Opera to be bedroom boys hiding behind their banks of keyboards and failing to engage with an audience, how wrong I was.

Local Natives – Breakers

Local Natives have unveiled the video for ‘Breakers’, the lead single from their second album Hummingbird.

Cheatahs – The Swan (Wichita Records)

One of the most exciting new bands of 2012. But will they let us all down by 2013?

Listen: Vondelpark – Dracula (Happa Remix)

Vondelpark’s recent track ‘Dracula’ has been reworked by 15 year old producer Happa, who has turned into something you’d expect Blawan to drop.

Darwin Deez – Free (The Editorial Me)

Darwin Deez is back with the first offering from his new album Songs For Imaginative People, released next February on Lucky Number Music.

Mac DeMarco – Ode to Viceroy

Mac DeMarco @ Birthdays, London 19/11/12

For once it didn’t feel like a f***ing catwalk but an actual gig where people had fun and it made me happier than thousands of Mister Freeze & I felt like hugging Mac DeMarco and giving him a Megadude Medal.

Fun Adults – Sap Solid

Leeds four-piece Fun Adults have released a self-animated video for their recent debut single ‘Sap Solid’.