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Listen: Stay+ – Crashed

‘Crashed’ brings the memories of those flashing visuals and sweaty, gyrating Parisian hipsters flooding back – and it’s all the better for it.

Emerging Artists #40 – Splashh

Recently we headed down to the sweaty basement of Birthday’s in Dalston to catch London’s latest buzz-band Splashh live

Emerging Artists #39 – Idles

They’ve recently signed to Fear of Fiction and will release their debut EP ‘Welcome’ on August 6th.

Emerging Artists #38 – ILLLS

How did you get together, where you from and why did you decide to make music together? Jim and I met a few years back here in Oxford, MS.  He is from Oxford and I came here for school.  He was in another band I knew of and he had heard my solo project so [...]

Purity Ring – Shrines (4AD)

A dark and haunting force which you shouldn’t be too scared to embrace.

Benicassim Festival 2012 Preview

To help you decide which of the many of acts on the bill you should go and see at this year’s festival, we’ve listed our favourites below:

Emerging Artists #37 – Novella

Their self-titled EP was released earlier this week and finds the band quickly progressing beyond their lo-fi beginnings…

Emerging Artists #36 – 2:54

Sitting somewhere between Garbage, PJ Harvey and Warpaint these sisters smack the gimmickry out of sibling bands and play with impassioned intensity.

Simple Things Festival – Bristol, 6/5/2012

Simple Things grabbed the best from indie, electro and experimental acts and crammed them into 14 great hours of gigs in 5 venues around the city.

R.I.P. Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch (1964 – 2012)

It’s the most fitting tribute you can do to a music icon, who helped innovate a genre, reinvent a culture and bring a legacy to music which will never, ever be forgotten.