Features


Emerging Artists # 35 – Simian Ghost

We chat to singer, producer and chief songwriter Sebastian Arnström in the weeks before the band’s Camden Crawl performance to find out more on their story.

Win Tickets To RockNess Festival 2012

RockNess Festival has teamed up with Addict Music to offer you a pair of tickets to this year’s event, which takes place on the 8th – 10th June

Emerging Artists #34 – SHINIES

It’s been a long time since we’ve got this excited about introducing a guitar band, but SHINIES are, well, easily the best thing we’ve heard in a long, long time.

Selebrities @ The Old Blue Last, 13/03/12

A stunning London debut for the Brooklyn trio, with synths and piercing guitar lines aplenty

Emerging Artists #33 – NZCA/LINES

Standard first question; how did you start up the band, where are you from and what compelled you to make music together? NZCA/LINES is more like a solo project for me. I’ve been playing in different bands for years, follow the guitar pop dream, and have always wanted to try something by myself. The opportunity [...]

Grimes – Visions (4AD)

That dark electronica which Boucher creates in Visions has a cybotic ambience to it, a style which is somewhat alien in its construction.

Emerging Artists #32 – Bear Driver

How did you get together, where you from and why did you decide to make music together? Harry: Oli and I met whilst playing in a band in Leeds called the Hospital Bombers. When that band imploded we decided to try and form a new band. We talked about it for a long time, then one [...]

Alt-J & Ghostpoet @ KOKO, London 15/2/12

Alt-J’s set is one of lilting harmonies, piercing guitar lines and the kind of nervous energy that gets better over time.

John Talabot – ƒIN (Permanent Vacation)

ƒIN is the most innovative album so far this year and one of the exceptional debuts of many that will be flooding 2012.

Django Django – Django Django (Because)

This album sounds like a strange lovechild between Metronomy and Hot Chip with some lashings of Franz Ferdinand thrown in for good measure