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Articles by: Alex Mills

by 07 Aug 2020

Listen: Global Charming share debut single ‘Soft Fruit’

There’s a lazy breeze of nonchalance nuisance in the air as we drift from amicable summer prospects, to a late season of wasted good vibrations.   There doesn’t seem to be much going post-Solstice, but as blue skies turn slushy with…

by 30 Jul 2020

Listen: London’s Mandrake Handshake share new single ‘Mandragora’

Legend dictates that if you remember the sixties, you weren’t there but in today’s climate- you can either face the monochromic humidity or step inside a previous kaleidoscope. If prismatic tranquillity comes from within the clairvoyance of a hip-flask made…

by 29 Jul 2020

Listen: Walt Disco unveil ‘Hey Boy (You’re One Of Us)’

When faced with the promise of poetic liberty, the tale of The Little Mermaid is fable. Is beauty the price we pay to walk-the-walk towards freedom or is it defiance, theatrics or even St Vincent, that spins our heartstrings into…

by 27 Jul 2020

Listen: Yard Act Share New Single ‘Fixer Upper’ via Zen F.C.

What’s the difference between a bit of grassy structure, and a yard?  Unlike a front-lawn or a communal space of patchy green, a yard has the respect of Kelis, can be privately-preened, publicly enjoyed and – both simultaneously or when…

by 22 Jul 2020

Listen: Guru share new track ‘Roses’ via Permanent Creeps Records

Through all the deed and greed of mankind, the pecking and ordering, the “leaders, landlords, and employers”, there is one token that never ceases to impress.  The rose, that wild babe who turns the hearts of the easily swayed into…

by 20 Jul 2020

Watch: Tiña share new single ‘Golden Rope’

You could ostensibly perform as the baddest cowboy in all the land but that’s not to say when the going gets tough, when alienation brushes the wrong way against your spine and the stirrups beneath your feet restrain rather than…

by 16 Jul 2020

Review: Jarv Is… – Beyond The Pale

“I am Oz, the Great and Terrible, spoke the Beast, in a voice that was one great roar. Who are you, and why do you seek me?”  A highly-dramatic silence ensued before a second voice in the sky erupted into…

by 15 Jul 2020

Watch: Holy Motors share new single ‘Country Church’

In ‘Dandelions’, Yasunari Kawabata speaks of romanticised perspective as “an unexpected patch of blue in a cloudy sky”, but to fall in love with Holy Motors is to seek deliberate light in darkness- tipping our cosmos upside down and repainting…

by 14 Jul 2020

Listen: Teenanger share new single ‘Touching Glass’

When approaching matters of glassy territory, the warning signs taped to the metaphysical walls of our delicate society are relatively direct: do not, attempt to tap truths on case-sensitive surfaces and avoid real-life-confrontation where possible. If ever we were to…