Lucius – Nothing Ordinary

A gig I am most disappointed to be missing – Lucius at London’s The Lexington tomorrow night. Their debut album, Wildewoman, is out now on Play It Again Sam and their music oscillates between soft acoustic guitar-based harmonies and wild, rhythmically energetic pop, with shoegaze-y chill-pop at the axis. One to check out if you’re fans … Read more

Shivum Sharma – Flicker

A beautiful, stirring voice tinged with sadness and longing, sometimes distorted, sometimes touched with reverb and layered over keys, Shivum Sharma is from South London, currently signed to National Anthem – which is also label home to Vaults, CHVRCHES and Wet. If it’s possible to draw a connecting line between James Blake and Jeff Buckley … Read more

Esme Patterson – The Glow

Working on a search today I was carefully listening through every Esme Patterson song I could get my hands on, desperately trying to justify putting something from her forward… beautiful voice, so expressive and with an irrefutable strength alongside it. I must have played this track, especially, at least 8-10 times over the last few days. But unfortunately, … Read more

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