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    • Paperwhite – Take Me Back October 16, 2014
      This song is making me happy so I have to share the love. If you’re a fan of Haim…. or of 80s-tinged female-vocalled pop of any description, this is one for you. Brooklyn-based brother-sister duo Katie and Ben Marshall, also the drummer for Brooklyn band Savoir Adore, have been creating music as Paperwhite for not-very-long-at-all… as far as … Read more
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Wyatt – Places

If SoundCloud had a “repeat single track” button, this song would be a reason to make use of it. The tags just say #wyatt #places but I’ve seen music blogs refer to adjectives such as “downtempo” and “electro-indie” to describe Wyatt, and this particular track. What’s clear is that it’s a piano-driven layering of beats … Read more

Shopping (band) – In Other Words

This band were by far my highlight of The Great Escape in Brighton this year. Shopping (band) were exactly what was needed to make 3 days of queues, light rain and crowded, sweaty venues at my favourite annual music festival worth the journey. I’ve had to call them “Shopping (band)” because if you try and … Read more

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

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