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    • Wyatt – Places September 7, 2014
      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
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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

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

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