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New track: Yuck – Middle Sea

Lo-Fi favourites Yuck have given us a tantelising glimpse into upcoming album Glow & Behold with their new taster track Middle Sea.

Lifted directly from Glow & Behold and debuted on Radio 1 this week, Middle Sea follows Rebirth as proof that Yuck’s critically-acclaimed and fan-adored 2011 self-titled debut …


New track: Hannah Georgas – Somebody

Our ears at PlanetNotion have been prickling this week at Hannah Georgas’ latest lo-fi pop beauty Somebody. Lifted from her self-titled debut album that’s due for release later this year, this is the perfect introduction to the Vancouver starlet.

Elegantly understated yet passionately expressed, Somebody is a powerful piece …



BOTW Moodboard: Oliver Wilde

From cult children’s TV show Mr. Benn through to Guided By Voices‘ trashy songwriting brilliance, Bristol’s Oliver Wilde has a lot to shout about when it comes to the things that inspire him. Ahead of his debut album, A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Lightyears, seeing release on Howling



BOTW Review: Oliver Wilde – A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Lightyears

When esteemed Bristol indie label, Howling Owl, announced local doom-folk producer Oliver Wilde as the latest addition to their roster earlier this year, it felt like the perfect marriage of style and ideals. Leading Wiltshire-born Wilde’s introduction to the Howling Owl stable was the lofty, spacious ‘Curve (Good



BOTW Interview: Oliver Wilde

With his debut full-length, A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Lightyears, quietly shuffling its way to being one of this summer’s most promising indie – in the truest sense of the word – records, Bristol-based ‘dad rocker’ Oliver Wilde appears to be on to a really great thing. Here, he



BOTW Video: Oliver Wilde – ‘Flutter’

There’s something downright hypnopompic about Oliver Wilde‘s ‘Flutter‘. Taken from his forthcoming debut album, A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Lightyears, its crisp, intermingling guitar lines break through the track’s hazy aesthetic like the first patterings of morning sunlight hitting tired eyes. All the while, Wilde gently …



Introducing our BOTW: Oliver Wilde

Earlier this year, we introduced you to the pastoral folktronica of Wiltshire’s Oliver Wilde and boy were we right to do so. Just a few months down the line, things are really heating up for the now Bristol-based producer and musician: he’s preparing his lofty debut album, A Brief Introduction


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Album Review: Small Black – ‘Limits of Desire’

After being named among the Top 100 Acts at SXSW in 2011, Small Black have been on a mission to create a more wholesome sound and possibly re-create themselves in the process. The synth-pop that garnered attention on the group’s earlier EPs back in 2009 and 2010 is slightly different …



BOTW Interview: The Thermals

This week has seen our current BOTW – Portland lo-fi indie trio, The Thermals – release their sixth album, Desperate Ground, and it’s a definite return to their raucous roots. Alex Cull caught up with the group’s bassist Kathy Foster for a chat about making it to the ten-year



BOTW Video: The Thermals – ‘Born to Kill’

Earlier this year, our current BOTW – Oregon indie-punk trio The Thermals – entered a remote Portland nature park and shot what’s certainly one of the most grisly, raucous videos we’ve seen all year here at PlanetNotion. Full of toy guns and fake – or at least that’s what we’ve …