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Issue 61 Extended Interview: Matt Corby

I count down the last few minutes ‘til 5pm while making a coffee, testing the tape recorder –old skool, I know, but in my defence I don’t have a Dictaphone – and check I have all my questions. It’s barely gone five when I call and awkwardly ask Matt if

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Tips For 2013 Advent #14: Milo Greene

We were told about Milo Greene a couple of months ago, and on hearing they sound like Fleetwood Mac we had to give them a listen. And the comparison is valid – the crux of their début album is made from female and male vocal harmonies mixed with traditional, mellow …

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EP Review: Ben Howard – Burgh Island

Fresh from a Mercury nomination, this is the moment when the world is waiting for Ben Howard to firm things up, grow, mature, confirm all that promise and establish an identity.

So, to delay the notorious Difficult Second Album Syndrome,  Howard has come up with the Burgh Island EP. Does …

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Tips For 2013 Advent #9: Lewis Watson

This little squirt seemed to jump out of nowhere when his self-released EP It’s Got Four Sad Songs On It BTW that he recorded with his music teacher jumped to #1 in the singer songwriter iTunes chart earlier this year. His floppy surfer hair and freckled baby face, matched with …

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Tips For 2013 Advent #7: Willy Moon

Willy Moon was first picked up by the tastemaker label du jour that is Luvluvluv, who previously backed artists like Florence & The Machine, Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) and Pixie Geldof (who formed Violet). He’s also released through Jack White’s Third Man Records and is now signed to …

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Moodboard: Findlay

Findlay is a new female artist whose début single, ‘Your Sister’, is a full-on embodiment of proper gritty garage rock. You can watch the S&M-style video here (saucy) and download it for free here. Having just finished touring with #1 newcomer Jake Bugg, 2013 is bound to be a

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Video Premiere: Technicolor Teeth – ‘Station Wagon’

SO, Technicolour Teeth put out a pretty awesome record through Stroll On Records earlier this year, Teenage Pagans - and you can read our review here. And today, they’re releasing a song from the album as a single.

‘Station Wagon’ is a lo-fi scuzzfest of gritty, grungy guitar music, …

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London In Stereo Presents… Gigs Of The Week #28

This week Sharon Van Etten plays one of her first UK gigs since signing to 4AD, there are a couple of discreetly-promoted gigs from the brilliant James Blake and Disclosure (where’s our invite?!), and we’re gutted that we won’t be in attendance at Alexisonfire‘s Farewell Tour gig tonight. London

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EP Review: DELS – Black Salad

I first came across DELS (Kieren Dickins) when listening to the Queens Of Noize‘s now defunct 6Music radio show – something that tuned into religiously, to feed all my indie, up’n’coming music hunger. And, in this particular case, something to recommend me a bit of the UK underground scene …

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Album Review: Allah-Las – Allah-Las

Allah-Las are a psych rock band who formed in Los Angeles back in 2008, priding themselves on their LA-centric, geographically enhanced laid-back style. Having released their debut EP Tell Me (What’s On Your Mind) earlier this year to rave reviews and the impressive approval of Patrick Campbell-Lyons, Allah Las …

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