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Interview: Fenech-Soler

Since releasing their eponymous debut album in 2010, the past three years have seen Fenech-Soler on a whirlwind spree of festival stages, tours alongside Kelis and Robyn, and some seriously danceable indie-pop. In the midst of a European tour on the back of their recently unveiled second album, Rituals

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Notion 064 Feature: We Were Evergreen

A conversation with the delightful French trio in the recording studio as they wrestle with translating their exceptional live shows into a unique debut album and working out how to mimic the sound of a pigeon. 

WORDS / Michael C. Lewin
PHOTOGRAPHY / Rio-Romaine
STYLING / Aaron Francis Walker
GROOMING

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Video: Young Wonder – ‘Electrified’

Comprised of producer Ian Ring and vocalist Rachel Koeman, electro-pop duo Young Wonder released their sophomore EP ‘Show Your Teeth’ to a whirlwind reception last month, playing a coveted support slot for Alt-J at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire and appearing in just about every new music mag.

Latest single ‘Electrified’ …

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News: Melt! Festival Lineup

Summertime means many thing, but if you’ re in the music biz, it just means festival season. With the nice weather comes an endless stream of live music, parties, entertainment, and poor life decisions. It’s a great time of year. The months immediately preceding summer (i.e. right now) mean lineup …

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BOTW Interview: Guards

With their debut album, In Guards We Trust, leaving us shouting along gloriously to the heavens, we just had to have a chinwag with Manhattan threesome, Guards. Here, the trio tell us about their Coachella 2013 experience, dream festival line-ups, and their plans to tour the world.

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BOTW Album Review: Vondelpark – Seabed

There are a lot of things that are quite provocative about Vondelpark. For a start their debut full-length, Seabed, is coming out on R&S: yes, techno with the black horse. But, Vondelpark sure as hell aren’t techno. In fact, their debut record is about as far as you …

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News: Slottsfjell Festival announces lineup

What better location for a music festival than a place where the sun never sets? Norway’s ancient town of Tønsberg is home to Slottsfjell, a laid back festival that boasts 24 hour sunshine and stunning scenery, overlooking Norway’s fjords.

The lineup for this year promises to be an eclectic mish …

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Rob Da Bank Stage steal the show at Bestival

Last weekend saw Replay host the Rob Da Bank stage at Bestival. Located on a grassy hill, the stage was home to the likes of Death in Vegas, Willis Earl Beal, Dan Le Sac, Grimes and my personal fave – AlunaGeorge.

The Bestival partnership is part …

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My Moodboard: In The Woods Festival

We’re off to the brilliant In The Woods festival this weekend, as are these guys…here’s a little taster of what they have planned for what we reckon is one of the stars of the British festival scene:

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‘We’d like to include this video of Matthew Wilder’s song …

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Festival Report: Way Out West – Thursday

You’ve probably heard this a thousand times about a thousand different cities, but Gothenburg is really unlike anywhere else; its quiet charm and incredible musical landscape work perfectly together leaving the tired “little London” references a little more than antiquated. We’re here exploring the city in the name of Way …

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