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Broken TwinMajke Voss RommeAnti Records

Moodboard: Broken Twin

Although seemingly simple at first, the fascinating music by Broken Twin instantly grabs the listener by the heart and doesn’t let go. Haunting vocals and soft piano harmonies combined with melancholic lyrics make up the minimalist, lo-fi, warm sound that is so appealing. Majke Voss Romme, the singer-songwriter known best …



News: Great Escape Completes 2014 Line-up

Brighton’s Great Escape Festival kick starts the season in May, and is always a mega event when it comes to new and established talent. Spread over 35 different venues, the three-day festival brings 18,000 people to the coastal city, all with one mission statement: to enjoy and discover music. Now …



New Track: Raffertie – ‘Build Me Up’

Potentially a surprise return here from Raffertie on the gorgeous ‘Build Me Up’: the title track of his third EP, out on Ninja Tune in May.

Hypnotic, pulsing synths shimmer and stutter beneath the delicate thunder of Raffertie’s own vocals, declaring: “build me up, but don’t let me go.



Club Beat #112: Preview: Noisily Festival

Returning for a second year after a stunning, sun drenched debut in 2012, Noisily Festival is a woodland playground packed full of electronic music, interactive performances and art.

The UK’s most exciting addition to the festival scene, Noisily Festival returns for its second year set in a picturesque valley deep …



First acts confirmed for Field Day 2013

Now, I know it may hardly seem the time to be getting excited about festivals; the weather’s getting colder, the nights are gradually drawing in and it’s getting tougher and tougher to pull yourself out of bed in the morning. With this in mind, why not cast your thoughts forward …



Independent Label Market: More Spring Excitement!

There’s something about being in a market that just puts you in a really good mood. Whether it be the copious food tasters that are right at your fingertips or the really unique, or super authentic garments you can feast your eyes on, rain or shine the atmosphere is one …


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A Literary Feast: Ways With Words Festival 2012

We’ve stuffed you with info on the cornucopia of music festivals that will be taking place this summer, but here’s another event that might spark you interest. Set for 18-20May, Ways With Words will celebrate their 20 year legacy in a three day literary celebration, ‘Words In The Park’, which …



Let’s get raving: Top 5 festivals under £100

As the end of April is rolling around, and it’s miserable weather again, I am certain that most of us are already reminiscing about summer; sipping cocktails on a beach, having a swim in the sea, lazing around all day and getting-up-to-things-we-probably-shouldn’t-repeat  (or remember) all night…

But the best thing …



Album Review: Boxes – Stickers

What initially begins as a refrain of ricocheting electronic melodies launches itself to life with an eerie jolt of post-rock guitar chords, which rise from beneath a blanket of pulsing electronics. And so, as the instrumental ‘One’ closes, Boxes’ debut album “Stickers” is unlocked.

‘Throw Your Stones’ is taken from …


Sylver Tongue

Fabulous and Funky: Sylver Tongue is back!

You may remember her as the guitarist and backing vocalist for the Northern Ireland based, rock band Ash, but Charlotte Hatherley is back with a whole new persona.

We love our share of eccentric, risk-taking female musicians—Lady Gaga, Rihanna (post Chris Brown), Nicki Minaj, Jessie J…you get the gist. Something …