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I Am A Camera release brand new video for The Legendary Children

With influences as diverse as Deee-lite and Roy Lichtenstein, electro-pop duo I Am A Camera have given us their latest offering.

Describing their new single as “a hymn to everyone out there doing it for themselves”, I Am Camera release The Legendary Children after the success of both Factory


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News: Pet Shop Boys reveal teaser for ‘Fluorescent’

With their brand new studio album Electric set to be released on July 15th, the legendary Pet Shop Boys have just revealed a video teaser for ‘Fluorescent’ – one of 9 tracks to appear on the record. While their previous album, Elysium, was more reflective in its mood, the …


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Live Review: Postal Service @ Brixton Academy, 20/05/13

Matt Tomiak considers the wistful history of The Postal Service as he at long last watches them play live at the Brixton Academy.

If a week is a long time in politics, then The Postal Service would surely agree that a decade is one hell of a long time …



Moodboard: Swim Deep

With their new single ‘The Sea‘ dropping on March 4 through RCA and Chess Club, we brought in Birmingham’s Swim Deep to put together a moodboard of what makes their fuzz-tinged indie rock tick. Here, they discuss their love for Harry Styles, Neil Armstrong and, well, love


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New Tracks by Pinemarten

It’s been a really good few years for 80s-influenced synth pop.  Following in that vein and taking a lot of notes from Pet Shop Boys, pop producer Pinemarten of Derbyshire has recently been releasing music. His recent 4-track release Can’t Go Back Again garnered him some fans and was generally …



BOTW MPFree: Swiss Lips – In The Water

Swiss Lips seem to be doing the new electropop-anthem-flagbearing-band thing rather well; and if you’re not convinced, watch this video. Don’t they seem like a laugh? And oh so generous, we found, when they gave us a download of ‘In The Water’ to give away for free. Nice guys.…



Album Review: Pet Shop Boys – Elysium

The Pet Shop Boys’ Ego Music is totally my new jam. Nestled away at track 7 on their brand new LP Elysium, it’s an urgently-paced song using lyrics that are clearly culled from interviews with musicians who play on the cult of personality rather than stirring you musically. It’s a …



Club Beat #66 – Toolroom Records Selector Series: 8 Dave Seaman

Returning with chapter eight in the Toolroom Records’ Selector series, Dave Seaman is challenged with singling out a handful of favourites from the ever-growing Toolroom back catalogue and assembling them into one seamless mix.


Stated as being one of the original pioneers of house music, Dave Seaman has …



CAMERADERIE: Interview with I Am A Camera

When I first met I Am A Camera’s Francesca Ross five years ago, we were, each of us, living in quite a different incarnation to the present one. I, for my part, was a music lawyer, helping out in the negotiation of a recording contract for a then up-and-coming …


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EXCLUSIVE: The Polyamorous Affair Cover The Pet Shop Boys

The sexy, sleek, stylish muso duo that is The Polyamorous Affair has covered legendary track ‘West End Girls’ by The Pet Shop Boys. Which was originally recorded when Hackney was the black hole of London, clearly. TO BE HONEST, we were a little scared that a contemporary group would murder …