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Polica – Past Chats (Classic Dialogues)

Having honed her skills as a vocalist in Gayngs, Poliça’s Channy Leanagh speaks to Lauren Down about her ghosts.

Weaving a delicate, smooth tapestry from reels of nineties r‘n’b, hip hop and slick pop grooves, Gayngs alumni Ryan Olson and Channy Leanagh’s latest project Poliça only found its footing a …


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Meet our BOTW: Supreme Cuts

Since their emergence at the beginning of this decade, it’s felt as though Chicago production duo Supreme Cuts – comprised of Windy City residents Mike Perry and Austin Kjeultes – have been a ravenous ride through pop and electronic culture. Whether they were pursuing what the pair describe as “ambient,



Album Review: Poliça – Shulamith

Many a brilliant thing was hinted at throughout Poliça’s debut album, Give You The Ghost; now 18-months-old. Its grubby synths and unorthodox methods promised so much more than they gave though, and left an inviting amount of room for progression and improvement.

Shulamith builds on everything Give You… offered but …



New track: Poliça – Chain My Name

To make the wait for their new album even more unbearable, Poliça have released Chain My Name.

A gorgeous track that is as instantly gratifying as it is deep, Chain My Name sees Channy Leaneagh’s vocals float above a bed of understated synth and battering percussion. We can’t get …


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Supreme Cuts reveal new single ‘Envision’

Chicago duo, Supreme Cuts, comprised of Mike Perry and Austin Kjeultes, are set to release their second LP ‘Divine Ecstasy’ in October. The new single ‘Envision’ will precede the album on September 23rd, through Memphis Industries.

‘Envision’ is an upbeat, Synth Pop track, that sees the band further …


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News: The xx announce full lineup for Night + Day

Following sold out Night + Day events in Lisbon and Berlin, The xx now announce the final lineup for their upcoming event at London’s beautiful Hatfield House, Saturday June 22nd.

Set to play the main stage are Solange, Polica, Kindness, Mount Kimbie, Jon Hopkins, …



New Single: POLIÇA – ‘Tiff’ (feat. Justin Vernon)

POLIÇA made waves with their 2012 debut album Give You the Ghost, with singles playlisted on Radio One, gigs on US TV with Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon, and placings on Album of the Year lists at The Guardian, NME, and the Sunday Times. Their unique electro/indie/synth …



London In Stereo Presents… Gigs Of The Week #7

We’re back from the bumper Bank Holiday weekend with a bang. After the Monday/Tuesday gig hangover from the fabulous Field Day and Apple Cart festivals in Victoria Park, we reckon gig promoters got a bit overexcited and booked a few *too* many amazing acts to play around town over the


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Introducing: Ms Mr

Pop music is, regardless of what you may think, one of the most complex and rewarding genres of music. Seriously. It’s not all Katy Perry or Girls Aloud, you know. But then you wouldn’t be here if you didn’t know that, would you?

Anyway, pop music, not all bright and …



N57 Test Driving: Polica – Give You The Ghost

Following on from my success with games such as ‘Which Annie Album Is Best?’, which involve listening to two albums over and over, back to back, with great pleasure and without ever resolving the question, I have recently instigated ‘Which Is Best: Polica or Gayngs?’ and have been playing it …