Posted in Music | By Richard Mellor
22/04 2014

Pandr Eyez – Cinematic

Four-day weeks, eh?  Pretty tough.  Best to hunker down with something slow and sweet – something like this daze-drenched darkwave-meets-r’n'b number from Pandr Eyez, from their current, free EP, Present.  Pandr Eyez are British producer Tom Lloyd and American vocalist Ferren Gipson; this rather bizarre video’s by Stephen Bevan.  [PREVIOUS]

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Posted in Music | By Richard Mellor
22/04 2014

Colours – You Can’t See Me

by sergey neamoscou

I quote: “Colours is the musical works of Australian-born and London-based producer/songwriter Tom Crandles. After countless incarnations, Colours has manifested itself from industrial shoegaze into a mould of its own – driving grooves pulsating beneath luscious synthesizers and jarring guitars that send you into a lucid dream.”
I add: Tom Crandles’ former incarnation being Au.Ra.

Posted in Music | By Richard Mellor
17/04 2014

Wolf Alice – Moaning Lisa Smile

Wolf Alice are back with a snarling rock number, reminiscent of Hole, from their impending Creature Songs EP.  A fans’ favourite from live shows, it’ll be the record’s opener.  Here are some of the best Soundcloud comments about it:

Played this at least 20 times.  What a gem
this made me want to wax my batty
sounds like forever
this is ok
This is simply incredible.

Posted in Music | By Richard Mellor
16/04 2014

Teleman – 23 Floors Up

The best compliment I can pay Teleman is that they already sound like a classic band; like one of the greats.  A glorious, giddy stomp of euphoria – all chant-along verses and soaring choruses – this is the song of the year so far.

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23 Floors Up is the flag-waving lead single for Teleman’s debut album – produced by Bernard Butler, called Breakfast and due on 2 June via Moshi Moshi (pre-order here).  It features former singles CristinaSteam Train Girl and In Your Fur, the latter of which featured in SOIWT’s Top 30 Songs of 2013 chart.  Catch the quartet at Islington Assembly Hall on 20 May.

Posted in Music | By Richard Mellor
15/04 2014

Jack Cheshire – Heavenly Bodies

Easy now, easy does it.  Lie back, lie flat, and just let this sweet wee ditty by Jack Cheshire wash over you.  It’s as gentle as gossamer, as soothing as a familiar voice.

This is the second single from Jack’s third album, Long Mind Hotel.  Catch the Somerset-hailing singer at The Harrison in Kings Cross, part of an all-day folk festival, on Sunday 27 April.