Sound Out ‘Don’t You Wanna EP’

Sound Out ‘Don’t You Wanna EP’   Sound Out ‘Don’t You Wanna EP’ The Sound Out boys are back on Form & Function with 2 tracks that bring a modern dreamy twist on oldskool rave, house and a touch of UKG. Breakbeat House music for 2016 the likes of which you won’t hear anywhere else, top marks to this talented …

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Clams Casino – A Breath Away (feat. Kelela)

We already know that Kelela has one of the best EPs of the year. But Christ alive aren’t her features just as brilliant. It helps when you have the immaculate production of Clams Casino at the helm, who keeps the proceedings understated, mixing delicate tribal drum patterns with flotation-tank ambience. Short version: A Breath Away will take yours, because it’s …

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UPCOMING: Rainsford

So heyyyy, meet Rainsford aka Rainey Qualley, aka a new LA popstar we quite like. Her debut track S.I.D. (Sunshine in December) is pretty nifty – it ebbs and flows like the waves on the shore of her Californian home, with Qualley’s voice the sonorous thread keeping it all 100. Check it out below. Source: Press Play OK UPCOMING: Rainsford

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JAYL FUNK: Easy Summertime (Honkey Phonk 011)(2016)

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars I’m always partial to a well turned-out soul edit and here’s Jayl Funk with – Easy Summertime – a respectful reboot of Billy Stewart’s ’66 cover of a certain Gershwin-penned number of which there … Read More… Easy Summertime by Jayl Funk Source: Monkey Boxing JAYL FUNK: Easy Summertime (Honkey Phonk 011)(2016)

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IN CONVERSATION: Aidan Moffat

I’ve got to be honest, I was a little bit nervous about interviewing Aidan Moffat. Not that I don’t like his music; on the contrary, I’ve been a fan for the best part of twenty years. I suppose the man responsible for some wonderfully bitter lines over the years might be a little, well, grumpy. But when I speak to …

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Flamingods debut video for ‘Taboo Groves’

Five-piece multi-instrumental band Flamingods recently released their brand new album Majesty.  Amongst its many gems, one of the standout tracks was ‘Taboo Groves.’  Now, the psychedelic pop song has been given a spiritual video, courtesy of directors Elliott Arndt and Laura Little.  Filmed on the south coast, the video is inspired by an old building in Devon often referred to …

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Just Listen: The Van T’s – Blood Orange

The Van T’s Words: Georgia-Mae Blackman   With the gritty and booming guitar solo right the very beginning of the track, The Van T’s immediately introduce us their loudness as they present their latest track Blood Orange. These four girls are quite the group and hit hard with strong vocals. The contrast between the grungy … Continue reading → Source: Popped …

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Ezra Furman announces new EP ‘Big Fugitive Life’

Just over a year since his acclaimed album Perpetual Motion People hit the shelves, singer-songwriter Ezra Furman has announced he’ll be releasing a new six-track EP this summer.  Entitled Big Fugitive Life, the collection is due out on 19th August via Bella Union and he’s shared the opening track ‘Teddy I’m Ready’ to celebrate.  A scuzzy, somewhat melancholic rock stomper, …