Vancouver Sleep Clinic - Flaws

Day 180 Vancouver Sleep Clinic – Flaws

Having graduated from his bedroom to the studio, Tim Bettinson, aka. Vancouver Sleep Clinic appears to revelling in his new environment. His latest studio effort, the expansive Flaws sees the young Australian melt hollow beats with spacey piano chords, soft guitar licks and Bettinson’s comforting, howling vocals. Flaws will feature on Vancouver Sleep Clinic’s debut EP, ‘Winter’ which is…

Blaue Blume - Lost Sons Of Boys

Day 177 – Blaue Blume – Lost Sons Of Boys

Although it may be an acquired taste, I can almost guarantee that with persistent listening, Danish experimenters Blaue Blume will work their way under your skin, leaving you tentatively poised upon the promise of more mind-bending, expansive music. Featured on the bands’ upcoming five track EP ‘Beau & Lorette’, new single Lost Sons Of Boys is a…

Darlia - Queen Of Hearts

Day 175 Darlia – Queen Of Hearts

Last week, my local festival Truck Fest released their 2014 line-up which is by far their best to date. If you make your way down to Hill Farm in Oxfordshire on the 18th – 19th July, expect to see headline sets from White Lies and The Cribs, plus appearances from blog favourites PEACE, Swim Deep,…

Daniel Wilson - Please Dream Again

Day 173 Daniel Wilson – Please Dream Again

Daring to avoid stereotypes, Michigan native Daniel Wilson’s new single Please Dream Again is a fascinating song full of pleasant surprises. Fronted by Wilson’s peculiar but strangely endearing vocals, Please Dream Again draws the listeners attention and intrigue through its complex maze of twinkling minimalist melodies and eclectic musical motifs. Recorded with a distinctively synthetic…

Jungle - Busy Earnin

Day 172 Jungle – Busy Earnin

Taking the leap from trendy, hype label Chess Club Records to humongous industry giants XL Recordings, funk-pop collective Jungle have hit the big time with their tremendously catchy new single, Busy Earnin. Whereas with previous releases there has been a wave of inconclusive speculation about the bands size and various identities, we now know that Jungle are…