Bhi Bhiman is an American original, and yet he seems transported from an era when songs … Read onRead on...
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Is it just me or does post-rock seem like the best suited soundtrack to winter? December 2nd isn’t exactly the coldest of days but it’s still December and I’m still cold. Thankfully the inside of Sound Control is a complete furnace (especially when you’re far too stubborn to take … Read onRead on...
The Wave Pictures are David Tattersall, Franic Rozycki and Jonny ‘Huddersfield’ Helm. In 1998 Franic and David lived in a village called Wymeswold where they started playing music together, with Hugh J Noble on drums. The band was called Blind Summit. When Hugh decided he didn’t want to … Read on
Boris formed in the early 1990s as a four-piece just-for-fun endeavor with the sonic template of influences like Melvins and Earth. By the time of its 1996 debut as a trio Absolutego (later released in the US via Southern Lord), Boris had already hit its stride in creating … Read on
We’re exciting to be promoting the Manchester leg of Oui Love, one of only three UK dates featuring three of the hottest French bands of 2012.
Jupiter is a French-English duo based in Paris, who first met in London. The impact of disco and electro-funk on their music is a … Read on
Last Harbour are an expansive collective playing ‘swooning dustbowl baroque’ (Plan B) that come from ‘the same tangled patch of briar as The Bad Seeds and Tindersticks‘ (Uncut). The only claims they make for their music are that it be honest and searching. From dusty laments to doom-filled rock, … Read on
When you first hear the sonorous, atmospheric swell of singer-songwriter Rozi Plain‘s home-built electric guitar coupled with her swooning vocal charm, you may as well put your hands up and surrender. You’re going to be won over.
Originally hailing from southern England’s secret garden of Winchester, Rozi moved … Read on
Toronto indie-folk darlings Great Lake Swimmers returned earlier this year with New Wild Everywhere, their fifth studio album and follow up to 2009’s Juno- and Polaris-nominated album Lost Channels. Lead single Easy Come Easy Go, the most upbeat and up-tempo song in the band’s history, preceded it in January. … Read on