Author Archives: Mari Lane

About Mari Lane

Editor, London. Likes: Kathleen Hanna, 6Music, live music in the sunshine. Dislikes: Sexism, pineapples, the misuse of apostrophes.

Premiere: Hero Fisher – ‘Push The Boat Out’

Following the success of her 2015 debut album, plus support slots with Neil Young and The Rolling Stones at Hyde Park, and collaborations with Alison Mosshart and Boy George, London-based Hero Fisher has now announced the release of a new album,…

Introducing Interview: Hvmmingbyrd

Having formed back in 2016, Irish duo Hvmmingbyrd, aka Deborah Byrne and Suzette Das, have previously had their music featured on Made In Chelsea, and have just released a brand new single. Inspired by a blissful trip away to a Maltese island,…

Guest Playlist: Julie Hawk

Any regular Gigslutz follower will know Julie Hawk as front woman of one of our most favourite bands, HAWK. However, now – in addition to continuing to create powerfully enchanting music – she has started a new creative venture, ‘Female…

Video Premiere: The Bara Bara Band – ‘Plimsoll’

Over the past seven years, South London folksters The Bara Bara Band have been going from strength to strength, receiving praise from the likes of Folk Radio UK and FATEA Magazine for their debut album and previous two EPs. Now, with…

LISTEN: Soft Fangs – ‘Elephant Girl’

Having already received acclaim from the likes of Stereogum, Consequence Of Sound and Gold Flake Paint, Brooklyn-based John Lutkevich, aka Soft Fangs, now follows the success of last year’s debut LP with a brand new album set for release next…

LIVE: Visions Festival, 05.08.17

Although it’s bound to be difficult to top past Visions Festival highlights of 2015’s hug from Shamir, or last year’s discovery of my love of Bleached, this year’s line up is looking pretty sweet… Kicking off the typically sunny day’s…

Guest Playlist: Emmanuelle Chateauneuf

Working with Chapterhouse Publishing, Canadian cartoonist Emmanuelle Chateauneuf is now set to release her debut graphic novel, Queen Street.  Set in the Ontario town of Sault Ste. Marie, known to its residents as “The Soo”, Queen Street follows twelve hours in the life of…

Video Premiere: Equinox feat. Feral Five – ‘Kiss’

Gigslutz favourites, electro-punk pioneers Feral Five have now teamed up with Mancunian spoken-word artist Equinox to create a captivating fusion of sounds. Oozing glitchy hooks and throbbing beats, ‘Kiss’ retains an intriguing majesty, oozing a sweeping, hypnotic power. An ethereal…

Introducing Interview: Greta Isaac

Welsh artist Greta Isaac creates superbly crafted, glitchy electro-pop, fusing together classical instrumentation with unsettling beats and innovative electronic experimentation. With a new single out now, and set to play Festival No. 6 next month, we caught up with Isaac…