Author Archives: Tilda Bywater

Festival Guide: Mirrors 2016

Name: Mirrors Where: Various venues, Hackney When: 29th October Headliner: Bat For Lashes Also Featuring: Allah-Las, Fucked Up, Bill Ryder-Jones, Cherry Glazerr, The Parrots, Babeheaven, Martha, Leif Erikson, Swimming Tapes, Miya Folick, Anna Straker, Caro, Hoops, Keir, Neon Waltz, Liv…

New Track: Douglas Dare – ‘Oh Father’

Following up from the success of his 2014 debut album Whelm, London-based singer-songwriter and pianist Douglas Dare has announced that this October will bring with it the promise of his second album, Aforger. And if recently released track ‘Oh Father’…

New Track: Alphabetic – ‘French Boyfriend’

‘French Boyfriend’ is the lead single taken from Alphabetic’s debut album Touch. Musically pleasing and lyrically playful, ‘French Boyfriend’ has been dubbed “a modern retelling of the Talking Heads’ ‘Psycho Killer’ without the murder” as it follows the bitter (and…

New Track: Pascal Pinon – ‘53’

‘53’ is an enchantingly lugubrious release taken from Pascal Pinon‘s (Icelandic twin sisters, Jófríður and Ásthildur Ákadóttir) third album Sundur. It marks a shift back to the experimental, yet unwaveringly mature, mood of their 2010 self-titled first album, self-produced when…

New Track: Weird Dreams – ‘Calm’

Weird Dreams, now purely the solo project of Paris-based multi-instrumentalist Doran Edwards, is set to release a new album, Luxury Alone. Having not put new material out since the band’s album Choreography in 2012, ‘Calm’ is a choice offering taken…

NEW TRACK: COLOUR – ‘FICTION’

There is an unmistakeable air of Everything Everything and Foals about indie Northerners COLOUR, and the universal consensus is that they have the potential to become just as big. The fact that all of the band’s gigs so far have…

One To Watch: Isaac Gracie

Isaac Gracie, a 21-year-old from Ealing dubbed as London’s own Jeff Buckley by the NME, has caused quite the frenzy over the past few of months with his paired down, folk-inspired music and nods to Radiohead. Word clearly reached the…

LIVE: Rat Boy – Electric Brixton, London 06.05.16

If you happened to be in Brixton on Friday night, you’re likely to have witnessed a swarm of Adidas-clad fourteen-year-olds descend upon Electric Brixton for Rat Boy’s sold out show. Although the bar staff may have had a quiet night…