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With music proliferating at an explosive rate, it’s often difficult to wade through the morass and discover new artists, or artists who have been toiling away at their craft for years, unable to rise above the noise. The ability to create rudimentary sounds or beats with inexpensive software means that the stream-waves are crowded with …

Fresh from releasing her debut EP Love I Can’t Ruin in February, UK soul artist Nia Wyn has released her brand new single “Who Asked You“. Focused on dealing with negative energy from people with unwelcome opinions, especially about the stigma around mental illness and naysayers doubting your aspirations of leaving a small town and …

Shoegaze seems to be a genre that undertook a popular resurgence in the latter part of the ’00s. My Bloody Valentine released new music, a number of musicians took influence from the genre and, in 2018 to be precise, Belgian quartet Slow Crush released Aurora. Such was the appeal of the album that the band …

Ian Chang has shared a second track from his debut full-length record; “Lion Dance” a track that highlights his energetic blend of percussive prowess and hyper-sonic electronics by the Son Lux member. “This was the last song I made for the album, so it still feels very fresh to me” Lang remarks about the track. “The initial …

Discovering an artist at their emergence, untapped and unexplored, is one of the greatest pleasures of a music-lover; the only thing better is when you can divine the potential it holds, knowing that what you just heard has a determined sense of direction – a place to go. Jeans Shephard’s debut single ‘Burden’ is a …

Yes, we’ve entered the month every record collector drools over and every brick and mortar both loves and gets great anxiety over. With the entrance of April comes Record Store Day. That day when exclusive content is released for music lovers everywhere on the only true music format that counts: vinyl. CDs are still alright …

Cruel Experience are a four piece from Florence, Italy who have marked themselves apart from the crowd by drawing a path through a richly faceted musical universe, whilst maintaining the attitude of a band that wants to make music by choosing to stand on its own feet. They released their debut LP Lives of Ugly …

Tijuana-based Mint Field consist of 21-year-olds Estrella Sanchez (vocals & guitar) and Amor Amezcua (drums & synths). They have just announced that they will release their debut album, Pasar De Las Luces on 23rd February 2018 on LA based label, Innovative Leisure Records. With a sound that’s being described as organic, spacious, and inhabited by spectres …

Nothing But Thieves

Nothing But Thieves could almost be forgiven for taking things slightly easier on themselves tonight as they take to the stage at the Leadmill. They’ve had to recently reschedule several dates due to lead singer Conor’s illness but even more excitingly, the offer of a guest slot supporting arena and festival headline hoggers Muse on …

The SSS

It’s a real Sheffield special over at the Leadmill in the shape of two up and coming acts The Wired and The SSS, effectively sharing the bill and selling out the venue. Not everyone can sell out the Leadmill and many act can claim to have by virtue of selling out the smaller of the …