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Meet: The Coral’s James Skelly takes us through the inspirations for the new album ‘Coral Island’, the magic of memories, and how The Coral are the Robbie Fowler of the music industry.

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See: The monochrome video for Trevor Sensor’s ‘Chiron, Galactus’: an instant classic of mourning, cathartic Americana

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Album review: New Bums – ‘Last Time I Saw Grace’: Ben and Donovan reveal an unexpected treat

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Just in time for Valentines day comes ‘Love Thing’, a new single from Rik Ducci & J-Dubble. Its the lead track from their upcoming collaborative album as ‘The Essence’, which drops on February 18th. Its more of a look back for the pair, as J-Dubble’s warm, approachable rhymes describe his affection for music, while Rik …

Viennese producer Motsa, aka Varerio Dittrich has been attracting the attention of many observers with his pulsating, bass led electronic music over the last year. He’s appeared at the Red Bull Music Academy’s Bass Camp, had a track on the front of Mixmag, and done remixes for Sasha’s Last Night on Earth label. Now he’s …

Following in a (increasingly) long line of duo’s from the steel city, come singer/guitarist Ben Thompson and drummer Lew Currie, aka Nai Harvest. If you heard last years Buttercups single, or Hold Open Your Head EP, you’ll know that they’re equally at home making indie rock, garage punk and feedback laden-grunge, the pair are back …

Welcome back Mew. It seemed like the Danish art-poppers, aka Copenhagen quartet Jonas Bjerre Bo Madsen Silas Graae Johan Wohlert might have left us after going on a worryingly long haitus following 2009’s ‘No More Stories Are Told Today, I’m Sorry They Washed Away // No More Stories, The World is Grey, I’m Tired, Let’s …

First Aid Kit make music which sounds like it belongs in the latest cool indie film of the moment. All bouncy backing, soaring strings and vocals which are both endearingly plaintive and beautifully whimsical. Against the somewhat overpopulated marketplace of pop folk, First Aid Kit manage to stand out for a number of reasons: firstly, they …

Looking back on the musical history of the fair city of Leicester, its littered with nearlys and almosts and perhaps’ (Crazyhead, Diesel Park West, Delicatessen anyone?), excluding Kasabian (of course), Englebert Humperdink and Showaddywaddy. Being from (near) the city myself, we like to have something to hang our hats on. So I listened with a …

Last time we heard from C Duncan, it was when our interest was peeked when we heard his track ‘For’. Now the Glasgow song-songwriter is back with a new single, ‘Say’ taken from his forthcoming debut album, due out this Summer. As with its predecessor, it was lovingly recorded at home by C Duncan, who …

Current dreamy, electronica favourites Shelter Point are back with a new track, Fossil, taken from their forthcoming EP Weird Dreamers, which drops on February 23rd via RCA sub label Space + Time. Taking the lead from the likes of Boards of Canada and Mount Kimbie, the band add these soulful vocals making something that’s completely …

Oxford indie folk band Stornoway are back with a third, as yet untitled album, due out on April 13th. Searching for new ideas and with the lyrical cupboard (that is, his notebook) bare, songwriter and frontman Dr. Brian Briggsford took his family and upped sticks for the Gower Pennisula in Wales, perhaps (and I’m relying …

New York rockers KIT is actually the brainchild of former Scapegoat front man Kit Walters, who, apart from fronting prog metal bands, also was the featured vocalist for the Metal Gear Rising: Revengance video game. Whereas their previous EP Through the Fire showed the band at their electro-infused best, their new single ‘No Mercy’ is …