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WRANGLER, the leftfield tronica supergroup comprised of Cabaret Voltaire’s Stephen Mallinder, Cornish-based Moog explorer Benge and Tuung’s Phil Winter, have released a brace of remixes of tracks taken from their latest for Bella Union, A Situation. Wrangler formed with a simple aim. They had a select collection of vintage analogue synths from which they tasked …

OVER the past couple of years and one very warmly received LP, Duke Spirit member and Bella Union solo artiste Liela Moss  – watch your vowel placement with care, folks – has carved herself something of a niche for a strong and dark pop draught, heady with intensity, 80s’ melodicism, courage and a complete willingness …

With their new album Peradam due for release on September 4th, 2020 via Bella Union, Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith have shared new track “Knowledge Of The Self” and an accompanying video that features editing and a visual collage by Anastasia Ivanova. Of the track, Patti Smith says: “We have to, in order to be free of all of the things that we are attached to, even ideas of ourselves, …

Fresh from the release of her new album Warning, which dropped in May 8th via the ever brilliant Bella Union label, I Break Horses, aka Stockholm’ Maria Lindén has released a new video for the track In live at night’ recorded in her back garden. Built around this slightly wonky synth line, that chimes and …

BELLA UNION’S Emmy the Great has had a major shift in consciousness and the place she calls home since her last album, Second Love, back in 2016.  Born in Hong Kong, Emma Lee-Moss (for it is she) moved to London with her parents at the end of the city’s loaned colonial status; more recently she …

In a recent interview we did with Ben Hall, aka Mr. Ben and the Bens, he told us about new album Life Drawing, saying “I came up with the idea of calling a record ‘Life Drawing’ and having the lyrical content of the songs be semi-lucid sketches of events happening in an imagined town. Vignettes …

We’ve been big fans of Mr. Ben & The Bens since we first caught them in Leeds a couple of years or so ago. Up recently we’ve been more than taken with singles Watering Can and Beast in the House, and with their album Life Drawing coming out on July 10th via the ever brilliant …

BELLA UNION’S premiere Geordie shoegazers Lanterns on the Lake, whose spring tour was pulled due to the covid-19 virus, have announced the rearranged dates for February and March 2021. And this has given the band a chance to expand the dates. The band said: “We have upgraded some of the venues that had sold out, …

JACK COOPER has had a mercurial musical decade. Cast your mind back ten years and you’d have found him in that harbour of all things leftfield, FatCat, plying his trade in garage-motorik band Mazes. A tour with indiepoppers Veronica Falls led to a brace of albums filled with sunshiney, Californian country psych as Ultimate Painting, …

Liela Moss of The Duke Spirit has announced that her new solo album, Who The Power, will be released on August 7th via Bella Union, and to celebrate she’s released a new video for lead track Atoms At Me, directed and filmed by her neighbour and IYEARA singer Paul O’Keeffe. There’s a certain angst and …