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TRACK: THE SAXOPHONES – FORGOT MY MANTRA

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NEWLY signed to the ace Full Time Hobby, where they’ll find themselves grazing amongst the likes of Tunng, The Besnard Lakes and Dana Gavanski, Pale Blue Eyes are a young electro-modernist guitar trio from the South Devon riverside town of Totnes. Think a castle, farmers’ markets and one of the best record shops in the …

ALL HALLOWS’ EVE beckons, yer common or garden Hallowe’en: the evening when spirits roam abroad as the year tips towards dark and the good and wary and chaste huddle round the fire. Día de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead, ain’t far off either – just a day or two away. The timing …

EVAN USCHENKO grew up in the small town of Three Hills, Alberta (pop: 3,212), and cut his teeth as a multi-instrumentalist in Michael Rault’s band, playing out an expansive, fuzzy, proggy psych-pop with the likes of King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard; and cashing his cheques for playing the guitar at gas stations after the …

Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings is the sound of a band set free, wings spread; big, theatrical, but not self-indulgent. They know exactly what these songs demand and are prepared to give them everything they need. In terms of scope, file next to Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space and The Soft Bulletin. A lot going on, in short. Trust in their vision; they’ve got this.

IT’S SOMETHING that comes to us all … hopefully later than rather sooner. Yes, death; something that’s been shoved into our purview a little harder than usual during 2020, what with all of it; but it isn’t necessarily a subject you’d expect a rather blissful and lauded folktronica act to get deeply involved in. But …

Singer songwriter Aidan Knight is sharing his second single ‘Rolodex’, taken from his forthcoming self-titled album, due 28 August via Full Time Hobby. Aidan explains, “It’s a song exploring my intrusive thoughts about relationships and divorce and having kids. What a dark thing to worry about and wonder about and write a song about. I find it’s …

Out on May 22nd via the ever brilliant Full Time Hobby label is the new album, titled Consummation, from NYC guitarist and songwriter Katie Von Schleicher. From it, she’s just shared a new track, Brutality, available for streaming right now. It comes off the back of her recent singles ‘Wheel’, ‘Caged Sleep’ and ‘Nowhere’. Slow …

Ahead of her album Consumation, out via Full Time Hobby on May 22nd, Katie Von Scheicher has released a new single, Nowhere following on from previous insight in the album ‘Caged Sleep’. Katie herself says of the track “‘Nowhere’ is about the close and tight feeling of being alone. It can be a hard spell …

Husband and wife duo that make up The Saxophones have shared their third and final single of forthcoming album “Eternity Bay”. “Forgot My Mantra” a beautiful minimalistic piece delving into the duo’s experience with the pregnancy of their second child.  “There were many moments of euphoria anticipating this new life. There was also a span …

The Brazilian duo ALDO, formed of brothers Andre and Mura Faria, release their new single, ‘Trembling Eyelids’ via Full Time Hobby. The track is the first from an upcoming EP. ALDO was formed by the Faria brothers in honour of their Uncle Aldo. A once wayward character, Aldo lived an edgy lifestyle in 1990’s Brazil. He …