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northern soul


New Music: Idle Kyle – Twisted Attention (EP)

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BACK in September we reported on Wigan’s indie chosen few, The Lathums, and the equal parts excellent and fun fundraising idea they’d got going in order to raise funds for their hometown football club, Wigan Athletic, and its community trust: they were gonna record a cover of Al Wilson’s legendary northern soul classic, “The Snake”; …

The brittle, delicate arpeggiated piano of ‘Grounded’, the first track off Philadelphia’s Idle Kyle‘s EP “Twisted Attention”, serves notice that there is something quite unique ahead. It is a track that flirts with jazz tropes – time signature changes, delicate and subtle layers that change direction and shuffles and grooves. Yet somewhat antithetically, the song …