ELECTRIC YOUTH – Memory Emotion

Ethereal memories… One of 2014’s particular joys was the warm synth tunes gathered on Innerworld, the debut album from Canadian electronic duo Electric Youth (see our sister site The Electricity Club’s review previously). Consisting of Austin Garrick and Bronwyn Griffin, … Read More

MARINA – Live in London

In this handmade heaven, it’s paradise… Having detached herself from her earlier title as Marina And The Diamonds (settling instead for a straightforward ‘Marina’), Welsh musician and songwriter Marina Diamandis returned earlier this year with new album Love + Fear (see Wavegirl … Read More

GOLD BABY – Philadelphia

Lost journeys Summer saw some good tunes popping up on the independent scene, although a special mention has to be made to Gold Baby for the evocative ‘500/1’ (see Wavegirl review previously). Siân Alex’s grunge-pop outfit have been keeping the … Read More

CULT WITH NO NAME – Mediaburn

Lounge pop perfection Billing themselves as “post-punk electronic balladeers”, Cult With No Name (aka Erik Stein and Jon Boux) have carved out an intriguing career since originally forming back in 2004. Following positive reviews for their 2007 debut album Paper … Read More

ROSE McDOWALL – Live In London

Crystal Nights… Having initially embarked on a musical journey at the latter end of the 1970s, the talents of Glasgow-born Rose McDowall reached a wider audience via the polka-dot pop of Strawberry Switchblade during the 1980s. Alongside Jill Bryson, McDowall’s … Read More

TACOCAT Live In London

Surf pop perfection at The Moth Club Getting Seattle outfit Tacocat to perform in the UK is a rare (but most welcome) event. Aside from that, the choice of venue is also an intriguing decision given that we’re inside the … Read More

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