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Introducing okNoah

Engaging alt-pop There’s a charm and a lightness to the music that okNoah is responsible for, a wistful bedroom pop that still manages to tackle the struggles in everyday life. Fuelled chiefly by guitar and the musician’s impressive vocal talents, … Read More

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NAZ & ELLA – (DE​)​HUMANISE

Humanise me… Previously, London duo Naz & Ella caught our attention with the engaging ‘No (Doesn’t Mean Convince Me)’ (see Wavegirl review previously). It demonstrated a particular talent for mood and melody, while also managing to provide a stark commentary … Read More

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A.N.J.A. – Monoxide

Take a ride with me… There’s a definite pleasure in coming across new music that offers up a grittier approach that’s both familiar and also surprising. Take the ‘Surf Horror’ appeal of ‘Monoxide’, which apparently took inspiration from night-stalking serial … Read More

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WEB RUMOURS – New Wave Heartache

adrift in an endless sea… Although it might sound a strange combination, the new release from Web Rumors brings to mind OMD meets Austra. There’s a warmth at work in the electronic foundations of ‘New Wave Heartache’ which is augmented … Read More

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GOLD BABY – Rabbits

That’s not the whole story… After a lengthy period of releasing various singles, London indie-pop outfit Gold Baby have now turned their attention to the release of their debut EP Rabbits. Having gone through some line-up changes in recent years, … Read More

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SCARLET – Wrong Way

Holding on forever… Emerging from the Northwest of England, Scarlet are a four piece alt-rock outfit that have managed to win critical acclaim in recent years on the back of their guitar-fuelled widescreen tunes. Led by Jessie Robinson, the band … Read More

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PRETTY IN PINK: 35th Anniversary

“I’d have died for you!” One of the cultural landmarks to be firmly welded to the era of the 1980s has to be the film work of writer and director John Hughes. In particular, his 1985 angsty teen drama The … Read More

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