LONDON BASED ISRAELI SINGER SONGWRITER IRIT ANNOUNCES UPCOMING ALBUM ‘HELLO’

Born in Israel, now based in London, singer songwriter Irit is set to release her debut album, ‘Hello’, on 23 March. The album comes on the back of a successful UK support tour, which garnered massive praise from both audiences and critics alike, as well as a fantastic UK headline tour in late February this year.

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LAOISE RELEASES INFECTIOUS NEW TRACK ‘BOTHER’ FROM UPCOMING SECOND EP

Originally from Galway, in Western Ireland, Laoise grew up surrounded by traditional Irish music. The 21 writes ambitious, frank, and dreamy pop songs which cover topics such as relationships and heartbreak, often with dark and moody, introspective undertones. Laoise (pronounced Lee-sha) pulls apart her own experiences and examines them with a gritty and impressive honesty and bravery. Laoise’s latst song, ‘Bother’ tells the very familiar story of a love gone wrong – a relationship that’s turned sour and spiteful.

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Ace Harper – ‘Neon Heart’

Ace Harper comes from a dance background and so feels there is a live performance aspect to everything she does. This is no less the case with her writing, which combined with her quirky and colourful music videos, reminds us a great deal of Kate Bush and perhaps Siouxsie And The Banshees, or Toyah Wilcox. Ace’s new single, ‘Neon Heart’, is paired with a slick and colourful, psych and sensual video, which is the perfect match for her upbeat and catchy track.

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Flaviyake Fights For Women’s Freedom Of Expression With ‘Bad In Bed’

Award-winning LA pop artist Flaviyake released her debut album, ‘Bad In Bed’ on June 8. The artist, who is known for reinventing herself in her music videos, describes the album as being about freedom of expression for women.

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BACK TO BASICS – Earwig’s Lizard McGee Goes Acoustic For New Solo Album And Maiden British Tour Dates

Earwig mainman Lizard McGee is heading to the UK this month to play a series of shows in support of new solo album Spooky Jets At A Distance. […]

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It’s All ‘Pink’ With Debut Album From Finnish Singer-Songwriter GEA

Using the stagename GEA, Helsinki based singer-songwriter Laura Avonius is set to release her debut album, ‘Pink’, on April 25.

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POP ART – Rachel Mason On Bowie, Trump And New Album Das Ram

The passing of David Bowie almost exactly a year ago, has particularly poignant memories for musician and visual artist Rachel Mason. A key influence on […]

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Daisy Victoria – ‘Animal Lover’

With a sound that’s something between PJ Harvey and Kate Bush, and yet tinged with country and rock, Daisy Victoria has released her latest track, ‘Animal Lover’, which has so far seen her get some airplay on BBC Radio 6.

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Sarah Schonert Releases Full-Length Album ‘My Unwinding State’

Eclectic in style, singer songwriter Sarah Schonert writes records and produces from her home studio in Peoria, Illinois. With a sound somewhere between Kate Bush, Laurie Anderson, and Bjork, Sarah combines classical sounding piano with ambient washes, vocoded synths, electronic elements and layered vocals. The result is a free-flowing style album that will appeal to a diverse audience.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Jamie Jamal (This Human Condition)

Jamie Jamal is one half of electronic duo “This Human Condition” from Bristol. You can find them online on their website. Jamie gives us his Essential Weekly Playlist.

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Indie band Khartomb return with their first new music in more than 30 years

ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT – ’80s Indie band Khartomb Resurface After More Than 30 Years Away

There are plenty of artists who’ve had long gaps between releases – Kate Bush, David Bowie and ABC to name but a few.

But indie groovers Khartomb are in a class of their own, having just reemerged with their first new release since – wait for it – 1983.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Penny Bridges

Wolverhampton singer songwriter Penny Bridges gives us her Essential Weekly Playlist.

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Eilish Gilligan Debuts Clever, Contrite, And Deep Single, ‘The Dogs’

2016 has started off in spectacular fashion musically, with new and exciting releases Eilish Gilligan’s debut track The Dogs falls right into this category.

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ICE QUEEN – Electro Diamond Delaire Shares Her Belief

With her crystal clear vocals it’s no surprise that singer songwriter Delaire – Jenny Burdon to her friends – chose to name herself after a diamond. […]

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Rae Morris/Rhodes/Mallory Knox

Steve Holley is our guest writer this week. Steve’s a music lover who attends a lot of gigs in and around London. His son Max is a singer/songwriter.

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