‘HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES’ Starring Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp and Nicole Kidman

STUDIOCANAL is proud to present ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’.

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People Like You – ‘Why Say Why?’

The brainchild of singer songwriters Eli Elkus and Andrew Polakow, People Like You is a collective of travelling musicians whose music is an eclectic blend of roots, punk, psych, and even vaudeville. Their new single, ‘Why Say Why?’, is an encouragement to live life like every day is your last.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Outsider And Talks About #FIFA2018 And ‘Míol Mór Mara’ At #IrishMusicParty

Lisa spoke to Seán Ó Corcoráin, aka Outsider, ahead of his performance at the first ever Irish Music Party showcase, held at Dublin’s Workmans Club on 31 March 2018.
Seán, who perfoms with his band under the name Outsider, is the only Irish artist on the #FIFA2018 soundtrack, with the song ‘Míol Mór Mara’. Not only that, but it’s the first instance of a song which includes the Irish language included in any FIFA soundtrack. A high honour, and well deserved.

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Jeff Rosenstock – ‘Melba’

Jeff Rosenstock has had a huge career in entertainment, with bands and TV work over many years. The musician and songwriter from Long Island New York was the lead singer of ska punk band, The Arrogant Sons Of Bitches, the musical collective, Bomb The Music Industry!, and the indie rock band, Kudrow. He began his solo career following the breakup of ‘Bomb’, and had released his latest track, ‘Melba’, along with a cinematic music video.

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Jonny Shitbag & The Smokes – ‘You Could Not Have Given the Slightest of Fucks’

Jonny Shitbag and The Smokes release their first (and quite possibly last) album, beautifully titled, ‘You Could Not Have Given the Slightest of Fucks’. Go on, take a second to appreciate that name. All done? Then we’ll begin…

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NEAT NEAT NEAT – Punk Legends The Damned Summon Their Evil Spirits To Smash It Up At London’s Camden KOKO

The Damned’s place in history is secured as one of the triumvirate of London bands that kick-started the punk rock revolution. And yet despite being first […]

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Jane N’ The Jungle – ‘One Time’

Jane N’ The Jungle are certainly making a name for themselves with their unique blend of 90s style alt and modern rock. The Phoenix Arizona trio, who formed back in 2013, have already graced the pages of Essentially Pop several times in 2017 alone, most notably with their singles, ‘Killed Someone’, and ‘Faded Stars’. Now they’ve released their final instalment for the year, ‘One Time’; a pared down ballad which gives the listener a deeply personal look at the band.

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Flatlands – ‘Friday Night’

Flatlands came together in September 2016 and comprise Tom Keogh on vocals and guitar, Rob Maclennan (drums), Nat Jones on guitar, and Jamie Cornish on bass. With Tom, Rob and Nat essentially rising from the ashes of two bands at Abingdon School, Flatlands was later made complete with the addition of bassist Jamie.

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NICE TO SEE YER! – Sleaford Mods Tie The O2 Academy Brixton Up In Nottz

For some the thought of spending 90 minutes in the company of two middle-aged blokes, armed only with a laptop and a microphone, would be […]

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World War IX – ‘Thank God It’s Monday’

Brooklyn American punks World War IX have been on the scene for a while now and their new video, ‘Thank God It’s Monday’, the follow up to their previous, ‘Have You Seen My Drugs?’ is a hilarious, ironic riot.

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DIDI – ‘Back Off’

Lauren Deakin Davies, aka DIDI is back again with her new track, ‘Back Off’. Feisty and fierce, the producer come singer songwriter has once again given her listeners a musical feast.

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The Burning Peppermints – ‘Don’t Try To Lie To Me’

The Burning Peppermints join the illustrious set of excellent music coming out of Birmingham, Alabama, with their blend of punk, grunge, and rock’n’roll in their new single, Don’t Try To Lie To Me’.

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Room Full of Strangers – ‘Modern Media’

Room Full Of Strangers have found themselves compared to the likes of Mac Demarco and Modern Lovers’ Jonathan Richman, to The Dictators, and other proto and early punk bands. They’ve even been called a tougher DEVO – high praise indeed. Regardless of all this, Room Full Of Strangers are rock and roll all the way through to their bones – taking their approach to life as well as their music.

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Eat The Evidence Are Far From Politically Correct And We Like It – ‘Tories Go To Waitrose’

We love a bit of ska around here and when it comes in a punk wrapper we like it even more.

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Otoboke Beaver Premiere Video For ‘Love Is Short’

The new video for Otoboke Beaver’ s track, ‘Love Is Short’, premiered on Friday April 21 in NPR/Natalie (Japan), ahead of Record Store Day.

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THE SNEAKY NIXONS NEW SINGLE – ‘RETURNING HOME A FAILURE’

Liverpool’s newest rock-n-roll four-piece, The Sneaky Nixons have released their new single, ‘Returning Home A Failure’ on February 3 through Ocean Waves Records.

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