Head Fake vs Dub Fu Masters Drop Self-Titled Deep House / Techno EP

Head Fake return with their new self-titled EP, , a collaboration with London-based Deep House / Dub artists, Dub Fu Masters. The three track record is a fun concept and which combines the anonymous trio’s signature retro 80s sound with a modern pop / dance vibe.

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Head Fake – ‘Sucker For Your Ways’ 

With a sound that reminds us of the early 70s – the likes of Baby Huey and Isaac Hayes spring to mind – Head Fake step away from their usual neo-80s vibe in their latest single, ‘Sucker For Your Ways’.

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Head Fake – ‘JFK’ 

How much do you know about JFK? Were you alive, or is much of what you know second-hand knowledge, handed down to you in a rose-coloured, sanitised, approved version, which may or may not bear any resemblance to the historical man?

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Head Fake – ‘I’m Found’

The trio who make up Head Fake are a group of semi-anonymous artists who aren’t interested in personal glory; so much so that they barely choose to reveal their faces. Representing London, New Jersey, and Miami, the group prefer to let their music speak for itself and their latest track, ‘I’m Found’, certainly does speak.

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Laoise Releases Video To Accompany Her Uplifting But Sensitive New Song, ‘Gravy’ And We Get To Have A Chat With Another Exciting Irish Singer.

Laoise, pronounced ‘Leesha’ if you’re as bad at Irish names as I am, has released her video to accompany last week’s single release ‘Gravy’. Brought up in Galway but now living on a tiny island off of the western coast of Ireland, the song is from a forthcoming EP.

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JOBSON’S CHOICE – The Skids’ Frontman Discusses His Life, Music And Upcoming Warts ‘n’ All ‘Evening With…’ Acoustic Tour

If ever there’s a walking embodiment of punk’s have-a-go attitude, it’s Richard Jobson. Exploding out of gang-ridden working class Fife in the late 1970s,…

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BAD MEN RISING – Protest Singer and Occupy Activist Tom Moriarty On Britain, Brexit and The Battle Against Injustice

Neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Corbyn can save Britain from the divisive mess of Brexit – that’s the view of up and coming protest…

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Hard Rock In A Combat Frock: We Catch Up With Emily Capell

We first met Emily Capell at The Boisdale Awards last year, where she won Best Newcomer. She’s had a very busy year since then, and so it was great to catch up with her at Cornbury, where we talked about her music, guitars, The Clash, Steve Marriott, Tom Hardy, Danny McFly, and Jedward.

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REAL HORRORSHOW – Scars Guitarist Returns With ‘Cross-Generational Sci-Fi Glam-Punk’ Outfit VoiceX

Bursting out of the Edinburgh punk scene of the late ’70s, Scars were a potent mix of youthful aggression and serious songwriting chops. Their…

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MONSTER MASH – Jon Spencer and The Melvins Haunt The Camden KOKO Over Halloween

The suitably vampiric surroundings of Camden’s KOKO provides the perfect ambience for a diabolical double header, with Jon Spencer and The Melvins ghosting in for Halloween. Up…

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CUM ON FEEL THE NOIZE – Axeman Jon Spencer Returns With Bone Rattling Debut Solo Album

Like all the best guitarists Jon Spencer’s signature sound is instantly recognisable. Whether it be Pussy Galore, Boss Hog, Heavy Trash or the Blues Explosion, the…

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A CHANGE IS ON ITS WAY – Northside Frontman Dermo Returns With Aggressive New Punk Quartet Time For Action

Hailed for their explosive live shows, Northside were an intrinsic part of the Madchester/baggy scene, which fused indie rock guitars with the dance beats of a flourishing underground rave culture.

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Emma Blackery’s New Album ‘Villains’ Is Deeply Introspective And Conceptual

Emma Blackery is nothing if not very busy. A singer-songwriter who’s probably equally known for her YouTube vlogging, as well as her writing – she released her debut book last year, ‘Feel Good 101: The Outsiders’ Guide to a Happier Life’, based on a series of videos on her main YouTube channel – she’s been releasing music 2012. She’s also toured extensively, most notably for us here at EP, when she supported Busted and Wheatus on their UK tour in 2016. ‘Villains’, out tomorrow, is her first full length album, after five EPs.

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The Master & The Apprentice

Steve Holley was lucky enough to catch up with Jay James and ask him a few questions about the past, the present and the future and he gave a really good insight into the hard work needed to make steps in music, his excitement about the tour and what he hopes to achieve. Tickets are available here.

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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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URBAN SPACEMAN – Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Newcombe To Lead Pure Phase Ensemble

Anton Newcombe is responding to a question about the 2004 documentary Dig! which contrasted the fortunes of his band, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, with that of friend and collaborator Courtney Taylor-Taylor’s group The Dandy Warhols.

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SWEDE IN A BRITFLICK – Frida Sundemo on her role in new visceral black comedy Kill Your Friends

Frida Sundemo may not be a household name yet, but that could be about the change with the release this week of a coal-black comedy…

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Calling All Astronauts Take us Back to the Age of ‘Empire’

David from Calling All Astronauts talks to us about his band, the state of the music industry, and their new single, ‘Empire’.

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DID BRITPOP CHANGE THE WORLD? DEFINITELY MAYBE

It’s hard to believe that two decades have passed since Blur were battling Oasis for the No1 spot as Britpop ruled the airwaves.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: A Modern Masquerade

Welcome to The Essential Weekly Playlist! This week we introduce you to Scottish trio, A Modern Masquerade, and ask them what 10 songs could they not live without, and why.

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