Now we’re all done and dusted with The Great Escape it’s time to get on with all those who we didn’t quite see or (if you’re non-UK) never would have seen anyway!
Starting with a band (now) called Loa Loa, who spent some time rocking under a different name before restarting and owning the alt. rock emerging scene. Releasing a new EP – debut for the new fans – that has grabbed the attention of music blogs and radio thus far it’s a damn good sign.
Another really impressive outburst from Londoners Modern Ritual with their indie meets rock meets throwback shoegaze number.
Daggy Man is this gorgeous new discovery thanks to Triple J Unearthed. With softly sung, Elliott Smith/Andy Shauf style “What You Desire” is the perfect unwind track.
She Makes War – “Cold Shoulder” is an awesome female fronted garage rock anthem that’s just thrown itself out of Bristol, UK. Yes please. More!
Brand New are back after being premiered on the prestigious place of World Record on Beats 1 with Zane Lowe. Quite a nice lil’ number that’s true to their original form.
And leaving you with a blast from the past. Throwback Thursday is usually a boring affair of people posting Will Smith and boomboxes, but this resurfaced the other day. The cat in the hat is still king – Jamiroquai