New Music: Kodiak Island ‘Tuns of Fun at Christmas’

Our label asked us to record a Christmas song so we did! There’s a whole album of Musical Bear artists singing Christmas songs, available as a free download from this Saturday. The tracks I’ve heard are brilliant!I’ll share some at the weekend. We played a great gig in Reading last week, and we play The […]

New Music: Everyone You Know ‘Our Generation’

These are gonna be massive. I’m convinced. Absolutely brilliant. Half brothers ‘from outside London’. Both of these tracks are from the ‘Cheer Up Charlie’ EP. They play tonight at Miranda, Ace Hotel in Shoreditch. If you’re going, you will have an awesome time I’m sure!  

New Music: LUMP ‘May I Be The Light’

Here’s the new single from LUMP – the musical collaboration between Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay (read my little interview I recently did with Mike here). Not only is this a fabulous piece of music, I notice that this wonderful video was directed and animated by Beth Jeans Houghton. She’s a talented lady. She was […]

New Music: Christine X ‘Aldershot’

I released a solo instrumental album, ‘Eurocentric‘ under the guise Christine X fifteen years ago . The album got a couple of 4 star reviews in the d.j. and electronic music press. I am about to follow it up with a new Christine X project. I will be releasing one track for every letter of […]

New Music: Fontaines D.C. ‘Too Real’

This is fantastic.   From Dublin. They’ve just signed to Partisan Records and will be supporting Shame on tour. Speaking about the visuals in the new accompanying video, director Hugh Mulhern, says it is made up of “low-brow visuals inspired by Buster Keaton, James Joyce, The Dubliners and Jim Henson to discuss high- brow ramblings […]

New Music: Theophilus London feat Tame Impala

New York rapper Theophilus London and the Tame Impala main man Kevin Parker have been working a lot together. They’re calling their project Theo Impala, and after debuting some material at a secret LA show a couple of weeks ago, they released three new songs (one of which features Ariel Pink) on Beats 1 Radio. Here’s, their […]

New Music: Trummor & Orgel ‘Metropolis’

Wow, this is great! Swedish psychedelic jazz…..’Metropolis‘ from Trummor & Orgel’s first U.K. release, ‘Indivisibility’. Trummor & Orgel are Anders Ljunggren (organ) and Staffan Ljunggren (drums). In their own words – “the goal behind making Indivisibility was to find balance between the organic and the electronic, the dynamic and the predictable, then and now; the equilibrium between […]