It’s been a busy summer so far. The Great Escape was it’s blustery start, blowing in refreshing performances to Brighton’s sprawling festival of new music. A couple of trips to the One Hundred Club. Earl’s Court beckoned hopefully for the last time (it’s due for destruction), and there’s still the delightful Leefest, our local festival of choice, and Green Man to come. You’ll here the fruit’s of this labour here with new music from Lizzo, FTSE, Happyness. New old music from Neil Young, and old old music from Iggy Pop, and The Waterboys
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From the home of homemade radio…This month the Manifesto has a couple of unexpected, and beautiful covers from Emika, and Daughter. We trot globes in the company of the sublime Rokia Traore and Henri Texier. There is good old fashioned guitar centric indie from Bromheads and Let’s Go Safari. Savages and TTotals share a sinuous darkness, and crackles are born of a classic 12″ from Dr Octagon.
This month Rich went to a thing where grown men put forward the idea that we’ve got enough music now and maybe we should stop making it, and start listening to the stuff we’ve already got.
Well that’s a load of bollocks.
Have a listen to these little beauties:
In defence of new music; We present exhibits A through M.
This show is a testament to the quality of music we get sent every month. There is exciting new music from Oberhofer, Dirty Projectors, Stealing Sheep, Marry Waterson and The Very Best, and a few big tunes from further back in the record box from Public Enemy, Velvet Underground, and Bobby Moore.