DJs' PICK OF NEW SOUNDS WE'VE PLAYED!

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      Glass Violet - Hourglass

      Mark Taylor - Champange Supanova

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      Formed in 2018 by guitarist/lead vocalist Tom Hurdiss and guitarist/vocalist Alex John, and influenced by acts like Kasabian, The Killers, Foals and Catfish and the Bottlemen (all bands I love), the two began writing songs together.

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      Kick Pistol - Unobtainable

      Mark Taylor - Champange Supanova

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      Kick Pistol are a St Albans and Hemel Hempstead based Alternative + Indie rock band. They play a mixture of original material as well as covers.

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      The Sea At Midnight - We Share The Same Stars

      Mark Taylor - Champange Supanova

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      The Sea At Midnight is songwriter Vince Grant. Inspired by classic postpunk bands like The Cure, Joy Division, the Psychedelic Furs, Siouxsie and the Banshees, New Order and Echo and the Bunnymen, he bought his first guitar at 23 and played in various Chicago bands before eventually moving to Los Angeles.

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      Ian bailey - Take It Or Leave It

      Roy Brown - Roy's Groove Machine

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      Preston singer-songwriter Ian Bailey - The finger-picking is mesmerising, setting the song’s pulse, and, along with the ‘Eight Miles High’-style outro, the influence of The Byrds is clear.

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      Starry Skies - Forgotten Dream

      Roy Brown - Roy's Groove Machine

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      Starry Skies play a mix of beautiful melodic pop folk-rock new album ‘Do It With Love’ out now! Previously the band’s music has been termed Indie Folk or Sunshine Pop and comparisons made to legends such as to the Kinks, Cat Stevens and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

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      Jeremy Pinnell - Joey

      Roy Brown - Roy's Groove Machine

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      Northern Kentucky’s own Jeremy Pinnell tackles Concrete Blonde’s ‘Joey’ and makes it all his own. The power of Pinnell’s voice is second to none and in fact, you’ll be hearing a lot more from this guy over the course of the next year. That’s because Pinnell has a new record in the can, produced by Jonathan Tyler, and it’s absolutely incredible.

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      THE MIDNIGHT - NEON MEDUSA

      Matthew Gilbert - Metropolis

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      Synthwave's biggest band give us possibly the biggest song of the year so far, with pulsating electronics mixed with one of the best rock guitar solos this side of the 1980s. Check The Midnight out at Bandcamp themidnight.bandcamp.com

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      DARFOULDS - TAKE MY HAND

      Matthew Gilbert - Metropolis

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      The artist who named himself after his home district on the Nottinghamshire/South Yorkshire/Derbyshire borders comes up with another Synthy winner to keep the UK flag flying. Check Darfoulds out at Bandcamp darfoulds.bandcamp.com

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      CASSETTER ft D. NOTIVE - INTROSPECTION

      Matthew Gilbert - Metropolis

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      Mysterious production genius Cassetter combines with Minnesota vocalist d.notive for this epic, with d.notive's vocals in places reminiscent of George Michael, a hero for a few Synthwave singers. Check Cassetter out at Bandcamp cassetter.bandcamp.com and dnotive at dnotive.bandcamp.com

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      Citrus Clouds - Collider

      Rob Walker - Going Indieground

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      Citrus Clouds are a 3 piece shoegaze/dreampop band based out of Phoenix, AZ. Music to daydream to. Check them out on Bandcamp. citrusclouds.bandcamp.com/

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      Gary Numan - Saints and Liars

      Rob Walker - Going Indieground

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      Gary Numan returns and is back to his best. Check out his latest material on Soundcloud. Soundcloud Gary Numan Official

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      The Routes - Broken Goods

      Rob Walker - Going Indieground

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      Taken from their latest album, Mesmerised, the Japanese garage psych band are on top form with this track. You can hear it on Soundcloud The Routes To Broken Goods

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      Millie Manders - Teddy

      John Armstrong - Tuning Up

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      London based Millie creates cross-genre punk that is hard to ignore. With lyricism that pokes fun, draws you in or leaves you questioning social norms teamed with incredible vocal dexterity, grinding guitars, irresistible horn hooks and a pumping rhythm section, the Millie Manders Music Machine churns out more raw punk fusion than you can shake a stick at, with a huge amount of Pop appeal. Check her out at milliemanders.bandcamp.com

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      Janine Khul - Tempted

      John Armstrong - Tuning Up

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      ‘The Jamaican Kate Bush’ Currently an independent artiste, Indie Reggae singer Janine Jkuhl has been getting her music fix since the age of three and since then, has reaped the fruits of her labour through singing competitions and notable performances. Check her music out on soundcloud.com/janine-jkuhl

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      Popincourt - My Whole World Is Falling Down

      John Armstrong - Tuning Up

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      French suave crossing the bridge between jazz and pop - based in Paris - check them out at jigsawrecords.bandcamp.com/album/pzl135-popincourt-the-brilliant-missing-link-ep and Soundcloud

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      Samantha Crain - Pastime

      Pete Avery - Inmate B42359

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      Samantha Crain is a Choctaw songwriter, musician, producer, and singer from Shawnee, Oklahoma. Check her out at samanthacrain.bandcamp.com

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      Pottery - Reflection

      Pete Avery - Inmate B42359

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      Pottery is a Canadian five-piece indie rock/garage punk band from Montreal, Quebec - check out their music at pottery.bandcamp.com

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      Lane 8 - Don't Let Me Go

      Pete Avery - Inmate B42359

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      Daniel Goldstein, better known by his stage name Lane 8, is an American musician, electronic music producer, and DJ. Currently residing in Denver, Colorado, he is currently signed to English deep house label Anjunadeep. Check out his music at lane8.bandcamp.com

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      Forest Robots – Amongst A Landscape Of Spiritual Reckoning

      Letters from Mouse - The Magic Window

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      This collection explores themes of spirituality, existentialism, and ethics and how each relates to the experience of parenthood amidst great global cultural instability. Check them out on Bandcamp forestrobots.bandcamp.com/

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      Survey Channel - Silent Graphs

      Letters from Mouse - The Magic Window

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      "I tried to envision these tunes as the bumpers, jingles, or scores for an alternative television broadcast. Something akin to Liquid Television, going a ways back. I held onto this sentiment when writing, to foster experimentation, but also to provide a voice, or guiding light. It's a personal reminder that the 'aesthetic' choices in music play an important role in maintaining a strong relationship with the listener. Check them out on Bandcamp surveychannel.bandcamp.com/album/silent-graphs

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      Dogs Versus Shadows & Simon Klee

      Letters from Mouse - The Magic Window

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      Lee Pylon and Simon Klee illuminate the fascinating world of the television nature documentary. These lively, playful interpretations serve as both an homage to the infinite variety of the natural world, and a heartfelt reminiscence of long lost Sunday evenings in front of the telly. Check them out on SUBEXOTIC Records https://subexoticrecords.bandcamp.com/album/music-for-nature-documentaries

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      Last of the Fallen Angels - 'Phase IV'

      Paul Barker - Backstreetradio

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      The Last Of The Fallen Angels - Dark electronic pop - is a North East lockdown trio produced by Music Legend Simon Ellis. Conrad McQueen (CMQ from north east electro pop outfit AXLS) has put together a supergroup 3 piece to keep creative in lockdown and explore new sonic adventures! Check them out on Soundcloud! soundcloud.com/user-671352803

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      The Slow Day - Home

      Paul Barker - Backstreetradio

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      “If there’s any Manchester band worth getting excited about in 2020, it’s The Slow Day with their anthemically-charged sound” (Amelia Vandergast, A&R Factory) Find out more at /www.theslowday.com/?fbclid=IwAR2ahoj2Q5f1H43SgISXXmGfWtT9UixfTOXbO7xX4J4WJRb6nqKjhPi1jx0

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      The Bethlehem Casuals - The Drink

      Paul Barker - Backstreetradio

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      Manchester based Bethlehem Casuals combine a world of influence, heavy grooves and tribal drum circles all with a distinctly urban twist of folk rock to create urban rock styled DIY world music. Check them out on bethlehem-casuals.bandcamp.com

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