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AAA Music | 21 November 2014

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TENNIS – I’m Callin’

18 November 2014 |

Tennis’s single ‘I’m Callin”, taken off their recent release Ritual in Repeat puts on display a very natural and well executed progression in the duo’s sound.

More than ever, Tennis are successful in capturing a downhearted tone injected into … Read More

LES BONBONS – Nouveau Départ’

18 November 2014 |

A beautiful, transcendent introduction, orchestral timbres, shimmering strings ascending and descending, smooth shades of brass all interweaving, leaving you with a feeling of ‘what’s going to happen next?’

What I expected was some chamber folk/pop; instead I was surprised … Read More

CLOCKWORK RADIO – Sitting Bull

17 November 2014 |

The title ‘Sitting Bull‘ may hold memories of a patient Native American within and the approach taken by Clockwork Radio to this song is certainly a patient one, and indeed one that pays off.

There are some lovely bass licks … Read More

DRDR – Struggling

14 November 2014 |

DRDR released EP Struggling in September via Glyph Recordings. The Brighton trio’s ability to combine elements from many different musical genres provides a good listen regarding this latest collection of songs.

DRDR, who have been busy on remix duty before this release, have provided us … Read More

FOFOULAH – Fofoulah

13 November 2014 |

If you want to understand where the “sound of London” is heading to and where so-called world music is going, you must have a listen to the lastest Fofoulah album.

The London based sextet are one of the best embodiments … Read More

A CHAT WITH: DIEGO BARBER & REBECA VALLEJO

12 November 2014 |

Spanish guitarist Diego Barber, navigating between jazz and classical music, was born in a family of musicians. He has been living in New York for seven years now, playing with great artists like Mark Turner or Jeff Ballard, and he … Read More

Ward Thomas – Live @ O2 Oxford

12 November 2014 |

Sunday 9th November, Oxford

The duo Ward Thomas grew up on a farm in rural Hampshire listening to country music that inspired them including Johnny Cash, The Dixie Chicks, Alison Krauss and Carrie Underwood.

The talented twin sisters are … Read More

JOEY BADA$$ – Christ Conscious

12 November 2014 |

Joey Bada$$ has been busy since he dropped the mix tape 1999 and his new album B4DA$$ aims at being a sort of coming together of the future of hip hop.

‘Christ Conscious’ is the second single from B4DA$$ and demonstrates Joeys 90s style … Read More

GOGO PENGUIN – v2.0 (Deluxe Edition)

11 November 2014 |

Hot on the heels of their Mercury Prize nomination, GoGo Penguin re-released their v2.0 album in a Deluxe Edition last month, including three bonus tracks for our greatest pleasure.

The album had already been a very good showcase of the trio’s … Read More

EL MAY – The Other Person Is You

11 November 2014 |

Contrary to popular belief, self-centredness can be harnessed artistically absent of arrogance or hubris.

Write about what you know, we’re always told, sometimes our tendency to hide in the alcove of forced modesty blinds us from tapping into inspiration. On … Read More