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Photos: White Lies at Academy, Sheffield

With their 4th album Friends, White Lies have made it clear that subtlety isn't their strong suit. Everything they bring to the table is pumped up, bold components to slot into their monolithic synth belters. A...
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Listen: Bruno Major – Just The Same

On 'Just The Same' Bruno Major captures the sound of North London at midnight, bleary-eyed and wistful. For fans of Tobias Jesso Jr. there's a healthy tinkling of the ivories; Major's another in a long line of ...
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Introducing: Brooders

The Leeds scene is essentially built upon a good guitar-thrashing, and Brooders make no qualms about channelling that heritage. The trio label themselves purveyors of pysch grunge, kicking up dust clouds on the...
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Listen: BETSY – Waiting

The new one from BETSY is the kind of fist-pumping joy that we long for from the golden age of pop power. 'Waiting' has the kind of soaring strings and vocals to deliver a song from pop cheese for a complete ba...
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Introducing: Overcoats

It's tried and tested fact now: NYC never disappoints. As Overcoats, Hannah Elion  and JJ Mitchell are the latest offering from the big city. Though they've got little material knocking about online, their debu...