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Paula Temple

Paula Temple

The move to Berlin has definitely made a massive influential impact on Paula Temple‘s sound. R&S has just literally publicised Ful the B-side from her latest EP, Deathvox a few hours ago and it is IMMENSE. It’s already been on repeat on my speakers. Starts off mellow with tribal percs before the persistent, industrial anthemic beats come...



Seekae – The Stars Below

Seekae – The Stars Below

Fresh from the Future Classic label is Seekae‘s latest album, The Worry, a much anticipated release. On hearing the first preview, I can totally understand why. This track The Stars Below with the brilliant high tension, minimal feel and tight percussion work does a great job at climaxing into your ears. The sound is so fucking satisfying you...



Flight Facilities – Two Bodies [NEW VIDEO]

Flight Facilities – Two Bodies [NEW VIDEO]

Oh god this is so beautiful I cannot even. Flight Facilities move away from their well known nu-disco vibes into this beautiful, textured chilled-out house style for this single taken from their FINALLY announced and much anticipated debut album Down to Earth. I waited fucking years for this! Less talk, more listen: You can buy...



A Divorce Before Marriage

A Divorce Before Marriage

Now this is interesting and a break from the usual OH-MY-GOD-YOU-GUYS-CHECK-OUT-MY-LATEST-BAND-OBSESSION shouty posts. You must remember I Like Trains, the broody Leeds post-rock band who exploded onto everyone’s radar back in 2006 with the Progress Reform EP. And in the subsequent year, their debut album Elegies to Lessons Learnt smashed through the UK Indie charts....



YOUTH – TONIGHT (PROD. ASTRO ZU)

YOUTH – TONIGHT (PROD. ASTRO ZU)

DAMNNN. This is fucking magic mate. Tonight is a collab between Youth and Astro Zu (Bad Life). Space-wavey electronic RnB with soulful vocals and just can’t get enough of those percussions: Here’s another fucking winner with Kilter: Youth will be supporting Femme at Birthdays on the 24th of Sept. Got this via the good folks...



Menace Beach – Tennis Court [New Video]

Menace Beach – Tennis Court [New Video]

New video of by one of my fav Leeds bands Menace Beach! Directed by Tom Hudson of Pulled Apart By Horses, Tennis Court is from their Lowtalkin’ EP, released just on Monday via Memphis Industries. Really loving the early-90s VHS style: Recorded at Matthew Johnson’s (of Hookworms) esteemed Suburban Home studios in Leeds, here’s the other...



Duke Dumont @ Canal Mills Leeds – 27th September 2014

Duke Dumont @ Canal Mills Leeds – 27th September 2014

Duke Dumont will be headlining the new season opening party at my favorite venue, Canal Mills this September 27th. Karma Kid, B-Traits, Friend Within,  Gotsome, Arkive and more will be joining him in what looks like the biggest line-up in a Leeds warehouse ever. House music, no messing about. Some tunes to get you into the...



School – SoLong

School – SoLong

Ok while we’re on a roll, this one just caught my eye from the Bad Fotography inbox. School, this band from the city that gave birth to The Knife and Little Dragon do that jangly, 90s dream pop sound that is just so damn perfect right now. I fucking love them! New single SoLong will...



Reptile Youth - Structures
Reptile Youth – Structures

Reptile Youth – Structures

Here’s a new discovery: Reptile Youth from Copenhagen, 2 dudes doing an impossibly big sound between just the both of them, early Alex Turner-esque vocals with the swagger of the Libertines. And this video is pretty rad: New single Structures, taken from their latest record Rivers That Run For A Sea That Is Gone doesn’t...



Avec Sans – All Of Time [NEW SINGLE]

Avec Sans – All Of Time [NEW SINGLE]

The video for the new single by London based electronic-pop duo Avec Sans, All of Time is here and they’re giving it away as a free download on their official Soundcloud page which you can find below. If you’re in a dreamy, dance pop mood like me right now, you’re going to seriously love this:...



INTERVIEW: Parix XY @ Beacons Festival 2014

INTERVIEW: Parix XY @ Beacons Festival 2014

So Beacons 2014 was massive. No hurricane was going to stop the party. We checked in with Alice and James, the awesome people behind Leeds’ based electronic duo Paris XY  for an interview on the fucking ferris wheel but alas, the weather was not on our side, and they’ve had to move their set from one of...



Phantogram – Black Out Days (Future Islands Remix)

Phantogram – Black Out Days (Future Islands Remix)

I’ve loved Phantogram since their Eyelid Movies album. Nightlife that came out in 2011 was absolutely stunning as well. This track Black Out Days, from their most recent album Voices have just been released 3 days ago as a remix by Future Islands – still retaining the melancholy of the original song, slowing it down, elevating it...