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The White Tiger Roars: KVLT

SEEN came to hear White Tiger on Facebook. His fabulously atmospheric synthwave music has already been snapped up for music videos. Hailing from Liverpool, SEEN, for one is keen to hear him in the capital… We caught up with him recently after the release of new album KVLT. SEEN: Congratulations on KVLT! How long did …

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CABBAGE: ‘POSTMODERNIST CALIGULA’

Lucky Manchester! Soon to be treated to Cabbage, hailed by everyone from The Daily Mirror to Q Magazine… May they appear in London again, soon. “…a muscular sound that weaves funk between menacing riffs, rumbling bass and thunderous drums….Nirvana meets early Happy Mondays” The Sunday Times, Debut Of The Week “Riffs and lurching grooves come …

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Sound of the Summer: ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO’s “ONCE IN A LIFETIME”

Global pop star and three-time Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo has unveiled the music video for her re-imagined version of Talking Heads’ iconic song “Once In A Lifetime” – from the 1980 landmark album ‘Remain in Light’. Her radical new version of the album will be released June 8 (Kravenworks Records) and Angélique performed “Once In …

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BATTS: ‘Shame’

“BATTS deals in jangly alt-pop in the vein of Angel Olsen. If you’ve even wished Courtney Barnett was just a little more melodic, this is the girl for you” – The Line Of Best Fit SEEN has been enjoying the wry lyrics and sultry voice of BATTS. Hailing from Melbourne, she has released her new …

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AHI: Breakin’ Ground

SEEN is lost in admiration at the sheer wealth of musical talent currently gracing her eardrums. None more so than the glorious Ahi (pronounced ‘Eye’) who has announced his new album: ‘In Our Time’. That voice! “A treat, a soothing piece of music with a slight pang of melancholy” – Clash “It was powerfully moving, …

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Lost in Music: Too Many Zooz at Ronnie Scott’s

SEEN had been keenly anticipating last night’s gig at Ronnie Scott’s by ‘brass house’ viral sensation Too Many Zooz. Having got themselves a name by playing their frenetic syncopations on the New York Underground, they have gone on to collaborate with Google and Beyoncé, signed with Ministry of Sound and have released the remixed ‘Warriors’. …

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Daphne & The Golden Chord

Daphne Guinness is sharing new videos for ‘Five Planets’ and ‘Riot’, with both tracks lifted from her newly released album ‘Daphne & The Golden Chord’ (out now digitally via Agent Anonyme/Absolute). Both films recently premiered at the London BFI IMAX, ahead of the physical release of ‘Daphne & The Golden Chord’ on CD and vinyl …

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Gang of Four: Complicit 


Gang of Four have released a new EP, ‘Complicit’. Co-produced by the band’s Andy Gill, alongside Ben Hillier (Blur, Depeche Mode) and Ross Orton (M.I.A., Arctic Monkeys), the EP includes previous singles ‘Lucky’ and ‘Ivanka (Things You Can’t Have)’, with artwork that captures the President’s daughter alongside the Russian word for ‘complicit’. The EP is …

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Ash releases ‘Annabel’ from new album – Islands

SEEN is pleased to hear that ASH have announced details of a brand new single Annabel, the second track to be lifted from the forthcoming album Islands, released 18th May through their newly cemented return to original home, Infectious Music. It follows lead single Buzzkill (which features members of The Undertones on backing vocals). Stream/share …

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Tailor – What If

SEEN loves Electronica and has been enjoying Tailor’s atmospheric ‘What if’. Wistful lyrics overlay a complex and hypnotic musical accompaniment. You need to listen a few times to properly appreciate its sophistication. Raised in Birmingham and now London-based, Tailor promotes an honest and refreshing outlook on music. Fresh on the electronic scene and swiftly laying …