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Callaghan: ‘Summer Days’

Acclaimed UK singer-songwriter and BBC Radio 2 favourite Callaghan returns this summer to release her new self-titled album ‘Callaghan’ on August 31st. And ahead of that will be performing at Barclaycard British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park, July 15. Moving further towards pop than ever before, whilst maintaining the honest emotion which has already …

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House Music Has A New Anthem: ‘Come Back Baby’ On Dopewax Records

‘Come Back Baby’ is a powerful track that can be heard and spotted at 40 paces and instantly transfers into an effective anthem that reverberates throughout all the key DJ sets across the world. The latest signing to the iconic Dopewax Records in New York City comes in the perfect package of deep, punctuated beats …

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Amanda Shires: ‘Eve’s Daughter’ & ‘To The Sunset’

SEEN just loves Amanda Shires’ new single ‘Eve’s Daughter’ taken from from her highly anticipated fifth album ‘To The Sunset’ which is due for release via Silver Knife/Thirty Tigers on August 3, 2018. ‘To The Sunset’ is Shires’ second album with Grammy award-winning producer, Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, Dolly Parton) at the helm …

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Gemma Rogers releases debut track ‘Stop’

West London singer, storyteller Gemma Rogers unveiled her debut track ‘Stop’ on 29th June on Spotify & ITunes. As part of a 5-track EP due for full release this October, ‘Stop’ will be accompanied by an additional track ‘My Idea of Fun’. If there’s single that’s the sound of the summer – ‘Stop’ is it, …

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What Daphne Did Next: ‘But I’m Not’

The glorious Daphne Guinness has released the new video for ‘But I’m Not’, lifted from her latest album ‘Daphne & The Golden Chord’, produced by Tony Visconti and now available on CD & vinyl formats via Agent Anonyme/Absolute. Filmed in Paris, the black & white clip for ‘But I’m Not’ reflects the track’s ye-ye informed …

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Larry Cadge and Rick Sanders: Resaca

SEEN has been a long-time admirer of the wondrous and ever-resourceful Larry Cadge. His latest collab with Rick Sanders once again eases us all into some stonking summer weather, with hypnotic beats and almost Gregorian vocal stylings. He’s like the Pied Piper, where he goes we willingly follow… Smiley Fingers is glad to present Larry …

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Helena Hauff: Qualm

SEEN has always been a huge elctronica fan so was very intrigued to hear the latest work by Helena Hauff. “Qualm” is her new album, released on 3 August 2018 via Ninja Tune. The title has a duality that Hauff enjoys – the German word “Qualm” (kvalm) translates as fumes or smoke, whilst the English …

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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 …