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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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Kate Simko composes soundtrack to Leena Pendharkar’s timely drama ‘20 Weeks’

SEEN fave Kate Simko’s original music score for ’20 Weeks’ has been released digitally on all major platforms as the film had its theatrical debut in the US on 13th April. Spanning 15 tracks, the exquisitely crafted ambient/classical album captures Kate Simko’s distinctive sound, combining the intricacies and textures of string orchestration with dreamy electronic …

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P.D. Liddle signs with Xtra Mile Recordings

It’s not often that SEEN hears a voice that makes the hairs stand up on the back of her neck but one such is Xtra Mile Recordings’ latest addition to their ever-expanding family: P. D. LIDDLE A musician who will be well known to many already as the exceptionally talented vocalist and lyricist of DRY …

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Watercolours: ‘How Do You Feel?’

SEEN cannot recommend Watercolours too highly to you. Mixing psychedelia with ambient indie rock and trip hop bass lines, they are a three-piece outfit from Cheltenham with a playful genre-crossing sound that continues to delight with every new release. On their latest single ‘How Do You Feel?’, the listener is enveloped in a world of …

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Middle Kids to release ‘Lost Friends’ in May

Australian trio MIDDLE KIDS have announced that they have signed with Lucky Number (Dream Wife, Hinds, Sleigh Bells, Sunflower Bean) and are to release their eagerly-awaited debut album, Lost Friends, out May 4, 2018. They recently played the Moth Club in London. On Lost Friends, Hannah Joy, Harry Day and Tim Fitz bring back their …

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AK Patterson: ‘Shadows’

SEEN just adores the vocal talents of AK Patterson, who has announced release details of their debut EP ‘Shadows’, produced by Charlie Andrew (Alt J, Marika Hackman) and due out on 6 July, 2018 through Andrew’s own Square Leg Records, in partnership with East City. The news arrives alongside the band’s first single & EP …

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Bilbao BBK Live 2018: Fun in the Sun

Yes, it’s time for London to empty and fly south for this year’s Bilbao BBK Live. The festival has a great line-up this year: Noel Gallagher, alt-J, David Byrne, The Chemical brothers, Florence and the Machine, Bomba Estereo, Temples and more are set to join previously announced acts The xx and Gorillaz, on Bilbao’s Kobetamendi …

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Dissonance on the Dancefloor: Sterling Grove’s Parallel Lines

SEEN has been seriously enjoying a lot of electronica lately, none more so than the excellent Parallel Lines by Sterling Grove who are two DJ/Producers from Montreal and co-founders of House of Youth Records. From the spine-tingling atmospherics of ‘Beneath’ to the beautiful Philip Glass-style repetitions of ‘Bridge’ there is not a track on this …

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Thomas Truax: All That Heaven Allows

Released via his own Psycho Teddy imprint on 2nd February 2018, ‘All That Heaven Allows’ is the latest LP from the eccentric American songwriter and SEEN fave, Thomas Truax. In what will be his ninth full-length album, we find the maestro anything but settled. After five years based in Germany, Truax began 2017 in the …

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Lishi Releases ‘Our Hearts’

Sydney-based musician LISHI, AKA Eleanor Dunlop, released a brand new track on the 23rd of March 2018. ‘Our Hearts’ is the follow-up to last year’s debut ‘Dropping Back’ and was recorded recently with producer Xavier Dunn in his studio during a couple of really productive days. Subsequently mixed by Phil Threlfall and then mastered by …