Dan Salter


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Exclusive Track Premiere: Kid Kin – Jarmo

Photo credit Helen Messenger Kid Kin is the musical moniker of Oxford based multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Peter Lloyd. Having released the Holy Youth EP in 2016, and the epic Masterclash single in 2017, Peter is gearing up to bring out h …

Rumour Cubes with Exclusive ¡No Pasarán! Track Stream

Two and a half years on since their last show and more than four years since Appearances Of Collection came out, Rumour Cubes are back with a gig, on Friday 14th Sep at The Underdog Gallery in London Bridge, and not one but two new tracks to release. With that in mind, we thought it was a good time to have a chat with the band and see what they’ve been up to in all that time.

Exclusive Track Stream | The Oscillation – Drop

Following a recalibration and consolidation with their recent electronics-inflected album, 2018’s U.E.F., The Oscillation are back with their sixth and most ambitious album to date, Wasted Space. We’ve heard it already and can confirm it is an absolute …

Under The Influence with Adam Fulford from Dream Logic

We were pointed in the direction of Dream Logic by Tim from perennial E&D faves Tomorrow We Sail & we thought anything Tim was in to would be worth checking out; and how right we were. We were so impressed that we immediately booked Adam to play our show with Rumour Cubes at The Underdog Gallery next week (14th Sep) so we thought it would be a good time to get him to give us the lowdown on his influences.

Exclusive Video Premiere: The Lucid Dream – Zenith (Part 2)

We are excited to bring you the video for the third single to be taken from The Lucid Dream’s brilliant new album Actualisation, out 19th October, and is soaked in the influence of acid house, amalgamated with dub and kosmische. Mark Emmerson …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Jean Jean – Tensor Field

Hot on the heals of them slaying it at this year’s Arctangent festival, we are massively excited to be able to bring you the awesome new video from French mathrock legends Jean Jean.  ‘Tensor Field’ is a 4 minutes trip shot during their recent spr …

Under The Influence with My Baby

A couple of weeks ago we saw My Baby absolutely tear it up in the rain at Boomtown Festival, attracting a sizeable crowd to shake their funky stuff in the mud to the band’s stoner disco grooves.  With a new video just released & a new album on the horizon, we thought it an ideal time to grab the band and find out what influenced their superfun sound.

Exclusive Video Premiere: NOSOUND – Shelter

Following on from the release of the first single from Nosound’s forthcoming album, Allow Yourself, the band have revealed the new song “Shelter”. The stunning new video was filmed between both the idyllic Greek island of Paros and Marston Marshes in N …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Julie’s Haircut – Fountain

We’ve been big fans of Julie’s Haircut for a few years now and it seems they just keep getting better and better.  They are following up the release of their debut album for Rocket Recordings last year by self-releasing a new 12” record on their o …

Under The Influence with The Callas

The Callas hail from Athens, Greece where they are the tip of an artistic collective producing music, artworks, films, magazines, events, art shows, initiated by the brothers Lakis & Aris Ionas.  The group have worked with the legendary Lee Ra …

Mau from AMFest, Barcelona

AMFest has been running for 5 years now but it only really came across our radar last year when the standout quality of the lineup, featuring the likes of And So I Watch You From Afar, pg lost & Sleepmakeswaves, really caught our attention. This ye …

Exclusive Video Stream: Julie’s Haircut – Purple Jewel (Live at Teatro Regio, Parma)

Italian sax driven psych explorers Julie’s Haircut follow up being one of the highlights of the recent Rocket Recordings 20th Anniversary weekend with this splendid ‘live’ video. On the night of January 27th 2018 the band performed live at the leg …

Echoes Of The Past: Re-jigging Manic Street Preachers’s Know Your Enemy

Stephen Naish takes an alternative look at Manic Street Preachers’s much maligned sixth album, Know Your Enemy.

Under The Influence with Steve Cleaton from The Fierce And The Dead

To mark the release of their third album, we asked Stevie from The Fierce And The Dead to pick the 3 albums that most influenced him as a musician.

Exclusive Video Premiere: Tigercats – Stay Out Of Limehouse

Three years since the release of the critically-acclaimed album Mysteries, East London’s Tigercats return with their long-awaited and much-anticipated follow-up, Pig City, released 11th May. The band’s third record, and first with Barcelona label El Se …

Under The Influence with Blanket

Blanket have been on our radar for a little while now, last year’s Ep Our Brief Encounters was a fine record, so we were very much looking forward to their debut album, How To Let Go,. To coincide with that release, we asked the guys to pick the books, films & music that have influenced where they are as a band today.

10 Years of Dingo Barracks

Stuart Metcalfe from Rail Cables celebrates 10 years of DIY promoting in the North West by Dingo Barracks

Exclusive Track Stream: Demetra Sine Die – Stanislaw Lem

Demetra Sine Die’s third full-length album marks a further development from A Quiet Land of Fear, moving deeper into psychedelic, post fueled, sludge driven hallucinations. Including blackened/death overtures and krautrock elements amongst many ot …

Under The Influence with the crew from Portals Festival

With a monster of a show hoving in to view rapidly, we thought it was time to get the brains behind it, Asher, Arran & the two Sams, to pick a record each that started them on this path.

Track Stream: Charlie Looker – Puppet

‘Puppet’ is the second single from Simple Answers, the solo debut album by Charlie Looker (Psalm Zero, ex-Extra Life, ex-ZS). “Lyrically, ‘Puppet’ could be seen as a companion piece to the album’s first single ‘Ritual Fire’. Both songs are about addict …

Exclusive Album Stream: Weathered Statues – Borderlands

Weathered Statues is a new group out of Denver featuring Wovenhand, Christie Front Drive, Planes Mistaken For Stars, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club collaborators and they make a noise that hearkens to the heavy post-punk of Siouxsie and the Ban …

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