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Luca Gerlin, Italian DJ & producer, combines pulsating Tech House with inspirations from minimal techno and adds a spoon of acid to the mix.
The title track kicks in with a repetitive, minimal techno beat and adds a hypnotising synth line combined with subtle background noises
- strictly for the club. It will come in handy on the dance floor when things are meant to get going. Both “Lost Acid” and "Citydown“ combine
retro futuristic synths with a stoic Detroit beat and subtle breaks just as the right moment to get your hands in the air.
With this three-tracker comes a selection of remixes, all delivering variations of the cool minimalistic flow of the originals.
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7mirror filters “Cube” into deep-sea dub tech, our dear friend friend from Japan, Yoshiyuki Ota, adds a layer of ambiance
& mystery. Toronto-based Paul Stickman turns the technoid DNA of "Lost Acid“ into full effect while Dalo, as always, adds
melody & melancholy to the beat.
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Likened to Oasis, Blur and The Stereophonics, Superstar Tradesmen take the
best of all of these bands and add their own distinctive trademark Tradesmen
energy and verve. The track ‘Trading Blows’ is taken from their debut album
‘Pen To Page’ available to buy now on Mervilton Records.
“I’m not saying Superstar Tradesmen’s debut album is the next Definitely
Maybe but it could be, maybe…suitably energetic…the vocals are noticeably
smooth, melodic and really do shine.” .....James Lindsay, Pure M Magazine
Superstar Tradesmen are a 4 piece up and coming Indie rock band from Dublin,
Ireland, made up of Conor Quinn on Vocals and Rhythm guitar, Brian Donnelly
on backing vocals and bass guitar, Paul “Tall Paul” Moran on the Drums and
Keith Donovan on Lead guitar. Brian, Paul and Keith have been playing together
in a number of bands for a long time, but a few years ago they stumbled across
Conor who was friends with Brian’s brother and when they heard him play, they
knew they had the final piece of the puzzle.
They have had a busy two years together with gigs in venues in Ireland such
as The Academy, Whelan’s, The Sugar Club, The Tara Rocks festival to name
a few, as well as making the short trip across to England for a number of gigs.
They have been played on many radio stations throughout Dublin for both
interviews and to play live tracks, from the likes of Near FM to Phantom to
Radio Nova. They have also had their tracks played over the stations and
others like 98fm and Dublin South FM. They have also played support to such
big names as Irish artist Damien Dempsey and English outfit The Last Carnival.
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Lights That Change
Ear to Ear Records
11 May 2015
Lights That Change highlight North Wales showcase in Manchester + single 'Voices' feat.
Mal Holmes (OMD)
"A haunting, shimmering, deceptively simple slice of widescreen shoegaze that knows 100%
what it's all about. A winner" - Producer Fran Ashcroft (Damon Albarn, Lords of Acid)
"A truly beautiful slow burning slice of dreamy bright pop" - Louder Than War
"A brooding intro brings us into a sonic world, suggesting something of classic shoegaze
flavour whilst shooting firmly for the mysterious unknown future...a radiosexy reinvigoration
of early 4AD spirit" - Joe Foster (Creation Records)
FOR FANS OF: Dead Can Dance, Cocteau Twins,The Cure, This Mortal Coil, Marissa Nadler
Next Wednesday (July 15th), Manchester’s celebrated Northern Quarter venue Gulliver’s
will play host to a special bill featuring some of the best new acts from North Wales,
including Golden Fable, Lights That Change, Mechanical Owl and Martyn Peters.
Lights That Change, an alternative ethereal dreampop outfit headed by Marc Joy,
is taking the stage for the first time since their reformation, with Mandy Clare on vocals,
John Bryan on bass and Marc Joy on guitars.
The trio just released their debut single in their new incarnation, also featuring Rebecca Palin
(Golden Fable) on vocals and drums from Mal Holmes (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark).
These two guests will also both appear elsewhere on Lights That Change's forthcoming debut
LP ‘Byzantium’, expected in early autumn.
Lights That Change released their debut EP ‘Rainbow On Your Shoulder’ in 2013, followed by
‘Whispers in February’ and have received support from BBC, Tom Robinson, and Amazing Radio,
among others. Louder Than War has premiered the new single 'Voices', which was released
on May 11. The newly-released video is simultaneously premiering on 50 third and 3rd and Jammerzine.
“I’m extremely happy to be involved in Lights That Change,” says Mal Holmes. “This has
given me the freedom to create something special for ‘Voices’ and the new album doing
what I love to do … this is why I started playing drums in the first place”.
The first single from this forthcoming album, entitled ‘Voices’, is chalked full of ethereal
wave post-punk magic reminiscent of 4AD’s golden era. Mandy Clare lays mesmerizing
vocals over a bed of drifting, powerfully moving soundscapes. Lights That Change will also
be bringing their new permanent lineup to U.K. live audiences soon.
"Sublime slice of dream-pop inspired heaven, full of hauntingly beautiful vocal tones, floating
progressions & blissfully unassuming guitar lines" - Primal Music Blog
"Stunning and haunting…outstanding showmanship and seductive melody" - The Sound of Confusion
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She Makes Me Want to Die
Louder Than War Records
'She Makes Me Want to Die' is the story of a relationship breaking up, but in place of bleak
reflection the track is driven by kinetic, agressive and infectious energy.
This is a tale of explosive arguments at 3am, of being pushed almost to the brink by the
pervasive toxicity of the situation - but juxtaposing this unhappy subject matter, Faerground Accidents
have produced a wonderfully upbeat early Brit Pop style classic with echoes of Suede and Pulp,
underpinned by the influences of Bowie and Soft Cell.
With style, wit and vigour, Faerground Accidents exploded onto the UK's music scene in late 2014
when their double A side single 'We Hate the Same Things/Back in Town' was enthusiastically
championed by BBC 6 Music's Marc Riley and Steve Lamacq, Absolute Radio's Frank Skinner and Amazing
Radio's Shell Zenner and Charlie Ashcroft amongst many others. This attention led to the band supporting
the hotly tipped Sleaford Mods at Sheffield Academy as well as playing with legendary punk outfit The Membranes in London.
Originally formed in Manchester in 2012, the band's demos caught the attention of Louder Than War Records'
founder John Robb who described them as "stunningly original and beautifully odd" adding "if this band are
not massive by summer then you're all deaf!" Captivated by frontman Bomar Faery, John Robb summed him up
as being "borderline psychotic and quite definitely genius!" However, less than 48 hours later, Bomar was
admitted to a psychiatric facility and the band's future looked uncertain.
Following his release, Bomar returned to Sheffield and set about reforming the band with Artery's Marray Fenton,
Loveboat's Dan Botterill, Dodgem's drummer Michael Breeze and original Manchester based member, Henrietta Rowlatt on keyboards.
Now signed to Louder Than War Records, Faeground Accidents are one of this year's most vibrant and exciting prospects.
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Video for 'She Makes Me Want to Die'
Monday 9th Feb – Single Launch at Corporation, Sheffield
Thursday 12th Feb – The Eagle, Manchester (with POST)
Saturday 28th March - l’Aeroneuf, Lille, France
Friday 22nd May - Lexington, London
“A scintillating, shimmering, swathe of sexual charged swagger pop.”
Mark Radcliffe (BBC 6 Music & BBC Radio 2)
“Absolutely wonderful… [Bomar] He’s gorgeous!”
Jon McClure of Reverend & The Makers (Steve Lamacq’s BBC Radio 6 Roundtable)
“I like this…”
Frank Skinner (Absolute Radio)
“Acidic and grand songs laced with arsenic lyrical wit and melodies full of grandeur’
John Robb (Louder Than War)
“An eclectic group that merges the fey eroticism of Pulp with the solid chops of a machismo rock band.
Faerground Accidents have managed to forge a distinctive style that’s both enigmatic and direct. And,
quite frankly, that I can’t get enough of!”
Lee Adcock (Dandelion Radio)
Romin - Fallen
It is only January, but this doesn’t keep ROMIN (Future Bones’ Leo Pearson’s solo project) from delivering one of
THE EP’s of 2015! “Fallen” is a mind-blowing set of four really FANTASTIC songs (usually I hate people who write
words in capital letters but this time I HAVE TO ;).
Leo’s heart-melting pain-filled crooner voice is more than remarkable. His melodies are full of 80s synth wave
drama just as if he had a young Midge Ure as co-writer. “Breathe” is the hymn for 2015, there is so much comfort,
emotion, feeling and beauty in this – a rare gem. If you ask us, Romin indeed could become our “saving grace”.
The vanguard Future Bones synth-soundscape is present in “Wasted”, a song Romin must have written and composed
imagining himself riding down Sunset Strip into the warm light, standing on the roof of a 1970s Dodge Challenger
Coupé, in bonds. “Fallen” is the next uberhit, a wonderfully tender song, still with a lot of force.
Its multi-layered chorus literally lets your body meander to the beat, making it swirl up, up and up, and fu rther up.
“Ropeburn” could have been a perfect duet with Björk, but Romin fights his way through the concrete jungle alone – for
the upcoming video, we are trying to convince Christopher Walken that he needs to dance once again, a tango with a zombie Salma Hayek.
All four are dramatic, creative, dense, outstanding, soulful, melancholic, eternal, ultramodern and made for everybody
to experience and enjoy, not only for a few music aficionados. Emerald & Doreen’s best release to date, deserving 10/10
points from all lovers of melancholic electronic indie music. This is a transcendental release: you will get positively
lost in this marvel, and won’t be the same afterwards, you will be a better person. Just the right thing in these
turbulent times. We need more good people, folks, and support us better.
Honestly, this release should be played on all radio stations worldwide the whole year 2015, it should be part of
the coolest movies and become the soundtrack of the best games. Really. This is so much better than most pop productions,
and all songs come directly from the heart, no pop pope inbetween who thinks he can make a better, more mainstream
sounding production. This is pure bliss.
For the DJs: in a few weeks, there will be a remix release with remixes from Future Bones, Did Virgo and many
more…you can bet we are going to celebrate this wonder of the world adequately.
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The New Southern Electrikk
Louder Than War Records
"You're about to hear one of the most beautiful melodies ever written."
Almost everybody has experienced the pain of a broken heart at some point in their lives, and it
was a heartbreak that led Rikki Turner of The New Southern Electrikk to write the melody and lyrics for 'Brown Eyes' fourteen years ago...
And it seems the song has struck a chord with people all over the world. 'Brown Eyes' has been
featured in magazines across the UK, Europe and America and playlisted at radio stations on five continents,
including national airplay on BBC Radio 2. The New Southern Electrikk have been invited by Alan McGee to
play at his Creation Sessions in May, 'Brown Eyes' has been picked up for release by punk icon and Louder Than War Records
label owner John Robb and the band will be performing the track on Channel 4's Dispatches on Monday 19th January.
It's been a busy week for Rikki Turner and the rest of the band who always knew the song was something special, but
are still astonished by the amount of attention it has received in such a short time.
Explaining where he drew his inspiration from, Rikki says " The song was written during a particularly dark period
of my life when things weren't going well. Brown Eyes was a woman who left me. As she walked away, The Shirelles'
'Baby It's You' was playing and the song came to me there and then. The pain I felt that day can be heard in Monica's
breathtaking vocals and the band's performance on the record is stunning. To think something so beautiful can emerge
from that level of pain is extraordinary... but that pain had to be experienced for the song to exist."
'Brown Eyes' channels the sound of sixties girl groups with a pared down production style that draws inspiration from
the work of celebrated producer Martin Hannett. The New Southern Electrikk however, cannot be easily categorised as
b-side 'The Theme to The New Southern Electrikk' proves with its echoes of early New Order and The Charlatans defly
woven together with samples of Charles Bukowski.
Drawing inspiration from Psychedelia, Krautrock and Post-Punk, The New Southern Electrikk craft dark, mesmerisingly
beautiful melodies driven by grinding, sexy undertones. Monica Ward's vocals can be as ethereal as they are deep and
soulful; capturing her audience in the palm of her hand, with her mesmerising performances.
Zach Davies's flowing guitar shimmers over Steven Tajti's gritty, throbbing basslines with Rikki Turner's keys and
backing vocals providing a darker edge. Jim Correy's drumming is brooding and purposeful giving The New Southern Electrikk
a solid base on which to build soundscapes that are visceral yet sultry.
Having already found fans in Suede's Bernard Butler and The Lemonhead's Evan Dando to producer/Creation Records co-founder
Joe Foster and punk icon John Robb who is releasing Brown Eyes on his label Louder Than War Records, The New Southern
Electrikk are one of 2015's most exciting prospects.