SO NICE, SAY IT TWICE: MEET CULTURE CULTURE

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From Atlanta, Georgia comes a synthpop sextet band with a fresh, groovy and beautifully lush sound. They’re called Culture Culture.

“…Culture Culture are a fresh-out-the-box synthpop band, and the latest project to satiate my 80s lust. While details of the group are virtually non-existent, with only two tracks available on their SoundCloud and Bandcamp profiles, they seem to be the kind of guys who let their feel-good music speak for itself. With nostalgic percussive elements, big, bassy disco notes and infectious guitar riffs, all permeated with a distant harmony of vocals, “Pouring Down” is a commendable first effort. And, with their first EP due out in the coming months, I’m looking forward to hearing more!” – Cracked Wax

Their latest EP is called ‘JX-3Please’ and is available on bandcamp, you’ll love it.

PIXEL FIX

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From the same city as Foals comes a 4-piece indie band with a fresh deep electronic sound, forging a path in guitar music that has gained the attention of the likes of ‘BlahBlahBlahScience’, The Guardian and BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens.

“How to remain true to your original idea – to use space and silence as virtual fifth and sixth instruments in a bid to pare down R&B to its stark essentials – when you’re vying for airtime with the usual indie guitar bands on what are probably your natural homes, 6 Music and xfm? That is the question. Still, while we wait for Pixel Fix to answer, they’re making some quite stunning music” – The Guardian

Look and Listen Here: Fall – Pixel Fix

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3TWLBkotNQ

LUKE’S BIG SYNC

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Luke Cusato’s keeping busy. In 2014, he received critical acclaim from LIMF Academy and Amazing Radio. In 2016, he’s performed live at Sentric Music (image above), after being asked to do a “Big Sync” track with Sentric Music/Miloco Studios/The Motor Museum Recording Studio for Sentric’s latest podcast. Listen to it here.

 

IN BLOOM

The Blossoms have grown nicely since we last checked. This Stockport, Manchester-based indie band formed in 2013 and after a breakout hit in “Charlemagne”, finished 4th place in BBC’s sound of 2016 list. Far from slowing down, they’ve toured across Europe and have returned to BBC Radio 1 with a new single “Getaway”, premiered by Annie Mac  as the Hottest Record in The World.

 

COOL AS EVER…

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Last time we checked, Natalie McCool was enjoying critical acclaim from the likes of NYLON and Vogue Magazine, as well as popular blogs “The Line of Best Fit” and “Pigeons and Planes”. Refusing to slow down, her music has gotten the attention of BBC Radio 1′s Huw Stephens and will be going on a headline tour in September. A year ago she released “Pins”, check out her video below…