Author Archives: Emily. Arc

Review // Is Tropical – ‘Say’

  “Watch in the dark on full screen for full effect,” comes the orders from the band themselves regarding their new video. Is Tropical released ‘Crawl/On My Way’, the first installment of Black Anything in December 2014, and now the … Continue reading

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Review // Shura – ‘White Light’

  It’s not hard to see why this was Annie Mac’s hottest record of the week – West Londoner Shura is set to be one of 2015’s greatest stars. It feels like an age since we last heard anything from … Continue reading

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Watch // FVC – ‘Rain’

After announcing in February that there would be a video for track ‘Rain,’ it is now here and it sure is a good one. FVC (full name Florence Van Camerijk) has appeared in Rory Atwell’s Warm Brains, Oscar and Parlour, … Continue reading

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Review // Hookworms – ‘Pearl Mystic’

  After teasing us since 2011 with EPs ‘S/T’ and ‘Live Vol.I’ and releasing single ‘Away/Towards’ in May last year, Leeds five piece Hookworms are back in 2013 with their debut album Pearl Mystic; but has it lived up to the anticipation … Continue reading

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Review // LULS @ Hoxton Bar & Kitchen w/ Theme Park

  Tucked away in the back of Hoxton’s Bar and Kitchen saw the intimate setting for London-based LULS and Theme Park. Anticipations for a good night were high, yet despite the show being a sold out one, the crowd in … Continue reading

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Review // Swim Deep @ The Sebright Arms

  Packing out Hackney’s Sebright Arms to the point where people are being turned away at the door mustn’t be any bad thing, especially when it’s your first headline gig. Last Thursday seemed to bring anyone who was anyone together … Continue reading

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News // LULS announce debut single

  Last week over on the Tumblr we shared with you the new LULS video.   It has everything and more of what you’d expect from a single; ‘Young’ combines chant-like melodies with resplendent bursts of energy, which are disguised at the … Continue reading

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Introducing // Casablanca

  Despite new London four piece Casablanca having only just released their first single, ‘Yes’, they’re already being pigeonholed amongst the liked of Bombay Bicycle Club, Cajun Dance Party and Theme Park, as they all attended the same school. Of … Continue reading

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Review // Everything Everything- ‘Cough Cough’

  If new single ‘Cough Cough’ is anything to go by, Manchester foursome Everything Everything should definitely not fall victim to the shit-second-album-syndrome. From the outset, everything is, in a word, brilliant. The track is hard-hitting, yet seems to glide … Continue reading

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