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Waves of Emotion

Circa Waves From: Liverpool, England Warning this review may contain some scouse musical stereotypes. See if you can find them all. There are no prizes it's just for fun. Wednesday 19th November was my first time visiting Heaven as you might expect from The Devil and I got a little bit lost. Show More Summary

Happiness is a Warmduscher

Warmduscher From: The other side of the tracks The video for Warmduscher's bizarrely engrossing track The Salamander featured on the blog a couple of weeks ago (New Stuff 29th September 2014). If you've not seen it yet head over to the 29th September post and check it out. Show More Summary

Mountain Climbing

I am the Mountain From: Liverpool, England One of the Devil's favourites, Bird (see Free As A Bird) have announced that they have ceased to be, they are no more, they have run down the curtain and joined the choir invisible, they are an ex Bird. Show More Summary

Keep CALM and Carry On

Ceiling Demons From: Leeds, England Yorkshire hip hop gang Ceiling Demons have released a remix of their anthem of positivity Every Step is Moving Me Up by their good friends Fold to raise money for CALM (the campaign against living miserably) a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide, which is the biggest killer of men aged under 50 in the UK. Show More Summary

Our Kid

Kid Wave From: London, England Gloom from London based quartet Kid Wave launches with an opening chord at had me thinking of The Cranberries' Dreams before quickly morphing into an upbeat surf splattered version New Order's Ceremony performed by a gang of insouciant young bucks. Show More Summary

Lola Cult

Lola Colt From: London, England London six piece Lola Colt's debut long player Away From the Water is an intense and borderline scary album. It's The Scream via Morricone, it's Jefferson Airplane in stetson and spurs, it's a western so gothic even the good guys are bedecked in dark clothes. Show More Summary

Rubble in the Jungle

Rubble From: Austin, Texas Today I present a blast of psychedelic garage rock from 2011 from the mysterious Rubble. They appeared and then disappeared leaving no trace apart from an album on bandcamp and a website that alerts the world to their album and nothing else. Show More Summary

Playing Misty For You

Father John Misty From: Seattle, United States On the crystal clear Bored In The USA Josh Tillman aka Father John Misty channels the spirits of John Lennon and Harry Nillson to craft a song of rare beauty and intelligence. It's a biting, satirical take on modern America. Show More Summary

Beyond the Pale

Pale Seas From: Southampton, England Southampton foursome Pale Seas are an outside bet for the end of year bands to watch out for in 2015 lists. Their hypnotic, lilting, melancholic indie is haunting and mesmerising in equal measure....Show More Summary

The Devil's Playlist - 9th November 2014

Here are 5 tracks that have been rattling around the Devil's brain all week. Ruff Highs - Play With Me Letts - Charles De Gaulle Doll Food - The Flowers Opened RickyReasonz - Purple Willows Timmy's Organism - Nocturnal Festering Bubblelites Lonely The Brave - The Blue and the Green

Teenage Fangclub

FangClub From: Dublin, Ireland The first rule of Fangclub is you do not talk about Fanclub which plays hell with their PR. The second rule of Fangclub is you make a noisy racket that makes people want to talk about Fang Club. The third...Show More Summary

Silver Service

Silver Fox From: Newcastle, England Post punk quartet Silver Fox have been scuttling around the Newcastle undergrowth for a while. They formed five years ago, their debut, and only, album was released 12 months ago, two of the three tracks on their soundcloud site are over three years old and the latest one was posted over a year ago. Show More Summary

Pony Express

Anti-Pony From: Stockholm, Sweden Temples would give up their lives and their earthly possessions to create something as psychedelically perfect as Cry On The Floor from Swedish psychepoppers Anti Pony. It sounds like a long forgotten artefact discovered in a discarded lemonade bottle by an ageing hippy sifting through the remains of The Factory. Show More Summary

You're Fired

Remember remember the 5th of November the day when grown men spend their hard earned cash on explosive devices that frighten the local wildlife, set fire to any flammable material they can find and make their neighbourhood smell like the aftermath of an ancient battle involving cannons. Show More Summary

Slugging It Out

Slug From: Sunderland, England The oddly named Cockeyed Rabbit Wrapped in Plastic from Slug, the new venture from former Field Music member Ian Black, is as strange as it's title. It's the sound of Sparks having a seizure. It's captivating, mesmerising and breathtaking, inhabiting it's own universe adrift from fashions, trends and genres. Listen Visit Slug - Facebook

A Devil Exclusive From Coves & Caves

Coves & Caves From: Stockport, England The Devil is pleased and proud to bring you the exclusive first opportunity to hear Spinnerets, the remarkably assured debut album from Manchester dreamers Coves & Caves. The album, released today, is the result of an intense two years of tenacity, tantrums, tea and occasional tardiness. Show More Summary

New Stuff 2nd November 2014

Here's another helping of great unheard, unheralded and downright unbelievable music you lucky lucky people... The Bird & The Monkey - Blood on our Hands From: Galashields, Scotland The new song from Devil's favourites the Bird & The Monkey sounds like Pink Military Stand Alone. Show More Summary

Fathers of the Prize

Edinburgh's experimental hip hop trio Young Fathers beat the bookies and astounded the critics to pip odds on favourites FKA Twiggs and Kate Tempest to this year's Mercury Prize for their debut album Dead. But in one little corner of Liverpool their triumph didn't come as a surprise. Show More Summary

Happy Halloween

It's that time of year again when the children of the world dress up in all sort of spooky, scary and worryingly creepy costumes in a bid to secure enough sweets to rot an elephants tusk. So to celebrate the costume wearing, tooth rotting festival here are some tracks and acts with a loose connection to All Hallows Eve. Show More Summary

Good Thymes

The Thyme Machine From: Lancaster, England The Amateur Taxidremist from Lancaster's The Thyme Machine is the sound rattling around Karl Pilkington's head as he wanders around a museum of taxidermy. It's the northern wit of the Lovely...Show More Summary

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