Blog Profile / The Devil Has The Best Tuna

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Playing The Fool

Yes it's April Fool's Day again the one day of the year when the office prankster is somehow even more annoying than usual and the internet is flooded with false tales so obvious that only the truly gullible get taken in. The Devil has always been a jape free zone even on the japiest day of the year. Show More Summary

Fares Fare

Taxi Taxi From: Stockholm, Sweden Floating Forever the latest single from Swedish twins Johanna & Miriam Tewolde Berhan aka Taxi Taxi (first featured on the blog way back in 2009, Life Is A CABararet) sounds like First Aid Kit if they did power ballads via the medium of electronica. Show More Summary

Elf Service

Elf and Stacy From:St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex, England The amazing So Lonely from mysterious and intriguing Sussex duo(ish) Elf and Stacy is cooler than a polar bears toenails. With it's detached other worldly vocals and clinical beats it sounds like The Flying Lizards gone all cold wave on us which is a truly marvelous thing. Show More Summary

Fresh Sounds 29th March 2015

Here's another helping of unheard, unheralded and downright unbelievable music direct from the underground to your ears... Japanese Fighting Fish - U Ain't Gonna Win This Husk - Set Some Roots Battery Hens - D.N.R London Soundklash - MAF Muses // MAF Million Is Born The Sub-Gents - The Barbs Monsters As Humans - Go Get Your Warpaint

There There My Deers

Hinds From: Madrid, Spain Hinds (formerly know as Deers and most definitely not formerly known as The Dears) have been receiving a lot of attention from the blogosphere and the better newspapers over the past few months. Some of this...Show More Summary

Going Underground #30

Isn't that bloody typical you wait ages for a Going Underground feature and then two pop up within 24 hours. After yesterday's trip across the Atlantic today's fumble in the musical undergrowth is a lot closer to home. Today I present you with 6 great artists you need in your life from the underground music scene in York. Show More Summary

Going Underground #29

It's been a while since we've taken a trip around the world's musical undergrowth but it's been worth the wait as today we tickle the dark underbelly of the Cincinnati underground... Leggy - Grrrls Like Us From: Cincinatti, Ohio, United...Show More Summary

Trappings of Success

Pony & Trap From: London, England London based duo Pony & Trap, who released one of the Devil's top 20 tracks of 2014 Time to Engage (The Best of 2014 #2) are out of the traps early for a crack at the Devil's top 20 of 2015 with another stonking single. Show More Summary

True Grit

U.G. From: Leicester, England British rapper U.G's Coming of Age in Britain is an impressive piece of gritty street poetry, a stunning reflection of the realities of British life for the young in 2015. From smoking weed and tweetingShow More Summary

Glastonbury Emerging Talent Contest Finalists Announced

After the nonsense of the keyboard warriors and their Kanye petition (good name for a band but bad news for musical freedom) it's good to be able to bring some good Glastonbury related news. Yes the white smoke has emerged from the Worthy Farm chimney and the 8 finalists for this year's Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition have been announced. Show More Summary

New Sounds 22nd March 2015

Here's another helping of great unheard, unheralded and downright unbelievable music from the Devil's lair to your Ipod.. Soviet X-Ray Record Club - Good Things (I Only Think Of) Girl Sweat - Glass Fraulein Fidlar - Awkward Pop-Op - Bad Girl Paraphernalia Pop-Op - Clover Nave89 - Sick and Tired

Danse Macabre

The Danse Society From: Barnsley, England Goth tinged post punkers The Danse Society were formed way back in 1980 but never really got the credit they deserved. While the Barnsley post punks were a well loved cult with a devoted cadre of fans mainstream success eluded them. Show More Summary

Sharks Tales

Best Boy Grip From: Derry, Ireland Sharks the new single from the forthcoming debut album of Best Boy Grip, the nom de plum of Derry songsmith Eoin O'Callaghan, is an absolute tour de force (right that's my quota of well worn French phrases for the week). Show More Summary

Bed Time

Bed. Portland, Oregon, United States Not this... But them... As well as managing the Portland based Breakup Records label the multi talented Alex and Sierra Haager are two thirds of one of the coolest bands in existence, Bed (first featured on the blog in February last year, Time For Bed). Show More Summary

Vlad To Be Back

Less Than Worse From: Sheerness, England The spirit of Ian Dury lives on in Less Than Worse's Vladimir is Putin His Dress On. "Homophobia shove it up your arse" is a line that would grace any Blockheads album and has to be a contender for the best line of 2015. Show More Summary

Norwegian Would

Short Skirts From: Trondheim, Norway All Sliced Up from Norwegian garage rockers Short Skirts sounds like the Hives after a Red Bull binge. It's noisy, frenetic and it's full on. Turn the volume up loud whack on the headphones and give your ears a good old seeing to. Listen Visit Short Skirts - Facebook See Short Skirts All Sliced Up

Salvation Army

ShirleySaid From: London, England Salvation, the new single from London two-piece ShirleySaid, sounds like Tomorrow Never Knows if the Beatles had been re-born as an abstract electronica band. Out-of-body vocals drift on the positive...Show More Summary

New Sounds 15th March 2015

Here's another helping of great unheard, unheralded and downright unbelievable music delivered from the vast acres of the interweb to the private space inside your ears... Peter Darling - Vermilion Bay Dinosaur Eyelids - Vernal Equinox Bypass to Nowhere by Dinosaur Eyelids Daddy Issues - Lets Go To The Mall Bathymetry - Daft Bint Fake Laugh - Dopey Head Tigercub - Centrefold

For Mothers Day

It's Mothers Day in the Uk tomorrow and what better way to tell your mum that you love her than play Luke De-Sciscio beautiful Love Your Mother to her and watch as the tears flow and her heart melts. Listen Visit Luke De-Sciscio - Facebook

Dressing Up

dressmaker From: London, England Love Me the brand spanking new single from the Devil's favourite glum rockers dressmaker, somehow manages to sound like the Jesus and Mary Chain and the Smiths. That's a feat comparable to discovering penicillin, getting a man to the moon or uncovering the magical properties of graphene. Show More Summary

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