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“ACCA is irresistible, chiefly because there’s a sublimed soulful vocal underpinning songs like Van P, Papa and Differently.” 8/10 Uncut “ACCA is a step up: potent and full-bodied.” Aesthetica Magazine “Her vocal tone is soulful and her emotions seep through every phrase.” NPR “A project that finds her sultry, acrobatic lead vocals still at the […]

Peter Cat Recording Company have released ‘Bismillah’ to wide-spread praise, teaming up with French independent label Panache Records to release the New Delhi crooners’ debut album. With a name partially referencing Haruki Murakami’s jazz club in Tokyo, Peter Cat Recording Co. trade in a kaleidoscopic blend of gypsy jazz, psychedelic cabaret, space disco, bossa supernova, […]

“Classic Ritter on Muscle Shoals-bred steroids.” Rolling Stone “Exemplary. A folk-rocking country beauty.” Uncut “Ritter emerges leaner, fitter and happier on 10th album Fever Breaks.” Q “The combination of Ritter and The 400 Unit is magical… the music is elevated, giving Ritter an even stronger voice while taking his career and music to a whole […]

Chris Stills will be supporting his new album, and first in over 10 years, ‘Don’t Be Afraid’ (out now via Rive Gauche Music, Kobalt/PIAS) with a trio of headline shows this autumn, taking in a stop at London’s Borderline on November 25, 2018. The album – the follow-up to 2006’s self-titled release – follows Stills’ […]

David Ramirez is in the process of wrapping up a UK tour which included a stop at London’s St Pancras Old Church (“A compelling set performed to an intimate crowd” **** – Independent) – the tour follows David’s critically acclaimed album We’re Not Going Anywhere. Produced by Sam Kassirer, the album finds Ramirez painting a vividly imagined picture of contemporary America through the songwriter’s own […]

The Dears will embark on a 10 date UK headline tour through October 2017, including London’s Oslo on October 7. The second run of UK dates this year from the Montréal band following a sold-out run in February, the shows will feature new material from The Dears’ critically-praised latest album, Times Infinity Times Volume Two, out now through Dangerbird Records. […]

Oumou Sangaré is sharing the new video for ‘Fadjamou’, lifted from her critically applauded new album ‘Mogoya’ (out now via Nø Førmat!). 
Following a sold-out Village Underground headline earlier this year and an outstanding set at Glastonbury that was named ‘one of the 9 moments that made Sunday killer’ by the BBC, the new video arrives just ahead of 
Oumou’s festival […]

New to the Partisan roster is the Hull-based post-punk quartet Vulgarians who will release their new EP, Almost-Instinct, Almost True on May 5th. Produced by MJ of Hookworms (the man also behind TRAAMS, Pulled Part By Horses and Eagulls), the EP will come just before a  full UK headline stint taking into account a date at London’s […]

Summer Moon, formed by The Strokes’ Nikolai Fraiture have just released ‘Happenin’, the latest taste of their upcoming debut album, With You Tonight (released February 24th). Speaking about ‘Happenin’, Nikolai says: “When we play live we always start with this song, so it made sense that it was the opening track on the album. Drum and bass […]

Hannah Georgas has been announced to play The Great Escape’s First Fifty showcase which will take place in East London on the 22nd of November. Hannah’s latest album, For Evelyn came out earlier this year to widespread praise (Uncut, Q, Sunday Times, NPR), with Tegan and Sara also being vocal fans, you can read what they said here.​ Inspired by her […]