Track Of The Day – Veronica Falls -” My Heart Beats”

Veronica Falls release  the first preview of brand new material since their fabulous  début album, which was in our top five albums of 2011. Yet again its a wonderful melodic slice of frenetically strummed, beautifully sung pop, with that classic retro indie vibe which has won them so many fans in the last year. We... Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day – “Hide” By Access Royale.

Access Royale are an eclectic indie rock band hailing from Washington DC.  With influences which include Classic rock, hip hop and Radiohead the band discovered each other when the cosmos collided via Craigslist in early 2011, and pretty soon after were all hotfooting it to L.A. to film the video for their single “Hide.” “Hide”... Continue Reading →

Songs To Learn And Sing – Jethro Fox, Frankie Rose, Toy and Creeping Ivies

Jethro Fox. It gladdens our bitter and blackened hearts to hear yet more talented musicians emerging from Liverpool, keen to explore  different musical avenues and happy to leave the jejune revivalists trapped in their own musical cul-de-sac, drowning in a stale piss filled well of dreary nostalgia. Of course everybody is influenced by something but... Continue Reading →

Screen Test – Projectionists Interview

*********************************** "I certainly don't think Thatcher is a feminist icon, she had no interest in social equality" so says Rebecca Stephens after we've conluded our interview and we can't help but think "Ahh, how we've missed you Becki!" So let's recap ! Brighton's polka dot 60's uber girl-group revisionists  The Pipettes were undoubtedly  great fun... Continue Reading →

VPME Track Of The Day “Carver’s Kicks” by Straylings.

Now this is fantastic. “Carver’s Kicks” by Straylings is an epic, dark, portentous sounding slice of widescreen drama.  Consisting of Bahraini/Austrian songwriter Dana Zeera and London born guitarist Oliver Drake Straylings have already received high praise for their debut Ep  released last June . On this track the sound recalls the cinematic Alt/Goth country which... Continue Reading →

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