Tag Archive: Friendly Fires

Thumpers – Galore (single) (True Say Recordings)

To say London alt-pop act THUMPERS had a 2013 would be an understatement. The duo released three singles, toured with Everything Everything and CHVRCHES , performed at the Reading and Leeds festivals, recorded live… Continue reading

Disclosure – Settle (album) (Island Records / Universal)

Over the past 12 months we’ve watched the profile of this prolific London dance grow to a state of hysteria. Having played festivals all over the word, worked with incredible vocalists including Jessie… Continue reading

Pixels – Dust (single) (self-released)

“Dust” is the debut single by new Liverpool electro-pop five-piece, Pixels. During the song’s opening moments funk-inspired guitar chords ring out and combine with a buzzing synth bass, up-tempo drum beat and vocal… Continue reading

Casablanca – Yes / Natalie (single) (Party Politics)

Last month Sound Advice reviewed the A-side from Casablanca’s debut single, ‘Yes’. The London four piece have now just launched the B-side to the single and it’s called ‘Natalie’. ‘Yes’ was a solid… Continue reading

Casablanca – Yes (single) (Party Politics)

London’s Casablanca are seemingly destined for a career in indie-pop having been schoolmates with Bombay Bicycle Club, Cajun Dance Party and Theme Park. The ties run deeper with drummer Tom MacColl being the… Continue reading

Lemonade – Diver (True Panther / Matador Records)

  The Brooklyn based trio’s 2010 EP ‘Pure Moods’ was a schizophrenic brand of alternative dance with Caribbean and Calypso influences bearing similarity to ‘Vampire Weekend’ minus the guitars. The band’s new full-length… Continue reading

Theme Park – Jamaica (single) (Transgressive Records)

On the 13th of August 2012, London based 4-piece, Theme Park will release their new single “Jamaica” (digitally and as a limited edition 7″) through the brilliant Transgressive Records whose impressive roster, of… Continue reading

Zulu Winter – Language (album) (PIAS)

Having been introduced to the band earlier this year via two very strong singles (“We Should Be Swimming” and “Silver Tongue”), there was much excitement surrounding the release of ‘Language,’ the debut album… Continue reading