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Nûrnbear deliver meaningful Scandipop on ‘Words (Can Tear Down Walls)’

"Flamboyant, politically charged pop..." - Clash


"Far from mindless synthpop..." - Atwood Magazine


For Fans Of...Liss, OUTLYA, MØ


Blending politically charged lyrics with an upbeat, flamboyant pop sensibility, Nûrnbear's Words (Can Tear Down Walls) oozes glitchy beats alongside smooth, catchy hooks; it’s another instantly infectious slice of electro-fused pop from the Danish band.


Bringing people together...


• Singer Emil Wahlberg describes the song as follows: "It’s sort of like a sudden chill on a sunny day. The feeling that something is totally wrong. I feel that we live in a time where people focus on achieving individual goals. I would really like to contribute to gathering people together again. To remind everyone of a sense of unity”.
Words (Can Tear Down Walls) premiered on Fame Magazine.
• Previous single Isolation premiered on Clash.
Words (Can Tear Down Walls) is available to stream on Spotify and is out now via We Are Suburban.

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Posted Mon, 19 Feb 2018 in Nûrnbear

Dream team Maria Kelly and Ailbhe Reddy are about to pull on your heartstrings…


"...an immersive experience, inbued with honesty and enthused with youthful exuberance. We love it." - Wonderland


"... stunning..." - The 405


For Fans Of...Daughter, Lucy Rose, Fleurie, Laura Doggett


After a co-headline tour in May 2017 and regularly sharing music between themselves, Maria Kelly and Ailbhe Reddy decided to join forces for their first release of 2018. The captivating and impressively raw single Threads is out now.


Well I never...


Threads premiered exclusively on acclaimed Irish site Nialler9.
• Maria Kelly has previously supported the likes of James Vincent McMorrow, KT Tunstall and Billie Marten.
• Between them, Kelly and Reddy have received praise from various online publications including Consequence of Sound, Earmilk, Wonderland, Mahogany, The Line of Best Fit and Radio X.

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Posted Mon, 19 Feb 2018 in Maria Kelly

Tackling sexual violence head-on, The Violet Kind are putting their foot down.


"...it’s a powerful song which is equally powerful in its musicality, knowing exactly when to hold back and when to go for it, all guns blazing..." - The Skinny


For Fans Of... Paramore, Sløtface, Death Cab For Cutie, Foals


In a brave endeavour to tackle a heavy subject, Scottish rockers The Violet Kind show a sensitive and powerful regard to survivors by championing those who are brave enough to speak out and standing with those who aren’t able to. The video for their latest single Speakeasy is out now.


Pushing boundaries...


• The video for Speakeasy premiered exclusively on The Skinny.
• The single originally premiered on Punktastic .
• Their captivating concept EP OXTR is out on 16th March 2018.
• The Violet Kind have also already received support from the likes of PRS’ M Magazine, The National and Tenement TV.

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Posted Mon, 19 Feb 2018 in The Violet Kind

Get lost in Vive La Rose’s beautifully escapist imagery…


"...captivating...". - The National


"...a twinkling paean to the quiet joys of escapist daydreams." - M Magazine


For Fans Of... Nick Drake, Ray LaMontague, Eels


To celebrate the release of the wonderfully idealist Rio Grande, Vive La Rose has now shared an equally wonderful video for the single, which premiered on PRS' M Magazine.



More ways to avoid reality...


Rio Grande originally premiered on Scottish newspaper The National.
• Catch Vive La Rose live at Edinburgh's Assembly Roxy on 17th March 2018 - Tickets
• The single is taken from Vive La Rose’s forthcoming album For She Who Hangs The Moon, out later this year, which was co-produced with Oliver Betts (The Duke Spirit).
• Vive La Rose, aka David Luximon-Herbert, has previously received praise from the likes of Billboard Magazine, Daily Record and BBC Radio Scotland’s Roddy Hart.

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Posted Thu, 15 Feb 2018 in Vive La Rose

Intergalactic archeologists Moviestar are saving the world one fuzz-fuelled song at a time!


"Supreme art-pop that is unafraid to deviate from the norm...." - Clash


"Nothing's off-limits..." - Team Rock


For Fans Of... Television, LCD Soundsystem, The Cramps


Moviestar are like no other band on earth. Having formed in the future on planet Fenris, Infinity Vik, The Octopus Goddess and The Anaconda create their own unique version of art punk pop, filled with sonic twists and eccentric electronica throughout.



Their mission continued...


• The dynamic trio were chosen to go on a dangerous mission through space and time to retrieve “the stone” and save the world.
• Infinity Vik plays a disfigured guitar with only four strings, The Octopus Goddess plays an alluring 32 stringed instrument as well as a synth bass triggered by her toes and The Anaconda uses a child’s drum kit to create astounding, rhythmic soundscapes.
• Moviestar have received support from the likes of Clash, Team Rock and Atwood Magazine for their previous singles Stupid People and Chosen Ones.

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Posted Wed, 14 Feb 2018 in Moviestar