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ABoF Xmas Party featuring HAWK & Ex Libras!

Posted Thu, 04 Dec 2014


A Badge of Friendship are having a Christmas party in conjunction with Veta Records and Gigwise!

The night will feature sets by HAWK and Ex Libras with Gigwise DJ-ing throughout.

We are holding the party at The Shacklewell Arms in East London on the 16th of December with doors from 7.30pm and entry at just £3.



HAWK have been described as everything from noir-rock to alternative-folk and their explorative sound has seen them pick up support from the likes of Tom Robinson and Steve Lamacq. The band were also recently featured on Music Week and The Line of Best Fit who had this to say about them:

"HAWK combine post-punk and folk in a spine-tingling brew that'll take potshots at your emotional wellbeing.”
- The Line of Best Fit




They are due to release their beautiful single Hush on December 8th. The video that accompanies the track premiered on The Line Of Best Fit. You can watch the video now via the band's YouTube channel.



Ex Libras announced their arrival to the world of music with a bang with the release of their debut album Suite(s). You can check out the video for single and album track Radar via the band's YouTube channel.



Suite(s) gained widespread acclaim from some of the biggest UK press outlets by picking up support from the likes of The Line of Best Fit, This Is Fake DIY, The 405, Prog Magazine and Rock Sound. This is what some of them had to say:

“...beautiful...” - The Line Of Best Fit

“…refreshing...” - Fake DIY

“…Exhilarating...” - The 405


They are due to release their second album Side Step Left in 2015.

So, come on down to The Shacklewell Arms on December 16th 2014 and celebrate Xmas a week early with us!

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Ex Libras’ Teenage Eyes featured on Subba-Cultcha.

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011


Ex Libras free track, Teenage Eyes is still going strong, with the lads picking up yet another feature.

The folks over at Subba-Cultcha have posted the video for the stunning free single, and are even allowing their readers to download the track from their website.

If you've somehow managed to miss out, and have yet to hear the track, rectify the situation immediately, and head over there now!

The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records.

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Ex Libras featured on Faded Glamour

Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011


"Listen and prepare to be blown away." - Faded Glamour


News just in that our friends Ex Libras have had two tracks featured over on Faded Glamour.

It's clear that the writer is a huge fan of the band, and if you've somehow managed to go this long without hearing the amazing Radar or their latest single Teenage Eyes, get yourself over there now and check them out.

Teenage Eyes is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Nothing Sounds Better feature Ex Libras’ video for Teenage Eyes

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011


More love for the latest single, and haunting new video, from our friends Ex Libras. Teenage Eyes has been featured by the folks over at Nothing Sounds Better, and very impressed they were too by the outstanding video created by Beau Fowler at KIFilms.

"Delicate, yet dark; fragile, yet beautiful." - Nothing Sounds Better


The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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God Is In The TV Zine feature Ex Libras’ “Teenage Eyes” in their Singles Round Up

Posted Thu, 03 Mar 2011


Ex Libras new single, Teenage Eyes, truly is a marvel to behold, so it's no surprise that the folks at God Is In The TV Zine have featured a review of the track in their "Singles Round Up" feature, which sees the Hounslow 3 piece rub shoulders with none other than the Mystery Jets. Surely, this is a sign of bigger things to come!

If you can't see the haunting official video below, (directed by Ki Films' Beau Fowler) watch it on Ex Libras' YouTube page.



The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Classic Rock (online) feature Ex Libras’ “Teenage Eyes” as Track Of The Day!

Posted Wed, 02 Mar 2011


We've just got back from lunch here at ABoF HQ, when what should we find in our inbox? News that Ex Libras new single, Teenage Eyes has been featured as Classic Rock Magazine (online)'s track of the day! They've included a short bio on the Hounslow 3-piece, so if you want to brush up on your Ex Libras knowledge, and of course check out the track, head over there now.

If you can't see the video for Teenage Eyes below, head over to Ex Libras' YouTube page.



The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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AAA Music featuring Ex Libras single and video - “Teenage Eyes”

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011


AAA Music got swept up in the amazing press response for yesterday's release of Ex Libras latest single, Teenage Eyes. With a fantastic video, and a haunting melody, it's not hard to see why. If you haven't seen or downloaded the track yet, head over to AAA Music's site, where they're also featuring the video.

The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records.

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The 405 review Ex Libras’ latest single - “Teenage Eyes”

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011


"Teenage Eyes is a beautiful track..." - The 405


Ex Libras' amazing new single, Teenage Eyes is adding even more press to yesterdays online explosion that coincided with its official release. The 405 have just awarded the lads 8.5 out of 10 for their latest release, so head over there to check out the review in full.

If you can't view the video below check it out on Ex Libras' YouTube page.



The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Glasgow PodcArt spread the Ex Libras love

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011


Our friends over at Glasgow PodcArt have always had a lot of time for Ex Libras. Even so, it's always nice to see them spread the Libras love - this time by featuring the hypnotically beautiful video for their latest single, Teenage Eyes. Pop round, and see for yourself.

The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Room Thirteen review Ex Libras - “Teenage Eyes”

Posted Mon, 28 Feb 2011


"Ex Libras have produced something really rather beautiful" - Room Thirteen


Wrapping up today's explosion of Ex Libras news, is a review of their latest single Teenage Eyes, posted by Room Thirteen. With the track earning them an impressice 11 out of 13 stars, the 3 piece from Hounslow must be doing something right.

If you can't view the video below check it out on Ex Libras' YouTube page.



The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Ex Libras chat to Gaydar

Posted Mon, 28 Feb 2011


Always wanted to get inside the three heads of the lovely lads from Ex Libras? Well, Gaydar have saved you the trouble of having to develop some sort of freaky mind reading device in your mother's basement by featuring an extensive interview with the band. It covers all the important issues: the bands mission, their new single, Teenage Eyes, and which musician elicits the most male attention (turns out it's a toss up between Ross and Amit).

Get yourself over there and get the full skinny.

If you can't view the video below check it out on Ex Libras' YouTube page.



The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Out today: Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes

Posted Mon, 28 Feb 2011


Ex Libras release their latest single Teenage Eyes today via Wirebird Records. This is a free single release from taken from their acoustic EP Cut(s), which was released in September 2010. The single has already been played by John Kennedy on XFM and will feature on various BBC6 Music shows this week, including Gideon Coe.

The official music video for the (directed by Ki Films' Beau Fowler) beautifully haunting track tells the tale of a desperate puppeteer who can't shake the agony of a lost love. As he tries to recreate what he once had it is clear that even those in control are attached by wires. The video has already been picked up and featured all over the web and you can view it on websites like Clash, The 405 and This Is Fake DIY.

If you can't see the video below, you can watch it on YouTube.



You can download the single below but if you can't see the Soundcloud waveform, you can visit the page directly.


Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Ex Libras News Round Up

Posted Mon, 28 Feb 2011


It's time for a Monday news roundup, and this time the ABoF spotlight is focused squarely on Ex Libras, and all the press that keeps rolling in from all over the webisphere.

"This is a really talented and interesting band and I strongly recommend you check them out." - Beard Rock


Their new video for their free single Teenage Eyes is causing a storm. First up is a fantastic review from the folks over at Beard Rock, who've awarded the single their highest accolade - 5 out of 5 beards. Hairy stuff!

"Teenage Eyes is a pure beautiful track" - Acuvi.org


Acuvi.org were the next ones to slather the Hounslow 3 piece with praise, as they just couldn't get enough of the track.



Last, but by no means least, is the news double header from Mr Shuffleupagus with a feature showcasing the video (and the writer's psychic abilities) and the single being hailed as Today's Swell Tune over on the site.

Not bad at al!

If you can't view the video below check it out on Ex Libras' YouTube page.



The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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The video for Ex Libras single “Teenage Eyes” featured on Barrygruff

Posted Tue, 22 Feb 2011


The haunting new single from Ex Libras is accompanied by a music video that will truly take your breath away. It's currently being featured over on Barrygruff, so if you haven't yet seen it, make sure you get yourself over there.

Beau Fowler from KIFilms, produced and directed this visually stunning piece of film and we really do recommend you clear a hole in your schedule to really immerse yourself in the track.

If you can't see the stream below, check out the single over on our Soundcloud.

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

Ex Libras' single Teenage Eyes will be released via Wirebird Records on 28th February.

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Check out the winner of Amazing Beats “Ex Libras remix” competition!

Posted Fri, 18 Feb 2011


A while back, Amazing Beats ran a comp to see who could produce the most impressive remix of Ex Libras track - "I Am Home". As you can imagine, they were completely inundated with tracks, each one taking the tune to exciting new sonic landscapes, twisting the vocals and bass around like they were mere putty. Or something less dramatic - let's just say a lot of people approached this task from a lot of different perspectives. And with the winner getting played on Amazing Radio, who can blame them?

It was up to Ex Libras to choose their favourite out of the entries, which saw them locking themselves away in their sheds with a crate of beer (this is all conjecture, by the way - they may very well have been drinking fruit juice) and listening to each one again, and again and again.

It was all worth it, because the track that rose all the way to the top, and kept the lads coming back for more, was the amazing remix by Sequel.

If you can't see the stream below, check out the track on our Soundcloud.

Ex Libras - I Am Home (Sequel Remix) by abadgeoffriendship

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The Video for Ex Libras’ Teenage Eyes picks up more press.

Posted Fri, 18 Feb 2011


"London’s Ex Libras are possibly one of the most prolific and talented songwriters amongst their generation to date." - Geeks.co.uk

We thought we'd kick off your friday with some more news about Ex Libras' new video for their single Teenage Eyes. It's such a beautiful piece of film and, when juxtaposed with the track, it really does become a transcendental experience.

But don't take our word for it! The video's been featured on Panic Dots as well as Clash and Gaydar Nation. All you have to do is pick one, get comfortable, and let yourself get lost in the music.

Ex Libras' single Teenage Eyes will be released via Wirebird Records on 28th February.

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Ex Libras Live review from Artrocker.tv

Posted Thu, 17 Feb 2011


"Like a sweeter, calmer take on grunge, they're unique and compelling." - Artrocker.tv

A couple of weeks ago our friends Ex Libras played an amazing set at 93 Feet East. Artrocker.tv were there, pens poised, to review their on stage shenanigans. Check out the review they posted.

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Ex Libras featured on Is This Thing On Podcast, AAA Music & Entertainment Focus

Posted Thu, 17 Feb 2011


Ex Libras new single Teenage Eyes, and the breathtaking video that accompanies it, is absolutely everywhere this week!

Is Thing On? Podcast have featured the track on their latest show, while the folks at AAA Music and Entertainment Focus have featured both the single and video in full on their respective websites.

Clear a window in you hectic work schedule, and head over there now to take a look.

Ex Libras' single Teenage Eyes will be released via Wirebird Records on 28th February.

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This Is Fake DIY feature Ex Libras’ video - Teenage Eyes

Posted Wed, 16 Feb 2011


If you've not had a chance to watch the breathtaking new video for Teenage Eyes, the latest single from Ex Libras, then you're in luck. This Is Fake DIY have featured the video in full over on their website, so get yourself over there and check it out. You might want to clear a space in your schedule, as the video truly is absorbing, and it's easy to lose yourself in it.

Ex Libras' single Teenage Eyes will be released via Wirebird Records on 28th February.

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The 405 feature Ex Libras’ video for Teenage Eyes

Posted Tue, 15 Feb 2011


It's barely been released online, and already the press for Ex Libras' video for Teenage Eyes has come rolling in.

The 405 have featured the official video on their site, so get yourself over there and check it out.

Directed by Ki Films' Beau Fowler, this beautifully haunting track tells the tale of a desperate puppeteer who can't shake the agony of a lost love. As he tries to recreate what he once had it is clear that even those in control are attached by wires.

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Ex Libras video for “Teenage Eyes”

Posted Mon, 14 Feb 2011


Ex Libras finished 2010 by taking their EP, Cut(s), on a mini tour of the UK. They then retired back to their infamous shed, keen to develop their second album due for release later this year. Never ones to stay quiet for too long, the lads have decided to punctuate the silence between their last EP and the hotly anticipated second album by releasing new single - Teenage Eyes.

The official music video for the (directed by Ki Films' Beau Fowler) beautifully haunting track tells the tale of a desperate puppeteer who can't shake the agony of a lost love. As he tries to recreate what he once had it is clear that even those in control are attached by wires.

If you can't view the video below check it out on Ex Libras' YouTube page.



The single is officially released as a free download on Wirebird records. If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, download it from the ABoF Soundcloud page.
Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Ex Libras & Wayter featured on Echoes and Dust

Posted Mon, 14 Feb 2011


Happy Monday folks, and what a Monday it is. The sun is shining, your hangover has subsided (we hope) and Ex Libras and Wayter have been featured over on Echoes And Dust.

The timing couldn't be better, as both bands have singles due for release at the end of the month, and you can head over to Echoes And Dust to listen to them being streamed.

Ex Libras' single Teenage Eyes will be released via Wirebird Records on 28th February.

Wayter's single Twenty is released via Naked Tree Recordings on 21st February.

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Ex Libras make some waves online with upcoming single - Teenage Eyes

Posted Wed, 09 Feb 2011


"They are all technically great musicians with a wonderful sort of sweet, calm, grunge vibe about them"
- NewBandDay

With the impending release of Teenage Eyes just around the corner (February 28th, no less) the internet beast awakes from its slumber to cast more heaped praise over our friends Ex Libras.

If you haven't had a chance to check out the track, head over to Punk Rock Ist Nicht Tot, or Mr Shuffleupagus where they've said some lovely words, and streamed the tune in full.

But wait, there's more: NewBandDay have featured the Hounslow 3 piece as their band of the day, so they've put together a short bio and selection of their favourite Ex Libras tunes.

Last, but not least, anyone who's anyone managed to make it down to 93 Feet East last month, where Ex Libras played an amazing set in support of fellow noisemakers Anison. One of the contributors for Suite 101 caught the set, and has posted an impressive review of the night's proceedings.

Not a bad news round up for a Wednesday.

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The Mad Mackerel look deep into Ex Libras Teenage Eyes

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011


Having been locked in their shed for the last few days, perfecting their performance for tonight's hotly anticipated live show at 93 Feet East, the lads from Ex Libras will be thrilled to read that The Mad Mackerel have liberally basted their new single, Teenage Eyes with a generous serving of love.

Get yourself over there, and listen to the new single.

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Free Ex Libras MP3 on Punk Rock Ist Nicht Tot!

Posted Tue, 25 Jan 2011


Punk Rock Ist Nicht Tot have featured soon to be released Ex Libras track Teenage Eyes on their website.

The tune is taken from the critically acclaimed EP Cut(s), a stripped down companion piece to the bands debut album Suit(s).

The free MP3 can be streamed from the Punk Rock Ist Nicht Tot website.

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Ex Libras to release Teenage Eyes

Posted Mon, 24 Jan 2011


"There are no gimmicks. There are no fancy backdrops, lighting or video screens. They don't need them."
- Classic Rock Prog



Ex Libras finished off 2010 by taking their EP, Cut(s), on a mini tour of the UK. They then retired back to their infamous shed, keen to develop their second album due for release later this year.
Never ones to stay quiet for too long, the lads have decided to punctuate the silence between their last EP and the hotly anticipated album by releasing new single - Teenage Eyes.

Teenage Eyes follows on from the success of their debut album, Suite(s) and its' counterpart EP, Cut(s), which saw the lads re-imagining a selection of tracks from their first release into a hauntingly produced, and genuinely beautiful, musical masterpiece.
The single is taken from the EP, and is representative of their stripped down, acoustic approach to the production process.

If you can't see the Soundcloud stream below, you can download and stream the track directly via our Soundcloud page.


Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

Opening with Kieran's chillingly ominous piano piece, complimented by Amit's expert finger work on the guitar, the song removes all sonic barriers between the band the listener. You're left with Ross' minimalist drums, throbbing bass guitar and a vocal track that transcends them both, creating the effect of a lover whispering strange tales of beautiful tragedy, lips pressed tight against your ear. Guest instrumentalist on the single is cellist Ruth Campbell (Aerial's Up), whom the boys met whilst on their Northern UK tour. Ruth perfectly compliments the sound and feel of the track.

To commemorate this release, Ex Libras have teamed up with KIFilms' very own Beau Fowler, who has produced and directed a visually stunning music video that compliments the bands eerily cinematic sound perfectly.
Listening to Teenage Eyes is an amazing experience in itself - Beau's contribution turns it into an experience that borders on the transcendental.

Teenage Eyes will be released via Wirebird Records, and is available to download 28th February 2011.

A promo for the video is below. If you cannot view this, you can visit the link directly. The full video for Teenage Eyes will be available online a few weeks before the release and also available to view on the physical single promos.



Physical copies for review of "Teenage Eyes" are available but very limited. Please email info@abadgeoffriendship.com for more information.

Remix Ex Libras “I Am Home” for the Amazing Beats Remix Competition.

Posted Wed, 05 Jan 2011


Do you fancy yourself a bit of a remix wizard? Want to give Richard D. James a bit of competition in 2011? Then get yourself over to AmazingTunes, where they're hosting a competition to see who can produce the best remix of Ex Libras track - "I Am Home".

All entries must be received by 21st January 2011, and the winning track will be chosen by the lads from Ex Libras.

For full details of the competition, and to download the stems so you can get cracking on your remix masterpiece, click HERE.

We really can't wait to hear what all of you come up with!

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Geek of the Year 2010 video online now!

Posted Wed, 22 Dec 2010


Last month we event managed the first annual Geek of the Year Awards 2010 alongside 7ThingsMedia. Our good friends EyeSeeSound filmed a short promo video for the event. You can watch short clips of compere Tiffany Stevenson and comedians Carl Donnelly and headliner Adam Bloom. There's also a little snippet of our very own Ex Libras, who performed on the night and interviews with 7ThingsMedia / Geeks.co.uk's Ally Millar and Chris Bishops plus judge Iain Morris (co-writer of the hit TV series The Inbetweeners).



If you'd like your event or music video filmed by EyeSeeSound, visit their website for more details.

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ABoF: A year in videos!

Posted Wed, 15 Dec 2010
This year, many bands on a smaller budget took the creative bull by the horns, struck out on their own and produced a plethora of brilliant DIY / independent videos. We're very proud of the video content our bands have produced this year, each reflecting the bands' personality and artistic flavour.

We thought we'd round-up some of our roster's best videos and list them for you right here. If you can't see the embedded videos in this newsletter, there are also direct links to the band's YouTube pages.

As always, if you like what you hear and want to know more, please get in touch with us here: info@abadgeoffriendship.com.

Ex Libras - Underachiever





Underachiever was the second single released from Ex Libras terrific debut album Suite(s). The video was shot and directed by Ex Libras' front man Amit Sharma, at an amateur boxing match featuring his younger brother.

The lights in the background flicker with the steady, fluttering beats whilst the slowed down action of the match itself matches the song's epic intensity.

If you'd like to see more videos by Ex Libras, their YouTube channel is the place to visit. You can watch all their music videos, video diaries, live performances and the fantastic documentary "To Build A Studio".



The first single from Suite(s) - Radar - is available to stream and download below but if you're having problems viewing the Soundcloud waveform you can download it directly from our Soundcloud page.


Radar by abadgeoffriendship

Esperi - Snowman





The track "Snowman" is the b-side of Esperi's (aka Chris Lee-Marr) gorgeous Christmas single Made For Life. The single was released this week (December 6th) via Olive Grove Records and the limited edition physical copies already selling out fast.

The video for "Snowman" is a lovely reflection of the song's intimate beauty and a perfect backdrop to one of winter's most wonderful pleasures - building a snowman in your very own back garden.



Esperi recently released the free MP3 "Dialled". If you can't see the Soundcloud waveform below, you can download it directly from our Soundcloud page.


Esperi - Dialled by abadgeoffriendship

Mimas - Vader in Burgos





Mimas are our favourite Danish indie oddballs! They released their second album Lifejackets this year on Big Scary Monsters and the NME.com quickly picked up on their greatness featuring them on the website.

"Vader in Burgos" is a track from the aforementioned album and it shows the band in their natural state - running around like loonies in animal costumes!



"La Moustache Formidable" and "Application" are available to download from our Soundcloud page or you can listen to them below.


Mimas - Lifejackets by abadgeoffriendship

Moulettes - Devil of Mine





Moulettes released their self-titled debut album on Balling the Jack at the tail-end of the summer. The track "Devil of Mine" was released as a video and it's like watching a eerily gorgeous fairytale unfold into before your very eyes. The album was well received with great reviews online and in print (The Independent sung them praises).



The track "Talisman" was released as a free download. If you can't see it below, you can download it from our Soundcloud page.


Talisman by abadgeoffriendship

Phantom - Voodoo Romantic





Voodoo Romantic was the free single released from Phantom's debut album Smoke & Mirrors - a debut which gained critical acclaim from the likes of TheQuietus.com and Classic Rock Prog amongst others.

The video is very minimal, and focusses on the darker element of the band and their love of artists such as Man Ray. Directed by Dan Donovan, the it's more of an art piece than a traditional music video.

If you can't see the video below, you can view it on Phantom's YouTube channel.



Voodoo Romantic can be downloaded from our Soundcloud page or you can stream and download it below.


Voodoo Romantic by abadgeoffriendship

Tango in the Attic - Sketch by Quentin Blake





Everyone's favourite, sunny indie boys, Tango in the Attic, released their last single this year - Sketch by Quentin Blake. It's the second from their debut long player, Bank Place Locomotive Society which reached the number one spot this summer in the Amazon Indie Download Chart.

If you can't see the video below, you can check it out on the band's YouTube channel.



The Unkindness of Ravens - Prototype





The Unkindness of Ravens are a brilliant amalgamation of electro meets rock meets your new future sound of 2011! Nina and Ben have been working hard releasing singles Dead Air and White Road, culminating in the release of their debut EP I Used To Be So Pretty.

The sexy duo are prolific in their DIY video making and their YouTube channel is updated constantly. Below is the video for "Prototype", a free track which was released from the EP. This is Barbarella meets 2011 with an electro clash n' bang!



"Prototype" is available to download from our Soundcloud page or you can stream and download it below.


The Unkindness of Ravens - Prototype by abadgeoffriendship

Union Sound Set - Cause And Resolve





A change of name, a debut album - Start/Stop - and two singles in the bag, yes, Union Sound Set did exceptionally well during the last half of 2010. BBC Radio 1's Fearne Cotton and the 519 Show picked-up on the band, the rock press were singing them praises and the online community rose to show their support as the band also embarked upon a short UK tour to support the album release.

The video for Cause And Resolve is simply majestic. It definitely sets a place for the band amongst the cream of the indie elite. You can also view the band's other videos on their YouTube channel.



What Would Jesus Drive - Your Awful Kids





What Would Jesus Drive are bringing back good old-fashioned pop punk back to music. Their first video for The Girls Are In Charge was a tongue-in-cheek, quirky animated piece, but it's with Your Awful Kids, where we get a sense of where the band may take us in 2011.

What Would Jesus Drive's band's YouTube channel is the best place to grab all their latest video content.



Your Awful Kids is available to download now via our Soundcloud page or you can stream and download it below.


WWJD - Your Awful Kids by abadgeoffriendship

Ex Libras performing “Teenage Eyes” at Sofar

Posted Thu, 09 Dec 2010


Ex Libras spent most of November touring their fantastic new EP Cut(s) around the UK. They kicked the tour off performing for Sofar in London.



Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

You can get your hands on the full Cut(s) EP via iTunes for £3.95.

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Ex Libras drop in to see Amazing Radio

Posted Thu, 02 Dec 2010


It's no secret that the lads from Ex Libras had a wail of a time during their November tour of the North & Scotland. It wasn't all jam packed venues and crates of beer - Amit, Ross & Kieran took some time out of their hectic schedule for a cup of tea and a live session with our friends at Amazing Radio.

". . .the entire session is almost exquisite in its unapologetic gloom and I for one feel incredibly lucky to have heard it first hand." - Amazing Radio

Check out Ruth Kilpatrick's review HERE and check out the live session HERE.

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Ex Libras interviewed by Geeks.co.uk

Posted Mon, 29 Nov 2010


It's only one more sleep until the geek-fest that is Geek Of The Year kicks off in Hoxton tomorrow night, so you'd expect Ex Libras to be FAR too busy to chat to Geeks.co.uk.

Well, you'd be wrong - there's nothing they like more than a cheeky chat, so they sent over drum genius, programmer and bass master, Ross, to have a bit of a blether about their latest tour antics, murder on a tiny Scottish Island, and the ever mysterious shed (seriously guys, are you EVER going to let us know where it is?).

Check out the interview HERE.

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Videos from Ex Libras & Mimas featured on Eye See Sound’s “Heads Up”

Posted Thu, 25 Nov 2010


If you haven't seen the videos for Ex Libras' "Underachiever" or Mimas' "Vadar In Burgos", then when you've finished winter insulating the rock you're currently living under, you should really check them both out on the new episode of "Heads Up" over at Eye See Sound.

Check them both out, in stereo and full colour, HERE

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The 405 check out Ex Libras at Maggie May’s, Glasgow

Posted Thu, 25 Nov 2010


Ex Libras, have been really busy touring the UK with their new EP, Cut(s), over the past few weeks. Don't worry if you missed them (well, do worry - there really is no excuse), because The 405 were all present and correct at Maggie May's for the lads' Glasgow performance.

"Ex Libras make some of the most beautiful, emotive, stirring music I have ever heard in my entire life." - The 405

Check out the full review HERE.

Cut(s) is available to download via iTunes.

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Ex Libras quizzed by The Quietus

Posted Tue, 19 Oct 2010
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Ex Libras get all intellectual with The Quietus, waxing philosophical about latin, astrology and one man's obsession with a model railway. Read the full interview HERE

Ex Libras will be touring the UK with their new EP Cut(s), which is available to download from iTunes.

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Ex Libras Cut(s) EP - News Round Up!

Posted Tue, 12 Oct 2010
Talented threesome, Ex Libras, recently released their wonderful EP Cut(s) - an acoustic, looptastic reworking of debut album Suite(s) - to wide spread acclaim. The good words keep on coming their way, and today we at ABoF HQ thought we would give you a little round up of the most recent positive reviews.

First up is a fantastic review from This Is Fake DIY who had this to say about the record:

"The most remarkable thing that the band have accomplished is to make the formerly slick, charming and breathtaking original record sound presumptuous and disorderly. This was perhaps not their intention, but it is certainly a testament to their development as artists." - This Is Fake DIY

You can read the full review HERE.



The Line of Best Fit also heaped praise at the boys saying:

"If anything, Cut(s)’s biggest boon is the meticulous sense of dread that courses throughout the EP’s length. The reworked tracks are much gloomier than their originals; a rainy day punctuated by the ray of light in Amit Sharma’s tense voice. On the original album these songs grew to thunderous conclusions; here they are allowed to wallow in themselves." - The Line of Best Fit

You can read the review HERE.

Finally music website Room Thirteen rated the EP as 10/13 which is quite a score! They wrote:

"Opener 'For Us, For Me' has plucked strings, drum machine and cello, as well as a nicely understated vocal delivery, the tone is thoughtful, slightly melancholic somewhere between Radiohead and Antony and the Johnsons...perhaps. It could almost be one of those tracks that appears on those chill out compilation albums but that really does the EP a disservice as it's far better than that." - Room Thirteen

Read the review in full HERE.

Keep up-to-date with the band, who have a tour coming up and an exciting show with Mimas and Union Sound Set, through their website or Myspace page.

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Great Ex Libras Review in Contact Music!

Posted Fri, 17 Sep 2010


Ex Libras recently released the brilliant EP, Cut(s), and have been receiving some high praise from the music fraternity, and the fantastic reviews keep on coming as Contact Music are the latest website to give the EP a glowing report.

"A quick warning, the keys on 'There's Still Room For Love' ('Radar') are so peaceful yet beautifully constructed the urge to hug strangers and run naked through stations may become to much to hold back." - Contact Music

You can read the full review HERE.

Cut(s) takes the tracks “Underachiever”, “Sum Numbers”, “Discharge”, “Phat Knickers” and “Radar” from the album Suite(s) and strips them down into a whole new form, highlighting the bands' versatility and musicianship.

Cut(s) is available to buy today on iTunes for just £3.95!

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Ex Libras Cut(s) EP Scores 8/10 in The Digital Fix!

Posted Thu, 09 Sep 2010
Ex Libras are the band that keep on giving. Not content with their wonderful debut album Suite(s), the band have recently released an acoustic reworking of five tracks from the album on an EP named Cut(s). The EP has received some great praise from music journalists thus far and this praise continues with an excellent review from The Digital Fix, scoring 8/10!

"The arrangements on tracks like 'Teenage Eyes', and in general thoughout the entire EP, display an achingly dramatic yet emotionally charged approach to song-writing and reinterpretation." - The Digital Fix



You can read the review in full HERE.

Cut(s) reinvents the tracks “Underachiever”, “Sum Numbers”, “Discharge”, “Phat Knickers” and “Radar” into a whole new ethereal form highlighting the bands' versatility and musicianship, making it the perfect soundtrack to the end of the summer.

Cut(s) is available to buy today on iTunes for just £3.95!

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Ex Libras Cut(s) Ep Scores 8/10 in The 405!

Posted Wed, 08 Sep 2010
Ex Libras brand new EP Cut(s) was released on Monday, and has been given another fantastic review, this time from The 405.

"Their ability to bring new elements into their music makes for a more fulfilling EP." - The 405

You can read the full review HERE.



Cut(s) approaches the songs from Ex Libras' critically acclaimed debut album Suite(s), from a different angle. The band have taken the bare parts from five of the songs on their aforementioned debut album (in order: “Underachiever”, “Sum Numbers”, “Discharge”,“Phat Knickers” and “Radar”) and reshaped, remoulded, remixed and reinvented them into their own version of what an acoustic EP should be the only way Ex Libras could - thus creating a new genre for the EP - loopcoustica.

Cut(s) is available to buy today on iTunes for just £3.95!

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Ex Libras Cut(s) EP Reviewed on Glasgow Podcart!

Posted Tue, 07 Sep 2010
Ex Libras released their brand new EP, Cut(s), on Monday and have been given yet another sterling review, this time from Glasgow Podcart...

"Cut(s) is not a record that will grab you by the throat. It it thoughtful, delicate, and will rightfully demand your attention. It deserves it." - Glasgow Podcart

You can read the full review HERE.



Cut(s) approaches the songs from Ex Libras' critically acclaimed debut album Suite(s), from a different angle. The band have taken the bare parts from five of the songs on their aforementioned debut album (in order: “Underachiever”, “Sum Numbers”, “Discharge”,“Phat Knickers” and “Radar”) and reshaped, remoulded, remixed and reinvented them into their own version of what an acoustic EP should be the only way Ex Libras could - thus creating a new genre for the EP - loopcoustica.

Cut(s) is available to buy today on iTunes for just £3.95!

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Ex Libras ‘Cut(s)’ Editor’s Choice in Subba Cultcha!

Posted Mon, 06 Sep 2010
Today Ex Libras release their outstanding EP Cut(s), and have already started to stir the music industry pot with a great review in Subba Cultcha! In fact, as a bonus it's been selected as editor's choice...

"Another stunning single from a band i’d confidently say are more progressive and cerebral than Radiohead (pre-dance phase). High floating melodies, cracked beats and stunning soundscapes to lose yourself within! Also check out their audio/visual EP, it’ll leave you gasping for air!" - Subba Cultcha

You can read the review HERE.



Cut(s) approaches the songs from Ex Libras' critically acclaimed debut album Suite(s), from a different angle. The band have taken the bare parts from five of the songs on their aforementioned debut album (in order: “Underachiever”, “Sum Numbers”, “Discharge”,“Phat Knickers” and “Radar”) and reshaped, remoulded, remixed and reinvented them into their own version of what an acoustic EP should be the only way Ex Libras could - thus creating a new genre for the EP - loopcoustica.

Cut(s) is available to buy today on iTunes for just £3.95!

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Ex Libras - ‘Will my face be in the video?’

Posted Thu, 02 Sep 2010


Ex Libras. When they’re not busy touring, recording albums and EPs (or building the recording studio in their garden themselves) they’re making comedy vignettes behind the scenes of their forthcoming "Teenage Eyes" video. They’re nothing if not prolific.

The video follows hapless drummer Ross as he tries to glean some kind of hint from band-mates, actors and the film crew as to whether he’ll be getting some face time in the finished cut of the "Teenage Eyes" video. Met mostly with confused looks and evasive answers, Ross tries his best (bless him) to reassure himself and/or remind people that he is actually in the band. Will his face be visible? Is he even in shot?!

Watch the video here and help Ross' cause

Ex Libras release Cut(s), their stripped down reworking of key tracks from incredible debut album Suite(s), on the 6th October. The band will also play a string of no doubt “jaw dropping...completely euphoric” (Glasgow Podcart) London live dates soon after.

Check out and download ‘Teenage Eyes’ below, or click here

Ex Libras - Teenage Eyes by abadgeoffriendship

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Union Sound Set Single Launch

Posted Thu, 19 Aug 2010


NME favourites Union Sound Set are set to celebrate the release of their new single Hiding Places at Camden Barfly
on the 27th September. Support will come from the similarly excellent Ex Libras (who also have an EP out in September) and Burning Codes, and as if that wasn't already enough to get you to drop everything and go, they're giving away a free MP3 off their forthcoming album Start/Stop with every online ticket purchase.

The band formerly known as the hotly tipped post-rockers Prego, Union Sound Set are set to come back with a refreshed line up, a bigger sound, and above all with style. Not a gig to be missed.

Check out the Facebook event page.

And get your ticket + free MP3 here!

Listen and download Union Sound Set and Ex Libras mp3s on Soundcloud.

Also, check below for the video to Union Sound Set's 'Hiding Places'.



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Ex Libras - EyeSeeSound Session 8/10 in Subba Cultcha!

Posted Thu, 05 Aug 2010


EyeSeeSound's innovative DVD EP release with the wonderful Ex Libras has received a glowing review from Subba Cultcha!

"A must have for music fans. Well worth the purchase!" - Subba Cultcha

The DVD EP gained a score of 8/10, which is quite impressive considering it's the first release from the EyeSeeSound peeps!

You can read the full review HERE.



Ex Libras DVD EP - The EyeSeeSound Session - is available to buy today from EyeSeeSound's online shop at a very reasonable £5 and can be bought HERE!

In addition to this, EyeSeeSound release their second DVD EP with The Penny Black Remedy on August 30th, and Ex Libras acoustic album, Cut(s), is out September 6th.

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EyeSeeSound: DVD EPs heralding the underground!

Posted Tue, 27 Jul 2010



EyeSeeSound is the vision, passion and brainchild of Julian Bowman and Simon Matthews. When they both tired of the generic, homogenised music being fed to them by the media the pair took it upon themselves to offer a platform that championed the unsung heroes of the underground.

As a natural progression from the Live Sessions on their website, EyeSeeSound have created an exciting new musical format in their DVD EPs, with each beautifully packaged and designed as a singular piece of art reflecting the band and the music. They have made these DVD EPs as affordable as possible at £5 and on a 50/50 profit share with the bands. EyeSeeSound front all costs themselves and do not charge for their time. It is about the music and the art, rather than the money.

The content is generous with those who purchase able to view a five-song live session, own the mp3s of this session, see interview footage, and in this case also feature three music videos as bonus material.

Ex Libras The EyeSeeSound Session is the first of these DVD EPs (out this week!) heralding quality affordable music from the underground. Being the generous lot they are, EyeSeeSound have made one song from Ex Libras' DVD EP - Sum Numbers - available to watch on YouTube. If you can't see these videos below, just click HERE.

Download the Ex Libras DVD EP pack HERE. The DVD EP pack includes a press release, jpeg of the DVD EP cover and a free MP3 of "Radar (live)".


Ex Libras DVD EP Sampler





Ex Libras DVD EP - Sum Numbers (live)





Ex Libras The EyeSeeSound Session is available to buy at a very reasonable £5 from the EyeSeeSound website.

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Ex Libras DVD EP Release & Amazing Radio!

Posted Mon, 26 Jul 2010
Ex Libras are quickly building momentum after their short summer break. On the eve of their acoustic EP release - Cut(s) - they've got a DVD EP release out today and are being championed by Amazing Radio.

Read on to find out more...

Ex Libras: The EyeSeeSound Session DVD EP





Ex Libras DVD EP - The EyeSeeSound Session - is available to buy today from EyeSeeSound's online shop at a very reasonable £5.

This fantastic and gorgeously packaged DVD EP includes...

Individual Tracks (including mp3s on DVD-Rom):

Underachiever, Radar, Sum Numbers, Magical Mervyn (exclusive recording), Phat Knickers

Plus bonus content, including...

Music Videos:

Radar, Discharge, Underachiever

Website version of the live session with interview

You can watch a sampler of the DVD EP (90 second clips) here or watch Ex Libras perform "Sum Numbers" from the live session here.

Buy the DVD EP >> HERE!

Ex Libras: Amazing Radio's featured artist





Amazing Radio played Ex Libras Radar Audition over the weekend. Radar was Ex Libras' debut single, which was release last year.

Following on from this, the good folk over at Amazing Towers have been kind enough to have Ex Libras as their Featured Artist on the front page of their website. Check it out here.

Amazing Radio is the only radio station dedicated to exclusively playing unsigned and independent music. The more users interact with Ex Libras tracks by tagging them, liking them, adding them to playlists and downloading them, the more Ex Libras have a chance of entering Amazing Radio's Amazing Chart.

Ex Libras artist page on Amazing Radio.

Watch the video for "Radar" here.

Listen to Amazing Radio

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Ex Libras return with Cut(s) and DVD EP!

Posted Mon, 19 Jul 2010
The wonderful Ex Libras are back and they've a busy few months in store. This month they release a DVD EP session with EyeSeeSound followed shortly by an acoustic EP release - Cut(s) - in September, which takes songs from their debut album Suite(s) reworking them into something fresh and new. The EP will mark the end of the Suite(s) cycle as the boys begin recording some exciting new material.

We've included some video links and free MP3 downloads to get you in the mood - read on to find out more...

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Ex Libras DVD EP release!



It was always inevitable that Ex Libras would catch the attention of EyeSeeSound, who grabbed the chance to work with the boys to record one of their Live DVD EPs. Both EyeSeeSound and Ex Libras share the same sensibilities - to create and promote independent music for all.

As a natural progression from the Live Sessions on their website, EyeSeeSound have created an exciting new musical format in their DVD EPs, with each beautifully packaged and designed as a singular piece of art reflecting the band and their music. They have made these DVD EPs as affordable as possible at £5 and on a 50/50 profit share with the bands. EyeSeeSound front all costs themselves and do not charge for their time. It is about the music and the art, rather than the money.

The content is generous with those who purchase able to view a five-song live session, own the mp3s of this session, see interview footage, and in this case also feature three music videos as bonus material.

Ex Libras The EyeSeeSound Session is available to buy from the EyeSeeSound website.

A sampler from the DVD EP can be viewed HERE.



Ex Libras release Cut(s)



Take one part "loop" add one part "acoustic" and mix gently. Crumble Suite(s), sprinkle a touch of "samples", "percussion" and spoonful of "Cello". Place headphones on ears, press play. Enjoy.

Cut(s) approaches the songs from Ex Libras' critically acclaimed debut album Suite(s), from a different, fresh new angle. The band have taken the bare parts from five of the songs on their aforementioned debut album (in order: "Underachiever", "Sum Numbers", "Discharge", "Phat Knickers" and "Radar") and reshaped, remoulded, remixed and reinvented them into their own version of what an acoustic EP should be the only way Ex Libras could - thus creating a new genre for the EP - loopcoustica. The title tracks of the songs on Cut(s) are lyrics found on each of the aforementioned songs on Suite(s).

Much like Suite(s) the EP is another DIY affair; everything from the beats, the vocals and the percussion was recorded at the much talked about infamous Shed - Ex Libras manmade recording studio and rehearsal space.

"...[Suite(s)] weaves its intoxicating post-rock spell with an unpredictable, addictive flourish." - Classic Rock Prog, review of Suite(s)

"...an album that's all about building then shattering tension..." Rock Sound, review of Suite(s)

Pushing themselves into quieter territories, Ex Libras' Amit Sharma (vox, guitar), Ross Kenning (drums) and Kieran Nagi (keys) nevertheless prove they have the capacity to venture into sonic extremes. On Cut(s) they ditch the climatic noise build-ups for a calmer and subtle cinematic tension. The EP as a whole is beautifully intricate and atmospheric, best listened to on (large) headphones to maximize your Ex Libras listening pleasure. Guest instrumentalist on the EP is cellist Ruth Campbell (Ariel's Up), who the boys met whilst on their Northern UK tour. Ruth perfectly compliments the sound and feel of the EP.

The free single leading the release will be Teenage Eyes, set for release on 23rd August 2010. Cut(s) is released digitally on 6th September 2010.

Download "Teenage Eyes" from Cut(s) HERE.

Downoad "Radar" from Suite(s) HERE.

Visit Ex Libras YouTube channel HERE.

Ex Libras - Radar





Ex Libras - Underachiever





Ex Libras - [discharge]





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EyeSeeSound Live Session: Ex Libras!

Posted Mon, 05 Jul 2010


EyeSeeSound have recorded a wonderful live session and interview with the coolest band on the block, Ex Libras.

The video includes the tracks Underachiever, Sum Numbers and Radar, and was beautifully shot by the EyeSeeSound guys at The Luminaire.

You can watch the live session HERE.



This is a prelude to the Ex Libras' "The EyeSeeSound Session" DVD EP which will be out to buy on July 26th for a measly £5.

Here, EyeSeeSound have created a new and exciting music format where each DVD EP is beautifully packaged and designed as a singular piece of art reflecting the band and their music.

This release includes storming live interpretations of 4 tracks taken from their debut album, as well as one new and previously unreleased song, Magical Mervyn, which is an integral part of their live set. The style of the edit and grading also takes the visuals away from traditional live performance footage to create an artistic and beautiful 30-minute live performance.

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EyeSeeSound DVD EP release: Ex Libras

Posted Wed, 23 Jun 2010

EyeSeeSound





EyeSeeSound: "The music industry is dead. Long live music!"

EyeSeeSound is the vision, passion and brainchild of Julian Bowman and Simon Matthews. When they both tired of the generic, homogenised music being fed to them by the media the pair took it upon themselves to offer a platform that championed the unsung heroes of the underground.

With this in mind, Jules and Simon began to develop and create a web TV show heavily slanted towards the independent music scene. Including short film and animation, The Show is ethically and socially aware, veering away from the traditional presenting style of studio links and interviews to an irreverent anti-presenter style. This was to become the flagship element of EyeSeeSound. In addition to The Show, EyeSeeSound's website also offers other outlets for bands and music bands like ESS' Live Sessions and Mix Tapes.

Now, in conjunction with Sound Director Peter Radcliff the Live Sessions have developed from being a website only format into a physical product that fans of the site were essentially asking for. Therefore from July 2010, EyeSeeSound will be releasing 5-track “DVD EPs” thus creating a new and exciting music format.

Each DVD EP is beautifully packaged and designed as a singular piece of art reflecting the band and their music. They have made these DVD EPs as affordable as possible at £5 and on a 50/50 profit share with the bands. EyeSeeSound front all costs themselves and do not charge for their time. It is about the music and the art, rather than the money. The content is generous with those who purchase able to view a five-song live session, own the mp3s of this session, see interview footage, and in most cases feature music videos and studio mp3s as bonus material.

It is the belief of EyeSeeSound that a new dynamic is infiltrating the music business, a new paradigm of music consumption is being born, and the realm of independent and DIY music culture will no longer remain an underground sub class, but is a very possible and viable future for the production and consumption of music.

EyeSeeSound DVD EP release:

Ex Libras: The EyeSeeSound Session


Ex Libras are a band that need no introduction. Having impressed the press and music fans alike with their debut single, Radar, and album, Suite(s), the band went on to release a second single from the album, Underachiever, whilst completing a UK and European tour. Their album caught the attention of publications such as Clash Magazine, Rock Sound Magazine, Classic Rock Prog, whilst their singles received plays on stations like BBC6 Music and XFM.

It's no wonder then that they caught the attention of EyeSeeSound, who grabbed the chance to work with the boys to record one of their Live DVD EPs. Both EyeSeeSound and Ex Libras share the same sensibilities – to create and promote independent music for all.

This release includes storming live interpretations of 4 tracks taken from their debut album, as well as one new and previously unreleased song, "Magical Mervyn", which is an integral part of their live set. The style of the edit and grading also takes the visuals away from traditional live performance footage to create an artistic and beautiful 30-minute live performance.

Download Ex Libras "The EyeSeeSound Session" DVD EP pack HERE, includes DVD EP images, a press release and free MP3 track of Ex Libras' "Radar" from the live session.

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Ex Libras Track of the Day on ClashMusic.com!

Posted Fri, 14 May 2010


Our very own Ex Libras have just released their stupendous new single Underachiever, and as a little Friday treat, ClashMusic.com have grabbed the b side '04:19' especially for YOU to download!

You can stream the track and download it HERE.

Wednesday saw an excellent performance at The Lexington for their single launch, and brought an end to a stirring first British tour - the start of many...

Be sure to keep up-to-date with any news on the boys own website.

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Ex Libras Review on Glasgow Podcart!

Posted Tue, 11 May 2010
With the wonderful Ex Libras having just completed their northern tour, those feisty folks over at Glasgow Podcart have given a stirring review of their show in the greatest wee city in the world - Glasgow!

"their set from start to finish was jaw dropping..." Glasgow Podcart

You can read the review HERE.

The boys have just released their new single Underachiever. It is the latest offering from the boys' debut album Suite(s) which you can purchase it for a bargain £0.79 HERE.



The Ex Libras boys will be having a single launch at The Lexington on Wednesday 12th and you can buy tickets HERE.

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Ex Libras “Underachiever” Out Today!

Posted Mon, 10 May 2010
Hello peeps, and welcome to another week in the busy life of ABoF!

To kick off the week, we have an outstanding single release from the wonderful Ex Libras. The new single Underachiever, is the latest offering from the boys' debut album Suite(s).



To coincide with the release, ClashMusic.com have been kind enough to put up a little piece about it as well as the video for this brilliant track.

You can read about this and watch the video HERE.

If you like the sound of this great track, you can purchase it for a bargain £0.79 HERE.

The Ex Libras boys will be having a single launch at The Lexington on Wednesday 12th and you can buy tickets HERE.

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Ex Libras: “Underachiever” review on Subba-Cultcha.com

Posted Tue, 27 Apr 2010


When Ex Libras released their debut album Suite(s) at the end of 2009 we were bowled over at how much Subba-Cultcha.com loved our favourite South London boys. So it's little wonder now that they've given forthcoming single Underachiever another brilliant review.

"With the other worldly beauty of Wild Beasts at their most emotive, fused to the rhythmical dexterity of latter-day Radiohead, all combined over the poise and grace of Jeff Buckley at his most striking..." - Subba-Cultcha.com

All of Subba-Cultcha.com's single reviews for April can be found HERE.

Don't forget to catch the boys on tour!

Ex Libras' mini tour dates are below, ending with their single launch at The Lexington in London. Get tickets HERE.

April 2010

28th – Electric Circus, Edinburgh
29th – Canteen Media, Barrow-in-Furness
30th – The Head of Steam, Newcastle

May 2010

1st – Barrels Alehouse – Berwick-upon-Tweed
2nd – 13th Note, Glasgow
12th - The Lexington, London


Check out the band's new kick boxing themed video here for Underachiever. The video flows perfectly with the music and is a fantastic accompaniment to the song.

Keep checking the band's Myspace for more information on the forthcoming single, live dates and other news.

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Ex Libras interview with The List | Northern Tour Dates

Posted Fri, 23 Apr 2010


Since the release of their debut album Suite(s), those lovely Ex Libras have had time to record a session for Eye See Sound TV, tour Europe, organise the release of their forthcoming single Underachiever and a mini tour of the North!

The boys spoke to The List magazine ahead of their Northern tour next week. Check out his musings on trains, dead bodies and Mogwai plus listen to Underachiever HERE.

The guys will also be recording a session for Glasgow PodcART so keep checking the Glasgow PodcART website for details.

Ex Libras' mini tour dates are below, ending in their single launch at The Lexington in London. Get tickets HERE.

April 2010

28th – Electric Circus, Edinburgh
29th – Canteen Media, Barrow-in-Furness
30th – The Head of Steam, Newcastle

May 2010

1st – Barrels Alehouse – Berwick-upon-Tweed
2nd – 13th Note, Glasgow
12th - The Lexington, London

Check out the band's new kick boxing themed video here for Underachiever. The video flows perfectly with the music and is a fantastic accompaniment to the song.

Keep checking the band's Myspace for more information on the forthcoming single, live dates and other news.

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ABoF on Fairtilizer!

Posted Wed, 07 Apr 2010
Our lovely French friends over at Fairtilizer have kindly featured an interview with Claire ABoF and a fantastic ABoF playlist featuring some of the bands on our roster.

You can read the full interview HERE.

Our fantastic little Fairtilizer playlist consists of some really excellent tracks from the likes of Juniper Leaf, Chris Leo's Vague Angels, Phantom, Ex Libras, Misterlee, Lonely Joe Parker, Haunted Stereo, Remus, Death of London, The Unkindness of Ravens, Tango in the Attic and Fresh Legs...

Listen to the playlist below:



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Ex Libras Video for “Underachiever”

Posted Thu, 01 Apr 2010
Ex Libras haunting new single Underachiever is released on May 10th.

Check out the band's new kick boxing themed video below. The video flows perfectly with the music and is a fantastic accompaniment to the song.

Ex Libras - Underachiever (Fiction) from Ex Libras on Vimeo.



Keep checking the band's Myspace for more information on the forthcoming single, live dates and other news.

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ABoF News: Brilliant New Music!

Posted Thu, 01 Apr 2010
Before we all break-up for Easter to gorge ourselves on yummy easter eggs and choccie goodness, we thought we'd send you a little A Badge of Friendship PR roster update. We have a plethora of fantastic releases coming up and we really want you to hear about them.

If you would like a digital download link for any of the releases below or a free MP3 for your blog or website, please email info [at] abadgeoffriendship [dot] com.

Have a great Easter everyone!

May Releases



The Unkindness of Ravens





Dead Air out May 3rd 2010


The Unkindness of Ravens are Nina Wagner (vox) and Ben Raine (bass & vox). The pair entwine garage rock riffs with raw dance beats to create dark, electronically inspired guitar tunes. Nina and Ben make music with an incredibly punk / DIY ethos, creating everything themselves from their label - Sonic Fire Records - to the music itself.

In no time at all, the pair have gained a good reputation for themselves being compared to bands such as The Kills, The YYYs and The White Stripes. Artrocker Magazine likened them to "a bonfire blowing in the wind" whilst Tom Robinson of BBC 6 Music picked-up their "huge" sound.

Listen to a stream of forthcoming single Dead Air HERE.

Fresh Legs





Julian EP out May 3rd 2010


BBC Radio 1 DJ Rob da Bank's favourites and Bestival sensations Fresh Legs follow-up on an amazing summer of action-packed gigging, writing and recording with their debut release for Sotones Records.

Fresh Legs’ Julian EP is fun, unabashed indie goodness. You can literally feel Ella’s passion and energy come across with each little explosive track. Step aside music lovers – Fresh Legs have arrived!

Listen to a stream of "Julian" from the EP HERE.

Ex Libras





Underachiever single out May 10th 2010


Underachiever is the second single to be released from Ex Libras' incredible, critically acclaimed debut album Suite(s). The single is out May 10th 2010 on the band's own Wirebird label and it follows a natural progression from their debut single Radar. Underachiever is the sound of a band mature beyond their years, certainly destined for a bigger audience.

Listen to a stream of Underachiever HERE.

Haunted Stereo





On A Pin / Lock The Doors single out May 17th 2010


Haunted Stereo are an alt-folk/ indie/ experimental six-piece line-up from Southampton.

Creating intricate layers of sound with an array of melodic instruments - including banjo, mandolin, accordion, piano, violin, electric guitar and percussion -, Haunted Stereo are very much about the thrills and fun that is to be had from writing and playing music together.

Now, with a body of great records behind them, Haunted Stereo are ready to release double A-side On A Pin / Lock the Doors. The single truly captures the beauty and intricate sound that Haunted Stereo have honed so well and, more importantly, reflect a band that are ready to make their mark on the UK music scene.

Listen to a stream of "Lock The Doors" HERE.

If you would like a digital or physical promo copy of any of the above, please email info@abadgeoffriendship.com

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Ex Libras European/Uk Tour Dates!

Posted Wed, 24 Feb 2010
The wonderful Ex Libras are unleashing their dynamic sound onto an unwitting European audience, as they embark on their first Euro tour.

The guys are touring with the brilliant Gin Panic. The boys will be hitting Cafe Walvis in beautiful Brussels on 25th February, then it's onto Zaal 100 in trippy Amsterdam before they come back to the Motherland and play The Twist in sunny Colchester on 27th.



Ex Libras will also be undertaking a full UK tour at the end of April / beginning of May to promote Underachiever, which will be the second single to be released from Ex Libras’ incredible, critically acclaimed debut album Suite(s). It follows a natural progression from their debut single Radar. Underachiever is the sound of a band mature beyond their years, certainly destined for a bigger audience.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Misterlee and Ex Libras in Glasgow Podcart!

Posted Thu, 11 Feb 2010
Our very own Misterlee and Ex Libras both feature on this week's Glasgow Podcart's episode 50 Eternal Sunshine of the Podcart Mind. Halina and Sean present another cracking podcast in tribute to Valentines Day (in their own wee twisted way). Within the first ten-minutes, the guys already have you chuckling about the awful Brit awards nominations, possibly getting treated for Avatar-related depression and "sack attacks"...

There are no words, you simply must listen HERE.

Misterlee's recently released single Littleman (We're Alive Here), is available to download from itunes HERE.

The single is taken from the forthcoming album this disquiet dog, is out March 1st 2010 via Rubber Czech Records - keep checking Misterlee's official website for more details.



Ex Libras debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.


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Ex Libras in Classic Rock Prog!

Posted Thu, 28 Jan 2010


Our friends over at Classic Rock Prog have kindly featured the wonderful Ex Libras in this month's issue (February 2010). The issue is available to buy now at £7.99.

The boys not only get a whole page to themselves in CRP's regular Threshold feature, their recently released debut album Suite(s) also receives a fantastic review.

"...[Suite(s)] weaves its intoxicating post-rock spell with an unpredictable, addictive flourish." - Classic Rock Prog

As if this weren't enough, the album also features as Editor Jerry Ewing's Critic's Choice 2009 list.

We'd like to thank Classic Rock Prog for the support - clearly they have excellent taste!

The band's debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras Ones to Watch In 2010

Posted Wed, 13 Jan 2010
After the fantastic success of their debut album Suite(s), Ex Libras have made the list for Ones to Watch in 2010 over at the wonderful Glasgow Podcart.

You can read the full list HERE.



If you are looking for something to warm your cockles in this Arctic weather and still haven't delved into the sweet (or should that be Suite) sounds of the uber talented Ex Libras, you can still purchase the album for a measly £6.32 via itunes or the Genepool website.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras Ones to Watch In 2010

Posted Wed, 13 Jan 2010
After the fantastic success of their debut album Suite(s), Ex Libras have made the list for Ones to Watch in 2010 over at the wonderful Glasgow Podcart.

You can read the full list HERE.



If you are looking for something to warm your cockles in this Arctic weather and still haven't delved into the sweet (or should that be Suite) sounds of the uber talented Ex Libras, you can still purchase the album for a measly £6.32 via itunes or the Genepool website.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras in The 405!

Posted Fri, 08 Jan 2010
Ex Libras' Amit recently spoke to The 405 for their feature My First Album. In the short interview he talks about memories of his childhood and what album he remembers the most.

You can read the full interview HERE.

The bands debut Album Suite(s) has made quite an impact and is still available at £6.32, so make sure you grab a copy either via itunes or the Genepool website.



If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras Wish You A Merry Christmas

Posted Tue, 22 Dec 2009
It's been a brilliant year for Ex Libras with a plethora of fantastic reviews and brilliant support from the press and music fans alike.

As we reach the end of a successful year, the boys wish you a Merry Christmas in their own unique way, with this short video for "Discharge" from their debut album Suite(s). Two words: simply stunning.



The band's debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras into top 5 on Any Decent Music? Website!

Posted Fri, 18 Dec 2009
Ex Libras have charted at No.5 on the Any Decent Music? website for their album Suite(s)...

Gaining a score of 8 out of 10 averaged form a survey from the most respected reviewers, it is just reward for what has been a brilliantly received debut album!

You can check out the reviews of Suite(s) HERE.



If you are looking for a wee stocking filler for Xmas, you can still buy the record via itunes or the Genepool website.

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Excellent Ex Libras Review in The Line of Best Fit!

Posted Mon, 14 Dec 2009
Ex Libras wonderful debut album Suite(s) has been receiving rave reviews. Our buddies over at The Line of Best Fit are the latest to review the album, giving it a spot-on review likening the debut effort to Oceansize, Radiohead and Ross' drumming as a nod to the drum n bass genre. The album has been TLOBF Recommended too!

"Aurally arresting, it’s certainly one of the best things I’ve heard this year..." - The Line of Best Fit, Mike Copus

You can read the full review HERE.



The band's debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Outstanding Ex Libras review in The 405!

Posted Tue, 08 Dec 2009
The 405 are the latest website to review Ex Libras excellent debut album Suite(s).

"an exhilarating accomplishment in exploring post-rock boundaries." - The 405

Read the full review HERE.



The band's debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras Review in Drowned In Sound…

Posted Mon, 07 Dec 2009
Drowned in Sound are the latest website to review Ex Libras' Suite(s). It's a mixed review for the debut...

"Suite(s), their debut LP, is the sound of a city slowed down, of a pre-morning twilight where revellers descend from their highs and commuters are yet to stir." - Drowned in Sound

Read the full review HERE.

Do you agree or disagree with the review? Let us know what you think!



The band's debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras review in Kruger Magazine!

Posted Fri, 04 Dec 2009
Kruger Magazine, fresh from the Record of the Day awards where Editor Mike Day won best Editor, have given Ex Libras album Suite(s) a fantastic review. Kruger Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine available across the UK (a list of stockists are HERE).

"... damn near euphoric." - Kruger Magazine



The band's debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras Interview on The Line of Best Fit!

Posted Thu, 03 Dec 2009
Ex Libras' Kieran recently spoke to The Line of Best Fit for their feature On Song. In the short interview he mentions songs that captured his imagination, the first posters on his wall as a child and who he thinks would win in a fight - a stoat or a goat!

You can read the full interview HERE.



The band's debut album Suite(s) is out now and features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

Watch the video for Radar below...

Ex Libras - RADAR from Ex Libras on Vimeo.



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Ex Libras Review in Rock-A-Rolla Magazine!

Posted Wed, 02 Dec 2009
The cool cats over at Rock-A-Rolla HQ have jumped on the Ex Libras' gravy train and have been kind enough to review the boys in Issue 23.

"Suite(s) is a record of measured beauty and at the end of a decade characterised by by extremes this is no bad thing." - Rock-A-Rolla



Suite(s) features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras: Rock Sound review “Suite(s)”

Posted Tue, 01 Dec 2009
Rock Sound have been very good to us this year, reviewing mostly every record we've sent them. They're one of the few magazine's championing genuinely great bands.

Ex Libras are the latest band on the ABoF roster to receive the Rock Sound review treatment. The magazine give the boys' debut Suite(s) a fantastic 7/10.

"It’s an album that’s all about building and then shattering tension." - Rock Sound

Make sure you go and buy the magazine, which is out now. Alternatively, you can read the full review HERE.



Suite(s) features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras interview on Zaptown Mag

Posted Tue, 01 Dec 2009
Zaptown Mag are the latest website to cover the wonderful Ex Libras just in time for the release of their debut album Suite(s), which is out now!

Zaptown's title for the interview is Destroying the Fabric of Space Time, which, we fell, is apt for the sonically tantalizing, hotly-tipped trio.

You can read the full interview HERE.

Suite(s) features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.

If you want a little free Ex Libras taster, you can download their debut single Radar for free HERE or HERE.

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Ex Libras debut album “Suite(s)” - out now!

Posted Mon, 30 Nov 2009
Ex Libras brilliant debut album Suite(s) is out now via Wirebird records. Their debut has already received phenomenal reviews, features and radio play - it's been causing quite a stir.

Suite(s) features eight tracks, including recently released debut single Radar. The album is only £6.32 so make sure you grab a copy now either via itunes or the Genepool website.

There are also physical copies available, however, these are only limited to 500 so you better get in there quick! You can grab a CD version for a mere £7 from HERE.



"A record of measured beauty..." - Rock A Rolla Magazine

"A bold, impressive debut..." - Clash Magazine

"Their sound is humbling, captivating and truly worthy." - Subba-Cultcha



Ex Libras released their debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) back in October but you can still grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

"Fascinating." - Q Magazine, Track of the Day

"This is progressively ambient music with a taste for the unexpected." - Classic Rock, Track of the Day

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Ex Libras: Glasgow Podcart “Artist of the Week”!

Posted Fri, 27 Nov 2009
Those lovely peeps over at Glasgow Podcart are the latest to talk-up the talents of London 'Wunderkinds', Ex Libras, by selecting them as their Artist Of The Week.

"Ex Libras hail from London and it staggers me that this 3 piece have not been snapped up and showcased to the world." - Glasgow Podcart

You can read the article HERE.



Remember, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

Suite(s) will be available via download from November 30th 2009. You'll be able to buy yourself a copy on itunes or from the Genepool website.

For information on this news story, our PR services or anything else, please contact us...

Ex Libras: The List review “Suite(s)”

Posted Wed, 25 Nov 2009
The List magazine up in Scotland are the latest publication to give Ex Libras a glowing review of forthcoming debut album Suite(s).

"Mixing math-rock, breakbeat grooves with melodic, Mogwai-esque crescendos, Ex Libras should be worthy of subsequent major-imprint circulation." - The List

You can read the full review HERE.



Remember, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

Suite(s) will be available via download from November 30th 2009. You'll be able to buy yourself a copy on itunes or from the Genepool website.

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Fairtilizer *heart* Ex Libras

Posted Tue, 24 Nov 2009
Fairtilizer, the Do It Yourself Music Club, is spreading the good word of Ex Libras all over the website at the moment. Not only is there a lovely Ex Libras playlist on their front page but they've also featured an interview with the band on their blog.

Fairtilizer provides tools and services for artists, labels, and media to publish and promote music. You should definitely sign-up now and start sharing your favourite music, you can even embed your own slick looking player onto your website. A brilliant and stylish way to share music.

The band talk about their influences, artist's music on the web and their favourite websites (with nods to our friends The 405 and Glasgow Podcart). You can read the full interview HERE.

Check out the Ex Libras' playlist, which includes streams of tracks "Radar", "Underachiever" and "Audio Video Disco" , HERE. All of these tracks feature on the band's debut album Suite(s).

Remember, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)



Suite(s) will be available via download from November 30th 2009. You'll be able to buy yourself a copy on itunes of from the Genepool website.

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Ex Libras - Live Review on Subba-Cultcha

Posted Sun, 22 Nov 2009
It's certainly been an Ex Libras bonanza on the Subba-Cultcha website these last few days. Not only have the website given their debut album Suite(s) an amazing 5/5 but they also featured a Q+A with the band as well.

So for the hat-trick, our friends at Subba-Cultcha have also featured a glowing live review from Ex Libras' recent gig supporting The Paper Chase at The Lexington in London.

You can read the full live review HERE.



Remember, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

Suite(s) will be available via download from November 30th 2009. You'll be able to buy yourself a copy on itunes of from the Genepool website.

For information on this news story, our PR services or anything else, please contact us...

Ex Libras interview on Subba-Cultcha

Posted Sat, 21 Nov 2009
Ex Libras recently spoke to Subba-Cultcha about touring, recording, and rumours they'd like to start about themselves!

You can read the full interview HERE.



Remember, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

Suite(s) will be available via download from November 30th 2009. You'll be able to buy yourself a copy on itunes of from the Genepool website.

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Ex Libras get top marks on Subba-Cultcha!

Posted Sat, 21 Nov 2009
Our friends over at Subba-Cultcha have been very kind enough to reward Ex Libras forthcoming debut album Suite(s) with a tremendous 5/5!

"...Quite simply a truly stunning debut." - Subba Cultcha

You can read the full review HERE.



Remember, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

Suite(s) will be available via download from November 30th 2009. You'll be able to buy yourself a copy on itunes of from the Genepool website.

For information on this news story, our PR services or anything else, please feel free to contact us...

Ex Libras Review in AU Magazine!

Posted Fri, 20 Nov 2009
AU Magazine are the latest to review Ex Libras forthcoming debut album Suite(s). The album will be available to buy via download from November 30th '09 and you can grab a copy from the Genepool website.

The magazine give the boys a brilliant 7/10 review comparing their music to latter day Radiohead.



Remember, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

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Watch Ex Libras “To Build A Studio” Part 4

Posted Fri, 20 Nov 2009
Ex Libras' final installment of "To Build A Studio" has been uploaded to Youtube. You can watch the band complete the infamous Shed - Ex Libras HQ and hub of all things creative.

Watch Part 4 below:



In case you didn't catch parts 1, 2 and 3, you can watch them at the links below:

Watch part 1

Watch part 2

Watch part 3

Rememeber, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

For information on this news story, our PR services or anything else, please feel free to contact us...

Ex Libras “Track of the Day” on Classic Rock!

Posted Thu, 19 Nov 2009
Ex Libras have managed to score yet another Track of the Day for their recently released debut single Radar, this time for the wonderful Classic Rock. "This is progressively ambient music with a taste for the unexpected" is what they have to say about the boys and they're completely right.

You can download Radar for free (yes... FREE!), watch the video for the single and read the full article HERE.



Radar is taken from the forthcoming album Suite(s), which is released on November 30th 2009 via Wirebird Records. You'll be able to grab a copy from the Genepool website from November 30th.

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Ex Libras Video on Artrocker.tv

Posted Tue, 17 Nov 2009
Artrocker.tv are the latest website to feature Ex Libras' wonderful video for their recently released debut single Radar. Radar features on the forthcoming debut album Suite(s), which is out via Wirebird Records on November 30th 2009.

You can watch the full video on Artrocker.tv HERE.



And rememeber, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

For information on this news story, our PR services or anything else, please feel free to contact us...

Ex Libras on Low Slung Podcast

Posted Mon, 16 Nov 2009
Ex Libras are featured on the latest episode of Low Slung Podcast. You can listen to the recently released single Radar. This is just in time for the release of the boys' debut album Suite(s) on November 30th 2009.

You can listen to the full podcast on itunes HERE.

Or you can download an MP3 version HERE.



And rememeber, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

For information on this news story, our PR services or anything else, please check our official website.

Watch Ex Libras Build The Shed

Posted Sun, 15 Nov 2009
Ex Libras' infamous HQ a.k.a "The Shed" is where the boys rehearse and write all their songs. You can now watch what the boys went through to bring you these excellent tunes and their debut album Suite(s) (out November 30th).

They toiled long and hard but every single nail, plank of wood and soundproofed wall was borne from a love of music.

You can watch parts 1, 2 and 3 of to build a studio, which gives you an insight into what the guys went through. You even get to see Kieran pull some crazy shapes in the Shed (you'll see what we mean)!

Watch part 1

Watch part 2

Watch part 3

And rememeber, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

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Ex Libras - Clash Magazine Album Review

Posted Fri, 13 Nov 2009
Ex Libras are the band that just keep giving!

Their debut album Suite(s), which is out November 30th via Wirebird Records, has received a very generous 7/10 in Clash Magazine. They cite Suite(s) as being a "bold, impressive debut". And how could we argue with that? Of course it is!

You can read the full review in Clash Magazine's latest issue - out now - or alternatively check it online HERE.



And rememeber, if you haven't already downloaded Ex Libras' debut single Radar (which is also on Suite(s)) for free (yes, that's FREE) you can grab it HERE or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)

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Ex Libras Live at Diesel:U:Music Radio

Posted Thu, 29 Oct 2009
You can now watch Ex Libras' stunning live session recorded last month for Diesel:U:Music Radio. In the clip below, the London trio perform the track "Underachiever" from their forthcoming debut album Suite(s), which is available via download only from November 30th 2009.

You can watch the live session below:



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Ex Libras Debut Single “Radar” - Free Download!

Posted Wed, 28 Oct 2009
Ex Libras debut single Radar was released on 26th October 2009 and is currently available as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Yes, that's FREE!

You can grab it HERE.

Or HERE (just press the little red button to download Radar and the b-side "Dumb Numbers".)



Ex Libras' video for the single Radar can be seen HERE.

Radar features on the band's debut album Suite(s), which is available in download format only from November 30th 2009. Keep checking the Genepool website for more details.

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Ex Libras are Clash Magazine’s “Track of the Day”

Posted Wed, 21 Oct 2009
Ex Libras' forthcoming debut single Radar, is Clash Magazine's Track of the Day.

You can check out the full article and listen to Radar HERE.



Ex Libras' video for the single Radar, which is out via Wirebird Records on 26th October 2009 was also release a few weeks back. The single is a FREE download... Yes, that's FREE!

You can watch the full video HERE.

Radar features on the band's debut album Suite(s), which is available in download format only. Keep checking the Genepool website for more details.

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Cheap Tickets for The Paper Chase’s London Show

Posted Wed, 07 Oct 2009
We're very happy to present to you The Paper Chase live at The Lexington on Wednesday November 11th 2009. The gig is presented in association with our awesome friends over at Kruger Magazine.

Cheap tickets are still on sale but there are not many left now. You can buy a cheap advance ticket for £6 or buy a ticket at the door for £7 on the night.

Get them HERE via We Got Tickets...

Doors are at 7.30pm with the first band taking the stage at 8.30pm. Expect guest DJs alongside these fantastic bands.

The Paper Chase will be supported by the wonderful Ex Libras and On Histories of Rosenberg.



Ex Libras are due to release their debut album Suite(s) via Wirebird Records on November 30th 2009. The band recently inveiled their stunning video for their debut single Radar, which will be available as a free download on 26th October 2009.

Check out the video for Radar HERE.



On Histories of Rosenberg released their self-titled EP in August via Function Records. You can grab a copy for a very reasonable and credit-crunch friendly £5 from HERE.

"Whether it's a five-minute holiday for your stressed out brain or a touch of late 90s nostalgia you're after, we give these autumnal charms the thumbs up." - Q Magazine's Track of the Day

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Ex Libras Video for “Radar”

Posted Mon, 05 Oct 2009
Yes, finally, it's here - the video for the single Radar, which is out via Wirebird Records on 26th October 2009. The single is a FREE download... Yes, that's FREE!

You can watch the full video HERE.



Radar features on the band's debut album Suite(s), which is available in download format only. Keep checking the Genepool website for more details.

Ex Libras Join ABoF PR!

Posted Wed, 30 Sep 2009
The wonderful Ex Libras have joined the ABoF PR roster. It's been barely a month and these boys have already been impressing all who hear them.

The band release debut album Suite(s) on November 30th via Wirebird Records. The track "Phat Knickers" from the forthcoming album has already been played by John Kennedy's on his Xposure show for XFM and the free download single, Radar, has been played on Glasgow PodcART's weekly podcast.

The boys will be supporting The Paper Chase on November 11th at The Lexington. You simply must catch this band live.

For more information and to listen to "Radar" check out the Ex Libras page and watch this space for more news and the forthcoming Radar video.