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Introducing //

Our Introducing interviews chat to artists in an effort to give an introduction to their work, music and creative vision. As an outlet for them to get across the motivations and passions behind their music and art, the Q&A nature of this section gives the artist free reign to invite the curious into their world to discover what makes them tick; musically and sometimes personally too.

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Introducing: The Blackheart Orchestra

Manchester duo and long-time collaborators Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Pilkington are The Blackheart Orchestra and have recently released Diving for Roses. The band have drawn comparisons to Kate Bush, Ellie Goulding, London Grammar, Pink Floyd, Steve Reich and Ludovico Einaudi and have toured extensively in the UK, Australia and New Zealand in recent times. Both are multi-instrumentalists, using ancient synthesisers, electronic drums, acoustic, electric and bowed guitars and bass to create a sound that is sometimes fragile, sometimes epic but always engaging. Read on to find out more.

By |August 1st, 2017|

Introducing: Battle Tapes

The L.A. quartet of Josh Boardman, Riley Mackin, Stephen Bannister and Beak Wing are better known as Battle Tapes, an electro-rock outfit that were infamously described as sounding like “Trent Reznor and Daft Punk went on a cocaine-fueled party binge in Los Angeles, but in the best way possible”.  Their music has been featured in various movie trailers, TV shows, and video games. The group are following up their 2016 album Polygon with a new EP called Form and have recently toured the  American west coast with Rococode.

By |July 14th, 2017|

Introducing: Empire State Human

Empire State Human is the most high-profile project of musical powerhouse Aidan Casserly, having released under that name for fifteen years. After a short hiatus, he’s again active under the ESH banner, with his most recent album coming Romo coming out this June.

By |July 11th, 2017|

Introducing: Michael Rogel

Michael Rogel says he began his music career began shortly after his discovery of the music of Tupac Shakur. As he matured he became more influenced by Industrial techno and House. He’s been nominated twice in the New Mexico Music Awards and won for Best Electronica song in 2016. Check out our interview with him below.

By |June 7th, 2017|

Introducing: undrgrndman

Los Angeles musician undrgrndman is a genre-bending storyteller & multi-instrumentalist with a unique take on music; creating a story and sound for each individual track he releases. Each song is written, arranged, composed, produced, and performed by undrgrndman alone. We recently chatted to this innovative new artist.

By |May 31st, 2017|

Introducing: Memoryy

Memoryy is the electro-pop project of American producer Shaun Hettinger. On top of gaining increasing media exposure for his own releases as Memoryy, he has also gained attention for writing the Netflix Chelsea Handler theme song, as well as for his official remixes for acts like Body Language, Bridgit Mendler, King Deco, and Paperwhite. He has recently released his album Skeletons which can be streamed on Spotify and is available on all major digital stores. We caught up with Shaun for a chat.

By |May 13th, 2017|

Introducing: Patchwork Rattlebag

Patchwork Rattlebag are based in Salford, UK. They mix up a variety of musical, artistic and performance genres to make music that can be challenging, entrancing and unique. Their most recent single, On My Own was released on 24th April 2017, and we caught up with the band for a chat.

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Introducing: Koy

KOY is the solo project of Berlin-based composer and singer Victoria Trunova. Born in St. Petersburg and growing up in Germany, KOY has been moving between Berlin, Helsinki, Oslo and Bergen. Along the way KOY has been collecting musical traces that travel with her. Inspired by a wild mixture and the denial of nationalities, KOY’s music moves between cutting new wave beats, 80’s dream pop, 70’s movies, the sea and salt – mixed with some November darkness and a burning heart. We caught up with her about her latest single and music.

By |April 11th, 2017|
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