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First Signs of Love No. 198 Nessi Gomes

This week’s First Signs of Love featured track comes from Nessi Gomes. Born on the tiny Island of Guernsey to a Portuguese family, British singer- songwriter Nessi Gomes channels influences from both sides of her ethnicity, blending the essence of the traditional, emotional and ‘larger than life’ Fado folk music with British progressive modern inspiration. Though

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First Signs of Love No. 196. AFFAIRS

Half way between Elbow and New Order, it’s fitting that AFFAIRS hail from Manchester.  The melancholic alt-electro quintet have just released their third single in quick succession following the releases of ‘Blood Science’ and ‘Brothers’. Their latest single, ‘Play’, has been produced by Ed Buller who has previously worked with Suede, Pulp, and The Courteneers. AFFAIRS

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First Signs of Love No. 191 Jennalyn Ponraj

This week’s First Signs of Love featured artist is a sixteen year old artist from Seattle, Washington. Precocious talent Jennalyn Ponraj released her first track ‘Waiting‘ to iTunes aged just 14 years old. Now with the backing of her friends, family, fans and a Kickstarter campaign she has released Dayton, her debut EP. Jennalyn worked with producer Brandon

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First Signs of Love No. 190. Alice & The Lovers

Alice & The Lovers were formed on Valentine’s Day 2013 and is the side project of Swindon born singer / songwriter Alice Offley. The female 4-piece play garage rock with dirty ‘girl’tars and beautiful ‘harmonayys.’ it’s dark, romantic and full of girl sass. All tracks are self-produced in Alice’s bedroom with a desire to make her Mac sound

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First Signs of Love No. 189 Private Life

Australian duo Private Life have unleashed their new single ‘Dragon’ upon us, it’s an unabashed embrace of pop with catchy hooks, unexpected arrangements and arena-ready crescendos. A winning combination of pop sensibility, comparisons to Blondie and vocal aerobics reminiscent of Chairlift, Private Life are filling headphones with the promise of new adventures and setting free