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Prospect Lux. EP1 (RCM Exclusive)

Prospect Lux is the alter ego of Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer, Michael Spivack. EP-1, Prospect Lux’s 5-track debut, is a collection of tracks that bounce between atmospheric, melancholic yet optimistic electro-acoustic sounds. Second track “Screen Time” sets the tone for the EP and features a Foals-esque riff over a sound that had us thinking

AFFAIRS

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

Pleasure House

Pleasure House. Cyan

Since their formation eighteen months ago, 20-something Birmingham quartet Pleasure House have created an entertaining brand of Indie Rock that is both uplifting and melancholy. The band are set to release their debut EP ‘Show Your Colours’ on 8th April, which also features their magnificent new single ‘Cyan’. ‘Cyan’ casts an electrifying spell. Unleashing full-bodied

Venus Demilo

Venus Demilo. Shinking Ships

Liverpool based Indie newcomers Venus Demilo are back with a wonderfully gripping new single called ‘Sinking Ships’.  The depth and feel of the song is reminiscent of bands like Bombay Bicycle Club, Foals and Bastille and tells a story that anyone can resonate with. According to lyricist Tom, the track was written for all those people who are tired of having

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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

Feels

Band of The Week. Feels

Introducing the debut EP from Helsinki based ‘indietronica’ band Feels.  The band’s first singles ‘Weightless’ and ‘If You’d Meet Me Tonight’ (the latter is included on this EP) created a fair amount of blog buzz and now that early promise has been fulfilled on their debut EP. Feels was formed by singer and songwriter Sofi Meronen, keyboardist