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Welsh based duo ilu are currently streaming their forthcoming single ‘Jaanus via Soundcloud. Listen below. Taking influence from the chiming linear movements of ‘Faust IV’ by Krautrock pioneers Faust and of New Wave and early New Romantic flourishes found within ‘Systems Of Romance’ by Ultravox ilu’s second single ‘Jaanus’ is delicate yet bold and unafraid. Choosing […]
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In conversation with Johny Skullknuckles of The Kopek Millionaires LTW’s US based writer Marc McStea, came over to the UK in early summer; he attended the 2018 Strummercamp Festival, which takes place in Manchester; one of the bands he was particuarly taken with were The Kopek Millionaires; having initially made contact he continued the conversation […]
The Frisian capital Leeuwarden is currently the European Capital of Culture. Part of this wider celebration is Explore the North, a multidisciplinary festival with the accent on music and performance. As is the nature of the modern day festival, ETN has arranged some surprising collaborations, not least of which is Japanese rock monsters Bo Ningen […]
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