'One' the first piece of music to be released as Kyiki, Fletcher’s new alter ego, hints towards a darker, more ethereal aesthetic. Soothing, self-produced synth ease the track in, backed by Fletcher’s hauntingly gorgeous vocals. The minimalist vibe created in the understated opening is shattered as stuttered electronic percussion explodes into life in the glorious chorus, joined by expansive bass lines. Read More



London trio Peluche – made up of Rhapsody Gonzalez, Amy Maskell and Sophie Lowe – make frankly bizarre but altogether infectious indie-pop that doesn’t strive to be merely conventional. Their debut single ‘Ohio,’ which comes out on the 27th October through RIP Records, is just a small glimmer of what makes this band a thrillingly … Continue reading

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‘Look Up’ by David O’Dowda is suited perfectly to bedtime listening. I can vouch for this because I am writing this tip at around midnight on a Sunday night, and it’s providing a perfect soundtrack and getting me ready for the week ahead. Time is a big motif within ‘Look Up’, as the sound of … Continue reading



‘Stay Gold’ is the second song from the long overdue debut LP from The Hobbes Fanclub ‘Up At Lagrange’, and it’s accompanying video is perhaps a perfect companion for this Bradford trio’s sound. The video is grainy, hand held holiday footage the band took in Paris, and has that perfect home movie sense of nostalgia, … Continue reading



It is always a pleasure when our Tipping Point spotlight falls onto a North East artist, and today our focus shifts to exciting new singer/songwriter Brooke Bentham. Her debut track ‘We’ll Be Ghosts’ caught the attention of the blogosphere, and within days a series of posts hailing the strength and beauty of Bentham’s voice, with … Continue reading

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It’s time to get your groove on with the blissful synth-psychedelia of ‘Emitter’ from Liverpool five-piece Gulf, a track so delicious you could almost take a bite out of it. Recorded with Darren Jones (The Maccabees, Bill Ryder-Jones), ‘Emitter’ is a warm tapestry of sound that also features smatterings of indie-pop and disco alongside it’s … Continue reading


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