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FACTFILE Artist: The Fluids Location: New York Release Date: October 2017 Three Words: Gritty, feedback, Bowie This release by The Fluids brings an undoubtable comparison to David Bowie and its an alternative style we totally get. The shakey emotive vocals bring passion to the track, which really build against the gritty guitar and you're

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FACTFILE: Artist: Ella Grace Location: London Release Date: October 2017 Three Words: Outside, Personal, Emotional Ella Grace has released this incredibly calming track with record label Ont' Sofa Records. The birdsong and the relaxed style of vocals make the listener feel as though they are sitting at just an arms length from Ella.

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FACTFILE Artist: The Van T's Location: Scotland Release Date: October 2017 Three words: Raucous, Loud, Fun Bittersweet by The Van T's is an incredible addictive tune! They mash together rough and brash guitar with sweet sweet angelic vocals. The track is released with indie label LAB Records who have brought us the likes of HAUS

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FACTFILE Artist: Rose Dorn Location: Los Angeles Release Date: July 2017 Three Words: laid-back, slurred, county Rose Dorn have bought an alternative twist to country music. Tinny guitars are matched with slurring lyrics creating a beautifully hazy space. Dirt is from their three track EP, Speak Later, which you can listen in full to:

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FACTFILE Artist: Bien Location: Nashville Release Date: September 2017 Three Words: Depth, Atmospheric, Electronic Last Man Standing is taken from their recently released EP Electric Dream. It’s indie electronic pop that plays with hazy synths, soft angelic vocals and slowly calming beats. The full EP is brilliant with each track offering a new sound and depth.

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Every week we bring you a New Music Digest featuring all the best tracks around to feast your ears on. Take a listen and discover someone new. Inside this week's playlist are four artists who our Hurd record club members are currently voting on to decide

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'Caro. As Refreshing as an ice cold beer' You probably can't get much more accurate than that comment on their Soundcloud upload of 'Closet Lunatic'. Featuring a fierce bass synth and alt-j inspired vocals, it's different and addictive. Discover more from heard.. Check out the last DD

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Whether you try to catch all our weekly playlists, or this is your first - have a listen through to our favourite new music tracks of the week, and hopefully you'll discover someone you've not heard of before. There's nothing better than stumbling on a track and

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One of our favourite new music festivals, Dot To Dot, is back this month - and so we've scoured the line-up to share our top ten must see acts. If you're not familiar with Dot To Dot, it's an incredible fringe style festival hosting hundreds of

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Every Friday we pop our favourite new music discoveries of the week into one playlist. Take a listen and hopefully you'll discover someone new! Look out for Au/Ra in the playlist with 'Kicks'. If this is your first time stumbling across us, we're a vinyl record

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