Alternative Friday

helping to spread the word about impressive new & under the radar musicians

UK duo Border Scout have already appeared on Alternative Friday, in Emerging #38, as well as in a couple of Mixtapes. so you could already tell we were fans. If we described them an ‘electronic’ band however, we’d be doing them a disservice, as their music is a dazzling mix of experimental, cinematic, orchestral, as well …

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  Described as “two of London’s best kept secrets“, guitarist/composer Justin Quinn and vocalist/songwriter Tim Dickinson, aka The Wealden, release their debut EP – Rushes – on April 20th, which contains four tracks that David’s Bowie and Bryne would be proud of, so impressive is the art-funk-pop-rock they’ve created. They’re far from newcomers to music though, …

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  The man behind the hat and scarf, and who has recently begun making some great new music as Record/Start, is Brighton resident Simon Cowan. His debut track was released on limited edition cassette via Post/Pop, and it has built up support not only here in the UK, but to places as far afield as Japan too. Some …

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    Moth Effect is the band name for Andy Le Gresley, who according to his label Sunstone Records, is “on a one-man mission to give the drone a home”. He comes from leafy Sussex, but is heading into deep space with his first full-length album, the hugely impressive Crocodilians. Last year in Emerging #35 we described …

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  We head to Broxburn in Scotland for this latest Q & A to meet the teenage indie/punk band Indigo Sixteen, who are comprised of Stephen Mallin (vocals, guitar) Matt McPherson (guitar) Andrew Stears (bass, vocals) and Callum Davidson (drums, percussion). They’ve already featured here in Emerging #36 with their excellent debut Decide, while the …

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