Alternative Friday

because great new music doesn’t always get the exposure it deserves

Plastic Mermaids are a 5-piece experimental & indie synthpop band from the Isle of Wight, comprising of brothers Jamie and Douglas Richards (vocals, synths & samples), Chris Newnham (guitar), Tom Farren (bass), and Chris Jones (drums). They’ve already released a few EPs but their first full LP, the self-produced Suddenly Everyone Explodes, is released on …

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Sinkane, aka Ahmed Abdullahi Gallab, is a London born Sudanese-American musician who makes a vibrant, rhythmic, and funky mix of Afro-Latin & electronica. Ahead of his upcoming album Dépaysé has been the release of Everybody, which I fell in love with on first listen! Creating a truly carnival atmosphere, the song is a colourful anthem …

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Both thought proving and uplifting! In Model Society’s own words, they are a “quintessential British sound that captures the past, but breathes new life into the social commentary & satire of today’s suburban life”, and in Public Service the 4-piece band combine all of this with perfection. Taking a 90’s Britpop alternative & indie sound, …

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