Category Archives: Hit of The Week

Hit of the week: Flashy Ice Cream ‘Llàgrimes de sang’

El grup de trap de Sabadell Flashy Ice Cream acaba de publicar la cançó ‘Llàgrimes de sang’, dedicada a les protestes juvenils per la sentència contra el procés i especialment als aldarulls sorgits arran de la violència policíaca. Resumeix l’esperit de molts dels qui han sortit al carrer arreu del país aquesta darrera setmana.

Flashy Ice Cream, a Catalan trap band have just shared `Tears of Blood’ during the riots occured in Catalonia against the violent police sent by Spain. These riots have been lead by students and young people fed up of the repression of Spain over Catalonia.

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Hit of the week: Chromatics “You’re No Good”

Chromatics has released a brand new album, Closer to Grey. . Now they have shared a video for the album’s “You’re No Good.” The band’s Johnny Jewel directed the video, which features lots of multiple exposure images and befits the band’s general aesthetic well. Watch it below.

Hit of the week: Lazarus Kane ‘Narcissus’

Lazarus Kane, the latest musical alchemist to bend the scope of genres to create a truly eclectic sound. His debut single Narcissus, the first taste of an artist signed to the Speedy Wunderground label, the people responsible for bringing us the likes of Squid, Black Midi and Black Country, New Road. The key themes between the artists being a focus on ground-breaking, unconventional and at times downright weird music.

“Narcissus” is a wonderfully disco-drenched number with the soulful cocksure vibe of Prince, but hemmed beautifully with a Primal Scream edge. There’s a wonderful magnetic intimacy from Lazarus Kane that ropes you in but somehow keeps you at arm’s length for the track’s duration.

Hit of the week: Perfume Genius ‘Eye In The Wall’

Perfume Genius has shared bold new nine minute composition ‘Eye In The Wall’. The songwriter – real name Mike Hadreas – is currently working on a new music and dance project, crafted in collaboration with choreographer Kate Wallich and dance company the YC. The Sun Still Burns Here will debut in Seattle on October 4th, before hitting New York, Minneapolis, and Boston.

New single ‘Eye In The Wall’ is online now, and it’s taken from the project; a rhythmic, nine minute long blast of new music, it transports Perfume Genius into a fresh space.

Hit of the week: Working Men’s Club ‘Teeth’

Whilst previous single ‘Bad Blood’ aims for Talking Heads, ‘Teeth’ makes you look silly by destroying all previous conceptions of what you thought Working Men’s Club  would be musically; but they help you dance away the smirks regardless.

A lazy review would associate ‘Teeth’ with LCD Soundsystem, however instead there’s more of a Post-punk Kraftwerk at play – coupled with a very prominent Mark E Smith esque vocal – that doesn’t so much invite you to the dancefloor as much as putting a stopper in your dancing shoes.

In short this is perfect evolution for WMC with its obnoxious synths that build throughout before detonating into an indie fuelled samba jam that gets more and more incessant as the track draws on.