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4Ever Songs: Peter, Bjorn, and John’s “Young Folks”

Peter, Bjorn, and John’s “Young Folks” song was the runaway indie hit of 2006,  It’s “Young Folks”, a single as taken from their 2006 record Writer’s Block, a record that served as something of a breakthrough for the band after forming in 1999. Peter Bjorn and John is an active band today.

The muses of La Musa: Maya Hawke

The 24-year-old daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke is an actor with chameleonic instinct, capable of channelling a certain charisma through a lens of vulnerability that belies her years.

Hawke stepped outside of her celebrity family and the hit show that made her known across the world though, launching her own music career, making her name truly her own. With a debut album, Blush, already under her belt, Hawke cements her spot in the music industry with ‘Sweet Tooth’, the second single from her upcoming album Moss.

Divus Julius presents: Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys is back with new music. The long-standing English rock band has released its seventh studio album, The Car,  via Domino Records. The forthcoming project will be the band’s first package of new music since the release of its 2018 album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino.

Turner himself has also confirmed that the music of the upcoming album will feel familiar to those who have listened to Tranquility, the band’s turn into a jazzier, intergalactic-influenced sonic palette. Turner described the new music as “cinematic.

Introducing…BLOW

Having introduced themselves with the release of debut EP ‘I’ in 2015, French electronic pop group BLOW have continually impressed with their eclectic and soulful sounds. Since then, the group – comprising Quentin Guglielmi (vocals), Thomas Clairice (bass), and Jean-Etienne Maillard (guitar) – went onto release their debut album ‘Vertigo’ in 2018 and are in the process of rolling out their long-awaited sophomore album this year. Recent singles ‘Full Delight’ and ‘One Life’ offer quintessential BLOW vibes lead singer Guglielmi’s graceful tones sweep across the breezy soundscapes with ease.

Hit of The Week: CVC ‘Good Morning Vietnam’

CVC have shared details of their highly anticipated debut album, ‘Get Real’. Alongside the announcement, the South Wales rockers have offered a first taste of the album in the form of lead single ‘Good Morning Vietnam’. Ross Orton, who previously worked with Arctic Monkeys, mixed the record. The album is set for release on January 13 via Secret Distribution.

Introducing…Thom Southern

Thom initially rose to prominence as one half of sibling duo MMODE, alongside his sister Lucy Gaffney. After sharing stages with the likes of Bill Ryder-Jones, The Coral, Jake Bugg, Bastille, Hudson Taylor, Catfish & The Bottlemen and The Kooks, the pair decided to focus on their own solo projects.

Following a string of acclaimed singles over the last two years, Thom Southern makes his triumphant return with ‘She’s So Precious’, his first release of 2022. Incorporating elements of shoegaze and traditional indie-rock, ‘She’s So Precious’ offers a promising taste of what to expect from Thom’s self-produced debut album, Plaza.

Divus Julius presents: Suede

This has been a five-years-period in which the band has been active enlarging and updating their myth with a powerful live performance and perpetuating one of the most solid and exciting careers of the British bands. Those bands that were born and created a generation (beyond the manic label of Brit Pop) which marked one of the most glorious ages of world music, especially with the publication of their first self-titled album back in 1993.

Brett Anderson and the rest of the band have been able to demonstrate that a band can stay on top releasing new excellent songs such as She stil leads on me from his brand new album ‘Autofiction.’