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Beirut, LebanonWho the hell are the Wanton Bishops?
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Who the hell are the Wanton Bishops?

February 28, 2013
Words and Interview by Shirine Saad. Photos by Franck Mandon. Live from Beirut: the Wanton Bishops, a duo of bourbon-and-tequila loving twenty-somethings are mixing up mad, stomping vintage blues sounds with the sexual rawness of garage rock....
Ehime, JapanCokiyu’s Our Dream Girl
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Cokiyu’s Our Dream Girl

February 26, 2013
Name: Cokiyu Where She’s From: Ehime, Japan When She Started: 2002 Genre: Ambient electro-pop Most Similar: MMOTHS, Grimes Sounds Like: Sugar, spice and everything nice Her music might make you happy, but Japanese electronica pop...
Madrid, SpainThat Beautiful Day When Nalda Became Punk
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That Beautiful Day When Nalda Became Punk

Name: When Nalda Became Punk (Elena Sestelo and Roberto Cibeira) Where They’re From: Vigo, Spain When They Started: 2006 (as the solo project of Elena Sestelo) Genre: Pretty in Pop Most Similar: The...
Brooklyn, United StatesIsadora’s Got The New Old Brooklyn Sound
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Isadora’s Got The New Old Brooklyn Sound

Just in time for the release of their debut EP, fivesome Isadora stole this week's Artist of the Week crown with a ferocity you rarely get from beleaguered Brooklyn beardos. Their self-titled EP is also a neat surprise, mixing the mad instrumentation...
Birmingham, United KingdomLady Leshurr: UK’s Blazin’ Drama-Free MC
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Lady Leshurr: UK’s Blazin’ Drama-Free MC

Lady Leshurr fans were reminded of the MC's raging talent when she came out flowing a million miles an hour on the new Torqux club single, "Blazin," out March 10 on MTA Records. But for many, it was their first introduction to the hip-hop...
London, United KingdomDIY Pop Is a Family Matter for Bentcousin
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DIY Pop Is a Family Matter for Bentcousin

Name: Bentcousin (Amelia and Pat Innit) Where They’re From: Brighton, UK (Now based in London) When They Started: 2011 Genre: Indie pop Most Similar: Scott and Charlene's Wedding, Keel Her,...
Brooklyn, United StatesAutre Ne Veut Only Wants You
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Autre Ne Veut Only Wants You

Words and Interview By Laura Studarus. Arthur Ashin’s second album under the Autre Ne Veut moniker is called Anxiety for a reason. An R&B album at its core, under its beguiling blend of bubble gum refrains; dance floor-worthy production, and Ashin’s...