New Indie Music Podcast “Short Cuts” Ep 86
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New Indie Music Podcast “Short Cuts” Ep 86

Preview indie music by The Paper Kites, Les Lullies, Dan Russell, It Man, Johnnie Mikel, The Flowers of Hell, Evidence of a Struggle, The Noise Who Runs, Gramercy Arms & Pet Needs.

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The Paper Kites “Till The Flame Turns Blue”

Australian indie folk-rock outfit – THE PAPER KITES – have unveiled a second offering from their upcoming ‘At The Roadhouse’ project: “Till The Flame Turns Blue”. A prime example of the shining folk/pop that has earned them fans the world-over, “Till The Flame Turns Blue” sees the five-piece fusing lilting indie/americana

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Les Lullies “Zero Ambition”

Montpellier, France is the spot, and LES LULLIES – chief local importers / exporters of the crazy rock beat – ready their 2nd LP with a slew of sweaty live shows around town, the rest of the country, and several other swingin’ European locales in an exhausting tour schedule that has

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Dan Russell “Naive”

The fiery, comet-like passions of early years flash brightly across adolescence, rarely penetrating as brightly into older age. But, persevering even through the longest and strangest trips, the echoes of that devotion can be felt till the end. Available and poignant still to those who care, the embers of love and

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It Man “White Heat”

In a moving tribute new band IT MAN made a statement on their social media this week ahead of the release of debut single ‘White Heat’, which reads as follows, “After much thought and consideration, we have decided that we will no longer perform or release music as The Jacques. Since

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Johnnie Mikel “Fallen Angel”

Capping a prolific run of more than 10 popular streaming singles since 2017, Johnnie Mikel released his highly anticipated full length debut Purgatory February 3, with his latest track “Fallen Angel,” an infectious, fiery and funked out power ballad co-written with Lauren Christy, best known for her trailblazing work with the seven-time Grammy winning songwriting

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The Flowers of Hell “Atmosphere”

Toronto-London collective **The Flowers Of Hell **announce the first vinyl pressing of their cult classic ‘Odes’ album, to be released on April 22nd for Record Store Day UK. With a deluxe die-cut sleeve, this 180-gram red coloured pressing will be released via Space Age Recordings (known for its tightly curated roster with releases from Spacemen

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Evidence of a Struggle “Do’Oa”

Chicago-based collective **Evidence of a Struggle **presents their debut single ‘Do’Oa’, a wonderful fusion of sounds that recall the works of Tortoise and 4AD artist Dif Juz all at once. This spring of creativity offers the first taste of the forthcoming eponymous album, scheduled for release on June 9. Cinematic, moody and invigorating,

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The Noise Who Runs “2poor2die”

UK-France duo **The Noise Who Runs **will soon release their ‘Preteretrospective’ album, a 14-track offering from the mind of **Ian Pickering **(of Sneaker Pimps and Front Line Assembly). Ahead of that, they share the final single ‘2poor2die’, addressing the growing inequality in society and the struggle of the unheard / unseen decent people without voices and increasingly without

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Gramercy Arms “F*cked Up and Beautiful”

NYC indie rock outfit Gramercy Arms presents ‘F*cked Up and Beautiful’ (including the clean companion version: ‘Messed Up and Beautiful’), the third single from their acclaimed third album ‘Deleted Scenes’, released by New Jersey-based Magic Door Record Label. Opening with the couplet “Back in school she lived so decadently / She took literature

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Pet Needs feat. Bridget “The Argument”

A fiery and furious back-and-forth that sees PET NEEDS joined by collaborator Bridget, “The Argument” is a highly charged track about a relationship spiralling out of control. Brimming with the band’s usual brand of frenzied alt-rock and zany humour, frontman Johnny explains: “After playing a show with Bridget and hearing that

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