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Discover: Sea Girls

It's still early days for London based four-piece Sea Girls, but the rate they're churning out massive indie bangers suggests only more impressive things to come over the future months. Originally hai…

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CURATED PLAYLIST #002 – ESPER SCOUT

Having headed off to the studio towards the end of 2016, Leeds based Esper Scout have been busy creating the foundations for their yet to be titled debut album. Having released their latest single, 'C…

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Album Review: God First // Mr Jukes

If there's one good thing to have emerged from the temporary loss of Bombay Bicycle Club, it is most definitely lead singer Jack Steadman's solo project Mr Jukes. In his own words, Steadman has procla…

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Discover: HVMM

With every good band, there's often a weird, wacky backstory to how the band came to be. Worchester's own HVMM are no different. Having met as a result of an inexplicable bar 'scuffle', lead singer An…

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Discover: Adore//Repel

Adore//Repel, a full on DIY four-piece from Wakefield, have been grafting hard for a while now, including hosting their own UK tour, building their own studio, and operating entirely without a manager…

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Discover: Jorja Smith

After ending 2016 and bringing in the new year by selling out tours of both the UK and US respectively, Jorja Smith is undoubtedly a name to take a note of. At the tender age of just 19, the soulful R…

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Discover: Artificial Pleasure

It's quite an achievement for any act to get into The Guardian's Best Tracks list. Being comapred to the late, great David Bowie is also something not to be sniffed at, as is making it to number six o…

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Album Review: Brooders // Brooders

The first thing to be noted about Brooders' self-titled debut Mini LP is how pertinent everything sounds to the modern-day music scene we find ourselves in. With the success of Slaves, Frank Carter, S…

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RIOT’s Top 5 Bandcamp Recommendations

Bandcamp is a goldmine, really it is. Whether you've got a relatively popular band still updating their account with the latest releases, or it's the only way to find music from a support band you cau…

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Discover: Overcoats

In a time when good news from across the pond is hard to come by, the emergence of exciting New York duo Overcoats is much needed. Overcoats are Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell - two former roommates at…