AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with GEORGE TAYLOR

“I hold my hands and pray that you’ll be there on my final day, and if you are, will you come with me?” sings London-based singer/songwriter George Taylor in his new single, “Come Follow Me  Down.” With its slinky groove awash in a minor key and a sinister edge, Taylor’s “come hither” vocal style would … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with GEORGE TAYLOR

“EASILY” – NEW MUSIC from BRUNO MAJOR

“Just because it won’t come easily, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try,” sings London-based artist Bruno Major in his swoon-worthy new single “Easily”. The song is the fourth in his current 12-month long release project, a process which Major calls “a catharsis”; “I want to put music out, a song every month, for the rest of my artistic career, until I … Read more “EASILY” – NEW MUSIC from BRUNO MAJOR

STREAM “EUGENIA” – NEW EP from DARLA AND THE BLONDE

Encompassing the seductive glamour of goth, the catchy harmonics of pop, the experimentalism of prog-rock, and the narrative traditions of folk, Darla And The Blonde are a broad-based five-piece who craft their influences into a bold and distinctive brand of dramatic indie-rock.  Formed in East London by chief songwriter Nina Lovelace (rhythm guitar and backing … Read more STREAM “EUGENIA” – NEW EP from DARLA AND THE BLONDE

8 QUESTIONS with DARK COUNTY

Meet London-based Dark County, makers of “night time driving rock” who emerged from the garage and have recently unleashed upon us a an album of fuzzed-out, rock-hard, grunge-y tunes.  I had to find out more about this elusive group, and of course, share it with you, beloved readers: East of 8th:  Give us a brief history … Read more 8 QUESTIONS with DARK COUNTY

“WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR” — NEW MUSIC FROM ESCAPISTS

London-based indie pop band Escapists’ new track “What Are You Waiting For” comes off the back of their riveting dance pop return single “Eat You Alive.”  Keeping everything panoramic and guitar-oriented, “What Are You Waiting For” is an uptempo riff-laden song that explores the vertiginous boundary between action and inaction.  It hearkens back to the … Read more “WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR” — NEW MUSIC FROM ESCAPISTS

8 QUESTIONS with NOTHING BUT THIEVES

Five piece London-by-way-of Essex-based alt-rock outfit Nothing But Thieves will release their self-titled debut LP on October 16th via Sony Music; their groovy single “Trip Switch” is perpetually reverberating in my mind, I’m definitely addicted.  The band has been playing all over the place as of late, dominating the European festival circuit and playing shows … Read more 8 QUESTIONS with NOTHING BUT THIEVES

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT AND NEW VIDEOS FROM NOTHING BUT THIEVES!

London’s finest, and my newest band crush, Nothing But Thieves, has announced they will release their self-titled debut album on October 16th via Sony Music, featuring singles “Trip Switch” and “Wake Up Call”. The album will be available in both standard version and deluxe (with four bonus tracks) and a September 11th pre-order includes a free download of … Read more BIG ANNOUNCEMENT AND NEW VIDEOS FROM NOTHING BUT THIEVES!

ALBUM REVIEW: “HERE IT COMES” by LIFE IN FILM

British four-piece indie pop outfit Life In Film will release their debut album, Here It Comes, later this spring; it’s been on continuous rotation in my atmosphere since I acquired it, and if it’s possible to wear out something housed in a digital format, I’ll bet you my megabytes that my copy probably has a … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “HERE IT COMES” by LIFE IN FILM

8 QUESTIONS with LIFE IN FILM

My favorite radio station began playing a song called “Get Closer” by London foursome Life In Film not too long ago; I was totally captivated and I couldn’t get enough of it.  I knew I had to get in touch with them and find out who exactly was behind this catchy tune, and they were kind … Read more 8 QUESTIONS with LIFE IN FILM

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