Another issue of Weaning Lambs, another jam packed edition of fantastic new tunes from around the world. As usual, we try to shortlist tracks from a variety of genres to make YOUR Weaning Lamb experience a great one. It’s so important to every so often test yourself, move away from your musical comfort zone and listen to, attend or experience something new to you. That’s why we do our best to encourage our readers to give every featured artist a listen, because you know what, you might surprise yourself sometimes. You may even be stumbling upon your new favourite artist, with a sound so new and exciting that you would never have imagined. Go forth, readers, and find the “new sound!”
Track Wander With Me
File Next To Groove Armada, Chet Faker
Based In London, UK
Hailing from the exciting scene of electronic artists coming out of South-East London right now, Tom Misch, a mere 20 years old, drops this cut from his soon to be released “Beat Tape 2.” A smooth, chill track with relaxed beats, clean guitar lines and the melancholy female vocal of fellow Londoner Carmody. Stick it on, sit back and just try and not be relaxed.
Track On My Side (from Damned Rivers EP)
File Next To Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Based In Nashville, TN
‘On My Side’ is track number one from the five track, self-titled EP from Nashville locals Damned Rivers. With a modern blend of folk and rock with catchy melodies, boy-girl harmonies and enough a healthy slathering of swagger, this track is just the taste of a seriously solid EP. You’ll be hard pressed not to listen all the way through, let alone on repeat.
Track Lay Down
File Next To Willis Earl Beal, Perfume Genius
Based In New York, NY
With an unforgettable and honest soul voice, Son Little premieres this track from the upcoming self-titled album due for release on the 16th of October. Already gaining massive momentum in the US having toured with Kelis and Mumford & Sons, this is a name to not forget. ‘Lay Down’ is a delicious slice of neo-soul with influences in blues, R&B and the greatest sounds of the 50’s and 60’s Americana.
File Next To The Knife, Robyn
Based In Norway/NYC
Electropop duo Ruth Mirsky and Mads Martisen are The Familiar, with ‘Patience’ being a brooding, dark and pulsating piece of fine alternative electronic music. Taking influence from the places they live and the atmosphere they project, their trans-continental concepts will be released on an EP due out early spring.
Track Gimme A Sign
File Next To Jay Reatard, Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Based In London, UK
Matt Rock’s music is a product of a period of reflection over three years, spent in almost isolation in his South London home. With his album ‘Get Blank’ due out in October, ‘Gimme A Sign’ is a exciting cut of crunchy power pop that examines the uncertainty of the future. Matt’s influences range from 60’s pop, 90’s guitar music and electronic music, the album is certainty one to look out for.