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It’s been nearly two and a half years since Wavves released their quintessential surf rock album “King of the Beach”. It was the weed-smoking-lazy-romantic epitomised in a great deal of noise and feedback. Since then though the surf rock genre has had very few great albums, Best Coast’s  “Crazy for You” came close

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Thanks to Bandcamp, here is what I have been listening to this month. In the closing months of 2012, when Christmas loomed closely and the respite of a holiday was very much needed, I was introduced to the vast expanse of music and talent that was just waiting to be discovered on a little site called Bandcamp.

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I have a bad habit of missing rising stars. Perhaps I’m just looking in the wrong places or read the wrong magazines but I don’t seem to be able to spot an upcoming act.The rise of the surreal and controversial rap group Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (or simply OFWGKTA)

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Ever since I saw them at Reading Festival two years ago Warpaint have stuck firmly in mind as one of the best acts of the weekend. I had never heard of the all-girl band from LA as I tried to get a good spot for Panic! At The Disco. To my pleasant

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