News The Neu Bulletin (10th July 2013)

Your mandatory dose of new music recommendations, chosen by Neu. Featuring Mikky Ekko.

The Neu Bulletin provides a daily dose of new music tips, all in the name of exposing you to something fresh and exciting.

Every day we offer up a choice show, a song of the day and a little something extra that’s caught our attention. Check back here every day for your latest Neu Bulletin delivery.

THE GIG
Mikky Ekko - Bristol, Louisiana


More than just a pop prospect, Mikky Ekko’s had quite the glimpse of the big time with an appearance on Rihanna’s ‘Stay’. His UK tour is more low-key, these current dates being intimate introductions to someone on the brink of something huge. Tonight’s show is a DIY Presents dig, 18+, doors at 7.30.

THE SONG
Mom Tudie - Human Heart (ft. Bridget Spencer)


London producer Mom Tudie knows how to steal the heart in one fleeting second. If basing piano chords around Thom Yorke’s ‘The Eraser’ wasn’t enough to lure you in, he relies on guest Bridget Spencer to provide cutting, intimate lyrics atop oddly-shifting jazz flourishes. Its brittle beginnings fall prey to dub-influenced womps and skittish experimentation, and it’s all the better for it.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
Astro Zu - Zillion Dollar Uh


There’s something primitive about Astro Zu’s debut cut. Son of an astrologist and yoga-teacher, the London newcomer, who goes by the name of ‘Ronnie’, takes naval-gazing to extremes here. Laced with a Doldrums-like harsh quality, he throws in spoken word samples, scattered amongst the chaos. It’s far out, maaaan, but it’s also mighty exciting.

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