News The Neu Bulletin (13th February 2013)

Neu’s daily new music & live music recommendations, featuring Teleman and Oakland group Magic Fight.

From Monday to Friday Neu gives you a gluttonous supply of new music tips, ranging from which shows to head to across the UK, right up to which latest Canadian export is due to take the world by storm, or which local band is breaking big.

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
Teleman - The Waiting Room, London

Another chance to catch former Pete & The Pirates’ stars starting a new chapter, in a FREE show from a group who’re still strictly speaking unsigned. Their delicate, sweetly-spoken pop needs to find a home sooner or later, so check out Teleman (pictured, above) while they’re still fresh out the oven, celebrating a single launch in triumphant style.

THE SONG
Magic Fight - Grey Hairs


There’s pretty, gentle, lovely music that just wants to cuddle up and nuzzle in your ears and then there’s this. Magic Fight are an Oakland group, sporting ‘sway pop’ that lives up to its loveable tag. ‘Grey Hairs’ has existed for five months, but many a sorry fool who’d easily fall in love with this song has yet to hear it. So to shift history around a little, let’s pretend this came out just now with the premise that it’s going to change your life, or something. Just run with it. And play ‘Grey Hairs’ until you form your own batch of greys.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
East India Youth - Heaven, How Long


So good he caused a group of people to ignore all their principles, East India Youth releases the ‘Hostel’ EP this March, on music thinkpiece addict The Quietus’ newly-minuted Phonographic Corporation (that’s a ‘record label’, to you and I). Lead track ‘Heaven, How Long’ is a mighty, sprawling work of ambitious, grandiose synthwork, gradually rising and rising into one thrashing crescendo at the end of its six-minute spell. Any old sod with half a braincell would form a record label to release this, so it’s nice to see it’s fallen into more assured hands.

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