News The Neu Bulletin (13th September 2013)

Superfood feature and Sheffield band Clear make their Neu Bulletin debut.

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Southsea Festival - DIY Stage (Saturday 14th)

Plenty of new bands give Future of the Left a good run for their money in Portsmouth’s Wedgewood Rooms. Kicking off from 6pm, we’ve Sisters, Crushed Beaks, Thumpers, Night Engine, B-town darlings Superfood and the sure-to-be-massive Temples making an appearance.

Clear - America

Very few have even come close to praising the ‘land of the free’ in such outspoken, reverent terms, ever since Johnny Borrell strapped on his white skinny dreams and decided to write a chart-topper. Still, let’s be grateful it didn’t stop Sheffield resident Chris Damms, who skids a garage rock-type aesthetic through something deservedly cleaner with his Clear band. Dammns’ voice is pointed, recommending all of North America’s top tourist sites without any hint of irony. It’s ultimately the sound of something hugely promising.

ASTR - R U With Me

Fixed up on a diet of neon lights, crazy pyrotechnics and ‘The Breakfast Club’, this ridiculously 80s new cut from NYC’s ASTR puts them in the spotlight. Nothing they’ve offered up to now has been this direct, this rinsed with nostalgia. They claim to be influenced by ‘Miami Vice’ - they’ll have the cops on ‘em if they continue to defy tradition by getting better with every step.

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