News The Neu Bulletin (14th May 2014)

Today’s new music tips include Fake Laugh, Alpha Maid and Aussie musician Thief.

The Neu Bulletin is a daily update of the most exciting new things DIY’s listening to. Some of the music you’ll like, some of it you won’t. We can’t please everyone, sorry.

Every day we offer up a choice show, a song of the day (branched under the understated heading “big Neu thing”) and a little something extra that’s caught our attention. Check back here every day for your latest Neu Bulletin delivery.

THE GIG
Thief - London, Sebright Arms


Aussie shiny pop-addict Thief recently covered Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’, and he’s showcasing his own exciting work with a one-off London gig. One of the most talked-about names at this year’s Great Escape - here’s a musician on the up.

THE BIG NEU THING
Fake Laugh - Ice


London musician Kamran Khan aka Fake Laugh is attached to the sweat on the walls, the fizzing thrill of guitars spilling out of speakers like there’s not a second to waste. Fuzz-struck and ready to be struck by cupid’s arrow, ‘Ice’ is his latest song; a storming reminder on his songwriting prowess and knack for a good freakout. Theo Verney’s mastered the track and we’ve got the first play, up above.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
Alpha Maid - Body Chores


London grunge experimentalists Alpha Maid makes one rude introduction with ‘Body Chores’. Like doing a thousand press ups until your arms collapse from under the weight, snap off and fly off into the distance, this is a song that buckles under its own pressure and gets sent to the skies. A grim, grizzly and deliciously dark first work.

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