News The Neu Bulletin (18th September 2013)

Lorde and Belgian Fog feature in Neu’s new music guide.

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
Lorde - London, Madame Jojos


With the glow of Los Porcos still keeping Madame Jojos hot and sweaty, expect Lorde’s debut UK show to be one of the stuffiest occasions on record. Elia Yelich O’Connor will be previewing tracks from her ‘Pure Heroine’ debut - fans flocking to Madame Jojos will be witnessing a future superstar.

THE SONG
Belgian Fog - YouDriveMeToMadness


Even in the space of a single track - February’s ‘Wait For Help’ - Robert Dale gave the impression of a guy taking his emotions out on studio gadgetry and the odd bout of cabin fever. The mad scientist look takes another step with latest cut ‘YouDriveMeToMadness’. Minus gaps in the title and with enough soppy-eyed regret thrown in to feed a family of pessimists, after all its woe-some dithering it strikes gold on one of the choruses of the year. Cabin fever pays off in the end.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
William Carl Jr - Over


Another studio veteran peering out from behind the basement blinds is William Carl Jr. The Londoner’s remixed Dan Croll while also producing a few city dwellers’, but it’s in debut song proper ‘Over’ that he really comes into his own. Trap beats are shattered into pretty synthetic pieces, with layer upon and layer of vocals spinning simple melodies into something nigh-on terrifying. Off-kilter but totally on-point; William Carl Jr’s close to becoming one of a kind.

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