News The Neu Bulletin (22nd July 2013)

Your Monday new music guide, featuring Playlounge and Orlando duo sæs.

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THE GIG
Thee MVPS, Playlounge, Theo Verney, BAYY - London, Birthdays


A free barrage of fuzz graces Dalston tonight, with DIY favourites Playlounge (pictured, up top) lodged within a bill featuring the unrelenting racket of Charlie Wyatt aka Thee MVPS, Brighton force Theo Verney and the sparser glow of BAYY.

THE SONG
sæs - Passed Out (It’s Night Time)


It’s refreshing to find music this honest in the party-all-night stakes. Shunning the ‘we might not get tomorrow, let’s do it tonight’ approach that’s, let’s face it, kinda seedy, one of two debut songs from Orlando duo saes is loyal to the art of keeping it comfy and low-key on a weeknight. Its mantra sings about being able to go out and explore, ‘as long as I’m home by ten’, spreading innocence instead of forced ideas of being crazy all-nighters. How very pleasant. Thanks to Josh at Crack in the Road for the tip.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
BOY FIGHTS - CAMUS
BOY FIGHTS by B o y F i g h t s

The clipped, super-flawed but ultimately charming aesthetic of BOY FIGHTS’ debut EP has plenty going for it, beyond the obvious nods to chillwave-circa 2010 cult heroes. Shaky vocals stir in the background, laced with a melancholic turn that soars otherwise beach-ready atmospherics into weirder, more ambitious territory. The genre ‘CAMUS’ is so clearly indebted to never died if newcomers continue to push it to boundaries such as these.

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