News The Neu Bulletin (25th November 2013)

Iyes, The Eskimo Chain and Foreign/National feature in Neu’s Monday delivery of new music tips.

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.

Iyes - London, Servant Jazz Quarters

Brighton continues to showcase its serious knack for producing exciting new bands, regardless of just how different they might all sound on record. Iyes’ pristinely-produced pop is getting more refined by the day and tonight’s SJQ show could go down as their biggest to date.

The Eskimo Chain - Riding

It doesn’t take a Steve Jobs-style genius to realise that London’s The Eskimo Chain are a new bunch of guitar-wielding loons with a big collection of ’60s & ’70s psychedelia steering them forwards. Named after a Syd Barrett lyric, they transfer retro-lined influences into debut track ‘Riding’, a relentless thrill that gives nostalgia a new sheen by pummelling it forwards at breakneck speed.

The Eskimo Chain play London’s Hoxton Bar & Kitchen this Friday, alongside Casual Sex.


Newly-hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Foreign/National sport a seriously sophisticated style on debut track ‘Paris’, sounding like Alt-J recorded on a yacht, or Super Furry Animals after reining in the herbal tea. Crystallised guitars and slinky, lightly-reverbed vocals help make ‘Paris’ the sharp and refined beast than it is. Considering it’s just a simple synth-and-guitar concoction on paper, Foreign/National are seriously pushing the boat out.

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