News The Neu Bulletin (27th January 2014)

The Soft headline London & Totoake and Ed Thomas provide some startling new tracks.

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THE GIG
The Soft - London, The Old Blue Last


Now-Peckham residing outfit The Soft give strange, pulsing electronics a big platform, flicking a switch and coining something closely resembling ambient pop, if that’s even a thing. Tonight they’re joined by Camilla Fuchs and the very Robyn-sounding Soft as Snow.

THE BIG NEU THING
Totoake - Can’t You See


Rejoice never sounded so troublesome. Strings are most definitely attached to the sweet inner core that Totoake’s sporting in ‘Can’t You See’, the Santa Cruz resident’s best song to date by a country mile. Speedying by at the pace of a bloodthirsty great white shark, it’s not unafraid to bite either. Sure, it’s a complete sweetheart of a song, but don’t get too close.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
Ed Thomas - Hurt


It’d be a real shame if Ed Thomas turned out to be an asshole. He sounds so genuine in his loved-up advances on the finger-clicking slickageddon ‘Hurt’. Impossible to resist, he wraps old-fashioned R&B in glossy production and lush pads. But if this is all falsity, some kind of flick of a switch he uses to impress girls in a club, the guy’s going to be in trouble. What a song though.

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