News The Neu Bulletin (27th March 2014)

Neu’s daily fix of new music features Royal Blood, Sun Girls and Amor the Structure.

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.

Royal Blood, Circa Waves support Interpol - London, Brixton Academy

The NME Awards tour extravaganza arrives in London tonight, and it’s a chance to see two of the most exciting new bands conquering a venue they dream of headlining. For both Circa Waves and Royal Blood, it’s not wildly unfeasible to imagine them eventually ending up top of a Brixton Academy bill.

Sun Girls - Crocodile

First: The Facts. Sun Girls is a group consisting of Kristian Smith and Paeris Giles. Both feature in The Magic Gang and both have their own solo projects. More than a ‘bit on the side’, the woozy embrace of this project - and others these two are involved in - suggests The Magic Gang to be this great big hub of garage pop, splintering off into all kinds of brilliant directions. ‘Crocodile’ is all Mac DeMarco-endorsed guitar licks and downtrodden lyrics, like flicking through a stoner’s half-scratched-out diary.

Amor the Structure
Amor The Structure ep by Amor The Structure

Sure, Amor the Structures sings about going for a walk with Moses to the “centre of town”, but this Suffolk musician’s got a tongue firmly planted in cheek. His sweet, romance-backed take on scuzzy dream pop is probably an inside joke too, but it sounds gorgeously earnest on this self-titled debut EP, with waves and waves of guitars floating over the surface.

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