News The Neu Bulletin (31st October 2013)

Great Ytene, Dark Bellsand Reputante 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
Dark Bells, Whistlejacket, Great Ytene - London, The Lexington


It’s still early days for all three of tonight’s acts, releasing low-key singles in a busy 2014 and making exciting initial impressions. The psychwave bursts of Dark Bells are joined by fast-rising Whistlejacket and the fuzzed-out Great Ytene.

THE SONG
Reputante - Deep Set Eyes


Reputante’s debut EP is getting a release on Julian Casablancas’ Cult Records. Seems like Julian still has a thing for the punchy, angular approach that defines recent Strokes record and his own solo effort from two years back. Reputante steers spaced-out synths as part of a quick-witted, showy race to the finish. Ash’s Tim Wheeler is on the production desk.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
Motherhood - The Blow


Birmingham’s Motherhood have flicked a switch. What used to be creeping and progressive has suddenly turned into a genre-meshing soul strut. ‘The Blow’ is a big fat song about cocaine - it doesn’t take a genius to figure that out. But this following up to the ‘Murdering’ EP ups the sinister anti and aims high and mighty in the process.

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