News The Neu Bulletin (3rd December 2013)

Kwabs, Res and Eugene Quell feature in Neu’s daily 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.

Kwabs - London, Wilton’s Music Hall

Anyone remotely aware of Kwabs will know that a) he possesses one hell of a voice and b) he’s once performed in front of Prince Harry. He can aim higher though. This rare London gig will be a first glimpse into just how stratospheric he can go.

Eugene Quell

Tobias Hayes’ scrappy alter-ego likes to lounge on the sofa, sip beer until his eyes roll over. The sounds filtering through debut ‘WEIRD PURR’ do more than their fair share of meow-ing, linking up Weezer-inspired chords with a newfound frustration that every bored teen will find themselves strangely attached to. Eugene Quell is ‘going straight to hell’ and he’s damn well sure of it - who knows, it could be very than crummy planet earth. He certainly hopes so.

Res - She’s A Witch

Through its muted introduction up to the point of ignition, Res’ ‘She’s A Witch’ hints that it might be something special. What follows goes on to exceed expectations with the kind of delicate and intricate song-writing that’d see Grizzly Bear or Unknown Mortal Orchestra nod approvingly.

Amidst the confusion of conflicting information, they present a mythical ethos, as band member Felix tells me ‘Our music is from Devil’s Lake but we are from London and that’s where we are based’. So here’s hoping for a live appearance very soon from this strikingly talented new band. [Ian Paterson]

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