News The Neu Bulletin (6th January 2014)

Neu begins a new year of Bulletins with Wolf Alice, Danno and Holygrailers.

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
Wolf Alice support The 1975 - Manchester, Academy


Almost exactly this time last year, Wolf Alice played one of their first London shows at Neu’s Hello 2014. 12 months on, and 2013 is long gone, old chat. Now they’re playing arenas, are Wolf Alice, taking to the first of many dates alongside Swim Deep and The 1975 spread across the country.

THE BIG NEU THING
Danno - One


NYC’s Danno calls his debut track ‘One’ a “demo version”, like it’s some kind of disclaimer he can boast when people start calling him god’s gift or, in layman’s terms, the US’ answer to Jai Paul. Living with this song for the past two weeks, it’s a track that gradually exposes layer after layer of super-sleek pop. Sapping the cool out of a Chromatics record and using it for his own means, Danno sings about romance while, presumably, lighting up a pack of smokes, brushing dust off his leather jacket and gearing up his motorcycle.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
Holygrailers


On Christmas day, Holygrailers - a new musician based out in the States - casually uploaded a flock of tracks and some accompanying, road-trip footage Youtube videos to boot. Featuring vocalist Trizz, these early productions are slicked-back, jazz-nodding affairs. Similar to how King Krule blends the genre into his youth-defined frustration filled debut, Holygrailers proves that not everything has to be perfectly-tuned or on-key for it to work.

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