News The Neu Bulletin (7th June 2013)

Your weekend new music guide, feat Only Real and Thumpers.

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
Only Real - London, Garage (Bloodshake, Neu DJs)


Niall Galvin plays his first London show in a fair while at the recently-bred Bloodshake night. Neu’s backing Only Real’s set with some DJ’ing, well into the night. We’ll blow your mind with buzz tracks.

THE SONG
Still Charon - One Brain
One Brain by Still Charon

I’ve a feeling Still Charon are trying to keep things on the downlow. First off, they claim to come from a small commune in France, which let’s face it, is unlikely when the band in questing are sporting ragged, lo-fi guitar tracks. The group interests on Facebook - simply ‘food’ - are pretty basic too. So we’re gonna go out of a limb and guess this is a UK-based bunch of punks who like being contrary all while making exciting music, as an added bonus.

OTHER NEU BUSINESS
Thumpers - Unkinder (A Tougher Love) (Sofar Session)


It’s all about a sense of communion with Thumpers. There’s nothing preventing their audiences from becoming enraptured, losing their bearings amongst these rousing pop songs. As was the case in this secretly filmed session for Sofar, which borders on the very brink of twee but hangs in there, just because ‘Unkinder (A Tougher Love)’ is one hell of a track, even when surrounded by happy chants and handclaps.

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