News The Neu Bulletin (9th July 2013)

Neu’s daily new music dose features Valentina and X PRIEST X.

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
Valentina, Fyfe - London, The Social (free)


A free show connecting two artists who soundtracked the past spring, one an emerging voice, the other a more established one striking gold. Valentina’s recent ‘Wolves’ EP on Greco-Roman remains a triumph, while Fyfe’s each step is being followed with excitement a-plenty.

THE SONG
X PRIEST X - Samurai


Florida’s Madeline Priest tows a minimal synth pop route under her X PRIEST X guise, backed by the production of Chandler Strang and David Kazyk. ‘Samurai’ carries few of the orientali-styled traits you might expect, given the title. What stands out instead is a direct, punchy-as-hell introduction, stopping short right on the three-and-a-half-minute mark, perfectly aware of just how perfectly poised it is as a debut.

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