MUSIC SHARE THIS PAGE GITTA DE RIDDERS EVEN IF

09/24/16 Akil Wingate @akilwingate   Gitta de Ridder returns with a new sweet folksy record called Even If. The Anglo-Dutch singer-songwriter first burst upon the scene in 2014. Fast forward to today and shes got a lovely new tune tucked under her arm. Even If is a joyful, optimistic and even sentimental turn, with its…

SOFIA HÄRDIG HITS THE STREETS WITH NEW SINGLE

Sofia Härdig has undone the nicely tied bow on her new single Streets. It opens with distorted guitars and her voice that pouts and purrs in spurts, then coos and roars in others. Streets is a midtempo passionate rock burner. Drums tumble. Guitar shred. But the star of this track is Hârdigs vocal performance. There…

THE ACTIONS RESOUNDING ECHO

Maybe you’ve seen them. The Actions: London based alternative band supporting iconic US band Green Day while on tour. Yeah maybe you’ve seen them. And even if you haven’t, now’s the perfect time to get hip to something fresh from the duo. They’ve teamed up with producer 3dtorus for their new single Echo. The result is…

BELLERUCHE – GOING WITH THE FLOW

Today Rough has a soulful surprise in store for yall. Weve got DJ Modest from the three piece electronica slash soul outfit, Belleruche giving us the gooses on their humble beginnings, new album releases, and all things arty and a little bit weird. For those not in the loop, Belleruche formed back in 05 and…

ROUGH UK EXCLUSIVE ONE-ON-ONE WITH ANDE BISHOP

Ande Bishop has been steadily gaining recognition from some of the biggest names in Hip Hop. The producer turned rapper has managed to create a buzz around his name with his debut EP ‘Ocean$’. Through the underground success of the EP, Ande Bishop has been a guest on one of the most oldest and illustrious…

MS. HENRIK – 1994

I’m a sucker for a synth-pop song, so when I listened to Ms. Henrik’s new single, 1994, I knew I would enjoy it on some level. However, I didn’t expect to enjoy it quite as much as I did. Following the trend of successful and talented Swedish pop-stars, Ms. Henrik delivers. 1994 is an electro-pop…

HORS SENTIERS BATTUS IS AN OFF THE BEATEN TRACK SOUNDTRACK

Guillaume Ravau, French filmmaker and composer, has unveiled the soundtrack to the first season of his adventure series HSB (Hors Sentiers Battus). Much like the series which sees Ravau traverse the most exotic points of the globe from the cushioned seat of a 4-wheeler, the soundtrack is hypnotic escapist fare. Imagine cool jazz impressarios like…

ROUGH MIX 001: MILES SIMPSON/ THUNDER

The basement clubs of Dalston are ablaze with essential small clubnights right now: quality bookings and residents, late hours with tiny entrance fees. In the thick of this is underground house night Thunder. As they warm up for May’s party with Patrice Scott, resident Miles Simpson talks us through what makes him tick and hands…

CHIRPINGS BIRDSONG: A WARNING OF SORTS

Four piece outfit Chirping emerges with a lovely birdsong of sorts- “A Warning of Sorts” to be precise. It pulses at the vibrant speed of light with the uber uptempo drums and those crazily bright guitars. Chirping’s new song hits us optimistically with a catchy refrain that asks “Wouldn’t you like to go, go, go?”…

ROUGH UK EXCLUSIVE: INTRODUCING NICOLAS ARNAUD – A FRENCH COMPOSER LIVING IN UK, MAKING MUSIC FOR AMERICAN FILMS.

Nicolas Arnaud is a young French composer and multi-instrumentalist focusing mainly on music for film, TV shows, advertisements, video games and other audiovisual media. After receiving classical piano and guitar training in France he has moved to London, where he graduated from music technology in 2011. His unique, contemporary cinematic approach has allowed him to…

ROUGH MIX 001: MILES SIMPSON/ THUNDER

The basement clubs of Dalston are ablaze with essential small clubnights right now: quality bookings and residents, late hours with tiny entrance fees. In the thick of this is underground house night Thunder. As they warm up for May’s party with Patrice Scott, resident Miles Simpson talks us through what makes him tick and hands…