New Music From The Inbox: Walking Bicycles, Royal Tusk, Villainettes, HAWK HOUSE, Evan Mellows

By: Juliette Jagger

Artist: Walking Bicycles “EYESORE”
Album: To Him That Wills The Way
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Hell yeah––another absolute banger from Chicago doom-punk outfit Walking Bicycles.

Link/Listen/Watch: [soundcloud params=”auto_play=true&show_comments=true&color=0ac4ff”]https://soundcloud.com/walking-bicycles/eyesore[/soundcloud]

 

Artist: Royal Tusk “Shadow of Love”
Album:
Mountain
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With infectious, soaring group choruses and the kind of guitar and bass interplay that recalls early Billy Talent, it’s best to keep your ears open for Royal Tusk.

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Artist: Villainettes “Diamonds”
Album:
Self-titled
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Driven by an impressive array of shimmering synth-like guitars, pulsating rhythms and hypnotic grit, Melbourne’s Villainettes bring to mind bands like The Clash, Kasabian and even a little Joy Division.

Link/Listen/Watch: [soundcloud params=”auto_play=true&show_comments=true&color=0ac4ff”]https://soundcloud.com/villainettes-music[/soundcloud]

 

Artist: HAWK HOUSE “Vulcan Grip (Topic 3)”
Album:
A Handshake to The Brain EP
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This is the latest from South London electro-rap trio, HAWK HOUSE and it’s a pretty rich and intrepid listening experience. With everyone from Mac Miller and Ghostpoet to Wretch 32 and Grammy-winning pioneer Jill Scott throwing their support behind the band, they’re off to a promising start.

Link/Listen/Watch: [soundcloud params=”auto_play=true&show_comments=true&color=0ac4ff”]https://soundcloud.com/hawkhouseofficial/vulcan-grip-topic-3[/soundcloud]

 

Artist: Even Mellows “Seven”
Album:
Single
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A wash in aching R&B vocals, deep bouncing bass and paranoid electronics.

Link/Listen/Watch: [soundcloud params=”auto_play=true&show_comments=true&color=0ac4ff”]https://soundcloud.com/evanmellows/se7en[/soundcloud]

Juliette Jagger

Juliette Jagger is a Canadian music journalist. She is on Twitter @juliettejagger.

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