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Interview / We Are Kings & Queens

We Are Kings & Queens add a real emotional spark into the L.A music scene with their deep cutting ambient sound and heartfelt vocals. Their latest EP Rise & Fall is a true goose bump raiser which overflows with strong feeling and effective storytelling. The EP is available for your listening pleasure on the band’s main website.

In our following chat, Jonathan Mahan (vocals, guitar, piano) tells us what inspired him to pick the title for the band, plus we talk music making process, inspiration behind the lyric writing. live shows and so on. Continue reading Interview / We Are Kings & Queens

Ones To Watch / Interview – LTNT

Alternative trio LTNT have been painting their mark around the London underground scene for a few years now, and it would be wrong not to inform you that they are actually one of the most thrilling bands about. Their newly released single Body Blood, taken from their upcoming EP DAO (out 24th March), is a power driven tune that strikes with deadly riffs and fearless vocals. You can watch the gripping video for the track right after our chat with LTNT’s main man Liam Lever.

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Interview / Winters Island

Talented three piece Winters Island are adding a real sparkle into the alternative music scene in London. Their emerging sound showers with significant melodies and grand vocals, creating an imaginary atmosphere for the listener. The band’s artistic videos only magnify the special vibe of their sound due to a unique collaboration with skilled video creators and artists. MGMB caught up with the trio to talk about putting together their debut album, which you can download for free in its entire beauty right here, and other interesting bits about their music.

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Video Premiere / JELF – Burnt Book

jelfLondon based 18 year old singer-songwriter JELF has released his debut single Burnt Book on 27th January and today MGMB is extremely pleased to premiere the video for this track produced by Adem Hilmi (Florence + The Machine, Amy Winehouse, BabyShambles). 

Featuring some magnificent vocals and impressive string parts, the video perfectly mirrors the eerie atmoshere of the song. The singer-songwriter who classes Florence + The Machine and Jeff Buckley as his main influences says: “I recorded the music video in a little town named Frome close to Bristol with a very talented producer/director Daniel Broadley. We took over an abandoned quarry for a day and used the amazing landscape for the shoot incorporating smoke bombs, confetti and the natural environment in freezing temperatures.”

Watch the stunning video for Burnt Book below and you can also purchase the single on iTunes.

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Interview / Case Conrad

Alternative Swedish group based between Barcelona and Malmö – Case Conrad are about to release their new album LEIKKO on Valentine’s Day. This talented bunch of musicians offer a collection of charming rhythms and melodies topped with great vocals. Their truly captivating sound flows with diversity, as one of the band’s vocalists Gustav Haggren explains in our interview, the five-piece are not afraid to experiment and push their sound into a different level. So if you haven’t heard of Case Conrad just yet, read on and find out about the band’s formation, recording journey of their new album, creating the sound and which other Swedish bands and artists are worth checking out.

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