Listen: Big Big Train unveil new single ‘Theodora In Green & Gold’

Over the past decade, prog band Big Big Train have gone from strength to strength.  Following the release of their ‘Underfall Yard’ album in 2009 the band’s popularity has continued to soar.

In many ways, their ‘English Electric’ pair of albums seemed hard to top – especially when reissued as a deluxe two CD set, resequenced with extra tracks – but the more pastoral ‘Grimspound’ and ‘Second Brightest Star’ have continued a wondrous musical ascent.

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Listen to the new single by Darkwing

Brooklyn’s Darkwing make a huge sound.  It isn’t one that’s easily pigeonholed: some of the vocals draw influence from 80s goth bands like Bauhaus with their echoing presence, but they aren’t a goth band.  The drums rattle at speed like they’re driving a solid piece of garage rock, but if you’re looking for something along the lines of The Hives or a DIY band signed to Brooklyn’s own King Pizza Records…just forget it.

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