CHILDCARE’s ‘Made Simple’ EP is out now!

A band whose star is unequivocally in the ascendent, CHILDCARE released their ‘Made Simple’ EP via Lost In The Manor on 14 April. Featuring buzz-generating tracks ‘Film Club’ ‘Kiss?’ and ‘Dust’, the EP’s release was celebrated with a smash sellout show at the Sebright Arms in East London. Firm favourites of Radio One’s Huw Stephens, CHILDCARE have been racking up the plaudits across the globe’s best online music magazines, from Line of Best Fit to GoldFlakePaint. The accompanying video to ‘Kiss?’ has been causing quite a stir too – clock it below if you haven’t already, and get hold of ‘Made Simple’ for yourself HERE.

Watch ‘Kiss?’ 

CHILDCARE

'Explosive from the off, a jagged guitar riff nailed against an anthemic vocal' Clash
'Dynamic post-Britpop, slacker rock riot' Euphoria
‘A tribute to British awkwardness’ Wonderland Magazine
‘Really fucking good' Indie Shuffle

 

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Marlon Brando Island

“As debuts go this is bloody smashing... one that lifts the band onto a new platform”
Listen with Monger
“A curious alt-post-punk-pop hybrid… with an experimental edge”  Little Indie Blogs
"Heart-racing, anthemic number that will get you out of your seat" The Revue

 

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The Vex

‘Ferocious energy of punk against sharp-edged Jamaican rhythms’ CLASH
'Evident punk rock influences with a flair of reggae' Gigslutz
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London based Jamaican infused punk sensations' Huffington Post

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FAERS

“Indie hopefuls with a hi-octane approach” CLASH 
Faers are creating something that is incredibly on trend at the moment.” It’s All Indie
“A band to watch out for in 2017" Gigslutz

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Odd Couple

‘Neat, funky German psych’ CLASH
Retro rarely sounded that fresh – and awesome old ideas are better than boring new ones.’ Rolling Stone

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HEZEN

‘Instantly infectious while retaining layers of suggestion’ CLASH
“Sharp and captivating” The 405
‘If the resistance is this beautiful then we surrender already’  PresplayOK

Premiere: PressPlayOK, GigSlutz

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Escapists

“Epic, widescreen indie” Clash
“Funereal and thoughtful lyrics echo early Arcade Fire, but there's an undeniable pop sensibility to their music, with catchy choruses adding a lacquered sheen to their harmonies. Impressive”  The Telegraph
"Escapists prove there's still a place for intelligent guitar-driven indie pop music"  The 405

Premieres: We Close Tonight; Clash; GlamGlare

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Lost In The Manor bands pack out launch shows

Two of the bands on our label played supreme London gigs last week to support recent releases. First, CHILDCARE headlined The Waiting Room in Stoke Newington, performing a set that included new single ‘Film Club’ to a sweaty full house. The band were ably supported by Bokito and Sad Palace.

The following Saturday was Cocoa Futures’ turn to roll out EP ‘Blue’ with a rammed show at The Sebright Arms in Hackney, going down a storm with a performance sprinkled with the four tracks from the release. Coby Sey and KYLYPSO had ignited the party vibes before them.

Buy 'Film Club' HERE and 'Blue' HERE

 

The fin. booked for SXSW 2017

More good news for The fin. as the Kobe/London quartet have sealed a slot at next year’s South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, the planet’s major new music showcase. This follows the band’s recent release of a remix EP, featuring versions by The Field, Ten Fé and All We Are, and launched with a sold out all-nighter in East London. The Lost In The Manor signees were also chosen as one of the key acts to launch Spotify in Japan, and have just featured on two official UK playlists. Access ‘Through The Deep’ below:

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Cocoa Futures

Cocoa Futures have come through strong and slick with their upbeat funkadelic pop” Line of Best Fit

A joy from beginning to end” CMU Approved

A bit Bowie. A bit Prince. It’s also kinda Talking Heads and kinda Hot Chip” Killing Moon

Impossibly catchy” Louder Than War

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Jasmine Rodgers

“A wonderful, evocative piece of songwriting” Clash 
"Jasmine Rodgers drops jaws405
"Fantastic music" BBC Scotland

Premieres: For Folk's Sake; Indie Shuffle; Clash; We Close Tonight; Here Comes The Flood

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Silver Rose

“If you’re looking for a soundtrack to your next love affair, here it is” Indie Hoy

“Take Me Home - a song that takes us to new sound dimensions” Indie Rocks

Premiere: Clash

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