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A desperado with a sour twist

One of my favorite childhood memories is that of driving through the desert in Eastern California in August; funny actually, since fifteen years later I find myself moaning and groaning about the rocketing Viennese temperatures. My ride back in the day – a minivan with broken AC – was obviously not as glamorous as the […]

Like I could see for miles

Swim Deep have this thing. Hailing from Birmingham, they’ve clearly missed out on the beach in their childhoods; barely out of teenagerhood and already supporting acts such as Two Door Cinema Club, their “beach grunge”, at times echoing The Jesus and Mary Chain, brought back crappily dyed hair and torn Nirvana shirts into the hearts […]