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New Release – Knock it Down by Marveline

New Release - Knock it Down by Marveline: Marveline is the solo project of Pete Marley from Sydney (Australia). Pete plays bass in a few outfits and is one half of the songwriting team behind power-pop rocksters The Nature Strip, who've released three albums and two EPs. The album ‘Savoury-Toothed Tiger’ was released in May 2020, and then a few singles. Not exactly prolific, but a lot of mediocre tunes […]

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New Release – Surgery by The Nature Strip

The Sydney (Australia) based power-pop band The Nature Strip releases ‘Surgery’ on 18th February. It’s their first new recording in three years. The band has been on hiatus since late 2018, while their two songwriters Pete Marley and John Encarnacao pursued other projects. In 2020 Pete released his debut album ‘Savoury-Toothed Tiger’ as Marveline and John released his fourth ‘Wooden Box with Strings’ as Warmer. In May 2021 the duo […]

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In the spotlight

In the spotlight – Joe Peacock

Joe Peacock is a prolific singer-songwriter from Birmingham (UK). Joe grew up in rural Herefordshire. The family house was a long way from anywhere. It was hard to get to see other children, so Joe spent a lot of time on his own. Boredom was quite a good spur for creativity and he began writing poetry and lyrics as a teenager. Lockdown has made him write more songs than ever […]

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New Release – Evil Worm by Marveline

The new release by Marveline is called ‘Evil Worm’ and it’s already out on Bandcamp. It will be available on other streaming services on 10th December. A pre-save is available here. How would you describe it? “Like Bowie and Gary Numan wandering around Berlin in winter 1977. They’re starving and cold and stumble into an Egyptian restaurant, where Mick Ronson is in the corner smoking a hookah and playing guitar […]

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New Release – Fly By Instruments by Marveline

“I wrote this song exactly a year ago. It was lockdown and it was winter. I was hungover, it was morning and I was a bit agoraphobic, and the title came from a movie I’d just seen - or maybe it was a radio interview? I can’t remember... It occurred to me that it was a good metaphor for some aspects of life. How prepared are we anyway? Then the […]

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In the spotlight

In the spotlight – The Electorate

The Electorate is Eliot Fish, Nick Kennedy and Josh Morris from Sydney. "Eliot usually plays the bass. Nick usually plays the drums and Josh usually plays the guitar. We all sing." Eliot and Josh went to high school together and formed a band called The Templebears. After school they gigged around for a few years with their first drummer Nat. They recorded an EP, and then a year or so […]

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