Amanda Penlington

UK-based music obsessive & tea drinker. I like discovering new bands, taking photos of them and letting you know about them via my words.
DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Charlotte Carpenter
September 27. 2012 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Charlotte Carpenter

A quirky-voiced English singer songwriter with real heart.

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FeaturesEXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The Magic
August 01. 2012 | By Amanda Penlington

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The Magic

We spoke to Geordie Gordon, one half of Canadian indie pop band The Magic, about writing, Rock Hudson, and working with his brother.

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DiscoveryYOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Young Heart” by Fast Years
April 23. 2012 | By Amanda Penlington

YOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Young Heart” by Fast Years

Up and coming Brooklyn band Fast Years makes an arty debut video.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Boat To Row
April 23. 2012 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Boat To Row

A fresh take on indie folk from an instrument-swapping, harmony-loving UK band.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Liz Green
February 29. 2012 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Liz Green

UK artist combines woozy blues with European traditional music to create a dark carnival of sounds.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Django Django
February 17. 2012 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Django Django

The forefront of UK indie pop is a psychedelic mix of jangly guitars and synths provided by Django Django.

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: Texture Like Sun
December 16. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

HEAR THIS: Texture Like Sun

Texture Like Sun unleash a stunning sonic argument with new track, “Bottle.”

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Two Wounded Birds
November 01. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Two Wounded Birds

Everbody needs a little punky surf-pop from the English seaside in their lives. Enter Two Wounded Birds.

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