RED KITE – Lucky 7
Nov12

RED KITE – Lucky 7

RED KITE – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Today it’s a band made up of people from other great new (and established) British underground bands. Daniel Fisher ex of The Cooper Temple Clause (whose vids I used to play a lot when I ran MTV2), Jim Dare from Minuteman (not to be confused with Minutemen) and who also plays with Brett Anderson...

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BEAUTY SLEEP – Lucky 7
Oct16

BEAUTY SLEEP – Lucky 7

BEAUTY SLEEP – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Today it’s a trio from Belfast who got together after using fridge magnets to concoct rude words at a house party, which is only to be admired, and belies the somnambulant dreaminess of their name Beauty Sleep. Like The Wave Machines meet the Go Team and concocted in the Stereolab they are...

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CHARLOTTE CARPENTER – Lucky 7
Oct11

CHARLOTTE CARPENTER – Lucky 7

CHARLOTTE CARPENTER – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Blues music comes in many forms. It’s a feeling and an expression; a purity through sound that gets right to the core of the listener and directly delivers the emotion and message in the music. Northampton-born musician Charlotte Carpenter understands this more than most. She’s...

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DEAD RIDER – Lucky 7
Sep26

DEAD RIDER – Lucky 7

DEAD RIDER – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Today it’s a real honour to feature the band led by former US Maple guitarist Todd Rittmann, Chicago and Drag City’s Dead Rider. Todd is truly one of the most innovative guitarists of his generation. VS have always been massive US Maple fans – interviewing Mark Shippy back in the...

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THE G-O-D – Lucky 7
Sep04

THE G-O-D – Lucky 7

THE G-O-D – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Today it’s the new band of Manchester rock icon, the inimitable Funky Si, Simon Wolstonecroft along with pal Chris Bridgett, who together make up The G-O-D.  You know this, but Si was first drummer in The Smiths (and it’s predecessor Freak Party), best drummer in The Fall, in an early...

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GHOST CAR – Lucky 7
Aug17

GHOST CAR – Lucky 7

GHOST CAR – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Today it’s a new garage rock four piece from London, Ghost Car. They had a debut 7″ (“Stuck In The Mud”) on NYC’s Greenway Records and are following up with their second “Woman In The Shadows” on Bristol’s Stolen Body Records. Coming on like Jimi...

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