TEKE::TEKE – Lucky 7
Apr23

TEKE::TEKE – 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 signing to Kill Rock Stars the trail blazing riot grrrl/punk label from Olympia, WA who are enjoying their 30th year in 2021, and with TEKE::TEKE‘s sharing platter “Shirushi” what a party to celebrate.  From Man or Astro Man? via Melt Banana to Goat and Jethro Tull, it’s a...

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BLONDES – Lucky 7
Mar26

BLONDES – Lucky 7

BLONDES – 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… Covid is a twat. Every single death a tragedy. Lives have been forever changed. Businesses closed, never to reopen. Friendships fractured that may never repair. But can anything have been kicked harder in the balls than live entertainment? Music, comedy, theatre, panto, all victims of that bastard...

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THE LUCID DREAM – Lucky 7
Mar24

THE LUCID DREAM – 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 welcome return for Carlisle’s psych warriors turned acid house heroes The Lucid Dream. It turns out that in the 20/21 season we’re all having lucid dreams brought on by the uncertainty of a world ravaged by a pandemic which first hit in the same year the band wrote the songs to their...

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THE CATENARY WIRES – Lucky 7
Mar17

THE CATENARY WIRES – 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 the doyennes of the indie disco return and this time rather than being physically played in one, or appearing virtually post-pandemic in another, they’re singing about the experience from a more grown-up perspective for us fans who’ve grown up with them, going from the Camden lurch to the (in my...

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PEOPLE CLUB – Lucky 7
Feb12

PEOPLE CLUB – 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 Berlin based ex-pat indie pop collective who bring together a diaspora of musical influences and a plethora of political invective. Fittingly called People Club they tie together the bittersweetness of Joan As Policewoman with the slick playing of the Spinners, and it’s a heady and edifyingly...

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NEW BUMS – Lucky 7
Jan19

NEW BUMS – 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 turn of New Bums – a cheekily named multiple meaning-ed duo on cult label Drag City, whose music drips with emotion and harmoniously soars skyward. Like The Everly Brothers playing the music of Elliott Smith, their second album is called “Last Time I Saw Grace” (out 19 March) and as...

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