NEW MUSIC: Kidsmoke ‘See The World’

Straight off the back of a string of live dates, including their second appearance in as many years as Green Man Festival, Welsh indie-pop quartet Kidsmoke are set to release their third single of 2016, ‘See The World’… Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Kidsmoke ‘See The World’

New Music: Kidsmoke ‘Heartache’

While their last single ‘Cut Yourself Loose’ has racked up over 20,000 plays (and counting) across Soundcloud, Spotify and other sources, Welsh Indie-Pop outfit, Kidsmoke have announced their second single of 2016,’Heartache’. Recorded by Ben Trow and mixed by Darren Lawson (My Bloody Valentine, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart). Continue reading New Music: Kidsmoke ‘Heartache’

New Music: Kidsmoke ‘Cut Yourself Loose’

Described by GoldFlakePaint as ‘Sounding something like Wild Nothing had Jack Tatum grown-up within the grey concrete confines of a city only slowly finding its feet’, Kidsmoke are back with their first release since June 2015. Channelling their established sound into their upcoming self-released singles, the quartet are releasing ‘Cut Yourself Loose’ on the 26th February with a follow up due to arrive in April 2016. After having returned with a fresher, more focused sound and a second EP ‘So Long, Emptiness’ in April 2015, ‘Cut Yourself Loose’ looks to build on this and is the first single the band have released since. The artwork for the two singles was designed specifically by local artist Mike Payne. After being given the two tracks to listen to, Payne ran with his ideas. A theme of night and day emerged from his depiction of them, the perfection summation of the different feels and influences the tracks gave him. In ‘Cut Yourself Loose’, Guitar strums emerge from a watery synth into Kidsmoke’s statement twist on indie-pop, mixing their heritage and contemporary influences into the cocktail of sounds. Like adding burnt orange peel to a cosmopolitan, this track is the perfect complement to Kidsmokes’ existing discography. Continue reading New Music: Kidsmoke ‘Cut Yourself Loose’