Arising from Cologne, Germany’s Mecca of techno music, VIMES have gained international recognition for their unique electronic, yet organic sound and a stirring visual live set made for dancing to and falling in love with.
“Maximist Heartbreak Pop”
With dry bass and throbbing drums the young quintet build the groundwork for an elaborate dramaturgy inspired by 1970s Kraut/Psychedelia, Shoegaze and Post-Punk.
“Sounding like a blend of Foals, Yeasayer and Local Natives, Bravestation‘s charming five-track EP is certainly worth a listen.”
- Dazed & Confused
“I’m still going to say right now that 2010 EP is one of the best albums of the year…occupying a space somewhere between The National and The Killers”
Flashguns are a young three piece rock band from London. Thanks to a catholic school for boys Sam Johnston (vocals/guitar), Giles Robinson (drums) und Olly Scanlon (Bass) found each other in 2007. Influences for their vibrant sound include The Cure, The Killers and Vampire Weekend.
Resisting Hamburg’s hindering influences such as Europe’s famous red-light district and the local obsession with football, the four barely 20-year-olds who form IN GOLDEN TEARS, managed to shape their dark and deep sound into perfection.
Though Napoleon In Rags have only been around for little over a year, they have already managed to create quite a buzz around them. After playing BBC’s introducing stage at Glastonbury Festival and sharing stages with the likes of Babyshambles and Bombay Bicycle Club, the four-piece from Swindon (UK) are now releasing their debut single Empty Promises World Wide (ex-UK) through Humming Records / Rough Trade on September 9th, 2011, following a self-release in their home country.
Red Drapes are a four-piece band currently situated in London, England. Their melancholic sound and strong lyrical emphasis takes influence from post punk and new wave bands of the 80s, The Smiths, Joy Division, Echo & The Bunnymen and The Cure.