Wish EU Were Here: New Ro – Cropcircles

Words by Nina de Sanders New Ro is a singer-songwriter and producer based in Helsinki, Finland. In typical scandinavian fashion she does pop music like no one else.  Cropcircles, released at the end of October, is the 2nd single to be released ahead of New Ro’s debut album Late Bloomer, due on February 5th 2021 via Solina Records.  The track is entirely written and produced … Continue reading Wish EU Were Here: New Ro – Cropcircles

5 Things We Have Learnt from Ryan Bassil

Words: Floortje Jansen Tuesday, October 13th, Ryan Bassil from Vice graced BIMM with his Zoom-presence. Saying that Bassil has an impressive career might be an understatement, so when he gives you advice, you take it. Here are 5 things we have learnt during the masterclass. 1. Internships. It is rare, but get them if you get offered them. Say YES! Building up your experience whilst … Continue reading 5 Things We Have Learnt from Ryan Bassil

Wish EU Were Here: Blond – Nah Bei Dir

Words: Nina de Sanders As you can tell from the title this week’s song is in German. The female fronted three piece Blond may be from Chemnitz in eastern Germany but posses and radiate “Las Vegas glamour”. ‘Nah Bei Dir’ is an album track from their debut record ‘Martini Sprite’ which was released earlier this year. The intro to the song provides a taste of … Continue reading Wish EU Were Here: Blond – Nah Bei Dir

wish eu were here: magnetic spacemen – mold

Words: Nina de Sanders Magnetic spacemen are the surf/grunge/ garage rock band of your dreams, you just don’t know it yet. Hailing from the north of the Netherlands the band have been travelling the UK in support of VANT. ‘Mold’, the lead track of their 2019 EP ‘G.E.E.P.’ serves as a perfect introduction to their sound; slightly absurd lyrics (“and I’m so itchy because I … Continue reading wish eu were here: magnetic spacemen – mold

Wish EU Were Here: Juniore – En Solitaire

Words: Nina de Sanders Juniore is a french, all female, four piece lead by singer Anna Jean. The name might be familiar; in 2019 the band had a bit of a hit on their hands with ‘Ah Bah D’Accord’, which, funnily enough, was the b-side to ‘En Solitaire’. Since then the band have released their second studio album ‘Un, Deux, Trois’ at the start of … Continue reading Wish EU Were Here: Juniore – En Solitaire

WISH EU WERE HERE: HIGH HI – 94A9

Words: Nina de Sander What decade is it? Getting lost in High-Hi’s second album Firepool, it’s easy to forget this is in fact not the 80’s. Particularly on 94A9, the first in a series of singles released leading up to the album, and for which the music video came out a few days ago. Floating somewhere in the realms of synth pop and new wave, … Continue reading WISH EU WERE HERE: HIGH HI – 94A9

WISH EU WERE HERE: SCHOOL OF X – BAD LOVE

Words: Nina de Sanders Bad Love is taken off School of X’s debut album ‘Armlock’, which was released earlier this year. Rasmus Littauer, the artist behind School of X, is the music director and touring drummer for Mø, but has been releasing his solo material for a few years now. He describes ‘Bad Love’ as follows: “It’s about feeling alone in a relationship, having lost … Continue reading WISH EU WERE HERE: SCHOOL OF X – BAD LOVE

WISH EU were here: the radio dept. – you could be the one

Words: Nina de Sanders We’re keeping it Nordic for another week with The Radio Dept. from Sweden. You Could Be The One is the b-side to the bands cover of the Tri-Lites ‘You’re Looking At My Guy’, released at the beginning of July. ‘You Could Be The One’ is the definition of sadboy dream pop, get yourself a lukewarm pint and find a patch of … Continue reading WISH EU were here: the radio dept. – you could be the one

Wish EU were here

Velvet Volume – Carry Words: Nina de Sanders Velvet Volume are the indie girl band of our dreams. Hailing from Denmark, three sisters Noa, Naomi, and Nataja Lachmi radiate individuality on their latest single ‘Carry’. ‘Carry’ is taken from the band’s second studio album ‘Ego’s Need’ released through Mermaid Records in late May of 2020. The song combines upbeat instrumentals with gloomy lyrics filled with … Continue reading Wish EU were here

RuPaul’s drag race UK winner The Vivienne to host the UK’s first drive in drag show.

Words: Nina de Sanders On August 1st reigning queen the Vivienne hosts The Vivienne – Live for the Drive In Club, the first and biggest multi-genre, outside entertainment experience to hit the UK. The show will consist of a combination of comedy, chat, live singing, and, of course, The Vivienne’s signature exquisite style. Snatching the crown on the first season of Drag Race UK after … Continue reading RuPaul’s drag race UK winner The Vivienne to host the UK’s first drive in drag show.