Track Review: Pozi – KCTMO

KCTMO is the debut single from new London band Pozi, written during the aftermath of the Grenfell tower fire.

The track itself is a brutally honest, open-hearted encounter of what it was like to be near Grenfell at the time, and the anger Vocalist & Drummer Toby Burroughs felt; with lyrics like ‘Deadly damages are due’ Pozi aren’t holding back. Good.

Sonically, the track comes in somewhere halfway between the Maccabees and The Streets. ‘KCTMO’ has an irresistible bassline and a pounding drumbeat that really grab your attention, and the haunting violin that creeps in throughout keeps you hooked.

Very promising stuff for a debut single.

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Pozi have 2 upcoming London shows:

31 Oct – London, The Curtain Hotel (PRAH Halloween Party)
27 Nov – London, Moth Club

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Kiran Leonard announces new album ‘Derevaun Seraun’

Kiran Leonard has announced a new album, titled ‘Derevaun Seraun’, which is due out 15th September on Moshi Moshi Records. He has shared the first taste of it so far; listen to ‘Living With Ailments’ below:

“DEREVAUN SERAUN” is a piece I wrote a couple years back in five movements for voice, piano and string trio. Each movement is written about a different piece of literature, exploring the value I see in each work and the impression it has made on me” Kiran says about the record.

He has also announced some string -piece backed tour dates for September:

19 September – Wolverhampton, Newhampton Arts Centre
20 September – London, St. Pancras Old Church*
21 September – Oxford, St Barnabas Church
23 September – Manchester, Band On The Wall
25 September – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

*x2 performances this evening only (at 7PM and 9PM)

The XX Reveal new album ‘I See You’

The XX are set to release their third album ‘I See You’ on 13th January, and debut new single ‘On Hold’

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Photo – Jamie-James Medina/The Young Turks

Following recent rumours after a leak through Shazam, the details of the XX’s next album have finally been officially announced; The album will be released on the 13th January, and was announced alongside new single ‘On Hold’ which you can listen to below.

The album’s tracklist is below;

1. Dangerous
2. Say Something Loving
3. Lips
4. A Violent Noise
5. Performance
6. Replica
7. Brave for You
8. On Hold
9. I Dare You
10. Test Me