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An interview with Haiku Salut and review of debut album Tricolore

Multi-instrumentalists Gemma, Louise and Sophie met at university before forming Haiku Salut, making music out of the Derbyshire Dales.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Haiku Salut by Christine Charnock.

They may have an exotic band name, but Haiku Salut are in fact a multi-instrumentalist trio of girls based in the Derbyshire Dales. Gemma, Louise and Sophie met at university in the mid noughties, but only started creating music in their current form during 2010: a first show was infamously booked before they'd written a tune, and an intense period followed during which they wrote the songs which appear on their debut EP. Haiku Salut combine influences from a bewildering variety of sources on their inventive new album Tricolore which features electronic bleeps and squelches galore with melodies played out on accordion, synth or guitar. It's a sound that follows in the footsteps of mournful modern folk such as Beirut and the jaunty Folktronica of read more

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Album Review – Chad Valley: Equatorial Ultravox

The beautiful new Chillwave of Equatorial Ultravox by Chad Valley is out now on Loose Lips records. Chad Valley is Oxford based Hugo Manuel and he'll be playing at this year's Truck Festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

From the teasing synths of opener Now That I’m Real (How Does It Feel?) to the closing wails of Shapeless it is clear that this new super long length EP […]

Interview: Chad Valley

Chad Valley discusses inspirational musical decades, favourite gigs and what his music would look like where it a geographical location...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Aysim Genc Did you know that we’re all buying a third more clothing than we did a decade ago? Yep, find you read that right. A third more […]

Ones To Watch: Jonquil

A folkin' good time

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Amelia’s Magazine likes folk music, visit this site drugs and Jonquil are deliciously, timeless folk music. Yet they are also indescribable and I like not to be able to pin […]