hmv's Next Big Thing - September 25, 2018

hmv's Next Big Thing... #193 Art School Girlfriend
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hmv's Next Big Thing... #193 Art School Girlfriend

Every Wednesday we recommend a brand new artist who we think you're going to love. This week we bring you witchy siren Art School Girlfriend...

 

Who Is She?

Art School Girlfriend is Polly Mackey, formerly of much admired shoegazey types Deaf Club. Raised in North Wales, but now settled in Margate, Mackey is now signed up with Wolf Tone, the label run by super producer Paul Epworth and has released her second EP, Into The Blue Hour. 

 

What Does She Sound Like?

Take the grace of London Grammar, the pulse of Austra and the raw passion of Nick Cave and you've got something a bit like Art School Girlfriend. 

 

Why Should I Be Excited?

Dreamy soundscapes and gorgeous melancholia come together in each Art School Girlfriend track, it's bewitching. 

 

Can I Hear Something?

Indeed, her new single 'Distance (Blank)' is below for you to check out. 

 

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