This Month’s Playlist Updated!

You can now listen to the April playlist by clicking here or at the top of the page. This month’s playlist includes tracks from Springsteen, Arctic Monkeys, M. Ward and Conor Oberst; it also includes tracks from upcoming artists including Absofacto & 10k Cities, which you can listen to below.

 

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Spotlight: Wet Nuns

NorthernRoom has given a lot of support to Wet Nuns recently and are very excited to announce the duo will be releasing a 7” double A side record containing the singles ‘Throttle’ and ‘Heaven’s Below’ exclusively for the Record Store Day on the 21st of April. The duo will also play the Rough Trade East store in support of the release.

 

Spotlight: I Am Harlequin

I Am Harlequin, aka German born and London based musician Anne Freier, releases the single ‘Onesome’ from her forthcoming EP on March 12th and is already gaining critical acclaim from BBC 6Music, Q and NME. Her originality to song writing creates an exciting and fresh listening experience whilst her tenor voice is truly unique and amazing, the producer Killahurtz best sums her up: “I Am Harlequin captures that calibre of originality in sound and fashion that I believe it takes to become a truly credible artist”. You can listen to the track below or click here to be taken directly to her webpage for more information.

Spotlight: Wet Nuns

Sheffield’s most exciting duo release their new single ‘Throttle’ on 5th of March and is available exclusively as a free download through their website or you can listen to it below. Having been named as NME’s “Band’s to Look Out For in 2012” and Matt Helders of Arctic Monkeys tipping them for success it seems like 2012 could be the bands year. They are currently on tour until March (click here for details).

Spotlight: Admiral Fallow To Release New Album

The underrated Scottish band return with their second album ‘Tree Bursts in Snow’ on May 21st. Front man Louis Abbott talked about the meaning of the album title: “[it] refers to the sound and the image of an artillery shell exploding into a cluster of snow-drenched tress”. After the release of 2010’s beautiful album ‘Boots Met Face’ their second release is met with excitement here at NorthernRoom. You can listen to lead single ‘Beetle in the Box’ below or download it from their webpage.

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This Month’s Playlist Updated

You can now listen to NorthernRoom’s February Playlist by clicking the link at the top of the page or by listening below. This month’s tracks include Kasabian covering Bowie while Carl Barat and Pete Doherty cover The Beatles plus songs from Christopher Norman, The Shins and many more.

Wet Nuns Announce Tour Details

Tipped as NME’s top 20 “Bands To Look Out For in 2012” and a formidable force live; the Sheffield duo head out on a 20 date tour throughout February and March. Click here to head over to their webpage page for details of their tour and for a free download of their latest track ‘Heaven’s Below’, plus a remix by Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders.

This Month’s Playlist Updated!

You can now view the first monthly playlist of 2012 under the link “This Month’s Playlist” at the top of the page. At 15 tracks it includes some massive stompers including a remix of Foster The People, a cover of Beach House plus tracks from Youth Lagoon, Black Lips and many many more. There is also a widget that allows you to listen to the playlist, just like the one below:

The Shins To Release New Album

Indie pop band The Shins are set to release their fourth album named Port of Morrow in March 2012. It is set to be released on James Mercer’s Aural Apothecary label while it has been recorded in LA and Portland. This will be the band’s first release since 2007’s Wincing The Night.

The track listing is as follows:

‘The Rifle’s Spiral’
‘Simple Song’
‘It’s Only Life’
‘No Way Down’
‘September’
‘Bait and Switch’
‘Fall of ’82’
‘For A Fool’
’40 Mark Strasse’
‘Port of Morrow’

This Month’s Playlist Update!

You can now see the December playlist at the top of this page under ‘This Month’s Playlist’. It features some cracking songs from Lana Del Ray, Jamie xx and this excellent track by The Maccabees