Halls : ACCESS // BeatCast and Drowned In Sound Presents

DiS Editor Sean Adams meets Samuel Howard (aka Halls) at Camp, London.


Happy Mammoth // BeatCast OffBeat Session

Happy Mammoth are London based boys that have been producing delightful, harmony laden songs since 2009. They recorded this session with us recently which features ‘Holiday’ from their four track demo which you can get from their website…


PressPausePlay // Documentary

Swedish creative agency House Of Radon recently released one of the most inspiring and poignant documentaries we have had the pleasure of watching. The film centres on how the digital revolution has spurred creativity, talent and opportunity and what implications this democratisation of the arts has on our culture, both positive and negative…


Howler // Live at Piano’s NYC

Watch Howler perform ‘This One’s Different’ at Piano’s in New York captured by The Bleary Eyed Brooklyn. This song is from the new album ‘America Give Up’ which is out now on Rough Trade. The band are now on their first UK tour (with a sold out XOYO show on thursday).


Hang The Bastard // Interplanetary Portals video

Here’s a mid month shake up with the new video for Interplanetary Portals by West London based Hang The Bastards. Its the first song to be released from their EP due for release on March 2nd by the lovely people at Thirty Days Of Night Records.


Holy State // Album trailer

With the banging news that Holy State will be adding some more rawk to Brew Records already very rambunctious roster, here is a little teaser of what is to come.

Due for release on 30/04/2012, ‘Electric Picture Palace’ promises to be deep and dirty.


Do They Know It’s Christmas ? (Unofficial 2011) // Shelter charity single

We’ve teamed up with This Is Not Revolution Rock and a whole gaggle of fine local artists to bring you probably the best rendition of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ single since the original (well…maybe…?). All proceeds for the single go to Shelter, the outstanding housing and homelessness charity, so give us yer firkin’ money!


Hawk Eyes // Crack Another One video

This is the new video for the beautifully brutal Hawk Eyes song Crack Another One, directed by Tim Blackwell and Danny North.

Taken from the new EP Mindhammers released by Leeds based Brew Records, out on the 12th of December.


Hauschka // ‘Children’ video

A brilliant new video created by Jeff Desom, who also produced Hauschka’s award-winning Morgenrot promo video, ‘Children’. The film contains endless beautiful landscapes and was shot entirely on location in Luxembourg. The cast features US comic Summer Shapiro, as well as a brief cameo appearance from Hauschka himself.


Hauschka – OffBeat Session

Filmed at the Vortex Jazz Club as part of our OffBeat series. Following on from the documentary series thats been running on BeatCast about the making of Haushka’s latest album Foreign Landscapes I jumped at the chance to film a session with such a unique artist.