London is about to be engulfed by a heatwave - celebrate with us by listening to this big indian summer jam by Blood Orange. There’s also some tour dates to feast on, alongside the brilliant CANT: November 9 – Magnet, Berlin 10 – Indra, Hamburg 12 – Nouveau Casino, Paris 14 – Cargo, London 15 – Bitterzoet, Amsterdamn 16 – Gebaude 9, Koln 17 – Botanique-Rotonde, Brussels - Luv Luv...
Obsessed with photographer Craig McDean’s new offbeat fashion nugget starring Rachel Weisz. Look out for his stunning photographs of Florence in the next issue of Interview mag too. Craig McDean Film (feat. Rachel Weisz)
'EVERY DAY IS HALLOWEEN' WITH BINARY
One of our favourite new acts Binary have just put up a video and free download of their cover version of a favourite song of theirs ‘Every Day is Halloween’ by Ministry which you can also download for FREE here. Check it out and keep an eye out for news of a first release from them over the coming weeks and months - exciting band!
Team Luv’s Tabitha organised some animal magic for Markus Lupfer’s collection this weekend as part of London fashion week. The press went monkey-nuts for the tropical mix compered by Jack Guinness at Saint Martains lane Hotel. *No animals were harmed during this production of this show
'WHAT YOU WANTED' OUT NOW
The limited 7” of Spector’s second single ‘What You Wanted’ is out now and it’s quite literally what you always wanted (but didn’t know it). You can order it online from Rough Trade or actually go in to an actual record store and buy it. If you don’t they will all close down and your high street will just turn in to never ending, alternating...
BRING YOUR SEA LEGS TO FIRST SHUGA GIG
Really looking forward to this as the two-some (and a drummer but does he really count?) play their first ever gig in London ON A BOAT! Be quick to order your tickets here and your life jackets here. <a href=”http://shuga.bandcamp.com/track/hey-baby” _mce_href=”http://shuga.bandcamp.com/track/hey-baby”>Hey Baby by Shuga</a> Luv HQ x
NEW JAMIE N COMMONS TRACK
In anticipation of our release of the Jamie N Commons E.P ‘The Baron’ on October 17th we have an EXCLUSIVE new track from said E.P. Have a listen to ‘Now is not the time’ below - another beautiful showcase of his awesome talents. Now Is Not The Time by Jamie N Commons If that intrigues you enough for you to want to see him live - and you really should - you can see...
Chairlift - Amanaemoniesia (Video)
Quite a few of our favourite things in this video - scrolling lyrics, amazing dance moves and a pretty great bass line. It was also produced by a Luv Luv Luv friend Molly Hawkins. Just don’t try to say the title when you’re drunk. - Luv Luv Luv HQ Amanaemonesia from Chairlift on Vimeo.
S.C.U.M REMIX SPECTOR
Dream come true as one of our favourite new bands has remixed another of our favourite new bands. Which could of course be a recipe for disaster and end up like a bad super group this. But it’s not. It’s awesome. And you can listen to it RIGHT NOW. Spector - What You Wanted (S.C.U.M Remix) by Luv Luv Luv ‘Well banging’ as the kids might say. - LUV HQ x
New band: Arthur Beatrice
All that exists of Arthur Beatrice online so far is this tantalising video, and quite a few whispers that they are very exciting. They play at the Shacklewell Arms on the 13th of September for anybody left hankering for a full song… Intro from ululation on Vimeo.
SPECTOR TO HEADLINE LUV LUV LUV TOUR
You may go forth into your weekend full of the joys of life as Spector announce their first headline tour! Check out the dates above as the able bodied sea men will be steering the good ship ‘LuvLuvLuv’ into a town near you throughout the month of October. Best of all the majority of dates are FREE ENTRY so there really is no excuse for not climbing aboard. However some plunder...
INTRODUCING JAMIE N COMMONS
Here is an amazingly talented young man, born in London and bred in Chicago, you will likely not of heard of yet. BUT if there is any justice in the world you will be hearing a lot more from him soon starting with a 5 track E.P out on Luv Luv Luv on 17th October. WE ARE VERY EXCITED! Have a listen to the first track from the E.P below: The Preacher by Jamie N Commons What a voice eh?!...