On The Radar 15/05/012

Tuesday's weekly selection of new tracks comprising this week's 'Staff Picks' from the Gigseen TV office ... New music featured from Cheers Elephant, Clock Opera, Last Dinosaurs, and Jake Bugg.

Clock Opera - Ways To Forget [LP] (selected by Neil) - Out now on Moshi Moshi / Island is Clock Opera's new LP Ways To Forget (see album sampler below). Spotted at the Great Escape - Clock Opera are currently on tour around the UK before heading out to Europe, then back for the festival season.

Last Dinosaurs - Time And Place (selected by Kate) - Last Dinosaurs are a five-piece indie rock/power pop band from Brisbane, Australia. Drawing on inspiration from cross-continental cultures, the band deliver glorious melodies and energetic, imaginative rhythms to create a totally summery feel. Time And Place is taken from their debut album, In A Million Years, which is out now!

Cheers Elephant - Doin' It Right (selected by Grim) - Cheers Elephant are a raw, rootsy, psychedelic pop rock quartet from Philadelphia, PA. Cheers' have just released an LP Like Wind Blows Fire (from which Doin' It Right comes). The album is already receiving critical acclaim from the likes of Adrian Belew as "Fucking Brilliant". Upfront coverage on Hypem and EX.FM sites seems to confirm that general opinion.

Jake Bugg - Lightning Bolt (selected by Neil) - 18 years old and from Clifton, Nottingham, Jake Bugg (Gigseen Profile) is currently out on tour with Michael Kiwanuka. Earlier offering Trouble Town made Zane Lowe's 'Single of the Week' and judging from the following - he's a fan of Lightning Bolt too.