Listening Post

That’s now three great songs from Malihini – this one’s like Bob Dylan fronting LCD Soundsystem

There's a debut EP coming soon from the duo, too

Our first introductions to Malihini came in November 2016 with their track ‘Waiting’.

They’re the Rome duo comprised of Federica Caiozzo and Giampaolo Speziale, who last year relocated to London.

‘Waiting’ was followed-up by ‘Miss’, and now they’re sharing a new track, ‘Drums Rock And Roll’, along with some news. Their four-track debut EP is finished. It’s called ‘Lose Everything’ and will be coming out on Memphis Industries on 29 September.

“‘Drums Rock And Roll’ is four minutes of free play about youth, fun, addiction, lack of manners,” comments Giampaolo on this new song. “Our producer, Richard Formby, really brought his synths to the fore on this one, while Federica and I, sung some of the sounds we sometimes sing to each other.”

Malihini, by the way, means “newcomers” in Hawaiian.

The band will play their debut headline show at The Waiting Room, London on 2 October.

Support Loud And Quiet from £3 per month and we'll post you our next 9 magazines

As all of us are constantly reminded, it’s getting harder for independent publishers to stay in business, which applies to Loud And Quiet more now than ever, 14 years after we first started printing a magazine that we’ve always given away for free.

Having thought about the best way to support our running costs (the printing and distribution fees, the podcast and production costs etc.) we’d like to ask our readers who really enjoy what we do to subscribe to our next 9 issues over the next 12 months. The cheapest we can afford to do this for works out at £3 per month for UK subscribers, charged yearly.

If that seems like a bit of a punt, you can pay-as-you-go for £4 per month and cancel any time you like. European and world plans are available too, at the lowest rate we can afford.

It’s not just a donation – you’ll receive a physical copy of our magazine through your door and some extra perks detailed on our subscribe page. Digital subscriptions are available worldwide for £15 per year. We hope you consider this a good deal and the best way to keep Loud And Quiet in your life without its content, independence or existence suffering.