A jolly summertime scene is painted of the Northern Irish heartland in Swimming Tapes’ latest track ‘Queen’s Parade’, a nostalgic ode to the prized Mariners strip in Bangor (where some of the band grew up).
Dome Hall follow up last month’s debut release with ‘Nason’, a contemplative track that shows the introspective side of the band’s songwriting craft.
Psych rock band The Boxing present their excellent new single ‘One By One’. The feeling that this could easily be the coolest song from an angsty 1980’s coming-of-age film leads this fresh new sound into my favourites playlist this week.
‘Veer’ is the profound new single from Barcelona-born songwriter Fins Ara and the first of three releases forming his debut EP ‘A Love, Elusive’.
Brighton math-pop four-piece Orchards, preempt sunny summer skies with the release of latest single ‘Darling’.
Aylesbury lads Birthday Card make a dreamy debut with ‘Heartstops’.
Plastered with laid back jazzy beats, soothing Prince-esque vocals and a chorus hook so defined and reinforced, it will spiral round your head for days. Little Grim’s latest offering is a truly exotic delight.
I’ve been reading the work of famed dead rock critic Lester Bangs recently, and come to the conclusion that for my writing to reach something beyond, I need excessive personal anecdotes that only partially relate to the feeling the new Cop Graveyard EP fills me with.
81 seconds of pure, adolescent, mind-addled, ferocious, distortion-on-everything, punk reborn, sound vomit is the short review of this delightfully mad and vital new track from Bristolians Milo’s Planes, ‘Fidget in Paralysis’.
Dublin singer-songwriter Maria Kelly returns with folk-pop production ‘Far Below’, taken from her forthcoming EP ‘The Things I Should’.
South East London three-piece Talmont have been busy working on their first single of 2017 – ‘Wilt’ is released on the 14th April, welcoming a fusion of their signature jazz-style harmonies but now in the grip of growth takes us into new depths.
With an EP soon to be released, Manchester duo Pool Art continue to raise the stakes in the only way they know how – through a sonic offensive. Poised, the band reveal ‘Misery Porn’; a work that voices new stimuli while nourishing the sound that has seen them to this point.
Norwich upstart Ellie Bleach delivers beachy fun with a cynical oomph on new track ‘Duvet Day’. The cut previews a full-length EP due out soon, this snarky and slouchy start is sure to help shake off that sleepy head.
This Spring, Keston Cobblers Club return with the release of their new album ‘Almost Home’. Amongst the 12-track album is the mesmerising song ‘Bicycles’.
If we just chilled out for a minute we could spend more time exploring space and its infinite possibilities, instead of tearing each other down in a torrent of reaction. At least, that’s the vibe M8s Records are going for with ‘WW3D’.
‘Scream’ is a single which manages to combine the weighty imagery of the natural world with well-crafted intimacy, and the final track from a series of four to be showcased from LA’s Oddnesse.
With so much great new music coming our way daily, we’ve compiled our favourites into an easily accessible format, aptly titled: #BitterSweetPlaylist. The idea is, once fully consumed, everyone has their shot at voting for their favourite track by means of the poll at the bottom of the page. We’ll tally up the votes and […]
Simple lyrics which seethe with multiple meanings under the sounds of the words themselves, woven into much bigger, blistering soundscapes – that is the impression of the work of Stockport-based musician, singer and songwriter Josey Marina. Her latest track ‘Heavy’ does not disappoint.
In a break from convention, I’m gonna give the artist the first word here: “It’s about crushing really hard on someone, and finding myself doing fucking ridiculous things to feel like we’ve got some kind of connection. Watching films that they mentioned fleetingly or ordering their favourite drink at a bar. Very stupid but happens […]
Listening to Johnny Lloyd’s new single feels like jumping out of a plane at 30,000ft, dusting yourself down and then heading off to the pub with all the people you love. Written as a reaction to the success of his care-free and energetic live shows, ‘Running Wild’ is a song which screams at the top […]