A 15 second intro, some serene grungy indie chords, then: “Loneliness is a disease and if you have it please – don’t talk to me.” There it is. An opening lyric that immediately hits. Hard.
Building upon the success of their debut EP, Pink Skin/Blue Bruise released back in April of this year, South London four-piece Little Grim are set to release their latest single ‘All On Black,’ tomorrow, August 16th, via Ripple Red. The band have already completed a busy run of festival dates this summer, including The Great […]
Life hits us all differently; we take different paths, we share in the experience; sometimes we find strength in others, but we must also learn to rely on our own ability to pull ourselves through. Along we way we find the power of expression and individuality, channeled through various means but each avenue distinctively vital. […]
A Manchester musician known for his captivating songcraft and innately downcast ballads. Dom Major writes evocative music from a very personal place, his first release of the year—’Cigarettes & Beer‘—airs first below.
Vibrant African influences burst through the latest track ‘Break My Silence’ from Gabrielle Sey—which airs first below—delivering not just a sound which is distinctly refreshing but commands a whole new rhythm to deliver a determined message: speak your mind, speak your experiences.
Sometimes the expectation to be a normal, well-adjusted member of society is all so mundane and tedious. Sometimes collectively letting your hair down and dancing the night away is about as much elation and buzz one can get. Youth Sector promises this (plus more) with new single, ‘Strange.’
Following the intrepid rhythms of last year’s ‘Down the Slopes,’ Manchester’s most-exciting underground revellers return. This time turning up the kitsch of the ’60s and beaming in the rays, ‘Slipping Away‘ is a bold blaze of confidence. After the ubiquitous single unveiling last week, Bitter Sweet Symphonies is pleased to reveal the first play of […]
Debut’s can be tricky. Striking the right balance between expressing yourself and presenting idiosyncratic sound to a listener that is almost always unfamiliar with your work, is in simple terms: tricky. The basis of new music is what drives this industry to continue to grow and better itself, without the presence of refreshing new voices […]
Opening with swelling synths, bubbling and blistering, creating a woozy, uneasy feeling from the get go. Laying it out on the table for all to see, Cosydrive leaves nothing to the imagination in this psych, autotune-drenched treasure – ‘B-Side’ airs first below.
The fin. already have a fan following that spans the globe – originally based in the sixth largest city of Japan, the band (somewhat surprisingly) decided to take a leap of faith and move across countries to the UK. Since moving to London, the group has toured with some of the biggest names in British […]
As the third release from Newcastle’s Dome Hall this year, ‘Sugarray’ continues an impeccable record of writing original and versatile musical works. The new cut occupies another untraveled space; dancing at a slow to mid range tempo, its cradle-song temperament is given full tenure to consume a dreamy sway of part-twilight romance, part-nostalgic melancholy. It’s […]
Returning two months after debuting the opening chapter of a three-song saga, Barcelona-born artist Fins Ara is now ready to divulge another fragment from his personal collection. The aching piece of ethereal woe has been gifted to Bitter Sweet Symphonies to share in the first play.
London trio Long Teeth sink in deep cuts of angst and annoyance with latest single, ‘Nice Guys’ – the aptly whimsical, Callum Scott-Dyson (CSD Videography) animated visuals air for the first time below.
Sharing rare intimate film footage for the first time, Lostboycrow reveals a bare bones performance of ‘Nobody Knows’ – a track taken off the recently released ‘First Legend’ (one of three collections that will eventually culminate in a whole album) – as part of a series called the “At The Window Sessions”.
Step into the sunshine with Young Earth’s ‘Worth It’, debuting below. The Irish group moving further forward from last March’s introductory ‘Got A Secret’, summon charging Kooks-esque indie for a gleaming summer pop rampage.
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.
‘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’.
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.
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.
Dutch singer/songwriter Nina June immerses a sprawling, glacial landscape of cinematic pop on ‘When We Fall’, this is equally transferred to the glowing visuals, which premiere below.