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EZTV share new video for “Pretty Torn Up”

09/18/2015 09:30:08 AM

New York based indie rockers EZTV have shared a new video for their single, “Pretty Torn Up”. The song is taken from their debut album Calling Out, out now via Captured Tracks. The video was created in collaboration with New York’s C ...

CocoRosie share new song “Tim and Tina”

09/18/2015 06:30:44 AM

With their new album Heartache City recently out digitally, CocoRosie have released a new song “Tim and Tina” via Billboard. The sibling folk duo have also been interviewed by Billboard about their new album here. The sisters Sierra and ...

Get The Blessing @ The Lantern, Bristol, 13/09/2015

09/18/2015 04:30:45 AM

Hidden away within the Colston Hall, a smaller gig room known as The Lantern exists for its more intimate bookings. Under hazy purple lights, masters of experimental jazz rock Get The Blessing return to Bristol tonight, for the official launch ...

Sufjan Stevens @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 06/09/2015

09/17/2015 11:30:49 AM

“No it’s not,” cries a man in the audience, and for a moment, Sufjan Stevens is completely thrown off track. After a little audience dialogue, the artist’s previous assertion that this was his first time in Bristol does indeed

Premiere: Barrie and the Starz stream “Naked Dream”

09/17/2015 11:00:36 AM

Today we premiere Barrie and the Starz‘s new track, “Naked Dream”. Four minutes of oriental-tinged, electro pop goodness from the heart of New Mexico; it was recorded at the legendary Echo Park studios in Los Angeles. Listen to i

Pure Bathing Culture share new single “Palest Pearl”

09/17/2015 09:30:27 AM

Portland’s synth pop duo Pure Bathing Culture have shared their new single “Palest Pearl”. The song is taken from forthcoming new album Pray For Rain, due out 24th October via Partisan Records. This new track couldn’t of come

August Eve shares video for “Ghost”

09/17/2015 06:30:07 AM

August Eve has been busy. Recently she simultaneously finished secondary school and wrote and directed the video for her song, “Ghost”. The video for “Ghost” was made by Eve alone, and effortlessly channels John William Waterhouse ...

Interview: The Amazons

09/17/2015 04:30:27 AM

It’s been a while since the British press last lauded an all-male, shamelessly indie rock band without tarring them with the 90s revivalist brush or pigeonholing them into some other suitably underground niche. The Amazons could be about ...

Introducing: Moving Panoramas

09/16/2015 11:30:54 AM

Imagine Joy Division mixed with new Leeds band Battle Lines, or mid-00s alt pop champions The Chalets. That’d be cool, right? Well, that exists, courtesy of the ever-so-phenomenal Moving Panoramas. The three-piece may hail from Austin, ...

Jenny Hval shares video for “Take Care of Yourself”

09/16/2015 09:30:50 AM

Following details of her European headline tour this autumn, Sacred Bones artist Jenny Hval has shared a new video for album standout track, “Take Cafe of Yourself”. Filmed at Stage 48 in New York City, where Jenny opened for Perfume G ...

Heyrocco announce UK headline tour

09/16/2015 06:30:37 AM

Having released their debut album Teenage Movie Soundtrack earlier this year, Heyrocco are heading back on the road this October to bring their infectious mix of grunge pop to the UK. The South Carolina three-piece completed their first UK ...

Lionface – Battle EP

09/16/2015 04:30:40 AM

Lionface have long been a band to admire, but in 2015 they’ve become a band to revere. Support from their adopted Bristol has helped to usher the group onto the national scene – they recently announced a launch show at London’s Sebright ...

Introducing: IYES

09/15/2015 11:30:14 AM

This duo from Brighton comprises Josh Christopher and Melis Soyaslanová. IYES launched their project in 2013, and have since carved a crafty niche out of impossibly addictive pop songs, to the tune of praise from The 405, On Record, Spindle ...

The Japanese House shares new track “Clean”

09/15/2015 09:30:33 AM

19 year old London musician Amber Bain aka The Japanese House has announced details of her new EP, Clean. The record follows acclaimed debut 2014 EP, Pools To Bathe In. Alongside the announcement, Bain has unveiled the title track taken ...

Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi release “Shapeless”

09/15/2015 06:30:53 AM

Alela Diane and Ryan Francesconi have released their debut collaborative single, “Shapeless”. The song is taken from their upcoming album, Cold Moon. “Shapeless” begins with Diane’s powerful voice, which is soon joined by

Battles – La Di Da Di

09/15/2015 04:30:43 AM

What a strange band Battles are. From the beginning it was clear that we were dealing with a group in possession of a ridiculous amount of talent; a band who despite their nods to convention – math rock, kraut rock, post rock (so many rocks) ...

Introducing: Little Red Lung

09/14/2015 11:30:23 AM

Taking Mary Epworth in one hand and Lissie in the other, Little Red Lung are an alt-rock band with psych tendencies from Los Angeles, that little known city found at the metaphorical heart of California. Creating a storm of layered vocals ...

Dilly Dally share new single “Purple Rage”

09/14/2015 09:30:16 AM

Toronto indie rockers Dilly Dally have shared another new track from their highly anticipated debut album, Sore. The record is due out on 9th October via Partisan Records. “Purple Rage” follows previous release “Desire”, an

Saffron Records announces launch

09/14/2015 06:30:12 AM

Saffron Records, Bristol’s first all-female youth record label, launches 14th September with an event on the top floor terrace of Colston Hall. The label will support young women aged between 16 and 24. Patron of Saffron Records and front ...

Top 10 Greatest Side Projects

09/14/2015 04:30:43 AM

Side projects allow musicians to distance themselves from the material that initially thrust them into the realms of prominence and fame. Unchained by the tropes of their primary musical efforts, musicians can use such projects as canvases for ...

Introducing: Lexi Scherr

09/11/2015 11:30:58 AM

If you’re in need of a quick splash of sugary goodness to wake you up, you can put down that Coke bottle. Lexi Scherr has the audible answer courtesy of her latest track, “Ready Aim Fire”, and it comes calorie free. Listen to the s

Electric Harmony presents Rebeka, Curxes and Akiine

09/11/2015 09:30:43 AM

Bristol music agency and promoter Electric Harmony return this month with a new live instalment at The Louisiana. September’s showcase will feature three exciting new acts: Poland’s synth pop duet Rebeka, Brighton’s blitz pop trio

Lyla Foy shares “Beginning It All Again”

09/11/2015 06:30:34 AM

Singer songwriter Lyla Foy has released “Beginning It All Again”, the lead track from her upcoming EP UMi. Stream the song below. “Beginning It All Again” is a direct and emotive song, carried by a vocal that is both confessio

CocoRosie – Heartache City

09/11/2015 04:30:23 AM

You have to be in a very particular kind of mood to appreciate the music of CocoRosie. Fans of the transatlantic duo, which comprises sisters Bianca and Sierra Casady, will already know of their refusal to be categorised. New attendees to the ...

Introducing: Bête Noire

09/10/2015 13:30:53 PM

If you’re into millennial post-punk with a lust for catchy hooks and driving bass lines, than look no further than London-based outfit Bête Noire. While their name seems both sophisticated and suave, their sound is brash and frontal. Influenced ...

Baio – The Names

09/10/2015 11:30:12 AM

When Chris Baio announced his plans to release a debut album back in April, we were promised “Bowie and Ferry-influenced pop songs and dumbsmart arena techno.” The former seemed feasible; the latter sounded like a night out with Nathan ...

Hop Along announce first ever European headline tour

09/10/2015 09:30:42 AM

Following the release of their second studio album Painted Shut via Saddle Creek earlier this year, Philadelphia’s indie punk rock four-piece Hop Along have announced details of their first ever European headline tour this autumn. The group ...

Zugme launches #beststudentband competition

09/10/2015 08:08:58 AM

Zugme is no stranger to supporting new and emerging musical talent, but their new competition takes their devotion to another level. They’ve teamed up with several other companies well known for supporting new music – namely Sennheis ...

Pale Honey share video for “Over Your Head”

09/10/2015 06:30:31 AM

Swedish indie rock duo Pale Honey return with a video for their new single “Over Your Head”. Taken from their self-titled debut album, the track comes with a cool intensity. It’s an oblique ode to past love and the faintly sinister ly ...

Interview: AURORA

09/10/2015 04:30:12 AM

“We’ve reached the point where we accept that, if we see the word ‘Scandinavian’ in a description, we already know what we’ve got ourselves into: genre-bending, fantastic and beautiful pop. We also know however, that by h

Introducing: Amethysts

09/09/2015 13:30:29 PM

The Ancient Greeks believed that wearing amethyst jewellery would protect them from drunkenness and intoxication. It may not be common knowledge (because it probably isn’t true) but both Plato and Aristotle were firm believers in this theory ...

Ones to Watch at Bestival 2015

09/09/2015 11:30:40 AM

Jimi Hendrix put the Isle of Wight on the map as a destination for music lovers. However it’s been BBC broadcasters Rob and Josie Da Bank who have really cemented the island as a place to go for music times in the 21st century. Founded in ...

Bikini Kill reveal new track “Ocean Song”

09/09/2015 09:30:53 AM

Fierce female riot grrrl group Bikini Kill have revealed an unreleased track, “Ocean Song”, taken from their very first demo tape. The track has been released in anticipation of the reissue of Revolution Girl Style Now, set for 22 ...

Harrison Brome shares new single “Pools”

09/09/2015 06:30:39 AM

Vancouver based electronic r’n’b artist Harrison Brome is only on his third single, but he’s already making a name for himself. On “Pools”, he demonstrates a self-assured attitude that is highly impressive in such a new a

Gold Celeste – The Glow

09/09/2015 04:30:00 AM

Gold Celeste are a three piece from Norway. On their new album The Glow, they sound (as has been pointed out elsewhere) a lot like Flaming Lips. You know: big magical painterly songs, which play between strident, unembarrassed sensitivity and ...

Shannon and the Clams – Gone by the Dawn

09/08/2015 11:30:52 AM

“The American West“: these words, according to the band, embody the over-arching influence and idea behind Shannon and the Clams’ fourth record, Gone by the Dawn. Shannon Shaw, ex-member of Hunx and his Punx and lead singer o

Frances releases new single “Let It Out”

09/08/2015 09:30:04 AM

Following the acclaimed success of her debut EP Grow, singer songwriter Frances has announced the release of brand new single, “Let It Out”. The new song will feature on her forthcoming second EP, due for release through Communion Rec ...

Conner Youngblood shares “Stockholm”

09/08/2015 06:00:06 AM

It’s been a while since we had a proper release from Nashville based multi instrumentalist Conner Youngblood. Thankfully, that has now been rectified with a stream of his new track, “Stockholm”. Taken from Youngblood’s upcoming EP ...

Top 10 Songs About the Music Industry

09/08/2015 04:30:58 AM

They say you should write about what you know. It’s only to be expected then, that many artists will tackle the thorny issue of the music industry at some point in their career. Whether embittered insiders or those who are deliberately p ...

Painted Palms – Horizons

09/07/2015 11:30:18 AM

For big synths, shimmering electro pop tunes and smooth youthful vocals, Painted Palms have got you covered. Horizons is the second full length offering from the San Francisco band, and it’s another celebration of equal parts 80s glamour ...

Jemima Surrender share new single “Or Anyone”

09/07/2015 09:30:23 AM

DrunkenWerewolf front cover stars Jemima Surrender have shared a new video for their single “Or Anyone”. The song is taken from their forthcoming debut album, The Uninhabited World. Dark pop meets humour in this tongue-in-cheek video, ...

Cheatahs unveil video for “Seven Sisters”

09/07/2015 06:30:42 AM

Shoegaze four-piece Cheatahs have released their new single, “Seven Sisters”, along with an accompanying video. The song is a hazy reverb-drenched soundscape, grandiose in scale and ambition. The video for “Seven Sisters” seem

Playlist: Issue 29 Artists

09/07/2015 04:30:34 AM

We’re back to normality this month, with an issue that celebrates musicians touring through and living in Bristol during September 2015. First up, Brooklyn based artist Mackenzie Scott, aka Torres speaks to Editor Tiffany Daniels about her ...

Widowspeak – All Yours

09/04/2015 11:30:16 AM

Widowspeak are one of those bands who sound as though they’ve been seamlessly transplanted here from another time. The summer of love is roughly the time period of All Yours, and the location is somewhere that has delicate flowers blowing ...

Public Service Broadcasting unveil video for “The Other Side”

09/04/2015 09:30:05 AM

Public Service Broadcasting have unveiled a new live video for their latest single, “The Other Side”. It was shot from the main stage of Secret Garden Party in Cambridgeshire last month. The song, about the Apollo 8 mission, has become ...

Ane Brun announces new single “Shape of a Heart”

09/04/2015 06:30:02 AM

Swedish based Norwegian singer songwriter Ane Brun has confirmed details of her new single taken from forthcoming album, When I’m Free. Out now as a digital download, “Shape of a Heart” demonstrates Brun’s trademark emotional ar

Interview: Shannon and the Clams

09/04/2015 04:30:38 AM

Newcomers to British ears but well established on their native US scene, Oakland trio Shannon and the Clams are about to make themselves known with their new, Hardly Art endorsed album, Gone by the Dawn. A raucous, noisy but also importantly ...

Farao – Till It’s All Forgotten

09/03/2015 11:30:01 AM

Born on the simmering Berlin electro scene but now calling London’s alt-pop cool her home; Farao is the musical project of Norwegian artist Kari Jahnsen, signed to Full Time Hobby here in the UK. With a self-titled debut EP already under her ...

Gengahr share new video for “Fill My Gums With Blood”

09/03/2015 09:30:09 AM

London four-piece Gengahr have unveiled a new video for their standout summer single, “Fill My Gums With Blood”. The song is taken from their highly acclaimed debut album, A Dream Outside. Collaborating once more with director Connor ...

Lanterns On The Lake announce new album Beings

09/03/2015 06:30:23 AM

Two years on from their critically acclaimed album Until The Colours Run, Lanterns On The Lake return with their third full-length record, Beings. In it, the band push the development of their atmospheric rock to the limits. As a taster from ...

Art is Hard 5th Birthday @ The Exchange, Bristol, 29/08/2015

09/03/2015 04:30:25 AM

No one really likes anyone else’s birthday. You can pretend, look excited at all of their presents, take part in all of their party games as enthusiastically as possible, and do everything they want, but really you hate it. You just want it ...

Ane Brun – When I’m Free

09/02/2015 11:30:43 AM

Heard of Ane Brun? If the answer is yes, then it’s more than likely you’re of a Scandinavian disposition. Assuming you haven’t, she is a pretty big deal over in her native Norge, where she’s scored three number one albums – three ...

Farao shares new track “TIAF”

09/02/2015 09:30:03 AM

London-via-Berlin based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Farao has released her new single, “TIAF”. The song is taken from her forthcoming debut album Till It’s All Forgotten. Stream the track below. Alongside recent single R

Pure Bathing Culture share “Pray For Rain” video

09/02/2015 06:30:33 AM

Pure Bathing Culture have shared the video for their new single “Pray for Rain”. The video, directed by Greg Hardes and Jacob Proud for Maverick, is a meditation on the nature of identity. With an unexpected twist to the narrative, it ...

Top 10 Songs to Play at a Dinner Party

09/02/2015 04:30:18 AM

Before literally everyone became obsessed with Zorbing in the mid-noughties, dinner parties used to be the go-to activity for getting to know each other better. Whether you were ready for one or not, it felt like a dinner party was always on ...

Beautiful Days 2015 @ Escot Park, 21 – 23/08/2015

09/01/2015 11:30:05 AM

Heading down the A303 among what seems like every caravan in the South West is probably not the most sensible idea in the world. A typically frustrating up and down speed limit is accompanied by a constant change between single and dual ...

Mieke shares new video for “Sleeping Alone”

09/01/2015 09:30:04 AM

We recently premiered Toronto singer songwriter Elissa Mielke, aka Mieke‘s stunning new single “Sleeping Alone”, taken from her self-titled debut EP. Now the Canadian artist is streaming the official music video, available to wat

Palace Winter release new single “Menton”

09/01/2015 06:30:33 AM

In June, psychedelic indie duo Palace Winter released “Time Machine”, the first single to be taken from their upcoming debut EP, Medication. Having gained the band attention across the internet, they now return with second single, &# ...

Premiere: Lionface’s epic new single “Vampire”

09/01/2015 04:30:13 AM

Ahead of the release of their new Battle EP on 25th September, we’re excited to premiere “Vampire”, the epic new single from outstanding Bristol four-piece Lionface. Listen to the track and find out more about the release bel

Premiere: The Foreign Films stream video for “Girl By the River”

08/31/2015 11:30:37 AM

Today we’re very happy to premiere the new video for “Girl By the River”, a song by The Foreign Films. The stream accompanies the release of ‘Side 3’ of new album The Record Collector; a unique collection of songs rel

Laura Stevenson unveils new single “Torch Song”

08/31/2015 09:30:28 AM

Brooklyn’s Laura Stevenson has unveiled a new track, “Torch Song”, taken from her forthcoming album, Cocksure. The full length is due for release on 30th October through Don Giovanni Records. Two years on from her previous effort

Aurora shares video for acoustic “Murder Song (5,4,3,2,1)” session

08/31/2015 06:30:36 AM

Following her acclaimed single “Running With Wolves”, Norwegian singer songwriter and Issue 29 Introducing star Aurora has revealed an acoustic session for “Murder Song (5,4,3,2,1)”. Watch the video below. A modern take on

Sea + Air – Evropi

08/31/2015 04:30:12 AM

Combining an eclectic array of instruments with the voice of the underground, married Greek/German couple, Eleni Zafiradou and Daniel Benjamin, pass through genre walls with Evropi. Self-described as ghost pop, though as likely to be thrown ...

FIDLAR – Too

08/28/2015 11:30:41 AM

Fuck it, dog life’s a risk, right? Or so say California pop punks FIDLAR. Returning with their long awaited second full length Too, we ask the question whether the four-piece live up to the acronym of their name, or play it safe with album ...

Wolf Alice unveil video for “You’re A Germ”

08/28/2015 09:30:43 AM

Wolf Alice have shared a new video for their latest single, “You’re A Germ”. The track is taken from their debut album My Love Is Cool – out now via Dirty Hit. Halloween and Dawn of the Dead meets Texas Chainsaw Massacre in th

Fidlar share video for new song “Drone”

08/28/2015 06:30:54 AM

Garage punk band Fidlar have unveiled a new song, “Drone”, alongside its accompanying video. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming second album, Too. A burst of pure garage energy, “Drone” hurtles along at breakneck

Top 10 Songs About Stalking

08/28/2015 04:30:51 AM

Ex-girlfriends. Celebrities. Cute shop assistants. Olivia Williams in Rushmore. Sometimes that special person in your life just takes a bit of… Research. And what better way to break the ice than with some personal information romantically ...

Premiere: Merry Ellen Kirk streams new single “Ever After”

08/27/2015 11:30:41 AM

We’re honoured to once again be teaming up with Merry Ellen Kirk, this time to premiere her magical new single, “Ever After”. The song is taken from the Nashville based singer songwriter’s forthcoming album, We Are the Dream

Drenge share new single “The Woods”

08/27/2015 09:30:52 AM

Sheffield grunge rock duo Drenge are streaming their new single “The Woods”, due for release on 2nd October. The track is taken from the band’s acclaimed debut album Undertow – available now via Infectious Music. News comes a

Baio shares new track “The Names”

08/27/2015 06:30:03 AM

Baio has shared the fourth and title track from his upcoming album, The Names. It’s a fine slice of dance-pop, reminiscent of New Order at their most upbeat. Since 2006, Baio has perhaps been best known as the bass player in Vampire Weekend. ...

Green Man 2015 @ Glanusk Estate, 20 – 23/08/2015

08/27/2015 04:30:07 AM

Despite only being in its teens, Green Man has already built up a reputation as an intimate gem of a festival, seated delightfully in the valleys and invulnerable to the elements should they come. Or, as headliner Father John Misty puts it in ...

Introducing: Pure Bathing Culture

08/26/2015 11:30:45 AM

A Portland pair whose world is hailed as ‘not real’, Pure Bathing Culture return with a new album this October following their effulgent and transparent 2013 release, Moon Tides. Hailed as “metaphysical pop” in a place where &

Menace Beach share new track “Ghoul Power”

08/26/2015 09:30:05 AM

Leeds alternative rock band Menace Beach have announced the release of their new single “Ghoul Power”, taken from their forthcoming EP, Super Transporterreum. Stream it below. Having released their acclaimed debut album Ratworld ea ...

Chastity Belt announce tour dates

08/26/2015 06:30:34 AM

Seattle band Chastity Belt have a busy autumn ahead of them. Following highly positive critical reception to their new album Time To Go Home, the acclaimed four-piece today have announced they will embark upon an eleven-show tour opening for ...

Lowell and Icona Pop share new track “Ride”

08/25/2015 09:30:22 AM

Canadian electro artist Lowell has shared her bubbly new single “Ride”, a collaboration with award winning duo Icona Pop. Stream the track below. An artist filled with imagination, femininity and confidence; Lowell’s music is both

Diet Cig share “Dinner Date”

08/25/2015 06:30:13 AM

Indie pop duo Diet Cig have shared “Dinner Date”, taken from their upcoming seven inch “Sleep Talk/Dinner Date”. The song fits smoothly into the American twee tradition, bringing to mind bands like Tiger Trap and All Girl Summ

Introducing: Fleurie

08/25/2015 04:30:31 AM

With a new EP due out on 4th September, Fleurie looks set to take up the electro pop gauntlet in 2015. The Nashville based project of Lauren Strahm, current single “Fire In My Bones” is the perfect introduction to this lady’s feroc

Small Feet – From Far Enough Away Everything Sounds Like The Ocean

08/24/2015 11:30:12 AM

Small Feet were humbly created in a modest Swedish 18th century cabin, dubbed Kvastis by band member Simon Stålhamre. The lead guitarist and singer contracted the name from its original, Kvastmakartrapan, which refers to the broom makers ...

Courtney Barnett shares video for “Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party”

08/24/2015 09:30:21 AM

Australia’s Courtney Barnett has shared the video for new track “Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party”, taken from her critically acclaimed debut album Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit. Filmed at

Shopping share “Straight Lines”

08/24/2015 06:30:07 AM

East London post-punk trio Shopping have unveiled “Straight Lines”, a new song taken from their upcoming album, Why Choose. Taking its cue from the best bits of early 80s post-punk, “Straight Lines” manages to sound both fr

Yo La Tengo – Stuff Like That There

08/24/2015 04:30:13 AM

Now operational for longer than some of their baldest fans have been alive, Yo La Tengo continue to thump the jukebox of 20th century guitar music on Stuff Like That There, a collection of covers as well as revisions from their own back catalogue. ...

Premiere: “Set Her Free”, the haunting new ballad from Jazz Morley

08/21/2015 11:30:57 AM

This Friday evening we’re very excited to premiere “Set Her Free”, the gorgeous and soaring new song from Bournemouth based singer songwriter Jazz Morley. The premiere coincides with the single’s release today. Stream it be

EKKAH announce Autumn tour and unveil live video

08/21/2015 09:30:31 AM

Disco pop duo EKKAH have announced details of a forthcoming headline UK tour to run through this Autumn, alongside the release of their new EP, the follow up to debut Last Chance to Dance. To celebrate and give fans a taster of what’s to ...

Mieke – Mieke EP

08/21/2015 04:30:59 AM

Mieke is somewhat of an enigma. Until recently performing under her full name of Elissa Mielke, the singer songwriter has explored the world to produce the homely lullabies found on this, her debut self-titled EP. It turns out years of expedition ...

Introducing: Common Man

08/20/2015 11:30:24 AM

The Florida music scene is arguably best known for its guttural garage style of sound. With Common Man, however, it presents something completely different. Led by front man Robert John, the Orlando five-piece instead take inspiration from ...

Hinds share new video for “Chili Town”

08/20/2015 09:30:51 AM

Garage pop female four-piece Hinds have released a new video for “Chili Town”. Watch it below. 2015 has been an explosive year for the Madrid quartet, comprising Ana Perrote, Carlotta Cosials, Ade Martin and Amber Grimbergen. Hinds have ...

Younghusband shares video for “Better Times”

08/20/2015 06:30:01 AM

Younghusband recently shared a video for “Better Times”, taken from their upcoming second album, Dissolver. It’s a genial, hazy song, with psychedelic craftsmanship fully on display. Unafraid of moving forward at its own pace, “Better ...

Beach House – Depression Cherry

08/20/2015 04:30:40 AM

Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally, the Baltimore pair behind Beach House, are a duo endlessly celebrated within the canon of indie pop for their naturalistic approach to songwriting. Harnessing the gentlest aspects of washed-out guitars, elegant ...

Ones to Watch at Green Man 2015

08/19/2015 11:30:03 AM

Festival season is slowly being put to bed for another year, but Green Man 2015 still has a few words to say before it goes gently into the dark night. Following last year’s varied and excellent line-up, 2015 looks to provide an equally diverse ...

Painted Palms share new track “Refractor”

08/19/2015 09:30:57 AM

San Francisco’s funk pop outfit Painted Palms are streaming their new track, “Refractor”. The song is taken from their forthcoming album Horizons, out 9th September via Polyvinyl. Painted Palms have also announced a headline US to

Rhodes and Birdy release new video “Let It All Go”

08/19/2015 06:30:13 AM

In preparation for the song’s release on 11th September via Rhodes Music and Ministry of Sound, Rhodes and Birdy have put out a video for their duet “Let It All Go”. The song was written and produced by Rhodes and Birdy with additio ...

Willis Earl Beal – Noctunes

08/19/2015 04:30:02 AM

The story of Willis Earl Beal is a strange but compelling one. Once a military man, then a dropout on Simon Cowell’s The X Factor, Beal now finds himself standing at the open mouth of a musical tyrannosaurs, pulling teeth and making music. ...

Top 10 Insult Songs

08/18/2015 11:30:29 AM

Sometimes, the world of music is one big, happy family. Musicians hold hands and come together like they’re living in an 80s Coca Cola advert or sitting together on piano keyboards like ebony and ivory. The shared communality of the rock ...

Win a pair of Raumfeld One S speakers

08/18/2015 09:58:43 AM

You know we love you, right? Well, those of you who were left crying over spilled milk following our Sennheiser and Creative competitions need not shed another tear. We’ve teamed up with multiroom audio system wizards Raumfeld to giveaway ...

Actor release new track “Baby Cries”

08/18/2015 09:30:26 AM

Leeds alt-pop trio Actor have released their captivating new single “Baby Cries”. You can stream the track below. Their latest release conceals a stinging narrative beneath a vocal and instrumentation that swings unpredictably from eth ...

Jesuits stream debut single “Carpet Floors”

08/18/2015 06:30:59 AM

Coming in at a compact one minute and 41 seconds, “Carpet Floors” packs an awful lot into a small container. The debut single from Bristol band Jesuits, the song is a punchy fuzz pop statement. Crashing walls of feedback are merged toge ...

Frog Eyes – Pickpocket’s Locket

08/18/2015 04:30:39 AM

Casey Mercer is a busy man. The Canadian began 2015 by releasing an album under the name of Hello Blue Roses with friend Dan Bejar from Destroyer, and now, midway through the year, offers us the second Frog Eyes record under his guidance, ...

Ones to Watch at Beautiful Days 2015

08/17/2015 11:30:01 AM

Beautiful Days 2015. The postcard-image of British festivals. Set in the grounds of Escot Park in Ottery St. Mary, the brainchild of Brighton folk-rock band Levellers is now into its 13th year and has once again sold out months in advance. The ...

Dilly Dally share new video for “Desire”

08/17/2015 09:30:59 AM

Toronto indie rockers Dilly Dally have shared their video for new single, “Desire”. The song is taken from their debut album Sore, which is due out through Partisan Records on 9th October. Directed by Benjamin Dabu, the video sees the T ...

The Cadbury Sisters release new track “Drifting”

08/17/2015 06:30:20 AM

“Drifting” is the latest release from alt-pop trio The Cadbury Sisters. The track, taken from their recently released second EP Sarah, is a fine showcase of the band’s pop songwriting sensibilities. It’s a compelling track. In “