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Maneskin – MAMMAMIA

Keep up to date with MANESKIN FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM From a commercial point of view, Måneskin are a dream. But there is more to it that this, they are rapidly cultivating an image both raw and world beating. ‘MAMMAMIA’ oozes sensuality. Whether it be lyrically or through sound, their first post-Eurovision release is miraculously captivating. As ever, […]

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Lazarus Kane – Psychobabble EP

Keep up to date with LAZARUS KANE FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM Lazarus Kane are re-exploring the medium of funk rock in a way not seen in years. Psychobabble EP sees them ditch the corny and somewhat maximalist American act for something all the more real. ‘Milk At My Door’ is perhaps the perfect EP opener. It is uneasy […]

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Laurel – Let Go

Keep up to date with LAUREL FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM Laurel’s ability to explore emotion through sound is second to none. ‘Let Go’ is the perfect example of this.  There is something whimsical about ‘Let Go,’ an aura of the endless summer. In spite of this, its is lyrically quite heavy. Deep love is explored, the feeling of […]

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Walt Disco – Weightless

Keep up to date with WALT DISCO FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Walt Disco are sublime, a band with ferocious self-expression. ‘Weightless’ describes this perfectly. The Glasgow band instantly transport oneself into a realm of self discovery. Musically fantastical, the synth/sound dynamics are illuminating and no doubt perfectly at home in a newly opened live venue. Taking form during […]

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SPINN – Outside of The Blue

Keep up to date with SPINN FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM SPINN are exceptional, their latest single ‘Outside Of The Blue’ feels like a coming of age moment.  It is lucid… a beautiful dreamscape of guitar and voice. As ever, the Liverpool formed outfit boast exceptional musical maturity. The track’s riffs are well considered, sending one into deep wonder. […]

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Cucamaras – Safe Bet

Keep up to date with CUCAMARAS FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Cucamaras are soon to be one of Nottingham’s great exports, like textiles or bicycles. ‘Safe Bet’ is foot-stompingly good! Teasing, scratchy guitar and lyrical wit combine to create the definition of immersive post-punk. The track explores complex relationships whilst being at university. It’s dark guitar riff was formerly […]

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The Ninth Wave – Maybe You Didn’t Know

Keep up to date with THE NINTH WAVE FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Building on the combined success of debut 2019 LP Infancy and 2020s Happy Days EP, The Ninth Wave indulge in deep expression with ‘Maybe You Didn’t Know.’ There is something quite meteoric about the track’s intro, like some kind of coming of age. In […]

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The Cribs – Finger-Nailed For You

Keep up to date with THE CRIBS TWITTER | INSTAGRAM The Cribs have released their take on Comet Gain’s ‘Finger-Nailed For You.’ In celebration of famous North West coast label Kill Rock Star’s 30th anniversary. Given the parameters of global pandemic, the cover was recorded in remotely in Gary’s basement (Portland), Ryan’s bedroom (NYC) and Ross’ garage […]

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Lorde – Solar Power

Keep up to date with LORDE TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Marking her first new single since 2017s Melodrama, Lorde has captured the mood of cautious optimism reigning strong as summer comes anew. ‘Solar Power’ provokes genuinely ethereal qualities. Produced by Jack Antonoff, the track sits in a style far from its predecessors. Light percussion combines with acoustic guitar […]

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Dua Lipa – We’re Good

Keep up to date with DUA LIPA FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM There is something quite mesmeric about ‘We’re Good.’ Dua Lipa’s latest release is desperately fulfilling. The song is themed on freeing oneself from a stale relationship. The song highlights the benefits of escaping entrapment through its jovial chorus. Striking and entirely confident, ‘We’re Good’ strikes a different […]

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Fire In Her Eyes – Wouldn’t Have Guessed It

Keep up to date with FIRE IN HER EYES  FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Fire In Her Eyes are unique, championing the resurgence of a sound once found on the streets of San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury.  ‘Wouldn’t Have Guessed It’ beholds a comparatively faster, upbeat pace to its predecessors. Produced by Orlando Sadler and mastered by John Davis at Metropolis […]

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Animal Breakdown – Almost Lost

Keep up to date with ANIMAL BREAKDOWN FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM We exist in an age of dystopian class struggle. Animal Breakdown narrate such an era in clever new single ‘Almost Lost.’  The track is entirely atmospheric, an ode to the London based band’s musical intrepidness. Intriguing lyricism meets with drum bear and riff in a sturdy manner. […]

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Pregoblin – Snakes & Oranges

Keep up to date with PREGOBLIN FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Pregoblin have true star quality and musical intrepidness to match. ‘Snakes & Oranges’ marks yet another impressive outing from the South London outfit. The track takes on a beautiful aura, one quite mystical and somewhat eery. Instantly recognisable vocal is met with mesmeric instrumental. Its chorus is desperately […]

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Neon Tapehead – Know What I Want

Keep up to date with NEON TAPEHEAD FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM Neon Tapehead are purveyors of effortless groove. ‘Know What I Want’ is a delightful way to enlighten a day amidst lockdown 2.0. Opening with a funk beat reminiscent of central belt America in the 1980s, it offers a brand of vocality as intriguing as it is impressive. […]

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Recording spaces remain open for Lockdown 2.0

In a rare instance of welcome news for the music industry amidst the global pandemic, the government has this week confirmed that music studios and rehearsal spaces can remain open during the second lockdown.  Confirming via a series of tweets, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden defined the spaces as “places of work.” This extends to arts […]

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Malady – London, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down

Keep up to date with MALADY FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM Malady’s ‘London, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down’ is seriously intrinsic. A beautiful mish-mash of great talent and vast musical inspiration. The track’s diversity is obvious from the start. A menacing drum mix combines with synth and guitar in delightful fashion. Comparisons with LCD Soundsystem and […]

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Foxglove – Bright Lights

Keep up to date with FOXGLOVE FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM 2020 has, obviously, been hellish. Sometimes we just need to escape, right? Foxglove’s ‘Bright Lights’ transports us to a realm of sonic guitar and glitter. There is something quite immersive about the track, whether it be through dreamy guitar or a expressive lyricism. ‘Bright Lights’ hits real power […]

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The Kecks – All For Me

Keep up to date with THE KECKS FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM There is something quite nomadic about The Kecks. First in travel and now in musical style, as demonstrated by latest single ‘All For Me.’ The track is smooth, very smooth. It has an aura of maturity and self-awareness. Cute guitar chords mix with meaningful and clever vocals […]

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Why we need music TV in the age of pandemic

One of the true, and few, highlights of this year’s earlier lockdown was the resourcefulness of artists around the globe. One of the ways they channeled their creativity was through online content, especially in the form of live streaming.  The pandemic has stolen one of the true loves of the music fan: the gig. With […]

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PVA – Talks

Keep up to date with PVA FACEBOOK  | INSTAGRAM PVA are delightful, London’s ‘numero uno’ when it comes to dance tracks. ‘Talks’ is emblematic of their sound, and a celebration of everything yet to come for the trio.  Their latest release is entirely atmospheric, deep delving into a world of game and hiding one’s true expressions. Best […]

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