Sarah Neufeld | The Ridge | Album Review

Arcade Fire’s violinist Sarah Neufeld releases her LP The Ridge on Paper Bag Records. Arcade Fire band mate Jeremy Gara features on percussion. Title track The Ridge opens with rich, syrupy orchestral tones that intensifies to a lilting pizzicato and heavy percussion...

Distorted warbles of hope and love from Choir Of Young Believers

Distorted warbles of hope and love from Choir Of Young Believers. Its beautiful in its strange bleakness and almost naked emotional desire for forgiveness. Taken from ‘Grasque’ LP by Choir Of Young Believers, out February 19, 2016. Pre-order at The Ghostly...

Love Nada Surf Cold To See Clear

This is just wonderful. A love story dipped on rolled and tossed. With a totally infectious drum beat wrapping warmth and harmonies together. Get this track as soon as you can. “Cold to See Clear”, from ‘You Know Who You Are’, out 4 March 2016...

Live Gold by Sleeping With Sirens

I kinds want to get the shitty whiskey and get drunk with these guys! This is the live version of Gold by Sleeping With Sirens. “Gold” by Sleeping With Sirens from the album ‘Live and Unplugged,’ available April 8 Pre-order here: lnk.to/SWSLive...

Thomas Cohen debut solo album Bloom Forever

Bloom Forever is Thomas Cohen’s debut solo album and will be released by Stolen Recordings on 6th May 2016. Thomas Cohen was previously frontman of the band S.C.U.M. who released one exquisite album Again Into Eyes in 2011. Just 21-years-old when they split,...

Spookyland release ‘Gods Eyes’

Sydney-based quartet Spookyland are pleased to announce the release of their new track God’s Eyes and arrival of their debut album Beauty Already Beautiful on May 6th. A marked progression from their debut Rock & Roll Weakling EP, God’s Eyes is an...

Lacey new video for Shadow

Lacey’s new single ‘Shadow’ highlights the sentiment that some things are best left behind us. Taken from their often-melancholic forthcoming EP ‘I Don’t Owe The World A Thing’, the single is accompanied by a brand new video. Having released their debut album ‘Under...

Weatherstate Stream Dumbstruck

With the release of their new EP ‘Dumbstruck’ imminent, Weatherstate are streaming the five-track collection in its entirety so you can hear these riff nuggets early. ‘Dumbstruck’ will be released via Failure By Design this week and to celebrate its birth into the...

Longitude announces headliners for 2016

Kendrick Lamar headlines the festival’s opening night on Friday 15th July. The Grammy award winning rapper released his critically acclaimed album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ last year which debuted on top of the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and established Spotify’s global...

Juan Wauters shares ‘This Is I’

Over ten years ago, a teenage Juan Wauters came to New York from Uruguay. Quickly after his arrival to the Big Apple, he turned to music to take control of the loneliness that came with his new surroundings. However, his isolation didn’t last long as he formed...

Charlie Hilton Palana album stream

Though she maintains some reservations about the implications of something as abstract as identity, Charlie Hilton, known up until now for her work in the band Blouse, has now forged a new one with her debut solo album, Palana. The album’s title itself is a nod...

Night Beats Premiere ‘No Cops’

Night Beats have premiered the cinematic video for new single ‘No Cops’. Director Riley Blakeway elaborates on the inspiration behind the video, “When I first heard the track my initial intention was to create something violent but as the process...

Rationale Debuts Something For Nothing

Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, RATIONALE was first inspired by his mother’s diverse record collection which included everything from Fela Kuti to Meat Loaf. Later settling in London, RATIONALE discovered late 90s rock and indie, and soaked up the eclectic influences that...

No Religion | The Interview

Yorkshire is a land all of its own. “God’s own county” is as diverse as diverse can be. It blends cultures and creeds amid a landscape which is as warm and welcoming as it is harsh and industrial upon descending its wild moors and entering  suburban...

Temporary Mutilation EP from Useless Eaters

Heres a blast of the immensely stark and weird new Temporary Mutilation EP from Useless Eaters. Featuring the instrumental prowess of drummer Miles Luttrell, Brendan Hagarty on bass, and recorded by Kelley Stoltz (Third Man Records fame) and mastered by Mikey Young of...

Shannon and the Clams new video ‘The Bog’

Following the release of their album ‘Gone By The Dawn’ last year via Hardly Art, San Francisco Bay Area trio Shannon and the Clams have a new video ‘The Bog’. Directed by Dan Shaw, the new video for ‘The Bog’ is weird &...

Tycho has shared a new RJD2 remix of Apogee

After recently announcing ‘Awake Remixes’ LP, Tycho has shared a new RJD2 remix of ‘Apogee’, which is streaming online now. The forthcoming record is set for release on January 15th via Ghostly International, with the physical release on May...

Bowling For Soup | Life After Lisa | New Video

It’s three days before Christmas and by now you may have had your fill of Last Christmas and I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day being played in every shop you walk into. In which case it’s time to give your ears a break with a dose of classic pop punk...

Pujol | Kisses | EP Review

Daniel Pujol, Nashville’s self professed pop-poet, returns with his generously proportioned Kisses EP – the eagerly awaited follow-up to 2014’s Kludge. This eight track collection is by no means a stop gap between LPs and is as varied as they come,...

The Brainstems | No Place Else | LP Review

Energy, tempo, bad language and raw scuzz – all the ingredients necessary for a pure and proper punk LP – and No Place Else has it in bucket loads! The Brainstems en fuse a seemingly carefree attitude with a deeply artistic flip-side. The Saint Louis...

COLT 45 – I Remember When The Rain Came Down | Charity Single

Following the devastating floods that have recently hit the region – creating chaos for thousands of residents Cumbrian punks COLT 45 have announced they will release their track ‘I Remember When The Rain Came Down’ as a charity single to raise money for those...

Helen Love | The Townhall Band | Christmas Single

After twenty one singles, three EPs and seven albums, Welsh indie bubblegum-punks HELEN LOVE are pleased to announce they will release their long-awaited eighth studio album in April 2016 via Oxford, UK-based independent label Alcopop! Records. However, before further...

OTHERKIN | Feel It | New Video

OTHERKIN drive their 2015 ahead with the release of ‘The 201 EP’ – their debut outing for Rubyworks. The EP corrals ‘AY AY’ into the bruising company of new radio track ‘Feel It’ – viewable on YouTubeHERE – plus two more brand new songs ‘20 To 11’...

Alabama 3 | O2 ABC, Glasgow | Music Photography

With a new album in the pipeline Alabama 3 have hit the road with their ‘Lost and Found’ tour and tonight they are in their home from home…Glasgow Two things are guaranteed in life death and not being able to stand still at an Alabama 3 gig… their infectious brand of...

The Libertines | You’re My Waterloo | New Single

The Libertines, release a new single You’re My Waterloo, taken from the bands Top 3 album Anthems For Doomed Youth.  You’re My Waterloo is the third single, along with Gunga Din (Q Magazines ‘Track of the Year’) and Heart of The Matter, to be lifted from the album....

HEARTLESS BASTARDS RETURN TO UK AS PART OF EURO TOUR

HEADLINE SATURDAY 12TH DECEMBER (OSLO, LONDON) After a sold out show at London’s Borderline in September, Austin based Heartless Bastards have announced a welcome return to the capital in December as part of a short Euro tour. The band have spent the past decade...

Turin Brakes | Keep Me Around | New track

Turin Brakes release a brand new track “Keep Me Around” in December.  A lusciously upbeat, string laden, ear-catching tune, “Keep Me Around” is taken from the band’s hotly anticipated new album “Lost Property” which is released on January 29th. Vocalist Olly Knights...

Simple Minds | The Hydro, Glasgow | Music Photography

On paper this gig looked like an a strange pairing… The Stranglers and Simple Minds on the same billing at Scotland’s newest venue The SSE Hydro!!! But delve into their pasts and both bands have a surprisingly lot in common, both cutting their musical teeth on the pub...

Kedr Livanskiy | Sgoraet | Debut Single

Russian producer/singer Kedr Livanskiy releases Sgoraet (translation: Burning Down) her debut single from her soon-to-be released EP. Sgoraet was borne out of a journey of self-discovery for Kedr where she explored her latent affinity with electronic music. Soon Kedr...

Frank Turner | The Barrowlands, Glasgow | Music Photography

When it comes to live performances its difficult to beat Frank Turner and the sold audience at the The Barrowlands would agree most feverently. Four years since his last Barras gig Frank returns with his band The Lost Souls with a new album ‘ Positive Songs For...

OTHERKIN drive their 2015 ahead with the release of ‘The 201 EP

  OTHERKIN drive their 2015 ahead with the release of ‘The 201 EP’ – their debut outing for Rubyworks. The EP corrals ‘AY AY’ into the bruising company of new radio track ‘Feel It’, plus two more brand new songs ‘20 To 11’ and ‘Love’s A Liability’. Their...

Vintage Trouble | The Barrowlands, Glasgow | Music Photography

Its been a heck of a year for Californian rhythm and blues quartet Vintage Trouble …2015 saw the release of their critically acclaimed 3rd studio album ‘1 Hopeful Road’, appearances ion Later With Jools, opening for ACDC and now headlining their own sold out show at...

The Starkins | Wasted |New Single

With the band sharing a similar postcode to the Arctic Monkeys (before they buggered off to America) one would be forgiven for thinking that Sheffield’s The Starkins were just aping (not even sorry) their home-town heroes, but whilst they might well have their roots...

Will Varley | New Album and Headline UK Tour

WILL VARLEY ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE TOUR FOR 2016 SUPPORTING FRANK TURNER IN NOVEMBER 2015 RELEASES ‘POSTCARDS FROM URSA MINOR’ 31th OCTOBER 2015  Rambling folk singer Will Varley, who walked over 500 miles along England’s south coast with a guitar on his back, is...

Joe Satriani | The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow | Music Photography

Legendary rock guitarist Joe Satriani is currently entertaining his UK fans on his Shockwave November 2015 UK Tour, tonight he brings the amazing show to the music metropolis that is Glasgow…famous for its live venues and even livelier audiences!! Satriani has a...

Vigo Theives | Free | New Video

Scotland’s hottest unsigned band ‘Vigo Thieves’ return  with  their new offering ‘Free’ and looks like they’re onto a massive winner. ‘Free’ is a slight departure from their earlier material…a more mature slicker...