Idlewild 2019

Idlewild share ‘Dream Variations’ and reveal ‘Interview Music’ album details


Scottish rock royalty Idlewild have announced details of new album ‘Interview Music’ (out on 5 April via Empty Words) and unveiled its opener ‘Dream Variations’ as their new single. The five-minute song opens with woozy guitar effects before the more traditional Idlewild riffs come in alongside perfectly pitched piano, gorgeous vocal harmonies and Roddy Woomble’s…

DAZE – ‘Big’ stream


North London indie-rockers Daze have released ‘Big’ – a song inspired by the classic Tom Hanks film of the same age. Full of shoegaze guitars that bring to mind bands like Ride, The Maccabees and The Walkmen, the anthemic piece has fuzzy atmospherics and a tender tone as Sam Hong sings about all the ups…

Vinyl Staircase on the radio single

Vinyl Staircase – ‘On the Radio’


Dorking four-piece (and Boileroom regulars) Vinyl Staircase have released new single ‘On the Radio’ ahead of a UK tour. Premiered by John Kennedy on Radio X, the self-produced song follows support slots to the likes of Wolf Alice and Sunflower Bean and appearances at festivals including Truck and Boardmasters. The two-and-a-half minute song opens with…

Only Yours – ‘Surely I’ stream


Toronto indie rockers Only Yours have recently released their debut album ‘Overrun’ and ‘Surely I’ is the perfect introduction to their unashamedly anthemic and emotive sound. Lead by Lowell Sostomi, who has a Berninger-esque baritone voice, the bittersweet song is packed with pop hooks and self-examining lyrics that can’t fail to give you goosebumps: ‘Surely…