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Quiet Lions – ‘Wasteland’


Quiet Lions have shared the video for ‘Wasteland’ ahead of the release of eagerly awaited debut album ‘Absenteeism’ on 14 June (Lonely Voyage Records). Frontman Michael Williams says the song ‘is all about having a voice, and using it for the greater good’ and the four-piece have released the video during the week of the…

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Olden Yolk – ‘Grand Palais’


Olden Yolk – Shane Butler and Caity Shaffer – have shared ‘Grand Palais’ from their second album ‘Living Theatre’ (available via Trouble in Mind now). Much of this track was improvised in the studio alongside percussionist Booker Stardrum as the New York-based duo attempted to capture the euphoria of ‘seek(ing) some semblance of spiritual understanding…

Mega Bog – ‘For the Old World’


Mega Bog aka multi-instrumentalist Erin Birgy has shared the David Lynch- and Ingmar Bergman-inspired video (directed by Laura Conway) for new single ‘For the Old World’ ahead of the release of her fifth album ‘Dolphine’ on 28 June on Paradise of Bachelors. Taking influences from traditional Eastern music, there’s a relaxing charm as ‘For the…

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Strange Bones – ‘Give Me the Sun’


Blackpool punks Strange Bones have shared new song ‘Give Me the Sun’ ahead of the release of the EP ‘Blitz Pt 1’ on 5 July. The frantic piece of punk rock clocks in at under two and a half minutes and combines zesty Puppy-style hooks with impassioned vocals delivering potent words: ‘Give me the sun,…

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Earthly Needs’


Hayden Thorpe has shared ‘Earthly Needs’, the third song to be taken from his upcoming solo album ‘Diviner’ (out on Domino on Friday 24 May – pre-order here). With its synths, programmed drumbeats and deeply personal lyrics (‘I cannot unlove you’), the song opens in a style that brings to mind ‘Digital Ash’-era Bright Eyes…

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Martha Hill – ‘Blindfold’


Having already been championed by BBC 6 Music, Spotify and The Line of Best Fit (and us – if you haven’t listened to ‘Reborn‘ yet, do so after this track), Martha Hill’s star is rising and ‘Blindfold’ is another fine addition to the North East artist’s selection of ‘hard-hitting alt pop with a social conscience’.…