Tomberlin – ‘Projections’ EP review


Sarah Beth Tomberlin follows up 2018’s beautiful ‘At Weddings’ album with her new EP, ‘Projections’. This release follows appearances on Jimmy Kimmel and tours with emo heroes including American Football, Alex G and Andy Shauf. The EP opens in subtle style with ‘Hours’, an understated song that reminded us of Tim Kasher’s solo material with…

Holy Motors – ‘Horse’ album review


Formed in Tallinn, Estonia, back in 2013, Holy Motors have gained praise from Pitchfork, Stereogum and Bandcamp and have played shows with bands including Low. Now, they’re set to release ‘Horse’, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed ‘Slow Sundown’, via New York City’s ever-brilliant Wharf Cat Records. The slow-burning opener ‘Country Church’ finds Eliann Tulve…

Wild Pink – ‘The Shining but Tropical’


Brooklyn-based indie rockers Wild Pink have made a welcome return with a video (starring Schitt’s Creek Emmy winner Annie Murphy, no less) for new single ‘The Shining But Tropical’ ahead of the release of new album ‘A Billion Little Lights’ on 19 February, 2021. The band have also announced they’ve now signed to Toronto-based label…

Anna McClellan – ‘Raisin’


Father/Daughter Records signing Anna McClellan has shared ‘Raisin’ ahead of the release of her new record ‘I saw first light’ on 20 November. Complete with a whirring organ and theatrical hooks, the short stop-start slice of art pop – think Rosie Tucker meets Amanda Palmer with some Jeffrey Lewis thrown in – finds Anna taking…

Katy J Pearson – ‘Something Real’


Katy J Pearson follows up the success of lockdown anthem ‘Take Back the Radio’ with the Jamie Thaves-directed video for ‘Something Real’. The new single comes ahead of the release of debut album ‘Return’ via Heavenly Records on 13 November. Katy opens the song by reminiscing on a past relationship – ‘Thought of you the…

The Antlers – ‘Wheels Roll Home’


The Antlers have shared ‘Wheels Roll Home’ – the band’s first new material since 2014’s ‘Familiars’ album. Lead singer and songwriter Peter Silberman says the track is ‘a simple song about the hopeful promise of reunion after a long time gone’ and from its very first note, it radiates warmth and charm. Deliberately understated and…