Fast Blood – ‘Milo’


Fast Blood follow up the release of debut single ‘You’ with ‘Milo’, the second track to be taken from their forthcoming self-titled EP. The band have shared stages with a diverse array of acts including Martha, Mannequin Pussy and Jeffrey Lewis and this song shows why they’re equally at home with each of them. Opening…

Disq share ‘Daily Routine’ video


New Saddle Creek signings Disq have shared ‘Daily Routine’ ahead of the release of debut album ‘Collector’ on 6 March. The Madison, Wisconsin five-piece introduce the new record with a blast of birdsong and a cockerel’s call that makes way for potent guitar hooks that recall Ben Kweller at his slackerpop best. Isaac deBroux-Slone laments…

Bambara Heat Lightning

Bambara – ‘Heat Lightning’


Athens, Georgia’s Bambara have shared the video for ‘Heat Lightning’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Stray’ on 14 February via Wharf Cat. Tipped as one of the breakthrough bands of the year, Bambara count Steve Lamacq and Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins amongst their fans and it’s easy to see why. A snarling…

Frances Quinlan Hop Along Solo Your Reply

Frances Quinlan – ‘Your Reply’


We’re so excited by the prospect of a Frances Quinlan (Hop Along) solo record (out via Saddle Creek on 31 January) and new single ‘Your Reply’ has just whet our anticipation even further. With a video inspired by one of Frances’ paintings, the song opens with a melodic alt-pop sound akin to Frankie Cosmos. Frances…

Good Good Blood Flowers Bloom

Good Good Blood – ‘Flowers Bloom’


Spectral Nights favourites Good Good Blood have shared ‘Flowers Bloom’ ahead of the release of new album ‘At Your Mercy’ on 24 January (pre-order here). It’s three and a half minutes of evocative sadness that opens with a burst of Bill Ryder-Jones-style introspection before James Smith’s echoed and layered vocals start pining for something new:…

Happy Spendy – ‘Feelings 2’


Lost Map Records’ signings Happy Spendy have shared the video for ‘Feelings 2’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘Ready When You Are’ on 28 February. The release follows support slots with The Spook School, Self Esteem and Lomelda and high praise from the likes of Goldflakepaint. Written following the death of Eimear Coyle’s…

Spanish Love Songs Kick stream 2020

Spanish Love Songs – ‘Kick’


Spanish Love Songs have made a welcome return with the release of ‘Kick’, the first song to be taken from upcoming third album ‘Brave Faces Everyone’ (released via Pure Noise Records on 7 February). Taking influence from the storytelling narrative stylings of Bruce Springsteen and the killer hooks of Manchester Orchestra and upcoming tour mates…