Bambara Stray album 2020 review

Bambara – ‘Stray’ album review


Brooklyn-via-Athens, Georgia post-punk band Bambara’s fourth album ‘Stray’ is a record all about death with words and themes ranging from the surreal and dark to the sublime and delicious. Their second album on Wharf Cat Records, it follows acclaim from Steve Lamacq and shows with Idles. The intense and slightly industrial sound of ‘Miracle’ opens…

cheerbleederz - lobotany Alcopop Records

cheerbleederz – ‘lobotany’ EP review


Featuring members of Happy Accidents, Fresh and Finish Flag, cheerbleederz have released their second EP via Alcopop! Records and it’s a real treat. It finds the three-piece focusing on new bonds and reflecting on themes of self-esteem, vulnerability and improving your well-being. The four-track EP opens with the smooth bass line and twinkly emo-tinged guitar…

Marigolds Spinning stream Beth Shalom Records

Marigolds – ‘Spinning’


Norwich five-piece Marigolds have shared new single ‘Spinning’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘Hot Springs’ via Beth Shalom Records on 20 March. The EP follows support slots to bands including Turnover and Spring King and the band say they ‘see this EP as a step forward for Marigolds. Each song offers enough versatility…

Jennah Barry – ‘Big Universe’


Novia Scotia-based Jennah Barry has shared the video for ‘Big Universe’ ahead of the release of her second album ‘Holiday’ on 27 March via Forward Music. Produced by Colin Nealis, the album follows an unexpected career break due to Jennah having vocal surgery and the nine tracks find her ruminating on the mundane routine of…