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Lakes – ‘Start Again’


Watford six-piece Lakes have shared the title track of their forthcoming album ‘Start Again’ (out on 30 July via Big Scary Monsters in the UK and Know Hope Records in the US). Produced and mixed by Neil Strauch (Owen, Owls, Joan of Arc), the album tackles themes of anxiety, depression, addiction and toxicity. ‘Start Again’,…

Keaton Henson – ‘Limb’


Keaton Henson has shared new single ‘Limb’. a poignant piece that finds the singer-songwriter – at first – willing to let someone into his life in the hope of a bright future: ‘Lay down your guns for me’. Sounding somewhat akin to a stripped-back Mew, Keaton’s ethereal vocals glide over the warming soundtrack as things…

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Strange Bones – ‘England Screams’


Blackpool’s Strange Bones have shared ‘England Screams’ ahead of the release of their debut album of the same name on 20 August via FRKST/300 Entertainment. Frontman Bobby Bentham says the new single focuses on the tumultuous thought process behind human behaviour: ‘It’s like we’re living in a pantomime, everyone is waiting and expecting for something shocking…

A review of the take the cake album by musical artist Packs Toronto Canada

Packs – ‘take the cake’ album review


Initially Madeline Link’s solo project, PACKS have added three members (Shane Hooper on drums, Noah O’Neil on bass and Dexter Nash on lead guitar) to their line-up and are all set to release debut record ‘take the cake’ via Fire Talk and Royal Mountain Records. The Toronto-based band shared stages with the likes of Squirrel…

Bad Athlete Do You Want Me Now?

Bad Athlete – ‘Do You Want Me Now?’


Norman, Oklahoma-based four-piece Bad Athlete have shared new single ‘Do You Want Me Now?’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Super Bad Athlete’. Full of fuzzed-up guitar hooks and swirling shoegaze-inspired melodies, the song is packed with advice about calming down and taking the time to breathe while also looking for someone to take…

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Mint Eastwood – ‘Robert Told Me’


Mint Eastwood follows up the charming art pop of ‘Man from Atlantis’ with ‘Robert Told Me’ – an ode to Robert Smith and the advice – all too often ignored – given in a number of songs by The Cure. As you’d imagine, there’s a goth pop edge to the sound here with Mint’s vocals…

Manic Street Preachers – ‘Orwellian’


Manic Street Preachers have shared new single ‘Orwellian’ ahead of the release of their 14th (!) studio album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ on 3 September. A fitting soundtrack to our turbulent times, the band says: ‘The track is about the battle to claim meaning, the erasing of context within debate, the overriding sense of factional…

Callum Easter – ‘What You Think?’


Callum Easter has shared the video for ‘What You Think?’ – the opening track on his new album ‘System’ (out on 3 September via Moshi Moshi). Tackling the state of ‘everything’ right now and trying to focus on the positives, Callum says about the new song: ‘What do I think about the world today? ?…

Massage – ‘Half a Feeling’


Los Angeles-based indie rockers Massage have shared new single ‘Half a Feeling’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Still Life’ via Mt. St. Mtn on 25 June. With its tender tones, Ronettes-esque drums and bittersweet observations about love (‘You thought I was different but you were wrong, we’re like the lyric of a country…