Jade Bird – ‘Houdini’


Jade Bird has shared ‘Houdini’ ahead of the release of her much-anticipated second album in 2021. Showcasing a more stripped-back alt-folk sound, the single finds Jade offering her thoughts on abandonment – and how she’s now looking to move away from thinking about those who left her behind (or disappeared like the man of the…

Laundromat – ‘Green’ EP review


Laundromat (Meet Me in St Louis frontman Toby Hayes) releases the ‘Green’ EP via Brace Yourself Records. It follows the success of the ‘Blue’ EP back in the springtime. Having already received acclaim from Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq and Dork magazine, the three pieces of bedroom pop find Toby embracing influences ranging from Broadcast to…

Mush – ‘Blunt Instruments’


Mush have announced details of their new album ‘Lines Redacted’, which is due to be released on 12 February next year via Memphis Industries. The record follows hot on the heels of this year’s debut ‘3D Routine’ and finds the band observing how the world is changing around us – especially in these fraught pandemic…

crush – ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’


Manchester four-piece crush have shared their take on Simple Minds’ classic ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’. Obviously you’ll know the song as the triumphant coming-of-age anthem featured at the end of The Breakfast Club but here it’s been given a Jesus and Mary Chain-esque makeover with plenty of shoegazey reverb and lo-fi drums. The band…

Wild Pink – ‘You Can Have It Back’


Wild Pink have shared ‘You Can Have It Back’, the second single to be taken from forthcoming album ‘A Billion Little Lights’ (out on 9 February, 2021 via Royal Mountain Records). Inspired by Fleetwood Mac and Townes Van Zandt and featuring guest vocals from Ratboys’ Julia Steiner, the blissed-out and melodic indie-pop sound wraps around…