Bent Knee Land Animal new music

New music round-up: Bent Knee, Us and Us Only, Francobollo, Broken Social Scene and Good Good Blood


Bent Knee – ‘Land Animal‘ Boston-based Bent Knee have a unique sound that manages to throw in everything from stoner psychedelia to industrial math-rock, with plenty of Kate Bush-esque pop moments along the way. Creepy and unsettling from the very first minute, ‘Land Animal’ sounds somewhat akin to a jam session between Dresden Dolls and Nordic…

Peaness band Alcopop EP review

Peaness – ‘Are You Sure?’ EP Review


Already a huge favourite with alternative radio stations and the independent press, Peaness are making waves in all the right places. Previously signed to the ever-reliable Oddbox Records, the Chester band are set to release their new EP ‘Are You Sure?’ via Alcopop! and – given they’re making appearances at so many of the best festivals this…

Orchards new music Darling stream

New music round-up featuring Orchards, Silent Forum, Dialects, Colour of Spring, Dialects and The Dirty Nil


Orchards – ‘Darling‘ Brighton’s Orchards are fresh off a UK and EU tour supporting PWR BTTM and their emimently danceable math rock is showcased perfectly on ‘Darling’. Combining elements of latter-day Paramore with some of Dutch Uncles’ clever sensibilities, it even has a gloriously powerful singalong chorus that ends with the statement ‘I can be…