Roxy Girls – ‘Sister Fatima’


Sunderland’s Roxy Girls have shared new single ‘Sister Fatima’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘Roxy Girls Are in the Drink’ on 27 August via Moshi Moshi Records. The band have already played shows with The Murder Capital, Flamingos and Thee MVPs in addition to receiving plaudits from BBC 6 Music, DIY and NME.…

Ben Kweller – ‘Just for Kids’


Ben Kweller has shared the video for new single ‘Just for Kids’, one of the highlights from his brilliant new album ‘Circuit Boredom’. An ode to soulmates and how you should never give up on love (Ben says ‘I have a friend who found her soulmate when she was 50 years old! You never know…

Little Kid – ‘John Arnott’


Little Kid have shared ‘John Arnott’ – their first new material since last year’s critically acclaimed ‘Transfiguration Highway’ LP. Once again, the song has a Christian theme with Kenny Boothby saying: ‘The song is inspired by Pastor John Arnott, who started the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship in Toronto, the site of the so-called Toronto Blessing…

Chvrches – ‘Good Girls’


Chvrches have shared new single ‘Good Girls’ ahead of the release of fourth album ‘Screen Violence’ via EMI Records (UK) and Glassnote (US) on 27 August. The second song written for the album, it finds Lauren Mayberry rallying against the misogyny that exists throughout society: ‘The opening line (killing your idols is a chore) was…

Lindsay Munroe – ‘Weekend Love’


Manchester-based singer-songwriter Lindsay Munroe follows up ‘Need a Ride’ with ‘Weekend Love’ – a fun look back at a no-strings relationship: ‘Weekend Love’ reflects on the inherent humour of two quite earnest people trying to embark on a casual relationship. It’s a fun song reflecting a fun time – two people living in different cities,…

Ducks Ltd – ’18 Cigarettes’


Toronto duo Ducks Ltd (formerly Ducks Unlimited) have shared new single ’18 Cigarettes’ ahead of the release of debut album ‘Modern Fiction’ via Carpark Records on 1 October. Partly inspired by an Oasis performance of ‘Don’t Go Away in 1997, the new single finds the band looking back on a time in their lives where…

Teleman – ‘Right as Rain’


Teleman have shared the video for ‘Right as Rain’, the first single from forthcoming EP ‘Sweet Morning’ (out on 5 November via Moshi Moshi). Produced by Joe Goddard and Al Doyle of Hot Chip, the song explores the place where contentment and hollowness become indistinguishable, with Thomas Sanders saying: ‘I felt especially over lockdown like…

Regressive Left – ‘Cream Militia’


Regressive Left follow up ‘Take the Hit’ with ‘Cream Militia’, an electronic blast of noise pop with warnings about how you must stay in your own lane and how ‘no one ever really liked you’. Experimental and exhilarating, the synth beats will get you moving while the bursts of guitar perfectly back up the final…

Hayden Thorpe – ‘The Universe Is Always Right’


Former Wild Beast Hayden Thorpe has shared the video for new single ‘The Universe is Always Right’ ahead of the release of his second solo album ‘Moondust for My Diamond’ on 15 October. The album follows 2019’s ‘Diviner’ LP and last year’s ‘Aerial Songs’ EP. Given its title, there’s a suitably cosmic edge to the…

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – ‘I’d Rather Astral Project’


The Reds, Pinks & Purples (aka Glenn Donaldson) has shared ‘I’d Rather Astral Project’ – a song that featured on a limited edition bonus 7″ and now makes a stunning companion to recent album ‘Uncommon Weather’. There’s a weariness in Glenn’s vocals that perfectly complements the melodic stylings of his guitar playing: ‘I’d rather take…