Boy Scouts – ‘Wayfinder’ album review


Boy Scouts (aka Oakland, California-based Taylor Vick) releases her new album ‘Wayfinder’ via ANTI- and this record – with its title taken from Sallie Tisdale’s book ‘Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death and Dying’ – finds the talented singer-songwriter (and Super Fan 99 alumni) looking at how…

Cherym Hey Tori EP review Alcopop Records

Cherym – ‘Hey Tori’ EP review


Cherym release their new EP ‘Hey Tori’ via Alcopop! Records on 1 October. The Northern Irish trio bonded over a shared love of garage rock, pop punk and a desire to be the biggest band in the world – while shining a spotlight on some of the most important issues in society today. ‘Listening to…

Review of Hovvdy True Love album 2021

Hovvdy – ‘True Love’ album review


‘True Love’, Hovvdy’s fourth album, finds the duo embracing their lo-fi, DIY roots while examining the tumultuous nature of all kinds of relationships… Produced by Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief, Bon Iver), the album opens with the sweet, soulful and soul-searching 80 seconds of ‘Sometimes’, a song all about asking for forgiveness with the running message:…

Cheekface – ‘Emphatically MO’ EP review


New Professor’s Los Angeles-based indie-poppers Cheekface have signed to Alcopop! Records in the UK and are set to release ‘Emphatically Mo’ – an EP made up of B-sides that didn’t feature on this year’s brilliant ‘Emphatically No’ album. Regarding the release, frontman Greg Katz said: ‘We started recording the Emphatically No. album without enough songs,…

The Holy Road An Unshakable Demon EP review 2021 Bandcamp

The Holy Road – ‘An Unshakable Demon’ EP review


Jonathan Stolber’s The Holy Road follows up last year’s Piano Day release ‘The Minotaur (Mesto in A-Minor)’ with new EP ‘An Unshakable Demon’. The EP has been mixed by Steven Durose (Oceansize) and mastered by Frank Arkwright at the iconic Abbey Road studios and featured guest appearances by Drahla’s Chris Dufin, Eaststrikewest’s James Saddington and…