concrete concrete – ‘Hues’


concrete concrete are a new band from Brooklyn who have already played shows with Alex Cameron and Cavemen. They have a debut album ‘Drifter’ (produced by toe’s Mino Takaaki) ready to wow the math rock community and ‘Hues’ offers a fine introduction to the three-piece’s intelligently crafted sound. Opening with stop-start and zig-zag patterns of…

Mattiel Food for Thought

Mattiel – ‘Food for Thought’ video


Heavenly Records signing Mattiel has shared ‘Food for Thought’ ahead of an appearance on the Park stage at Glastonbury Festival this year and an extensive UK and European tour. One of the highlights from last year’s ‘Satis Factory’ album, the brassy, short song opens with a catchy bass and off-kilter pop melodies as Mattiel Brown…

Bruce Springsteen Western Stars

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars’ video


Bruce Springsteen has marked the release of his 19th studio album ‘Western Stars’ by sharing the Thom Zimny-directed video for the title track. Following his record-breaking stint on Broadway where The Boss admitted the persona of ‘Bruce Springsteen’ is as much of a facade as ‘Ziggy Stardust’ or ‘Lorraine Kelly’ and that he’s never actually…

Graveyard Club – ‘It Hurts’


When a press officer references Stars in their pitch, you know a band are going to be worth checking out. This was the case with Minneapolis four-piece Graveyard Club. The band also list Arcade Fire, The Cure and New Order amongst their influences on their Facebook page and this all shines through on the synth-heavy…