Motorists – ‘Through to You’


Canadian trio Motorists have shared new single ‘Through to You’ ahead of the release of their debut album ‘Surrounded’ on 3 September via Bobo Integral, We Are Time and Debt Offensive Records. The band are fans of R.E.M., Robyn Hitchcock and Teenage Fanclub and you can hear all these influences shining through on this gorgeously…

Puppy – ‘Angel’


Puppy have shared new single ‘Angel’ ahead of their biggest headline show to date at London’s Garage on 17 December (buy tickets here). When asked about the song, the band said: ‘During 2020 we focused on trying to write the best album the world had ever heard. Our goal for this first single was to…

Sister. – ‘Hideaway’


Former college roommates (and still housemates) Hannah Pruzinsky and Ceci Sturman have shared ‘Hideaway’, the first song to be lifted from forthcoming second EP ‘Something/Nothing’ (out on 10 September). A quietly stirring piece of alt-folk, Hannah says ”Hideaway’ is that space where someone can exist wholly. That secret place where you can be without a…

English Teacher Wallace stream

English Teacher – ‘Wallace’


Leeds-based four-piece follow up the powerful ‘R&B’ with new single, ‘Wallace’, a Theo Verney-produced song that the band describe as ‘an apocalyptic monologue about what happens when people listen to Wallace Hartley, the band-leader of the Titanic, as a distraction to the sinking of the ship. Born in my hometown, his name is stretched across…

Tachys – ‘When the World Wakes Up’


Tachys, a new duo consisting of Mew’s Jonas Bjerre and Blue Foundation’s Tobias Wilner, have shared debut single ‘When the World Wakes Up’ – a fitting message as we all hopefully enter the beginning of the end of this pandemic… Opening with synth beats that fall somewhere between Chvrches and the Stranger Things soundtrack, Jonas…

SPELLLING – ‘The Turning Wheel’ album review


SPELLLING (aka Bay Area-based artist, composer, teacher and mystic Chrystia Cabral) releases ‘The Turning Wheel’ – a collaborative double album that features appearances from 31 different musicians. The album covers themes from humanity to the future and divine love. The record is split into two halves – ‘Above’ and ‘Below’ with the former being more…

Pip Blom Keep it Together video

Pip Blom – ‘Keep It Together’


Pip Blom has shared the video for new single ‘Keep It Together’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Welcome Break’ on 8 October via Heavenly Recordings. Opening with breezy, jangle-pop hooks, the band harmonise in the chorus – singing different words that somehow work perfectly in unison. There’s a touch of Frankie Cosmos or…

Wet Leg – ‘Chaise Longue’


Isle of Wight duo have announced they’ve signed to Domino Records and shared the video for new single ‘Chaise Longue’. The band – made up of Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers – have also announced details of live performances at major festivals and shows with Declan McKenna, Sports Team and Willie J Healey. Opening with…