Jade Bird – ‘Houdini’


Jade Bird has shared ‘Houdini’ ahead of the release of her much-anticipated second album in 2021. Showcasing a more stripped-back alt-folk sound, the single finds Jade offering her thoughts on abandonment – and how she’s now looking to move away from thinking about those who left her behind (or disappeared like the man of the…

Laundromat – ‘Green’ EP review


Laundromat (Meet Me in St Louis frontman Toby Hayes) releases the ‘Green’ EP via Brace Yourself Records. It follows the success of the ‘Blue’ EP back in the springtime. Having already received acclaim from Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq and Dork magazine, the three pieces of bedroom pop find Toby embracing influences ranging from Broadcast to…

Kate Davis – ‘Oh No’ (Daniel Johnston cover)


Kate Davis has shared her take on Daniel Johnston’s ‘Oh No’ ahead of the release of a covers album (called ‘Strange Boy’) on 15 January that will find the singer-songwriter reworking the songs found on Daniel’s seminal ‘Retired Boxer’. The record will be released by Solitaire Records and the Hi, How Are You Project with…

Mush – ‘Blunt Instruments’


Mush have announced details of their new album ‘Lines Redacted’, which is due to be released on 12 February next year via Memphis Industries. The record follows hot on the heels of this year’s debut ‘3D Routine’ and finds the band observing how the world is changing around us – especially in these fraught pandemic…

Talk Show Host – ‘This Monologue’


Toronto punks Talk Show Host have signed to Wiretap Records and shared the video for ‘This Monologue’ ahead of the release of a full-length album in 2021. The band have played shows with Planes Mistaken for Stars and Pet Symmetry and this potent slice of melodic power pop (think Pup meets Press Club) finds the…