Dead Nature – ‘Red Clouds’


Dead Nature, former Spring King singer Tarek Musa’s new solo project, has shared new single ‘Red Clouds’ ahead of the release of an as-yet untitled debut album later this year. Tarek says the song is ‘about dewy-eyed experiences we have of love, of people moving on, of moments you truly don’t want to end. I…

Mush – ‘Lines Redacted’ album review


Mush follow up last year’s ‘3D Routine’ album with ‘Lines Redacted’, a record that finds main songwriter Dan Hyndman documenting the redacted and confusing nature of the world we now live in. He describes the twelve songs – that feature a variety of characters narrating – as a ‘Manifesto for Misinformation’. The scuzzy Pavement-esque ‘Drink…

Walk Home Drunk – ‘Time Flies’ EP review


Signed to Hidden Bay Records, Walk Home Drunk is the name of Toulouse-based comic book artist and Docks guitarist Daniel Selig’s solo project. Written, recorded and produced over the course of several years, ‘Time Flies’ (order via Bandcamp) has a fitting title and a wide range of influences are incorporated into its mellow and mesmerising…

Bad Waitress – ‘Pre Post-Period Blues’


After sharing stages with acts including Fucked Up, L7 and The Bronx, Toronto punks Bad Waitress (Royal Mountain Records) have shared their powerful and vital new single ‘Pre Post-Period Blues’. Guitarist Katelyn Molgard says: ‘It’s like this: you got yer friggin hormones, your cramps, you forgot to eat, but you need to take Advil, then…

Pictish Trail – ‘Dream Wall’


Pictish Trail has shared new single ‘Dream Wall’ ahead of the release of an EP of the same name on 1 April. This EP – which features remixes of PT songs by friends and collaborators including Callum Easter, Kinbote, Bamboo and Good Dog – is exclusively available now to subscribers of Lost Map’s PostMap Club.…

Abi Rose Kelly – ‘Kill the Waitress’


Liverpool-based singer-songwriter Abi Rose Kelly follows up ‘Polaroids & Violence’ with the grunge-tinged new single ‘Kill the Waitress’. Longlisted for the Glastonbury Festival Emerging competition in 2020, the song finds her taking stock of her own feelings and vowing to make her own path: ‘Kill the Waitress’ is a song about how angry I am…

Muttering – ‘Swim’


Muttering, the latest signings to Failure By Design Records, evaluate the effect of both the climate crisis and overpopulation – in just three minutes – on new single ‘Swim’. Vocalist Chaz Bush said the theme of the song came about after: ‘I read an article that suggested the worst thing you can do for the…

Communions – ‘Bird of Passage’


Communions – the project of Danish brothers Mads and Martin Rehof – have shared the video for new single ‘Bird of Passage’ ahead of the release of the album ‘Pure Fabrication’ on 23 April. A grandiose indie-rock anthem that sits somewhere between The Antlers, Death Cab for Cutie and fellow countrymen Mew, the song finds…