Buck Meek – ‘Roll Back Your Clocks’


Big Thief guitarist Buck Meek has released stand-alone single ‘Roll Back Your Clocks’ via the ever-excellent Keeled Scales label. Recorded in lockdown so that Buck and his bandmates (who are scattered around the States) wouldn’t hear each other’s parts until they’d been mixed together by Andrew Sarlo, the song is a sublime slice of nature-themed…

Idles – ‘A Hymn’


Idles have shared ‘A Hymn’ – the third single to be taken from their eagerly awaited third album ‘Ultra Mono’ (out on 25 September via Partisan Records. Directed by Ryan Gander, the video finds the band driving various parents to supermarkets – encountering all aspects of grey and drizzly suburban English life along the way.…

Silverbacks – ‘Fad’ album review


Silverbacks’ ‘Dunkirk’ single has been all over BBC 6 Music over the lockdown period and it hints at great things to come from the Dublin-based five-piece’s debut album ‘Fad’. The band have already released a string of well-received singles (produced by Girl Band’s bass player Daniel Fox) and wowed a string of festival audiences last…

Will Butler (Arcade Fire) – ‘Surrender’


Arcade Fire’s Will Butler has shared new single ‘Surrender’ ahead of the release of new solo album ‘Generations’ on 25 September via Merge Records (Waxahatchee, Caribou, Destroyer). Opening with handclaps, a bluesy riff and call-and-response lyrics (‘Remember? I don’t know! You told me? Maybe so! You wanted to surrender’), it has a bit of back-to-basics…

Sarah Walk – ‘Unravel’


Sarah Walk, a graduate of Berklee College of Music (St. Vincent, Aimee Mann and Melissa Etheridge are also alumni) signed to One Little Independent Records, has shared new single ‘Unravel’ ahead of the release of her new album, ‘Another Me’, on 28 August. The single finds her sharing her experiences as a queer woman and…

Lomelda – ‘Wonder’


We’ve been fans of Lomelda for a while now and are really excited to hear that her new album ‘Hannah’ will be arriving via Double Double Whammy on 4 September. To whet the anticipation further, she has now released the video for its lead single, ‘Wonder’. Lomelda’s Hannah Read says the song is ‘about working…