Helen Love Glitter Star stream

Helen Love – ‘Glitter Star’ stream


Indie legends Helen Love have released festive single ‘Glitter Star’ and – following a Twitter feud with Kirstie Allsopp two years ago – dedicated it to the ‘queen of making a pile of useless middle class tat into a popular TV series’ and her ‘tinsel-tasselled followers’. Opening with Bis-style chants of ”G-L-I-T-T-E-R, come and make…

Frog – Top 5 digs and ‘American’ stream


The next Frog album is out on 30 November (order via Audio Antihero Records here) and to accompany the release of new single ‘American’, band member Danny Bateman talks us through the Top 5 songs he’s digging right now… Listen to ‘American’: Danny’s picks: Wolfgang Voign – ‘Kafkatrax 2.1’ This is a 7-inch release I…

Benjamin Shaw Megadead influences

Benjamin Shaw – Top 5 Influences and Digs


Following the release of his ‘Megadead’ album, we asked Audio Antihero Records signing Benjamin Shaw to talk us through five songs that influence his sound and five that he’s enjoying right now.   Influences Katie Dey – ‘Unkillable’ I feel like my album is a whole big mess of influences, or things I’ve definitely tried…

I Feel Fine: Top 5 Influences and Digs


Following the release of their ‘Long Distance Celebration’ EP (available here), Joe from I Feel Fine has talked through five songs that influenced the band and five that he’s enjoying right now… Top 5 Influences Adventures – ‘Promise‘ It’s literally off of the only EP that we really like from this band but it’s just…

Toundra Spain band influences

Top 5 Influences: Toundra


Ahead of their fifth album ‘Vortex’ (out via Superball Music on 27 April), Alberto from instrumental Spanish post-/math-rockers Toundra talked us through five songs that have had an influence on him and his music.   Baroness – ‘Board Up The House‘ Pretty obvious one. I always saw Baroness as a band oriented to people who…

Ice Baths London band influences DEVO

Ice Baths talk through their influences


Ahead of the release of their debut album on 11 May (via Blank Editions), London-based four-piece Ice Baths talk us through the influences that have shaped their sound…   TOM Lubomyr Melnyk – ‘KMH: Section V‘ I think someone recommended this album to me when I was in University. Apparently Lubomyr Melnyk is somewhat of…