Dead Nature Watch Me Break Apart Spring King album review

Dead Nature – ‘Watch Me Break Apart’ album review


Former Spring King singer and award-winning producer Tarek Musa releases ‘Watch Me Break Apart’, the debut album under his Dead Nature moniker. The album finds Tarek sharing his internal thoughts and anxieties about everything from the strain of social media to the never-ending circle of bad news we seem to have found ourselves in… The…

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Lakes – ‘Start Again’


Watford six-piece Lakes have shared the title track of their forthcoming album ‘Start Again’ (out on 30 July via Big Scary Monsters in the UK and Know Hope Records in the US). Produced and mixed by Neil Strauch (Owen, Owls, Joan of Arc), the album tackles themes of anxiety, depression, addiction and toxicity. ‘Start Again’,…

A review of the take the cake album by musical artist Packs Toronto Canada

Packs – ‘take the cake’ album review


Initially Madeline Link’s solo project, PACKS have added three members (Shane Hooper on drums, Noah O’Neil on bass and Dexter Nash on lead guitar) to their line-up and are all set to release debut record ‘take the cake’ via Fire Talk and Royal Mountain Records. The Toronto-based band shared stages with the likes of Squirrel…

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Half Waif – ‘Swimmer’


Half Waif, the project of Nandi Rose, has shared the video for new single ‘Swimmer’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Mythopoetics’ via ANTI-Records on 9 July. Directed by Kena Hynes, the video rounds off the story told in all previous releases from this album cycle, while the song itself delves into something incredibly…

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Ducks Ltd. – ‘As Big as All Outside’


Ducks Ltd. (formerly Ducks Unlimited) have announced they’ve signed to Carpark Records and shared news of a re-release of last year’s debut EP ‘Get Bleak’ – now featuring three new songs. They’ve also shared the video for one of these new songs – ‘As Big as All Outside’ – and its one that finds the…

Spectral Nights March 2021 Playlist


We’re getting there, aren’t we? Not long now until we can see friends and family outside and then there will soon be the chance to actually see people under roofs. Anyhow, March 2021 has been another solid month for new music and here’s a Spotify playlist with a song from every act we’ve covered over…

Juliet Quick – ‘Glass Years’ EP review


Brooklyn-via Hudson Valley singer songwriter Juliet Quick releases her new ‘Glass Years’ EP – five songs full of poignant storytelling, spare acoustics, playful synths, stirring strings and lap steel. The EP opens with recent single ‘Circles’ and Juliet delivering the lines ‘Don’t know what to do with myself lately, I’m not that driven. Funny how…

Night Flight – ‘Dreaming’


Night Flight have shared the video for new single ‘Dreaming’ – a fittingly soaring slice of jangle pop with dreamy melodies and words about the beauty of England’s capital city. Sam Holmes says: ‘People tend to put London down as expensive and unfriendly. But there is something magical about falling in love in a city.…

Lande Hekt Going to Hell album review

Lande Hekt – ‘Going to Hell’ album review


Released via Get Better Records, Lande Hekt’s (Muncie Girls) debut solo album is a personal piece that not only chronicles her experiences coming out but also at the wider world, the climate crisis and the actions of both society and politicians. Acoustic strums signal the start of album opener – and recent single – ‘Whiskey’,…

The Dirty Nil – ‘Fuck Art’ album review


Hamilton punks The Dirty Nil will dust the cobwebs off your New Year’s Day hangover with the release of ferocious new record, ‘Fuck Art’. The record kicks off with the crunching riffs of ‘Doom Bay’ before moving into something more alternative rock anthem sounding on ‘Blunt Force Confusion’ – a track that features impassioned vocals…