Disq share ‘Daily Routine’ video


New Saddle Creek signings Disq have shared ‘Daily Routine’ ahead of the release of debut album ‘Collector’ on 6 March. The Madison, Wisconsin five-piece introduce the new record with a blast of birdsong and a cockerel’s call that makes way for potent guitar hooks that recall Ben Kweller at his slackerpop best. Isaac deBroux-Slone laments…

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Bambara – ‘Heat Lightning’


Athens, Georgia’s Bambara have shared the video for ‘Heat Lightning’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Stray’ on 14 February via Wharf Cat. Tipped as one of the breakthrough bands of the year, Bambara count Steve Lamacq and Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins amongst their fans and it’s easy to see why. A snarling…

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Alf Whitby – ‘Lighthouse’


My Little Empire Records’ latest signing Alf Whitby (formerly of easykill) has shared ‘Lighthouse’ ahead of the release of debut solo album ‘Sistine Dreams’ early next year. Fitting nicely next to singer-songwriters including Conor Oberst and Elliott Smith, we also heard elements of Wild Beasts’ Hayden Thorpe’s solo material in Alf’s delicate falsetto and the…

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Vetiver – ‘Who Knows Where’


Vetiver (also known as Andy Cabic) has signed to Mama Bird Recording Co and shared new single ‘Who Knows Where’ ahead of the release of forthcoming album ‘Up On High’. The record will be out on 1 November and you can pre-order it here. The gentle and warming 3 minutes and 20 seconds starts with…

The Divine Comedy – ‘Norman and Norma’


The Divine Comedy have shared new single ‘Norman and Norma’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Office Politics’ on 7 June. Combining elements of ’80s legends ELO and the Human League with Belle and Sebastian’s twee quirks, the piano-led song finds Neil Hannon telling the story of a Norfolk couple named Norman and Norma…