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…

Jenny Moore’s Mystic Business – ‘I Am Afraid’


New Lost Map signings Jenny Moore’s Mystic Business have shared the powerful and political punk-meets-souful R&B of new single ‘I Am Afraid’. Recorded with Toby Burroughs of Pozi, the single has already won acclaim from Get In Her Ears and Steve Lamacq. Jenny says the song – which has elements of Hot Chip and Talking…

crush – ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’


Manchester four-piece crush have shared their take on Simple Minds’ classic ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’. Obviously you’ll know the song as the triumphant coming-of-age anthem featured at the end of The Breakfast Club but here it’s been given a Jesus and Mary Chain-esque makeover with plenty of shoegazey reverb and lo-fi drums. The band…

EX OH – ‘EX OH’ album review


EX OH is the moniker of The Blam’s Jerry Adler – a songwriter who came out of the same NYC scene of the early 200s that spawned The Stokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Interpol. He’s now released the self-titled debut album of this project via Team Love Records. The record opens with ‘Love and War’,…

Magana – ‘I Am Not a Morning Person’ album review


Magana’s latest album ‘You Are Not a Morning Person’ finds the singer-songwriter observing the different ways in which we all grow up and grow old. It’s inspired by the lives of people she’s met while touring the world with wide-ranging acts including Mitski, Lady Lamb and bluegrass artist Laura Cortese. The confusingly titled ‘The End’…

Kestrels Grey and Blue

Kestrels – ‘Grey and Blue’


Featuring Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis on lead guitar, Kestrels’ new single ‘Grey and Blue’ is the first song to be taken from the Halifax, Nova Scotia bands’ forthcoming record ‘Dream or Don’t Dream’ (out on 10 July via Darla Records) – an album that was largely written on Tim Wheeler from Ash’s sofa. The power…