Tachys – ‘When the World Wakes Up’


Tachys, a new duo consisting of Mew’s Jonas Bjerre and Blue Foundation’s Tobias Wilner, have shared debut single ‘When the World Wakes Up’ – a fitting message as we all hopefully enter the beginning of the end of this pandemic… Opening with synth beats that fall somewhere between Chvrches and the Stranger Things soundtrack, Jonas…

SPELLLING – ‘The Turning Wheel’ album review


SPELLLING (aka Bay Area-based artist, composer, teacher and mystic Chrystia Cabral) releases ‘The Turning Wheel’ – a collaborative double album that features appearances from 31 different musicians. The album covers themes from humanity to the future and divine love. The record is split into two halves – ‘Above’ and ‘Below’ with the former being more…

Pip Blom Keep it Together video

Pip Blom – ‘Keep It Together’


Pip Blom has shared the video for new single ‘Keep It Together’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Welcome Break’ on 8 October via Heavenly Recordings. Opening with breezy, jangle-pop hooks, the band harmonise in the chorus – singing different words that somehow work perfectly in unison. There’s a touch of Frankie Cosmos or…

Wet Leg – ‘Chaise Longue’


Isle of Wight duo have announced they’ve signed to Domino Records and shared the video for new single ‘Chaise Longue’. The band – made up of Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers – have also announced details of live performances at major festivals and shows with Declan McKenna, Sports Team and Willie J Healey. Opening with…

Strange Bones Deathwish music video

Strange Bones – ‘Deathwish’


Strange Bones – one of the UK’s most exciting bands – have shared the video for ‘Deathwish’ ahead of the release of debut album ‘England Screams’ on 20 August. Described as ‘an apocalyptic anthem’, frontman Bobby Bentham says ”Deathwish’ is about feeling trapped by your surroundings and understanding the restraints that we have are put…

Indigo De Souza – ‘Kill Me’


Indigo De Souza has signed to Saddle Creek and announced details of a vinyl reissue of her 2018 debut album , ‘I Love My Mom’. Inspired by Sparklehorse, Arthur Russel, The Microphones and Happyness, the album was released with little fanfare but the songs soon racked up millions of streams on Spotify. The album title…

Tigercub As Blue As Indigo album review

Tigercub – ‘As Blue As Indigo’ album review


Tigercub return with new album ‘As Blue As Indigo’ – their first new material since the ‘Evolve or Die’ EP. Since then, frontman Jamie Hall’s gonzoid psych-pop side project Nancy has taken off (Hype Machine’s most blogged artist and playing shows around the world) but for now he’s fully focused on Tigercub – with this…

Tom Williams – ‘Heads Down’


Tom Williams has shared new single ‘Heads Down’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Follow the Leader’ on 30 July via his own Wire Boat Recordings label. Grittier, fuzzier and grungier, the song opens with ferocious drums as Tom musies over the near-dystopian nature of modern life, taking in underpasses and revealing how ‘There’s…