The Subways – ‘Uncertain Joys’ album review


‘Uncertain Joys’, the fifth album from The Subways – and first on Alcopop! Records – finds Billy Lunn and co examining everything from social issues to sexuality and the love of music to the horrors of the patriarchy… Huge riffs signal the start of ‘You Kill My Cool’, a stomping glam-rock-tinged smash with sensual lyrics…

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Cherym – ‘Hey Tori’ EP review


Cherym release their new EP ‘Hey Tori’ via Alcopop! Records on 1 October. The Northern Irish trio bonded over a shared love of garage rock, pop punk and a desire to be the biggest band in the world – while shining a spotlight on some of the most important issues in society today. ‘Listening to…

Cheekface – ‘Emphatically MO’ EP review


New Professor’s Los Angeles-based indie-poppers Cheekface have signed to Alcopop! Records in the UK and are set to release ‘Emphatically Mo’ – an EP made up of B-sides that didn’t feature on this year’s brilliant ‘Emphatically No’ album. Regarding the release, frontman Greg Katz said: ‘We started recording the Emphatically No. album without enough songs,…

Snow Coats – ‘Right Fit’


Alcopop! Records’ signings Snow Coats have shared ‘Right Fit’ – the first new material to be taken from an album due to be released next year. Anouk van der Kamp says the song tackles that phase in a relationship when things start to grind to a halt through no fault of either party: ”Right Fit’…

Harry and the Kanes – ‘We Are Dreaming Now’


All of us football fans are excited for the delayed Euro 2020 tournament to kick off next month… Ever the optimists, we still believe this will be the year that football finally comes home – with England talisman and captain Harry Kane leading the way with his goalscoring (and creating) exploits. To celebrate the tournament…

Cherym – ‘Kisses On My Cards’


Inspired by Bikini Kill, American Football and Pup, Derry’s Cherym have shared the video for their latest single ‘Kisses On My Cards’. Signed to the always awesome Alcopop! Records, the trio’s take aim at a cheating boyfriend (‘What do you do if you find out he’s three-timing you with TWO OF YOUR BAND MATES? And…

Home Counties – ‘Modern Yuppies’


Alcopop! Records’ signing Home Counties have shared new single ‘Modern Yuppies’. The self-produced song finds the band moving away from their previous indie-pop guitar sound to something more freaky and funky. Laced with synths, drum machines and an irresistible disco beat before throwing in what sounds like retro computer games effects, think somewhere between David…

Snow Coats – ‘Pool Girl’ EP review


Dutch indie-pop four piece Snow Coats have released their new EP ‘Pool Girl’ via Alcopop! Records and it’s sure to bring some sunshine into your September and beyond. Opening with the vibrant power pop hooks of the the title track, the EP finds vocalist Anouk van der Kamp celebrating being an outsider: ‘If I can’t…