Dboy – Aldershot West End Centre, 12 May 2019


If you’ve watched the video for ‘Dboy for President’, you will know that the trio from Welland, Canada tend to do things a little differently. With spokesperson Kirill Kutchokokov, President of The Official Dboy Scout Order (the band themselves never conduct interviews), proudly declaring them ‘superconducters of love’ their tour stopped off in Aldershot to…

cheerbleedrz staying up late video

cheerbleedrz – ‘staying up late’ video


‘staying up late’ was one of the highlights from cheerbleedrz’ debut EP ‘faceplant’ (released last year on Alcopop! Buy it digitally from Bandcamp here) and now the London trio have unveiled a magical Sabrina the Teenage Witch-inspired video for the song. Illustrated and animated by Jono Ganz, the video follows a cheerbleedrz fan as they attempt…

Spectral Nights’ Top 5 EPs of 2018


We’ve already shared our top full-length records of the past 12 months, now it’s time to look back over our favourite shorter releases… Spielbergs – ‘Distant Star‘ The Norwegian trio’s EP marked them out as ones to watch with its Guided by Voices-meets-Beach Slang power pop. Sœur – ‘Fight‘ The Bristol band are already a…

Helen Love Glitter Star stream

Helen Love – ‘Glitter Star’ stream


Indie legends Helen Love have released festive single ‘Glitter Star’ and – following a Twitter feud with Kirstie Allsopp two years ago – dedicated it to the ‘queen of making a pile of useless middle class tat into a popular TV series’ and her ‘tinsel-tasselled followers’. Opening with Bis-style chants of ”G-L-I-T-T-E-R, come and make…