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Katy Kirby – ‘Traffic!’


Keeled Scales signing Katy Kirby has shared the video for new single ‘Traffic!’ ahead of the release of her debut album ‘Cool Dry Place’ on 19 February next year. The Texas-based singer-songwriter specialises in artful and melodic pop that will slot nicely alongside Hop Along and Mitski in your record collection. While the album draws…

Tugboat Captain – ‘Rut’ album review


Tugboat Captain spent the past year secretly using free studio hours at Abbey Road to record their debut album, ‘Rut’. The four-piece have long been acclaimed for their work ethic and gorgeous pop hooks but now they’re ready to take their sound to new – often orchestral – height’. The cabaret-style announcement of ‘Please excuse…

Wild Pink – ‘The Shining but Tropical’


Brooklyn-based indie rockers Wild Pink have made a welcome return with a video (starring Schitt’s Creek Emmy winner Annie Murphy, no less) for new single ‘The Shining But Tropical’ ahead of the release of new album ‘A Billion Little Lights’ on 19 February, 2021. The band have also announced they’ve now signed to Toronto-based label…

Anna McClellan – ‘Raisin’


Father/Daughter Records signing Anna McClellan has shared ‘Raisin’ ahead of the release of her new record ‘I saw first light’ on 20 November. Complete with a whirring organ and theatrical hooks, the short stop-start slice of art pop – think Rosie Tucker meets Amanda Palmer with some Jeffrey Lewis thrown in – finds Anna taking…

Katy J Pearson – ‘Something Real’


Katy J Pearson follows up the success of lockdown anthem ‘Take Back the Radio’ with the Jamie Thaves-directed video for ‘Something Real’. The new single comes ahead of the release of debut album ‘Return’ via Heavenly Records on 13 November. Katy opens the song by reminiscing on a past relationship – ‘Thought of you the…

Slow Pulp – ‘Moveys’ album review


Slow Pulp have already gained plaudits from SXSW, The Fader and KEXP and are now set to release their debut album ‘Moveys’ – a record that took shape while on tour with Alex G in 2019 after the band scrapped an album’s worth of material following Emily Massey’s diagnosis with both Lyme disease and chronic…

Rosehip Teahouse – ‘I Meant What I Said’


Rosehip Teahouse have signed to Big Indie Records (Eliza Shaddad, Weird Milk, Childcare) and shared new single ‘I Meant What I Said’ ahead of the release of a new EP this winter. Inspired by a difficult time in Faye Rogers’ life when they were acting on pure emotion, the short and sweet song (just two…

Martha Hill – ‘Landslide’


Martha Hill follows up the success of ‘Grilled Cheese’ with ‘Landslide’ – the second single to be taken from her upcoming ‘Summer Up North’ EP (recorded in lockdown and out on 23 October). Martha says the song is ‘ultimately about not feeling right. When you’re down, it’s hard to imagine the up, and when you’re…