Dinosaur Jr. – ‘I Ran Away’


The legendary Dinosaur Jr. have shared new single ‘I Ran Away’ ahead of the release of their 12th album proper – and fifth since getting back together – ‘Sweep It Into Space’ via Jagjaguwar on 23 April. The new single finds the trio dipping into the jangly kind of indie rock that serves Teenage Fanclub…

Chloe Foy – ‘Left Centred Weight’


Manchester-via-Gloucester singer-songwriter Chloe Foy has shared her powerful and emotional new single, ‘Left Centred Weight’, ahead of a debut album release later this year. Chloe has already played shows with Jesca Hoop across the UK and Europe and at festivals including SXSW, Green Man and Cambridge Folk Festival. The new single finds Chloe looking back…

Lael Neale – ‘Acquainted with Night’


Lael Neale has shared her self-directed video for ‘Acquainted with Night’, the title track from her new album (out now via Sub Pop and available to order physically on white vinyl* via megamart.subpop.com, select independent retailers in North America, in the U.K.). Lael says the concept is ‘another homemade video that explores my complex relationship…

Bad Idea – ‘Happy’


Rose Coloured Records signings Bad Idea have shared new single ‘Happy’ – a song described by the Leeds-based four-piece as ‘a sad sounding song about feeling good, describing the surprise appearance of positive thoughts during a slump’. Opening with woozy Cocteau Twins atmospherics, the track finds Sarah Sefton trying to make sense of these chinks…

Katy Kirby – ‘Cool Dry Place’ album review


Texas-based singer-songwriter Katy Kirby was born, raised and homeschooled by two ex-cheerleaders in small-town Texas and started singing in an evangelical church. Her new album, ‘Cool Dry Place’ (released via Keeled Scales), finds her dismantling her past: ‘I can hear myself fighting that deeply internalized impulse to make things that are super pleasant or approachable’.…