Parting Unmake Me EP album review Empire Empire I Was a Lonely Estate

Parting – ‘Unmake Me’


Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)’s Keith Latinen has collaborated with Ben Hendricks (Annabel), Gooey Fame (Dowsing) and Joyn Guynn to form Parting – and the band are set to release their debut EP ‘Unmake Me’ on 4 June via Count Your Lucky Stars (US) and strictly no capital letters (UK) records. There’s a…

Bitch Hunt – ‘Shapeshifter’ EP review


Queer indie/punk Londoners Bitch Hunt release their debut EP ‘Shapeshifter’ via Reckless Yes on limited edition CD and digital outlets on 28 May. The band say: ”Shapeshifter’ explores the difficult journeys that someone has to go through to navigate a cisheteronormative world, but does it in a mostly upbeat and triumphant tone. Themes include heartbreak…

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…

Japanese Breakfast – ‘Savage Good Boy’


Japanese Breakfast has shared the video for new single ‘Savage Good Boy’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Jubilee’ on 4 June. The video features The Sopranos actor Michael Imperioli and offers an interpretation of the song’s main theme. Michelle Zauner says: ”Savage Good Boy’ came from a headline I read about billionaires buying…

Fur – ‘The Fine Line of a Quiet Life’


Brighton-based four-piece FUR have shared the video for new single ‘The Fine Line of a Quiet Life’ and announced their signing to Boy Pablo’s 777 Music. The band’s previous single ‘If You Know That I’m Lonely’ is set to hit 20 million views and the band are already a firm favourite with 6 Music. Produced…

Alf Whitby – ‘Calling Mullingar’


Manchester-based singer-songwriter has shared ‘Calling Mullingar’, a song based around a train journey from Dublin to visit family on the west of Ireland. It finds Alf reflecting on his Catholic Irish upbringing and the beliefs that played a huge role in his younger years but are not so prominent now: ‘Writing this song was quite…

Bleachers – ‘Stop Making This Hurt’


Bleachers have shared new single ‘Stop Making This Hurt’ ahead of the release of third LP ‘Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night’ on 30 July via RCA Records. Jack Antonoff and co have also announced they’ll be the first band in over a year to perform in the studio of NBC’s The Tonight Show…

A review of the take the cake album by musical artist Packs Toronto Canada

Packs – ‘take the cake’ album review


Initially Madeline Link’s solo project, PACKS have added three members (Shane Hooper on drums, Noah O’Neil on bass and Dexter Nash on lead guitar) to their line-up and are all set to release debut record ‘take the cake’ via Fire Talk and Royal Mountain Records. The Toronto-based band shared stages with the likes of Squirrel…

Bad Athlete Do You Want Me Now?

Bad Athlete – ‘Do You Want Me Now?’


Norman, Oklahoma-based four-piece Bad Athlete have shared new single ‘Do You Want Me Now?’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Super Bad Athlete’. Full of fuzzed-up guitar hooks and swirling shoegaze-inspired melodies, the song is packed with advice about calming down and taking the time to breathe while also looking for someone to take…