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…

Porridge Radio – ‘7 Seconds’


Mercury Prize-nominated Porridge Radio have shared brand new song ‘7 Seconds’ ahead of the release of a live session, filmed by El Hardwick, on Thursday 17 September. The new song, produced by Marta Salogni, finds the Brighton four-piece in reflective mood. Sitting somewhere between the swirling synth sound of ’80s icons Soft Cell and a…

Ailbhe Reddy – ‘Looking Happy’


BBC 6 Music-playlisted singer-songwriter Ailbhe Reddy has shared ‘Looking Happy’ ahead of the release of debut album ‘Personal History’ on 2 October. Ailbhe has already played Glastonbury, Primavera and Latitude and has a support slot confirmed on Big Thief’s 2021 tour. ‘Looking Happy’ finds Ailbhe explaining how easy it is to look at the actions…

Quiet Lions share live performances of ‘Field of Influence’ and ‘Epitaph’


Quiet Lions have shared two live performances filmed by the Small Pond Recordings team in the middle of their hometown of Brighton’s legendary Concorde 2. The performances of the ‘Absenteeism’ album favourites ‘Field of Influence’ and ‘Epitaph’. ‘Field of Influence’ (below) finds the four-piece in fine form, harmonising and powering their way through a stirring…

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Dead Soft – ‘I Believe You’


After playing shows with Bully, The Breeders and Broken Social Scene, Dead Soft are preparing to release their new album ‘Big Blue’ via the ever-reliable Arts & Crafts. To whet your anticipation, they’ve shared new single ‘I Believe You’. The album itself was inspired by the way the band had to leave Vancouver (regarded as…

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Sløtface – ‘Stuff’


Sløtface have followed up recent single ‘Telepathic’ with break-up anthem ‘Stuff’. The song finds Haley Shea listing some of the things that are left behind (both physically and emotionally) when it comes to getting out of a relationship: ‘It’s just stuff, it has no meaning anymore, things to fill the empty space’. She then goes…

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Dude York – ‘Falling’ album review


Seattle’s premier power-pop trio Dude York have made a welcome return with ‘Falling’ – their second album to be released on the esteemed label, Hardly Art. An album all about how you can fall in and out of all kinds of relationships during your life and how sometimes, it all manages to fall into place.…