Floral This Year

Floral – ‘This Year’


Hailing from the San Francisco Bay area, math rock duo Floral have shared ‘This Year’ – their first new single in half a decade – ahead of the release of their new self-titled LP on 15 February (pre-order via Bandcamp here). Recorded and produced by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock), ‘This Year’ is a twisting,…

Of Montreal UR FUN album review

Of Montreal – ‘UR FUN’ album review


Kevin Barnes’ indie-pop veterans of Montreal return with ‘UR FUN’, their first album since 2018’s ‘White is the Relic/Irrealis Mood’. Billed as a ‘staying-in-love record’, it promises to be full of potent pop hooks and foot-shuffling melodies. The album opens with ‘Peace to All Freaks’, a song with an important message and a burst of…

Fast Blood – ‘Milo’


Fast Blood follow up the release of debut single ‘You’ with ‘Milo’, the second track to be taken from their forthcoming self-titled EP. The band have shared stages with a diverse array of acts including Martha, Mannequin Pussy and Jeffrey Lewis and this song shows why they’re equally at home with each of them. Opening…

Scoville Unit Beach Song stream indie rock 2019

Scoville Unit – ‘Beach Song’


New York City indie rockers Scoville Unit have shared the video for ‘Beach Song’, a track that will feature on their self-titled third album, out on 6 September (pre-order here). The video was directed by Troy Carlton at Crane House Film. Singer and songwriter Gandhar Savur says the song is all about escaping to the…

Mutes, Fast Romantics, Husky Loops, Magana and Analog Candle


Mutes – ‘Vanishing‘ Birmingham shoegazers Mutes have unveiled the first song from their debut long player and ‘Vanishing’ is possibly their most immediate song yet. It sounds like Cloud Nothings grappling with Johnny Foreigner and has a post-punk sound that immediately prickles the ears. There’s even a completely gloriously clashing breakdown to signal the ending.…