Laundromat – ‘Green’ EP review


Laundromat (Meet Me in St Louis frontman Toby Hayes) releases the ‘Green’ EP via Brace Yourself Records. It follows the success of the ‘Blue’ EP back in the springtime. Having already received acclaim from Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq and Dork magazine, the three pieces of bedroom pop find Toby embracing influences ranging from Broadcast to…

Mush – ‘Blunt Instruments’


Mush have announced details of their new album ‘Lines Redacted’, which is due to be released on 12 February next year via Memphis Industries. The record follows hot on the heels of this year’s debut ‘3D Routine’ and finds the band observing how the world is changing around us – especially in these fraught pandemic…

Wild Pink – ‘You Can Have It Back’


Wild Pink have shared ‘You Can Have It Back’, the second single to be taken from forthcoming album ‘A Billion Little Lights’ (out on 9 February, 2021 via Royal Mountain Records). Inspired by Fleetwood Mac and Townes Van Zandt and featuring guest vocals from Ratboys’ Julia Steiner, the blissed-out and melodic indie-pop sound wraps around…

We Are Scientists – ‘Fault Lines’


We Are Scientists have returned with ‘Fault Lines’. It follows the lockdown hit ‘I Cut My Own Hair’ and finds the band flirting with a glam-rock stomp that complements the funk-tinged and swaggering riffs and hooks – all in two and a half minutes. The lyrics, meanwhile, are deliberately oblique but seem to look at…

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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…

EX OH – ‘EX OH’ album review


EX OH is the moniker of The Blam’s Jerry Adler – a songwriter who came out of the same NYC scene of the early 200s that spawned The Stokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Interpol. He’s now released the self-titled debut album of this project via Team Love Records. The record opens with ‘Love and War’,…