New music round-up featuring Cats of Transnistria, The Orielles, Jade Bird, Sons and The Glass Eyes


Cats of Transnistria – ‘Tunnel’ Helsinki act Cats of Transnistria’s ‘Tunnel’, which features on their new album ‘Opium’ merge David Lynch/Angelo Badalamenti-esque eerieness with a powerful wall of feedback and drippings of  distorted guitar and unnerving harmonies. The opening of the song is quite dreamy but this evolves into Godspeed-inspired post-rock with added string arrangements…

Adam Barnes Hopeful stream Vacancy at NASA

Adam Barnes – ‘Hopeful’ stream


‘She likes the morning. I like the evening for all of the stars that light up the ceiling. I’m an explorer’ are the opening lines of troubadour Adam Barnes‘ ‘Hopeful’ and they perfectly set the tone for this quietly folky  heartbreaker. Part of upcoming album ‘Vacancy at NASA’, it has something akin Frank Turner jamming…