Joe Futak – ‘Scrambling Around’


Signed to our friends at Fox Food Records, Joe Futak has shared new single ‘Scrambling Around’. The song opens with a bar-room piano sound that recalls Willy Mason’s early material before then heading into more baroque territory. Joe lays his heart on the line as he opens the song by admitting ‘Everything just makes me…

Happy Accidents – ‘Sprawling’ album review


Happy Accidents – Phoebe Cross and Rich Mandell – have made a welcome return with third album ‘Sprawling’. Self-produced and self-released, the recent releases of ‘Secrets’ and the title track hinted that the duo would head into new territories beyond the catchy indie-pop that has served them so well in the past Phoebe sings ‘Swallowed…

Babehoven Dissociative Tally

Babehoven – ‘Dissociative Tally’


Babehoven have shared the video for ‘Dissociative Tally’ ahead of the release of new mini EP ‘Yellow has a pretty good reputation‘ on 19 June. Songwriter Maya Bon says the song is ‘largely about feeling detached from my sense of self. As someone who struggles with dissociative tendencies, sometimes I feel like I’m moving around…

Best Ex – ‘Good at Feeling Bad’ EP review


Mariel Loveland (ex Candy Hearts) says her ‘Good at Feeling Bad’ Ep is ‘a middle finger from a woman who’s over it and finds happiness regardless of the things that constantly try to knock us down’. Covering the major events from the past two years in Mariel’s life – including a devastating break-up from a…

Matt Evans – ‘New Topographics’ album review


Matt Evans (Tigue, Bearthoven, Man Forever) has shared new album ‘New Topographics’ – a record filled with percussive ambient pieces that make use of sounds including writing, typing and morse code. Written and recorded in December 2018 during a month-long artist’s residency program at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, the songs are the result of researching…

Hey, Chels Everything Goes album review 2020

Hey, Chels – ‘Everything Goes’ album review


San Diego-based indie rockers Hey, Chels have shared their debut album ‘Everything Goes’ for free via Bandcamp ahead of a physical vinyl release (Brainworm Records) later this year: ‘Our reasoning is that we don’t feel right asking for money right now with the current state of everything. If you feel like helping the band out,…