Dead Bars Regulars album review 2019 Seattle grunge indie punk

Dead Bars – ‘Regulars’ album review


We shared Seattle punk-rockers single ‘I’m a Regular’ a month or so back and now we’ve finally had the chance to listen to their new LP, also called ‘Regulars’ (out now via All in Vinyl in the UK). The DIY sound of ‘Freaks’ opens the album and works as a fine introduction to what Dead…

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Atheists – ‘Hallways’


Connecticut’s Atheists have shared new single ‘Hallways’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Trying’ on 18 April (order via Bandcamp now). The lo-fi, almost ambient ballad shares the same kind of emotional spirit as Mount Eerie or Loney, Dear and combines this with the passion of I Like Trains. It has touching lyrics (‘Waltzing…

Field Medic

Field Medic – ‘Henna Tattoo’


Following years of lauded releases on Bandcamp, Field Medic (aka Kevin Sullivan) is set to release ‘Fade into the Dawn’, his first debut album proper via Run for Cover Records on 19 April. To whet the anticipation for the release, he has unveiled the melancholic single ‘Henna Tattoo’. A two-and-a-half-minute folk-tinged song ‘about being afraid…

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Natalie Evans – ‘New Year’


Following support from 6Music, countless positive reviews and live sessions for BBC Introducing as well as faultless appearances at many gigs and festivals, Natalie Evans kicks off 2019 with the release of the aptly titled ‘New Year‘. A highlight of Natalie’s debut album ‘Better at Night’, the reflective piece was inspired by night-time walks around…

New music round-up featuring Bridges, Tin Foil Astronaut, The Black Fields, The Orielles and Deanna Petcoff


  Bridges – ‘Ghouls‘ A new signing to our friends over at Rose Coloured Records (order the EP here), Bridges combine the experimental nature of Manchester Orchestra with soaring Snow Patrol-style choruses. Ghouls is a toe-tapping anthem with visceral lyrics (‘My crack-weathered skin’; ‘My knuckles bleached white’) and atmospherics that can’t fail to leave an…