Lakes – ‘Start Again’ album review


Lakes’ debut album ‘The Constance LP’ was inspired after American Football’s 2016 ‘LP2’ inspired drummer/guitarist Matt Shaw to start writing music again. Within the space of month, he had the songs that made up 2018’s ‘The Tahoe EP’ and 2019’s ‘The Geneva EP’ and the basis of the full-length. Now – after various lockdowns disrupted…

Remember Sports – ‘Pinky Ring’


Philadelphia-based Remember Sports have shared the video for ‘Pinky Ring’, the opener of their upcoming fourth album ‘Like a Stone’ – released via Big Scary Monsters and Father/Daughter Records on 23 April. The record finds the band members trading instruments throughout, while the new single is a smart slice of indie-pop that would happily slot…

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Jamie Lenman – ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend’


Jamie Lenman has shared the video for ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend’ ahead of the release of his new mini-album ‘King of Clubs’ on 25 September (via Big Scary Monsters and available to pre-order HERE). The video features guest appearances from Wargasm, False Advertising, We Never Learned To Live, Intechnicolour, Frauds, Follow, Palm Reader,…

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Honey Lung – ‘Be My Friend’


New Big Scary Monsters signings Honey Lung have shared ‘Be My Friend’ ahead of what’s sure to be an exciting year. The band were formed following frontman Jamie Batten’s Gumtree advert requesting ‘like-minded individuals to help create sonic hell’ and have already played festivals including SXSW, Reading and Leeds and Latitude and received acclaim from…

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Great Grandpa – ‘Digger’


Seattle indie rockers Great Grandpa have shared new single ‘Digger’ ahead of the release of their second album ‘Four of Arrows’ on 25 October through Big Scary Monsters in the UK and EU and Double Double Whammy in the US. The record is already being touted as one of the albums of the year and…

Great Grandpa – ‘Mono No Aware’


Originally hailing from Seattle, Great Grandpa’s members found themselves scattered all over the United States following the promo trail for 2017’s record ‘Plastic Cough’. Although this time away from each other wasn’t planned, it led to the band taking stock and refocusing their sound for new album ‘Four of Arrows’ – the playful quips about…