Mumble Tide – ‘Sucker’


Bristol-based bedroom pop duo (and real-life couple – they met through Gumtree when Gina Leonard put out an advert for a bassist and also ended up with a boyfriend in Ryan Rogers) Mumble Tide have shared new single ‘Sucker’ via Nothing Fancy Records. Already a favourite of Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq and our friends over…

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Grandmas House – ‘Small Talk’


Following support from 6 Music, Dork and DIY and shows with Stef Chura and Frankie Cosmos, Bristol-based queer punks Grandmas House have shared new song ‘Small Talk’, a 96-second fusion of riffs and anger that finds them pushing back against the way women are cornered into small talk in bars by so many men with…

Idles Live at Abbey Road stream review


2020 is the longest we have gone without live music in almost 20 years. We miss them so much and our hearts go out to everyone in the industry who has been affected (mentally, physically and financially) by the devastation caused by both the pandemic and lack of adequate government support. It’s incredible to think…

Idles – ‘A Hymn’


Idles have shared ‘A Hymn’ – the third single to be taken from their eagerly awaited third album ‘Ultra Mono’ (out on 25 September via Partisan Records. Directed by Ryan Gander, the video finds the band driving various parents to supermarkets – encountering all aspects of grey and drizzly suburban English life along the way.…

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Soeur – ‘Better’


Soeur, one of the UK’s best new bands, have shared new single ‘Better’ following its premiere on the Radio 1 Rock Show. The song will feature on new EP ‘No Show’ (released 23 September – pre-order here). Vocalist and guitarist Tina Maynard says the song started off ‘about the frustrations of maintaining relationships with people…

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Sœur – ‘No Show’


After its premiere on Daniel P. Carter’s Radio 1 Rock Show, Sœur have shared new single ‘No Show’ and announced details of a UK tour. Recorded while touring their ‘Fight’ EP, Sœur’s dual vocalists Anya and Tina have different views on what ‘No Show’ is about; Anya believing it to be about depression and ‘the…

Sœur – Top 5 Influences and Digs


Following the release of their ‘Fight’ EP (check out our review here), Tina from Sœur talks us through five songs that have influenced the band’s sound and five acts you should be checking out right now….   Top 5 Influences Black Honey – ‘All My Pride‘ Pop banger, got everything you want from a pop…

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Sœur – ‘Fight’ EP review


Bristol trio Sœur have already played at countless major festivals and are currently in the midst of a comprehensive UK tour to support the release of their second EP, ‘Fight’. ‘Quiet It’ opens the EP with Tina and Anya’s soulful and distinct vocal styles interlocking in style over brooding drums as they deliver personal and…