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Mint Eastwood – ‘Robert Told Me’


Mint Eastwood follows up the charming art pop of ‘Man from Atlantis’ with ‘Robert Told Me’ – an ode to Robert Smith and the advice – all too often ignored – given in a number of songs by The Cure. As you’d imagine, there’s a goth pop edge to the sound here with Mint’s vocals…

Laundromat music Red EP review

Laundromat – ‘Red’ EP


Toby Hayes releases ‘Red’ – the final instalment in a run of three EPs under his Laundromat moniker. Released via Brace Yourself Records, it opens with recent single ‘Flat Planet’, with Toby saying: ‘I kinda hear it like a St. Vincent song or something like that. Some tongue-in-cheek (but not) apocalyptic pop. An eye-roll pointed…

Walk Home Drunk – ‘Time Flies’ EP review


Signed to Hidden Bay Records, Walk Home Drunk is the name of Toulouse-based comic book artist and Docks guitarist Daniel Selig’s solo project. Written, recorded and produced over the course of several years, ‘Time Flies’ (order via Bandcamp) has a fitting title and a wide range of influences are incorporated into its mellow and mesmerising…

Mint Eastwood – ‘Man From Atlantis’


DIY artist Mint Eastwood has shared new single ‘Man From Atlantis’. A synth-drenched dose of lo-fi dream pop, it fits somewhere between The Flaming Lips, Stars and Future Islands as Mint opens the song by remembering how someone told him ‘you talk too much’. This somber tone continues as he goes on to say how…

Paul Jacobs – ‘Half Rich Loner’


Pottery drummer Paul Jacobs has shared the video for ‘Half Rich Loner’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Pink Dogs on the Green Grass’ on Blow the Fuse Records later this year. A garage rock anthem with a rawness and edgy, experimental tones throughout, it never forgets the importance of the melody as Paul…

Laundromat – ‘Green’ EP review


Laundromat (Meet Me in St Louis frontman Toby Hayes) releases the ‘Green’ EP via Brace Yourself Records. It follows the success of the ‘Blue’ EP back in the springtime. Having already received acclaim from Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq and Dork magazine, the three pieces of bedroom pop find Toby embracing influences ranging from Broadcast to…

Kern Parks – ‘Elephant’


New Beth Shalom Records signing Kern Parks (Kieran Alexander) has shared new single ‘Elephant’. A rumination on the producer and multi-instrumentalist’s past and how key events have shaped who he is as a person, the song opens in sparse, acoustic fashion with introspective lyrics about being kept grounded and rounded. Around 75 seconds in, subtle…