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…

Wild Pink – ‘You Can Have It Back’


Wild Pink have shared ‘You Can Have It Back’, the second single to be taken from forthcoming album ‘A Billion Little Lights’ (out on 9 February, 2021 via Royal Mountain Records). Inspired by Fleetwood Mac and Townes Van Zandt and featuring guest vocals from Ratboys’ Julia Steiner, the blissed-out and melodic indie-pop sound wraps around…

EX OH – ‘EX OH’ album review


EX OH is the moniker of The Blam’s Jerry Adler – a songwriter who came out of the same NYC scene of the early 200s that spawned The Stokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Interpol. He’s now released the self-titled debut album of this project via Team Love Records. The record opens with ‘Love and War’,…

The Antlers – ‘It Is What It Is’


The Antlers have shared the Derrick Belcham- and Emily Terndrup-directed video for new single ‘It Is What It Is’. A continuation of the story that started in the previously released ‘Wheels Roll Home’, the video features renowned contemporary dancers Bobbi-Jene Smith and Or Schraiber. Peter Silberman gently sings about a friend freeing themselves from pain…

Bleach Lab – ‘Never Be’


Bleach Lab follow up the gorgeous and reflective break-up song ‘Sleep’ with ‘Never Be’ – a track that finds Jenna Kyle looking towards a different kind of future with tentative hope: ‘The track is about taking a physical and metaphorical step out from a wearing relationship and moving away’. Falling in the same hazy and…