Valley Maker – ‘No One is Missing’


South Carolina singer-songwriter Valley Maker has shared the video for new single ‘No One is Missing’ ahead of the release of new album ‘When the Day Leaves’ on 19 February via Frenchkiss Records (The Antlers, Diet Cig, The Hold Steady). The video was filmed in a coastal marsh preserve that captures the thoughtful nature of…

POSTDATA – ‘Nobody Knows’


POSTDATA, Wintersleep frontperson Paul Murphy’s side-project, have shared new single ‘Nobody Knows’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Twin Flames’ via Paper Bag Records on 5 March. Produced by Ali Chant (Portishead, PJ Harvey), the alt-folk song reminded us of Frightened Rabbit’s ‘Old Old Fashioned’ with its bouncing and nostalgic melodies and chanted vocals…

Jade Bird – ‘Houdini’


Jade Bird has shared ‘Houdini’ ahead of the release of her much-anticipated second album in 2021. Showcasing a more stripped-back alt-folk sound, the single finds Jade offering her thoughts on abandonment – and how she’s now looking to move away from thinking about those who left her behind (or disappeared like the man of the…

Slow Pulp – ‘Moveys’ album review


Slow Pulp have already gained plaudits from SXSW, The Fader and KEXP and are now set to release their debut album ‘Moveys’ – a record that took shape while on tour with Alex G in 2019 after the band scrapped an album’s worth of material following Emily Massey’s diagnosis with both Lyme disease and chronic…

Jenny O. – ‘New Truth’ album review


Jenny O’s latest (and first for new label Mama Bird Recording Co.) album ‘New Truth’ finds the singer-songwriter laying her heart bare over gorgeous harmonies and slices of dreamy guitar. It opens with ‘God Knows Why’ – an honest evaluation of the night she suddenly lost all hearing in her right ear: ‘I could hear…

Crake – ‘Enough Salt (For All Dogs)’


Crake, a Leeds-based four piece who were asked to go on tour with Big Thief after impressing their guitarist Buck Meek during a support slot at one of his solo shows at the Brudenell Social Club, have shared new single ‘Enough Salt (For All Dogs)’. As part of Saddle Creek’s Document series, the song will…

Buck Meek – ‘Roll Back Your Clocks’


Big Thief guitarist Buck Meek has released stand-alone single ‘Roll Back Your Clocks’ via the ever-excellent Keeled Scales label. Recorded in lockdown so that Buck and his bandmates (who are scattered around the States) wouldn’t hear each other’s parts until they’d been mixed together by Andrew Sarlo, the song is a sublime slice of nature-themed…