Jordan Moser – ‘The Devil’


Jordan Moser’s ‘The Devil’ is a folk- and country-tinged piece of storytelling that will hit you right where it hurts. Opening with acoustic strums over an eerie dream pop aesthetic, Jordan reveals all about his return to a loved one without changing his ways: ‘So you take me back as I am, not as you’d…

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Rachel Sermanni – ‘What Can I Do’


Rachel Sermanni has shared ‘What Can I Do’, the lead single from her third album ‘So It Turns’ (self-released on 23 August). Rachel describes her sound as ‘folk noir’ it’s a fitting description for this new single that combines haunting gothic melodies with P.J. Harvey-style assertiveness before throwing in a touch of Stick in the…

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Spy from Moscow – ‘Priests of London Fields’


Spy From Moscow’s new single ‘Priests of London Fields’ is a poignant and evocative ode to times gone by. Poignant and powerful, it opens with haunting Jeff Buckley-style falsetto as SFM states: ‘We are the priests of London fields, heaven help us all’ and ‘I have been lost and I’ve been found drifting on a…

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Atheists – ‘Hallways’


Connecticut’s Atheists have shared new single ‘Hallways’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Trying’ on 18 April (order via Bandcamp now). The lo-fi, almost ambient ballad shares the same kind of emotional spirit as Mount Eerie or Loney, Dear and combines this with the passion of I Like Trains. It has touching lyrics (‘Waltzing…

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The Mostar Diving Club – ‘Leave Me to Fly’


Opening with serene strings and pleasing handclaps, The Mostar Diving Club’s ‘Leave Me to Fly’ soon veers into a Villagers-esque direction as Damian Katkhuda pleads with a loved one to ‘stay by my side, stand by me’ (complete with a nod in the bass line to the classic Ben E King song’). He promises: ‘I’ll…

Second Hand Poet – ‘I’ll Be Yours’ stream


Recorded above a train station complete with birdsong, rumbles and ethereal soundscapes, Second Hand Poet’s ‘I’ll Be Yours’ follows the Surrey singer-songwriter’s highly acclaimed debut mini album ‘Songs for the Pyre’. With influences including Phoebe Bridgers, Elliott Smith and Bon Iver, this heartfelt song finds SHP revealing his inner thoughts as he opens up about…

Hand Habits – ‘What Lovers Do’ stream


Hand Habits have shared the video for new single ‘What Lovers Do’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Placeholder’ (out 1 May on Saddle Creek) and an extensive tour. Opening in a genteel, swaying manner akin to early Sharon Van Etten, the song has Meg Duffy claiming ‘now I know what love is for’…