Rosehip Teahouse – ‘A Million Times’


Rosehip Teahouse have shared ‘A Million Times’ ahead of the releas of their ‘Fine’ EP on 9 December. Inspired by Faye Rogers’ battles with anxiety (‘I was finding that I would try and mould myself into what I thought everyone else wanted from me, not realising that I was losing more and more of myself…

Holy Motors – ‘Horse’ album review


Formed in Tallinn, Estonia, back in 2013, Holy Motors have gained praise from Pitchfork, Stereogum and Bandcamp and have played shows with bands including Low. Now, they’re set to release ‘Horse’, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed ‘Slow Sundown’, via New York City’s ever-brilliant Wharf Cat Records. The slow-burning opener ‘Country Church’ finds Eliann Tulve…

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…

Tomberlin – ‘Wasted’


Tomberlin has shared the Busy Philipps-directed video for ‘Wasted’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘Projections’ on 16 October via Saddle Creek (pre-order now). The EP is co-produced by Alex G and Sam Acchione and follows 2018’s ‘At Weddings’ album. Sarah Beth Tomberlin says it was the ‘most fun song to record’ and asks if…

Rosie Shaw – ‘Temporary Love’


Born and raised in Oxford, singer-songwriter Rosie Shaw has shared new song ‘Temporary Love’ ahead of the release of a new EP later this year. Counting fellow Oxfordonians Radiohead as one of her main influences alongside the likes of Phoebe Bridgers, the alt-folk-tinged single’s emotive atmospherics reminded us of both Courney Marie Andrews and Mazzy…

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…

Fair Mothers In Monochrome album review

Fair Mothers – ‘In Monochrome’ album review


Kevin Allan’s Fair Mothers project releases the second, more experimental project of 2020 with ‘In Monochrome’. Featuring guest appearances from Faith Eliott, Dana Gavanski (vocals), Esther Swift (harp), Pete Harvey (cello) and Jonny Lynch from Pictish Trail, the album was recorded at The Happiness Hotel in Edinburgh over the past couple of years and expores…