Maple Glider – ‘Good Thing’


Maple Glader, a singer-songwriter based in Naarm/Melbourne, has announced she has signed to Partisan Records (Idles, Laura Marling, Fela Kuti) and Pieater. To celebrate this news, Maple Glider (aka Tori Ziestch) has shared the video for new single ‘Good Thing’ – a song about how it feels when you have to hurt someone you love…

Juliet Quick – ‘Glass Years’ EP review


Brooklyn-via Hudson Valley singer songwriter Juliet Quick releases her new ‘Glass Years’ EP – five songs full of poignant storytelling, spare acoustics, playful synths, stirring strings and lap steel. The EP opens with recent single ‘Circles’ and Juliet delivering the lines ‘Don’t know what to do with myself lately, I’m not that driven. Funny how…

Adult Mom Driver album review

Adult Mom – ‘Driver’ album review


Adult Mom returns with third album, ‘Driver’, and it’s a record that finds Stevie Knipe examing that awkward phase where you’ve hit 20-something, the bills are starting to pile up and you’re not entirely sure of your place in a ‘grown-up world’. The album finds Stevie trying to answer a question that has confounded generations:…

Holiday Ghosts – ‘Mr. Herandi’


Brighton-via-Falmouth-based band Holiday Ghosts have announced they have signed to FatCat Records and released a video for new single ‘Mr. Herandi’ ahead of the release of their third album ‘North Street Air’. Bringing to mind revered acts The Kinks and Violent Femmes but also cult contemporaries including Jeffrey Lewis and Daniel Johnston, the new song…

Madi Diaz – ‘Man in Me’


Nashville-based singer-songwriter Madi Diaz has announced she has signed to ANTI- Records and shared the video for debut single ‘Man in Me’. The song, produced by Madi with additional work by Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief, Bon Iver), finds her looking back on a past relationship: ‘It’s a very intimately visceral moment, a sort of play-by-play…

Spirit of the Beehive – ‘There’s Nothing You Can’t Do’


Spirit of the Beehive have signed to Saddle Creek and announced details of new album ‘Entertainment, Death’ (due out 9 April). To celebrate this news, they’ve also shared the Ryan Schnackenberg-directed video for lead single ‘There’s Nothing You Can’t Do’. The new record has been entirely self-recorded and produced by the now three-piece while ‘There’s…

Sun June – ‘Somewhere’ album review


Released via Run for Cover and Keeled Scales, Sun June’s second album finds the Austin, Texa-based five-piece expanding on the ‘regret pop’ (their term) that served them so well on the ‘Years’ LP. Focusing on how love evolves and shapes our lives, the band describe the new record as ‘prom’ music: ‘Prom isn’t all rosy…