Manchester Orchestra – ‘Keel Timing’


Manchester Orchestra have shared the video for ‘Keel Timing’, the second single to be taken from upcoming album ‘The Million Masks of God’ (out on 30 April via Loma Vista Recordings – pre-order here). Described by frontman Andy Hull as ‘an isolated internal investigation about personal growth. Trying to decide what growh is positive and…

Gold Baby – ‘Rabbits’ EP review


Gold Baby self-release their debut EP, ‘Rabbits’, on 26 March. The four songs find Si├ón Alex offering astute observations on everything from her own struggles with OCD to female identity, American ghost towns and the medieval notion of cockaigne – an imaginary place of luxury where physical comforts and pleasures are always availble. Sole drumbeats…

Mutes – ‘Modern Waste’


Mutes have shared ‘Modern Waste’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Dreams of Being Cornered’ on 7 May via FOMA records (pre-order via Bandcamp here). Recorded with Mark Gittins (The Wytches, Youth Man) at Megatone Studios, ‘Modern Waste’ opens in quieter fashion before clattering drums and huge hooks take it in a potent post-punk…

En Garde – ‘Debtors’ EP review


Akron, OH-based duo En Garde (Ross Horvath – vocals/guitar – and Andy Hendricks – drums) have shared a collection of songs recorded back in 2012 with Joe Reinhart (Hop Along, Algernon Cadwallader) via the always sublime Count Your Lucky Stars Records. The EP opens with the urgent, intense and impassioned ‘Our Hands’. Reminding us of…

Packs band stream Silvertongue song

Packs – ‘Silvertongue’


Packs have shared the video for new single ‘Silvertongue’, the second to be taken from new record ‘Take the Cake’ (out on 14 May through Fire Talk and Royal Mountain). Following shows with acts including Squirrel Flower and Odetta Hartman, this scatty and scuzzy piece of grunge-meets-slacker pop will introduce Maddie Link to a wider…

Tigercub announce details of new album ‘As Blue As Indigo’ and share video for ‘Stop Beating On My Heart (Like a Bass Drum)’


Tigercub have made a welcome return with the announcement of second album ‘As Blue As Indigo’ (out via Blame Recordings on 18 June – pre-order here). Written over two years, the album was inspired by a video lecture frontman Jamie Stephen Hall watched that discussed how the notion of colour can be subjective, depending on…