Idles – ‘A Hymn’


Idles have shared ‘A Hymn’ – the third single to be taken from their eagerly awaited third album ‘Ultra Mono’ (out on 25 September via Partisan Records. Directed by Ryan Gander, the video finds the band driving various parents to supermarkets – encountering all aspects of grey and drizzly suburban English life along the way.…

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Chappaqua Wrestling – ‘Football’


Following praise from NME, DIY and BBC 6 Music, Brighton duo Chappaqua Wrestling have shared new single ‘Football’. Opening with 45 seconds of fuzz that makes way for a circular and woozy riff that is reminiscent of Evan Dando or Cloud Nothings, the song finds lead singer Charlie Woods trying to figure out his place…

Fontaines D.C. – ‘Televised Mind’


Fontaines D.C. follow up the blisteringly intense ‘A Hero’s Death’ with new single ‘Televised Mind’ ahead of the release of their new album, also called ‘A Hero’s Death, on 31 July. The new song’s video is directed by Hugh Mulhern and finds the band tackling the concept of the echo chamber and ‘how personality gets…

Reminders – ‘Seaside Scampi’


Isle of Wight-based Burger Records signings Reminders have shared the fittingly titled ‘Seaside Scampi’. The trio found the tune in the form of an old demo while rummaging through boxes while the island placed a ban on local beaches during lockdown. Singer Leo Dyke says: ‘I can’t help but reminisce about hanging out with friends…

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Bellevue Days – ‘Shotgun’


Bellevue Days have shared the video for new single ‘Shotgun’ and announced details of their eagerly awaited debut album ‘It Can’t Possibly Go Wrong Ever’ (out 22 November – pre-order here). Already a live favourite, ‘Shotgun’ was the result of a jam session that the band describe as ‘sludgy as hell’. Sitting alongside contemporaries including…

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Annabel Allum – ‘Altar to Alter’


Annabel Allum has shared ‘Altar to Alter’, the third single to be taken from her new EP ‘Gravel Not the Grave’ (out on 13 September via Killing Moon). Recorded with Adrian Hall, the three-minute track finds Annabel delving into the Pixies-meets-The Big Moon (with a bit of Anna Calvi thrown in for good measure) sound…

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Soeur – ‘Better’


Soeur, one of the UK’s best new bands, have shared new single ‘Better’ following its premiere on the Radio 1 Rock Show. The song will feature on new EP ‘No Show’ (released 23 September – pre-order here). Vocalist and guitarist Tina Maynard says the song started off ‘about the frustrations of maintaining relationships with people…

Jamie Lenman Shuffle album review

Jamie Lenman – ‘Shuffle’ album review


Anyone who has seen Jamie Lenman play live will know he loves nothing more than to pull out a surprise cover or two. Whether it’s a faithful rendition of ‘Especially for You’ with his wife or songs by Madness and Queen at a festival or even a famous TV theme tune like ‘Home and Away’,…