Fialta – ‘OMG’


California indie-rockers Fialta have shared ‘OMG’, the third single to be taken from their upcoming full-length album. Inspired by the nerd rock sound of bands including Weezer and Phantom Planet, the band say the song is ‘about Millennial malaise – about our generation waking up and realising we aren’t so young anymore, just kind of…

Idles – ‘Ultra Mono’ album review


Ever since Idles released their debut album ‘Brutalism’ in 2017, the Bristol five-piece have inspired a community of like-minded fans to rally against close-mindedness while also choosing love and collaboration as much as possible. This sense of togetherness – and need for a fairer society – runs throughout their eagerly awaited third album ‘Ultra Mono’.…

Gulfer – ‘Heat Wave’


Gulfer have shared ‘Heat Wave’ ahead of their new self-titled record’s release on 16 October via Topshelf Records and Royal Mountain Records. Over the past decade, the band has played shows with the likes of PUP, Foxing and Into It. Over It. – and you can hear elements of all of those fantastic bands in…

Martha Hill – ‘Landslide’


Martha Hill follows up the success of ‘Grilled Cheese’ with ‘Landslide’ – the second single to be taken from her upcoming ‘Summer Up North’ EP (recorded in lockdown and out on 23 October). Martha says the song is ‘ultimately about not feeling right. When you’re down, it’s hard to imagine the up, and when you’re…

Shame – ‘Alphabet’


Shame have shared new single ‘Alphabet’ – their first new material since 2018’s ‘Songs of Praise’ album. Frontman Charlie Steen sayss the James Ford-produced track is ‘a direct question, to the audience and the performer, on whether any of this will ever be enough to reach satisfaction’. Clocking in at the three-minute mark, the song…