China Bears – ‘Statue Still’


China Bears have shared new single ‘Statue Still’ and announced details of a show at the Boileroom on 5 March next year (buy your tickets here). Released once again via the legendary Fierce Panda Records, the latest single from the four-piece is all about ‘those initial stages of loss and healing’ and the way that…

Slow Pulp – ‘Idaho’


Following shows with Alex G and praise from Stereogum, KEXP and The Fader, Slow Pulp have announced details of their debut album ‘Moveys’ (out on 9 October via Winspear) and shared lead single ‘Idaho’. With a focus on personal challenges (both physical and mental), the record was written following vocalist and guitarist Emily Massey’s diagnosis…

Snow Coats – ‘Pool Girl’


New Alcopop! signings Snow Coats have shared ‘Pool Girl’, the first single to be taken from their forthcoming  debut EP of the same name (out 11 September). The Dutch four-piece’s vocalist and guitarist Anouk va der Kamp says the song is ‘about how I reflect on myself. Some silly things and some more serious. Like…

Happy Accidents – ‘Sprawling’ album review


Happy Accidents – Phoebe Cross and Rich Mandell – have made a welcome return with third album ‘Sprawling’. Self-produced and self-released, the recent releases of ‘Secrets’ and the title track hinted that the duo would head into new territories beyond the catchy indie-pop that has served them so well in the past Phoebe sings ‘Swallowed…

Yakima Go Virtually EP review

Yakima – ‘Go Virtually’ EP review


Following shows with Swimming Tapes and Pottery and praise from outlets including DIY, Clash and Dork, Glaswegian indie-rockers Yakima are all set to release their debut EP. Recorded in a drafty old gatehouse next to a castle and produced by Benji Compston and Jon EE Allan of Happyness (who also plays on some of the…

Night Flight – ‘ATM/Delusions’


  Night Flight have shared ‘ATM/Delusions’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘White Noise’ on 27 March via CRC Records. Described as ‘a cynical examination of the sacrifices made while seeking acclaim and success’, the two-songs-in-one approach is ‘a homage to the great amalgamation of songs at the end of Abbey Road by The…