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Lunar Vacation – ‘Shrug’


Lunar Vacation have celebrated the announcement of their signing to Keeled Scales (Buck Meek, Katy Kirby) with the release of new single ‘Shrug’ – an ode to shrugging off binary constructs. The band have already played shows with Sidney Gish and Remo Drive and this new song – and album – were produced by Grouplove’s…

Katy Kirby – ‘Cool Dry Place’ album review


Texas-based singer-songwriter Katy Kirby was born, raised and homeschooled by two ex-cheerleaders in small-town Texas and started singing in an evangelical church. Her new album, ‘Cool Dry Place’ (released via Keeled Scales), finds her dismantling her past: ‘I can hear myself fighting that deeply internalized impulse to make things that are super pleasant or approachable’.…

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…

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Katy Kirby – ‘Traffic!’


Keeled Scales signing Katy Kirby has shared the video for new single ‘Traffic!’ ahead of the release of her debut album ‘Cool Dry Place’ on 19 February next year. The Texas-based singer-songwriter specialises in artful and melodic pop that will slot nicely alongside Hop Along and Mitski in your record collection. While the album draws…

Rae Fitzgerald I've Got a Vision

Rae Fitzgerald – ‘I’ve Got a Vision’


Keeled Scales signing Rae Fitzgerald has released ‘I’ve Got a Vision’ ahead of the release of her upcoming ‘Lonely Listener’ EP on 28 August. Following shows with Lomelda, Palehound and Lucy Dacus, ‘I’ve Got a Vision’ is an ode to self-belief and how much difference having love and faith in yourself can make to your…

Buck Meek – ‘Roll Back Your Clocks’


Big Thief guitarist Buck Meek has released stand-alone single ‘Roll Back Your Clocks’ via the ever-excellent Keeled Scales label. Recorded in lockdown so that Buck and his bandmates (who are scattered around the States) wouldn’t hear each other’s parts until they’d been mixed together by Andrew Sarlo, the song is a sublime slice of nature-themed…

Jordan Moser – ‘The Devil’


Jordan Moser’s ‘The Devil’ is a folk- and country-tinged piece of storytelling that will hit you right where it hurts. Opening with acoustic strums over an eerie dream pop aesthetic, Jordan reveals all about his return to a loved one without changing his ways: ‘So you take me back as I am, not as you’d…