The Early Mornings – ‘Blank Sky’


Manchester trio The Early Mornings have shared new single ‘Blank Sky’ ahead of the release of debut EP ‘Unnecessary Creation’ on 18 June. The deliberately wiry and angular guitar hooks driving the tempo of the song flick between early Blur or Young Knives-esque melodic moments and the more artsy, riff-laden side of TV Priest and…

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crush – ‘all my plants are dead’


Manchester-based band crush have shared new single ‘All My Plants are Dead’. It follows last summer’s ‘Glue’ and support slots to bands including Peaness, Far Caspian and Low Hummer. The band say the song covers the importance of mental health and the selfishness of certain sections of society: ‘The song focuses on the idea of…

Blanketman – ‘I’m Taking You With Me’


Blanketman are a new band from Manchester who played a sold-out show in Manchester mere days before the pandemic took hold and changed all of our lives. They’ve already played numerous festivals, gaining praise from Huw Stephens and Steve Hanley (The Fall), and are now set to release debut single ‘Taking You With Me’. Sitting…

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Everything Everything – ‘Desire’ video stream


Excitement is already at breaking point for ‘A Fever Dream’, Everything Everything‘s fourth album. Now, it will go up another level after the Manchester masters of oddball pop revealed their new single, ‘Desire”. A synth-led intro dives into the bands more math-rock elements before it takes a typically EE turn into 80s power pop with…

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Everything Everything – ‘A Fever Dream‘ (live) This video sees Everything Everything showcase the title track from their new album in all its glory.  It opens in uncharacteristically sparse and piano-led fashion, giving plenty of space for Jonathan Higgs’ falsetto to breathe. Within a minute, the glitchy Radiohead-esque elements to come in before the bass…

Introducing: Record/Start


Recalling the likes of Guided by Voices, Weezer and Pavement, Brighton via Manchester resident Record/Start has the art of slackerpop down to a tee. Debut single ‘Followay’ is an energetic three minutes that will appeal to the inner indie kid in all of us. Pulsating, full of life and packing a real punch, it hints…