Lael Neale – ‘Acquainted with Night’


Lael Neale has shared her self-directed video for ‘Acquainted with Night’, the title track from her new album (out now via Sub Pop and available to order physically on white vinyl* via megamart.subpop.com, select independent retailers in North America, in the U.K.). Lael says the concept is ‘another homemade video that explores my complex relationship…

Half Waif – ‘Orange Blossoms’


Half Waif, the project of Nandi Rose, follows up 2020’s stunning ‘The Caretaker’ album with new 7″ single ‘Orange Blossoms’. Nandi says the song ‘feels like the next chapter in that story’ and was inspired by how she found herself taking care of someone who was struggling with addiction and ended up feeling their pain…

I LIKE TRAINS KOMPROMAT album cover 2020 review

I LIKE TRAINS – ‘KOMPROMAT’ album review


‘An I LIKE TRAINS record doesn’t really start to take shape until there’s a theme’, says the group’s vocalist and lyricist David Martin. ‘That point came following Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks in 2013.’ The band’s new album ‘KOMPROMAT’ (the Russian term for compromising political material) finds the Leeds-based five-piece tackling current affairs and the amount…

Magick Mountain – ‘Infinity X2’


Leeds-based Magick Mountain have shared new single ‘Infinity X2’ ahead of the the release of their debut album ‘Weird Feelings’ on 23 October. The trio, made up of Lins Wilson (Grammatics), Tom Hudson (Pulled Apart By Horses) and Nestor Matthews (Sky Larkin) make a fuzzy, addictive noise that recalls Fugazi, but with a psychedlic side…

The Cribs Running Into You stream 2020

The Cribs – ‘Running Into You’


The Cribs have shared new single ‘Running Into You’ ahead of the release of their self-produced album ‘Night Network’ on 13 November. The video for the single stars Control and Maleficent actor – and former 10,000 Things frontman – Sam Riley as a news anchor reporting on rumours of the Jarman brothers’ potential return. There…