Sufjan Stevens America

Sufjan Stevens – ‘America’


Sufjan Stevens has announced the release of his eighth solo studio album ‘The Ascension’ (out on 25 September via Asthmatic Kitty Records – pre-order here) and shared the record’s 12-minute closing track, ‘America’. Sufjan describes the single as ‘a protest song against the sickness of American culture in particular’ and even though it was written…

Porridge Radio and Lala Lala Good For You

Porridge Radio and Lala Lala – ‘Good For You’


Porridge Radio have collaborated with Lala Lala (Chicago-based musician Lillie West) to write, record and release brand new song ‘Good For You’. Porridge Radio’s first new music since their highly acclaimed debut album ‘Every bad’ was released back in March, the song came to Dana of the band when she was eating breakfast during lockdown: …

Meadow Meadow – ‘Fireworks’


Spring King members Peter Darlington and James Green’s new project Meadow Meadow have shared ‘Fireworks’ ahead of the release of their eponymous debut EP on 19 August (pre-order the limited edition cassette here). Recorded remotely between Manchester and London, the song finds both members of Meadow Meadow singing lead vocals (James: ‘It can be nice…

Fontaines D.C. – ‘Televised Mind’


Fontaines D.C. follow up the blisteringly intense ‘A Hero’s Death’ with new single ‘Televised Mind’ ahead of the release of their new album, also called ‘A Hero’s Death, on 31 July. The new song’s video is directed by Hugh Mulhern and finds the band tackling the concept of the echo chamber and ‘how personality gets…

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Bryony Williams – ‘I Can Be’


Wolverhampton-based singer-songwriter Bryony Williams has signed to our friends at Beth Shalom Records and shared ‘I Can Be’ – the lead single from her upcoming third EP, ‘State I’m In’ (out on 25 September). A song about fleshing out your inner confidence and owning who you are, the assertive anthem has an indie-rock sound but…

Ben Folds – ‘2020’


Ben Folds sums up all of our feelings about the past six months in his new single ‘2020’: ‘New Year’s Eve, don’t it seem like decades ago? Back in 2019, back when life was slow’. A piano ballad with relatable lyrics for anyone who’s been socially distancing and obeying all the rules, Folds compares the…

I Like Trains – ‘Dig In’


I Like Trains have shared the video for ‘Dig In’, the second single to be taken from their long-awaited new album ‘KOMPROMAT’ (out on 21 August via Atlantic Curve). The timely song is one ‘for those morally bankrupt schemers who have managed to leverage extraodinary power and wealth while never being on the ballot’ according…

Martha Hill Grilled Cheese song stream 2020

Martha Hill – ‘Grilled Cheese’


Martha Hill has shared new single ‘Grilled Cheese’, the first song to be taken from upcoming EP ‘Summer Up North’. Recorded during lockdown via Zoom, Martha says the song is ‘a dissection of a relationship. Daft arguments about food prep, bouncing off each other negatively, jealousy but in the end still believing things are going…