Spanish Love Songs Kick stream 2020

Spanish Love Songs – ‘Kick’


Spanish Love Songs have made a welcome return with the release of ‘Kick’, the first song to be taken from upcoming third album ‘Brave Faces Everyone’ (released via Pure Noise Records on 7 February). Taking influence from the storytelling narrative stylings of Bruce Springsteen and the killer hooks of Manchester Orchestra and upcoming tour mates…

Cloud Plays with Fire new album 2018

Cloud – ‘Plays with Fire’ album review


Audio Antihero Records’ Cloud (or Tyler Taormina to his friends and family) makes a welcome return with ‘Plays with Fire’ – a 32-minute album drenched in hope and nostalgia. A loud burst of feedback signals the start of the opener ‘Happer’s Laugh’; a song full of acoustic strums and white noise effects that evolves into…

Vennart The Demon Joke

Vennart – ‘The Demon Joke’ album review


Although Oceansize only split up in 2011, it seems far longer ago. A lot has changed in the life of Mike Vennart since the end of the much-loved cult band. Joining Biffy Clyro as a further guitarist (and later being accompanied by fellow Oceansize member Richard ‘Gambler’ Ingram to form Biffy-size…), he’s become accustomed to…

Brawlers Alcopop

Brawlers – Romantic Errors of Our Youth album review


When Brawlers appeared on the scene with their social media-aping ‘Instagram Famous’ and a brash live show in tow, you knew there was something special about them. Signed to Alcopop! Records, Harry Johns’ personal self-depreciating lyrics were brutally honest: ‘I Am a Worthless Piece of Shit’ indeed. Now following its singles ‘Two Minutes’ and ‘Windowmisser’,…

Albums we’re looking forward to in early 2015


As we embark on another 12 months of hopefully great music, we thought we’d have a quick look at some of the already-announced albums we’re looking forward to listening to in the early part of 2015. Obviously there will be some other debuts and records that come out of nowhere (will we finally get the…