Muttering – ‘Swim’


Muttering, the latest signings to Failure By Design Records, evaluate the effect of both the climate crisis and overpopulation – in just three minutes – on new single ‘Swim’. Vocalist Chaz Bush said the theme of the song came about after: ‘I read an article that suggested the worst thing you can do for the…

Beluga – ‘Painting with Three Colours’


Leeds-based trio Beluga have shared their debut single ‘Painting with Three Colours’ – and it’s a song that take you on a fascinating journey. Part King Crimson-style prog, part traditional jazz and with some Physics House Band-style riffs thrown in for good measure, the band leave barely any genre untouched. There are bursts of saxophone…

Crake – ‘Enough Salt (For All Dogs)’


Crake, a Leeds-based four piece who were asked to go on tour with Big Thief after impressing their guitarist Buck Meek during a support slot at one of his solo shows at the Brudenell Social Club, have shared new single ‘Enough Salt (For All Dogs)’. As part of Saddle Creek’s Document series, the song will…

Enjoyable Listens The Key of Innocence

Enjoyable Listens -‘The Key of Innocence’


When you call your band Enjoyable Listens, you need to ensure your sound lives up to the name. The duo of Duffett and Jamie Maurice have managed to achieve this (and so much more) with new single ‘The Key of Innocence’. Formed in 2018 when both members lived in a derelict pub in Greenwich, the…

Human Head Sorry, I Wasn't Listening EP Bandcamp stream

Human Head – ‘Sorry, I Wasn’t Listening’


Signed to our friends at Beth Shalom Records, Human Head released the ‘Sorry, I Wasn’t Listening’ EP back in December and it’s been on our list to write about ever since. A combination of poet Joshua Jones’ spoken-word social commentary and Thom Weeks’ (Gnarwolves, Shit Present) industrial, DIY instrumentation, the five tracks cover themes including…

Fast Blood – ‘Milo’


Fast Blood follow up the release of debut single ‘You’ with ‘Milo’, the second track to be taken from their forthcoming self-titled EP. The band have shared stages with a diverse array of acts including Martha, Mannequin Pussy and Jeffrey Lewis and this song shows why they’re equally at home with each of them. Opening…

Soeur Better stream 2019 Bristol band

Soeur – ‘Better’


Soeur, one of the UK’s best new bands, have shared new single ‘Better’ following its premiere on the Radio 1 Rock Show. The song will feature on new EP ‘No Show’ (released 23 September – pre-order here). Vocalist and guitarist Tina Maynard says the song started off ‘about the frustrations of maintaining relationships with people…