Idles Great

Idles – ‘Great’ video


Idles offer scathing and darkly humorous observations (‘Islam didn’t eat your hamster, change isn’t a crime) on what the likes of Brexit and Trump have done to communities across the world in pro-immigration anthem, ‘Great’. The fourth song to be released ahead of their second album ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ (out 31 August),…

Tomberlin ‘At Weddings’ album review


Released on 10 August via the ever-reliable Saddle Creek Records, Sarah-Beth Tomberlin’s debut album ‘At Weddings’ is one you’ll want to hold dear. It’s a transcendant and poignant record about learning to love oneself, even when everything seems to be caving in on you. The gentle folk of ‘Any Other Way’ opens the record with…

Trophy Eyes The American Dream album review

Trophy Eyes – ‘The American Dream’ album review


‘The American Dream’, the third album by Sydney, Australia’s Trophy Eyes finds the band stepping into new and exciting territory. Inspired by frontman John Floreani’s experiences living in Burleson, Texas, the album promises to be their most expansive and anthemic yet A huge, glowing burst of Gaslight Anthem-meets-Menzingers guitar signals the start of album opener…

Ryan Von Gonten Bay Area Anthem stream

Ryan Von Gonten – ‘Anthem’ stream


After performing with so many talented musicians including Lomelda and The Walkmen’s Peter Matthew Bauer, Ryan Von Gonten is set to release his debut solo record via our friends at Human Noise Records this autumn. The dream-like ‘Anthem’ offers a tantalising glimpse of what is to come. The record was written following Ryan’s relocation from…