Juliet Quick – ‘Glass Years’ EP review


Brooklyn-via Hudson Valley singer songwriter Juliet Quick releases her new ‘Glass Years’ EP – five songs full of poignant storytelling, spare acoustics, playful synths, stirring strings and lap steel. The EP opens with recent single ‘Circles’ and Juliet delivering the lines ‘Don’t know what to do with myself lately, I’m not that driven. Funny how…

Nightshift – ‘Zöe’ album review


Nightshift follow up last year’s self-released full-lenth cassette with new album ‘Zöe’. Now signed to Trouble in Mind, the now five-piece have a sound that dips into the musical history of their base in Glasgow and offers something fresh and contemporary. The album begins with ‘Piece Together’, a slow-burner with elongated Warpaint-style vocals about ‘learning…

TV Priest – ‘Decoration’


TV Priest have shared the video (directed by Joe Wheatley) for ‘Decoration’ alongside news of signing to Sub Pop and their debut record ‘Uppers’ now being released on 5 February 2021 (pre-order from Sub Pop). Frontman Charlie Drinkwater on the new single: ‘We often think of it as a ‘walking down the road’ song, like…

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Dropkick – ‘The Scenic Route’ album review


Incredibly, ‘The Scenic Route’ (order via Bandcamp here) is Dropkick’s 16th album. Released via Bobo Integral Records, the Scottish band claims it’s their ‘most accomplished, coherent and fully realised collection of songs to date’. With a melody Norman Blake would be proud to call his own, ‘Feeling Never Goes Away’ opens the album with a…

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…

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Robin Richards (Dutch Uncles) – ‘Toompea’


Dutch Uncles bassist Robin Richards has shared the video for ‘Toompea’, the first single to be taken from his forthcoming ‘Castel’ EP (out on 6 December via Prah Recordings). ‘An exploration of the impact that Soviet oppression in the Baltics had on native artists in the 70s and 80s’, the instrumental and orchestral piece has…

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Noah Gundersen – ‘Lover’ album review


Seattle-based musician Noah Gundersen is all set to release his fourth album ‘Lover’ on 23 August. Sharing a title with Taylor Swift’s album due on the same day completely by accident, the records finds Noah talking about love, failure, drugs, sex, age, regret and ultimately finding peace. The album opens with recent single ‘Robin Williams’,…