Chloe Foy – ‘Where Shall We Begin’ album review


Gloucestershire-via-Manchester singer-songwriter Chloe Foy releases her debut album ‘Where Shall We Begin’ on 11 June. Recorded at Pinhole Studios in Manchester and inspired by the likes of Tyler Tamsay, John Congleton and Gillian Welch, Chloe co-produced the album alongside her musical collaborator, Harry Fausing Smith. Chloe says the record’s songs ‘are my most inner and…

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Strange Bones – ‘England Screams’


Blackpool’s Strange Bones have shared ‘England Screams’ ahead of the release of their debut album of the same name on 20 August via FRKST/300 Entertainment. Frontman Bobby Bentham says the new single focuses on the tumultuous thought process behind human behaviour: ‘It’s like we’re living in a pantomime, everyone is waiting and expecting for something shocking…

English Teacher – ‘R&B’


Released as part of Nice Swan Records (Sports Team, Pip Blom, Hotel Lux) ‘Nice Swan Introduces…’ series, English Teacher’s ‘R&B’ is a powerful and loud piece of art rock with a delicate edge as Lily Fontaine delivers words about caring for someone so much that you end up writing them R&B – even if these…

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Fightmilk – ‘Contender’ album review


Fightmilk’s second album, ‘Contender’ (released via Reckless Yes) finds the South London four piece dipping into more of a power pop sound than ever before. During the writing and recording process, each member stepped up to add something new – whether that was playing their instruments in a different way, experimenting with drum machines or…

Remember Sports Like a Stone album review

Remember Sports – ‘Like a Stone’ album review


‘Like A Stone’, Remember Sports’ third album for Father/Daughter Records, finds the Philadelphia-based indie rockers examining how it feels to break away from old versions of yourself while trading instruments throughout – resulting in a dynamic and shape-shifting sound that dips into all kinds of genres. The record opens with recent single ‘Pinky Ring’, a…

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…