Olympians – ‘Dance Like Everybody’s Watching And They Hate You’ EP review


Ahead of a full-length album later this year, Olympians have released an extended EP/mini-album via Barely Regal with the fitting title ‘Dance Like Everybody’s Watching and They Hate You’. Full of the feelings that have quickly become the London-via-Norwich quartet’s trademark, it follows on from last year’s ‘Adventure Gun’ EP and retains the dreamy, drone-tinged…

Olympians – ‘Brunch Cannon’


Ahead of their triumphant performance at ArcTanGent festival, Olympians released their new single, the fantastically named ‘Brunch Cannon’. The first song from an as-yet-untitled debut album, the synth-laced and doom-laden math-pop song is wonderfully layered as it gradually builds to the memorable but gloomy group-chanted statement of: ‘Find a melody and keep it in your…

Introducing: Record/Start


Recalling the likes of Guided by Voices, Weezer and Pavement, Brighton via Manchester resident Record/Start has the art of slackerpop down to a tee. Debut single ‘Followay’ is an energetic three minutes that will appeal to the inner indie kid in all of us. Pulsating, full of life and packing a real punch, it hints…

Top 5 EPs of 2013


Yes, we’re joining in with the fun and games of the best of 2013 –and we’re starting with some of the EPs that have soundtracked our year, in no particular order… Superman Revenge Squad Band – There’s Nothing More Frightening Than the Passing of Time Heartfelt lyrics with self-depreciating humour made this mini-album one to…