Orchards – ‘Drive Me Home’


Orchards have shared ‘Drive Me Home’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘Trust Issues’ on Big Scary Monsters on 26 November. Described by the band as an ‘anti-love song’ – ‘It’s that moment when you’re out and you see your ex who’s wrecked and even though you know you shouldn’t help because it ended…

Orchards – ‘Leave Us Here (We’re Fine)’


Orchards follow up last year’s incredible debut album ‘Lovecore’ with the vibrant and important new single ‘Leave Us Here (We’re Fine)’. The song finds the band once again showing their desire to live in a safer and more accepting world – something we can all get behind. Lucy Evers says: ‘This song means exactly what…

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Orchards – ‘Young’


Orchards follow last year’s ‘Losers/Lovers’ EP with the release of new single ‘Young’ (out on 7″ with ‘Mature Me’ via Big Scary Monsters on 29 March). The new songs will follow shows at New York’s New Collosus Festival and SXSW and accompany a UK tour. The alt-pop banger opens with Sam Rushton’s trademark upbeat mathy…

Spectral Nights’ Top 5 EPs of 2018


We’ve already shared our top full-length records of the past 12 months, now it’s time to look back over our favourite shorter releases… Spielbergs – ‘Distant Star‘ The Norwegian trio’s EP marked them out as ones to watch with its Guided by Voices-meets-Beach Slang power pop. Sœur – ‘Fight‘ The Bristol band are already a…

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Orchards – ‘Losers/Lovers’ EP review


Brighton-based alt-poppers Orchards follow a tour supporting Tiny Moving Parts with  new EP ‘Losers/Lovers’ – their first release on the always-ace Big Scary Monsters. Led by Lucy Evers on vocals, the four university friends have already made their mark in the math-pop arena and are set to be one of the highlights of both Truck…

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Orchards – ‘Luv You 2’ stream


Following countless tours and festival appearances, Orchards have signed to Big Scary Monsters in the perfect combination of band and label. To celebrate the news, the Brighton four-piece have unveiled ‘Luv You 2’, a song about falling for the same person as someone who used to be a friend and then not putting yourself down…

Murderhouse – ‘BURYMEbeneathGRUBBS’ video stream


Signed to Hanger Records, Brighton’s Murderhouse are a four-piece emo-punk band who play interesting shows with cool bands (their upcoming Brighton gig with itoldyouiwouldeatyou and Orchards looks like it will be a blast) and they also have a healthy disregard for capitalisation and spacing, judging by the title of ‘BURYMEbeneathGRUBBS’. Anthemic from its very first…