Bill Ryder-Jones shares ‘And Then There’s You’ piano reinterpretation video from ‘Yawny Yawn’


Following an appearance at Glastonbury Festival and ahead of the release of ‘Yawny Yawn’ (a piano and vocals version of last year’s ‘Yawn’ album – Pre-order via Dom Mart now) Bill Ryder-Jones has shared a goosebump-inducing video for ‘And Then There’s You’. The stripped-back nature gives more focus on the reflective lyrics as the lead character…

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Earthly Needs’


Hayden Thorpe has shared ‘Earthly Needs’, the third song to be taken from his upcoming solo album ‘Diviner’ (out on Domino on Friday 24 May – pre-order here). With its synths, programmed drumbeats and deeply personal lyrics (‘I cannot unlove you’), the song opens in a style that brings to mind ‘Digital Ash’-era Bright Eyes…

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Diviner’


Hayden Thorpe has released the video for his first music since Wild Beasts called it a day and ‘Diviner’ is a treat. Directed by Crowns & Owls, the evocative video complements the stirring and glacial piano-led sound of the track. Hayden sings about being the keeper of secrets and leaves an air of mystery as…

Matt Emery Effervescent

Matt Emery – ‘Effervescent’ stream and free download


Matt Emery has released his first musical offering since embarking on a solo career following the end of Stagecoach – and it’s simply breathtaking. ‘Effervescent’, which you can download for free via FatCat Records’ SoundCloud, is an ambient string-laden piano composition that you can already picture soundtracking everything from sporting highlights to a film’s most…