Adults – ‘Things We Achieve’


Describing themselves as ‘a noisy pop band desperately clinging on to the ghosts of 2009’, adults have now signed to Fika Recordings and shared new single ‘things we achieve’ ahead of the release of debut album ‘for everything, always’ in October. The song takes aim at capitalism and how its inherent evilness ‘makes us forget…

Why Bonnie – ’90 in November’ album review


New York-via-Texas alt-poppers Why Bonnie follow up 2020’s ‘Voice Box’ EP with debut album ’90 in November’. Now signed to Keeled Scales and recorded in the band’s hometown, the album finds Blair Howerton examining the pains and pleasures of modern life against a musical backdrop influenced by artists as diverse as Sparklehorse, Sheryl Crow and…

Spielbergs – ‘Vestli’ album review


Spielbergs’ debut album ‘This Is Not the End’ was praised by artists ranging from Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil to Jimmy Eat World’s Jimmy Adkins and press outlets including NME, Pitchfork and Kerrang! Now, the Norwegian trio have signed to Big Scary Monsters and are getting set to release new album ‘Vestli’ – an album that…

Kiwi Jr. Chopper album review Sub Pop Records 2022

Kiwi Jr. – ‘Chopper’ album review


Sub Pop signings Kiwi Jr. follow up ‘Cooler Returns’ with ‘Chopper’, a new album that again finds the Toronto quartet exploring a more sonic sound – with more synths than ever before – as Jeremy Gaudt discusses everything from living in the digital age to the constant spector of death and the joy, hilarity and…

Disq – ‘Cujo Kiddies’


Wisconsin indie rockers Disq have shared new single ‘Cujo Kiddies’ ahead of the release of album ‘Desperately Imagining Someplace Quiet’. The follow-up to 2020’s should-have-been-massive ‘Collector’, the new album finds the band expanding their sound and heading in new directions. For this single, bassist/songwriter/vocalist Raina Bock claims: ‘I wanted to make a song that sounded…