Trophy Eyes The American Dream album review

Trophy Eyes – ‘The American Dream’ album review


‘The American Dream’, the third album by Sydney, Australia’s Trophy Eyes finds the band stepping into new and exciting territory. Inspired by frontman John Floreani’s experiences living in Burleson, Texas, the album promises to be their most expansive and anthemic yet A huge, glowing burst of Gaslight Anthem-meets-Menzingers guitar signals the start of album opener…

New music premiere: Sun Spot – ‘Think Tank’


Hailing from Southampton, new project Sun Spot (featuring members of Gun Shy and Ko_Plune) are an indie-rock quartet that marry the erratic energy of American indie rock with anthemic synth-pop hooks. We are very pleased to be premiering the music video for their Debut single ‘Think Tank’: Having been a secret within the Southampton scene…

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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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New music premiere: Bloodhype – ‘Friendly Wash’


Chicago-based musician Maureen Neer has made a welcome return with her Bloodhype project. Ahead of the release of her new album ‘High From Las Vegas’ (available to order via Fox Food Records’ Bandcamp), we’re delighted to be premiering new single ‘Friendly Wash’. Collaborating with Chris Lee and Colin Mulhern, the song mixes heartbreak with electro-pop…

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Muncie Girls – ‘Picture of Health’ video stream


Muncie Girls have made a welcome return with ‘Picture of Health’; a 3-and-a-half-minute song about being so preoccupied with other people’s state of mental health that you forget about your own well-being. Lande Hekt opens the song singing about ‘Seven days of fucked-up dreams’ before further elaborating that ‘I’ve been having a hard time lately looking…

Villagers stream ‘A Trick of the Light’


Conor O’Brien’s Villagers return with new album ‘The Art of Pretending to Swim’ (Domino) on 21 September. Ahead of the release, you can watch the striking video for ‘A Trick of the Light’. Directed by Bob Gallagher, the Lynchian video follows a ‘dishevelled shamanist’ as he believes he triggers an altered state of consciousness in…