Little Kid – ‘John Arnott’


Little Kid have shared ‘John Arnott’ – their first new material since last year’s critically acclaimed ‘Transfiguration Highway’ LP. Once again, the song has a Christian theme with Kenny Boothby saying: ‘The song is inspired by Pastor John Arnott, who started the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship in Toronto, the site of the so-called Toronto Blessing…

Left Field Messiah – ‘Young Libertine’


Left Field Messiah – a band made up of Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat), Jeremy Ruzumna (Fitz and the Tantrums) and Erik Janson (Wildling) – have shared their latest single ‘Young Libertine’. The release follows the success of ‘Fuzz Machine’ and finds the trio stepping into the spaced-out zone where funk meets indie rock –…

Pictish Trail – ‘Dream Wall’


Pictish Trail has shared new single ‘Dream Wall’ ahead of the release of an EP of the same name on 1 April. This EP – which features remixes of PT songs by friends and collaborators including Callum Easter, Kinbote, Bamboo and Good Dog – is exclusively available now to subscribers of Lost Map’s PostMap Club.…

Andy Bell – ‘Love Comes in Waves’


Ride’s Andy Bell has shared ‘Love Comes in Waves’ ahead of the release of his debut solo album ‘The View From Halfway Down’ on 9 October. Engineered by former Oasis bandmate and mastered by Heba Kadry, Andy says ‘I’ve always wanted to make a solo album, I’ve always said I would do it, although I…

Vennart The Demon Joke

Vennart – ‘The Demon Joke’ album review


Although Oceansize only split up in 2011, it seems far longer ago. A lot has changed in the life of Mike Vennart since the end of the much-loved cult band. Joining Biffy Clyro as a further guitarist (and later being accompanied by fellow Oceansize member Richard ‘Gambler’ Ingram to form Biffy-size…), he’s become accustomed to…