Idles – ‘A Hymn’


Idles have shared ‘A Hymn’ – the third single to be taken from their eagerly awaited third album ‘Ultra Mono’ (out on 25 September via Partisan Records. Directed by Ryan Gander, the video finds the band driving various parents to supermarkets – encountering all aspects of grey and drizzly suburban English life along the way.…

Silverbacks – ‘Fad’ album review


Silverbacks’ ‘Dunkirk’ single has been all over BBC 6 Music over the lockdown period and it hints at great things to come from the Dublin-based five-piece’s debut album ‘Fad’. The band have already released a string of well-received singles (produced by Girl Band’s bass player Daniel Fox) and wowed a string of festival audiences last…

Pozi – ‘176’ EP review


Named after a London bus route that runs all the way from Penge to Tottenham Court Road, Pozi’s new EP ‘176’ finds the political punks discussing everything from paranoia to social anxiety, jealousy and fever dreams – so, a potential soundtrack to 2020? ‘Whitewashing’ opens the EP with angular stop-start guitar hooks and stuttered vocals…

Reminders – ‘Seaside Scampi’


Isle of Wight-based Burger Records signings Reminders have shared the fittingly titled ‘Seaside Scampi’. The trio found the tune in the form of an old demo while rummaging through boxes while the island placed a ban on local beaches during lockdown. Singer Leo Dyke says: ‘I can’t help but reminisce about hanging out with friends…

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Roxy Girls – ‘A Wealth of Information’ EP review


Following shows with The Murder Capital, Mush and Flamingods, Sunderland punks Roxy Girls follow up debut mini-album ‘A Poverty of Attention’ with new EP ‘A Wealth of Information’. The EP opens with the angular post punk and relentless drums of ‘Dirtier’. These progress into a spiky attitude that recalls Maximo Park or XTC: ‘When the…

Silverbacks – ‘Muted Gold’


Dublin-based Silverbacks have shared the video for new single ‘Muted Gold’ following acclaim from BBC 6 Music, Dork Magazine and Annie Mac. Specialising in an angular post-punk yet melodic sound, ‘Muted Gold’ will appeal to fans of bands ranging from Squid and Dry Cleaning to classic acts including Talk Talk and Television. There are plenty…

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Bloods – ‘Seattle’ EP review


Marihuzka Cornelius (aka MC) may have grown up in western Sydney but she was obsessed with Seattle’s contemporary grunge/pop culture from an early age. She ended up recording Bloods new EP with her band mates in ‘Bleach’ producer Jack Endino’s Sound House with Steve Fisk (Soundgarden and Mudhoney) on production and mixing duties. After being…

Johanna Warren Chaotic Good album review 2020

Johanna Warren – ‘Chaotic Good’ album review


‘There’s chance, there’s choice and there’s alignment – what forces in the universe do I choose to align myself with?’ Johanna Warren’s reason for referencing Dungeons & Dragons in the title of her fifth record ‘Chaotic Good’ captures the way she considers her life to be part of ‘one big role-playing game’. It finds her…

Fontaines D.C. – ‘A Hero’s Death’


Fontaines D.C. have announced details of their new album ‘A Hero’s Death’ (out on 31 July via Partisan Records) and shared the video for its title track. Directed by Hugh Mulhern and starring Aidan Gillan (The Wire, Peaky Blinders, Game of Thrones) as an American talk host battling with inner demons, the video complements the…