Squid – ‘The Cleaner’


Hotly tipped disco punks Squid have announced details of new EP ‘Town Centre’ (out via Speedy Wunderground on 6 September/physically on 15 November) and shared the video for new single ‘The Cleaner’. Invoking the spirit of The Rapture with its eminently danceable hooks, the 7-minute beast was inspired by a move to London and the…

Jamie Lenman Shuffle album review

Jamie Lenman – ‘Shuffle’ album review


Anyone who has seen Jamie Lenman play live will know he loves nothing more than to pull out a surprise cover or two. Whether it’s a faithful rendition of ‘Especially for You’ with his wife or songs by Madness and Queen at a festival or even a famous TV theme tune like ‘Home and Away’,…

Strange Bones Blitz Pt 1 EP review 2019

Strange Bones – ‘Blitz Pt 1’ EP review


As soon as Bobby Bentham announces ‘I’m the fucking triceratops’ on the opening ‘Vicious’, you just know that Strange Bones are going to live up to the potential of their incendiary live show on the ‘Blitz Pt 1’ EP. The first of a handful of EPs to be released by the Blackpool four-piece this year,…

Super Lemon Days No Slackin stream

Super Lemon Days ‘No Slackin” stream


Hailing from just north of Birmingham, Super Lemon Days have already released a couple of EPs and played shows with emo heroes including Drug Church, Radiator Hospital and Apologies, I Have None. Now, they’re set to release ‘No Slackin”, a three-and-a-half-minute song that wonderfully blends in elements of slacker pop (of course) and more experimental…

Mannequin Pussy Who You Are new music 2019

Mannequin Pussy – ‘Who You Are’


Mannequin Pussy are set to release their third album ‘Patience’ on 21 June via Epitaph. The outspoken and political band have been making waves in the States and this song finds Marisa Dabice trading her impassioned screams for something more considered as she examines the importance of self-empowerment. Amidst Dude York-meets-Charly Bliss power punk-pop riffs,…