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Cherym – ‘Listening To My Head’


Alcopop! Records signings Cherym have shared the Dirty John-inspired video for new single for ‘Listening To My Head’. While the video recounts the experiences of Betty Broderick being mentally tortured by her lying, cheating husband of 20 years, the song itself is a potent and pacy piece of power punk filled with riffs and sing-along…

Bitch Hunt – ‘Shapeshifter’ EP review


Queer indie/punk Londoners Bitch Hunt release their debut EP ‘Shapeshifter’ via Reckless Yes on limited edition CD and digital outlets on 28 May. The band say: ”Shapeshifter’ explores the difficult journeys that someone has to go through to navigate a cisheteronormative world, but does it in a mostly upbeat and triumphant tone. Themes include heartbreak…

Harry and the Kanes – ‘We Are Dreaming Now’


All of us football fans are excited for the delayed Euro 2020 tournament to kick off next month… Ever the optimists, we still believe this will be the year that football finally comes home – with England talisman and captain Harry Kane leading the way with his goalscoring (and creating) exploits. To celebrate the tournament…

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Strange Bones – ‘England Screams’


Blackpool’s Strange Bones have shared ‘England Screams’ ahead of the release of their debut album of the same name on 20 August via FRKST/300 Entertainment. Frontman Bobby Bentham says the new single focuses on the tumultuous thought process behind human behaviour: ‘It’s like we’re living in a pantomime, everyone is waiting and expecting for something shocking…

English Teacher – ‘R&B’


Released as part of Nice Swan Records (Sports Team, Pip Blom, Hotel Lux) ‘Nice Swan Introduces…’ series, English Teacher’s ‘R&B’ is a powerful and loud piece of art rock with a delicate edge as Lily Fontaine delivers words about caring for someone so much that you end up writing them R&B – even if these…

Laundromat music Red EP review

Laundromat – ‘Red’ EP


Toby Hayes releases ‘Red’ – the final instalment in a run of three EPs under his Laundromat moniker. Released via Brace Yourself Records, it opens with recent single ‘Flat Planet’, with Toby saying: ‘I kinda hear it like a St. Vincent song or something like that. Some tongue-in-cheek (but not) apocalyptic pop. An eye-roll pointed…

Spectral Nights March 2021 Playlist


We’re getting there, aren’t we? Not long now until we can see friends and family outside and then there will soon be the chance to actually see people under roofs. Anyhow, March 2021 has been another solid month for new music and here’s a Spotify playlist with a song from every act we’ve covered over…

Grandmas House – ‘Small Talk’


Following support from 6 Music, Dork and DIY and shows with Stef Chura and Frankie Cosmos, Bristol-based queer punks Grandmas House have shared new song ‘Small Talk’, a 96-second fusion of riffs and anger that finds them pushing back against the way women are cornered into small talk in bars by so many men with…