Blood Red Shoes – ‘Morbid Fascination’


Blood Red Shoes have shared new single ‘Morbid Fascination’ ahead of the release of their sixth album ‘Ghosts On Tape’ via Velveteen Records on 14 January, 2022. The album came together despite both members living on opposite sides of the Atlantic with Steven Ansell saying: ‘It’s been a loooong time since we both lived in…

Good Good Blood – ‘Green Bank’


Spectral Nights favourite Good Good Blood has shared ‘Green Bank’ ahead of the release of new album ‘The Dizzying Parade’ via Team Love Records on 21 January 2022. With more distorted tones from the outset and a brooding bass pushing things along, this alt-folk piece has an underlying menace as James Smith’s muffled yet rasping…

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crush – ‘so strange’


Manchester-based indie heroes crush have shared new single ‘So Strange’, a song that vocalist and guitarist Amber Warren says is all about overcoming negative thoughts and feelings in a powerful way: ‘It’s a dialogue in the first person, addressing anxiety in a cathartic defiance of the emotions that arise from it’. The band list My…

Sea Power – ‘Folly’


Sea Power follow up ‘Two Fingers’ with ‘Folly’ – the latest single to be taken from upcoming new album ‘Everything Was Forever’ (out on 11 February, 2022). With a classic and anthemic ‘Waving Flags’ feel running throughout the sound, the song finds the band looking at the way the human race tends to sleepwalk from…

Soot Sprite – ‘Night Thirst’


Exeter trip Soot Sprite have shared ‘Night Thirst’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘Poltergeists’ via Specialist Subject Recors on 29 October. Opening with a somber tone – both in vocal delivery and the guitar tone – the song finds Elise Cook looking back over a past relationship and the devastating effect it left…

Sprints – ‘Modern Job’


Dublin-based quarter Sprints have shared ‘Modern Job’ – the first song to be released from upcoming EP ‘A Modern Job’, out on 11 March 2022 via Nice Swan Records. The song finds Karla Chubb looking back on her past and how important it is to accept yourself for who you are: ‘Modern Job is a…

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Eades – ‘Reno’


Following praise from NME, the Guardian and BBC 6 Music, Eades have returned with new single ‘Reno’ – a song that tells the farcical story of someone using indiscriminate arson as a means to escape the mundane normality of a 9-5 work. Opening with crunching guitar riffs and a glam-rock stomp, there are echoes of…

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Maybeshewill – ‘Refuturing’


Maybeshewill have shared the video for ‘Refuturing’ ahead of the release of new album – and first since their 2016 hiatus – ‘No Feeling is Final’ (out on the Robot Needs Home Collective label on 19 November. Guitarist Robin Southby says: ‘Conceptually, Refuturing (and the album as a whole) is concerned with the existential dread…

Fatherson – ‘End of the World’


Fatherson have made a welcome return with the suitably gloomily titled new single ‘End of the World’. Straying into a more fractured pop sound than the anthemic indie-rock that’s served them so well in the past, there’s still a delightfully dry and melancholy tone throughout as Ross Leighton sings about being a non-believer and how…

Orchards – ‘Drive Me Home’


Orchards have shared ‘Drive Me Home’ ahead of the release of new EP ‘Trust Issues’ on Big Scary Monsters on 26 November. Described by the band as an ‘anti-love song’ – ‘It’s that moment when you’re out and you see your ex who’s wrecked and even though you know you shouldn’t help because it ended…