Hoorsees – ‘Hoorsees’ album review


Parisian indie-poppers Hoorsees have shared their self-titled debut album via Kanine Records. The nine songs on this record are filled with singer/songwriter Alex Delamard’s wry observations and driving hooks that capture the slacker spirit of the ’90s. ‘Overdry’ opens the record in a more breezy, jangly fashion that sounds somewhat akin to The Strokes jamming…

Lael Neale – ‘Acquainted with Night’


Lael Neale has shared her self-directed video for ‘Acquainted with Night’, the title track from her new album (out now via Sub Pop and available to order physically on white vinyl* via megamart.subpop.com, select independent retailers in North America, in the U.K.). Lael says the concept is ‘another homemade video that explores my complex relationship…

Eades – ‘Former Warnings Cluster’


Eades have announced they’ve signed to Heist or Hit (Pizzagirl, Her’s, Hannah’s Little Sister) and shared the Wes Anderson-inspired video for new single ‘Former Warnings Cluster’. The new single finds them channeling their inner Graham Coxon or Stephen Malkmus with its wiry, fuzzy and spiky melodies, while the beats and back-and-forth vocals – not to…

Italia 90 – ‘Borderline’


London four-piece Italia 90 have shared new single ‘Borderline’ ahead of its release on 7″ in April (order via Bandcamp here). Slotting nicely into a slot near Yard Act, TV Priest and Life, the new single finds the band taking aim ‘at the failed third-way ideology that led to our present political moment’. With sardonic…

Bad Idea – ‘Happy’


Rose Coloured Records signings Bad Idea have shared new single ‘Happy’ – a song described by the Leeds-based four-piece as ‘a sad sounding song about feeling good, describing the surprise appearance of positive thoughts during a slump’. Opening with woozy Cocteau Twins atmospherics, the track finds Sarah Sefton trying to make sense of these chinks…