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…

Bad Idea – ‘Winter’


Leeds-based four-piece Bad Idea are the latest band to sign with our friends over at Rose Coloured Records and ‘Winter’ is a potent blast of lo-fi anxiety pop with emo tendencies and sugar-sweet hooks – think Muncie Girls meets Tellison. Lead singer Sarah first discusses money worries and playing the fool before declaring ‘I do…

New music round-up featuring Bridges, Tin Foil Astronaut, The Black Fields, The Orielles and Deanna Petcoff


  Bridges – ‘Ghouls‘ A new signing to our friends over at Rose Coloured Records (order the EP here), Bridges combine the experimental nature of Manchester Orchestra with soaring Snow Patrol-style choruses. Ghouls is a toe-tapping anthem with visceral lyrics (‘My crack-weathered skin’; ‘My knuckles bleached white’) and atmospherics that can’t fail to leave an…

Wyse Rhythm She Knows

Wyse – ‘Rhythm She Knows’


New Rose Coloured Records signing Wyse has released the video for ‘Rhythm She Knows’, a song that will appear on her upcoming debut EP ‘Switch of My Controller’ (released digitally and on vinyl on 23 November). Bringing to mind talents ranging from Let’s Eat Grandma to Phoenix and Marika Hackman, the synth-led song finds the…

itoldyouiwouldeatyou Annabel Allum

Exclusive: Annabel Allum/itoldyouiwouldeatyou – ‘We Have Not Panned Out’ EP review and stream


A split EP between two very talented songwriters from our local area, ‘We Have Not Panned Out’ features two songs from Our Lost Infantry bass player Joey Ashworth’s itoldyouiwouldeatyou project and two from Guildford’s Annabel Allum. Released by our friends at Rose Coloured in a very limited edition run, the acts promised plenty of sadness…