Robin Richards (Dutch Uncles) – ‘Gefail Yr Ynys’


Dutch Uncles songwriter Robin Richards has shared ‘Gefail Yr Ynys’ (pronounced”gev-eye-al erhhr unnus” and translated as ‘The Island’s Forge’), the second song to be shared from his upcoming debut solo EP ‘Castel’ (out on 6 December via Prah Recordings). Constructed from samples of a blacksmith working in a forge in Caernarfon, Wales, the ‘found-sound’ techno-jungle…

Bob Nanna – ‘Do You Want to Buy a Guitar?’


Bob Nanna (Braid, Hey Mercedes) has shared ‘Do You Want to Buy a Guitar?’ from his upcoming solo album. The new acoustic record was recorded in full on 7 September, the day that would have been his wedding anniversary. A searingly honest song that captures a tumultous time in his personal life, it finds Bob…

Second Hand Poet Dust to Dust video

Second Hand Poet – ‘Dust to Dust’


Jamie Tipson’s Second Hand Poet project has shared the stunning video (starring his son!) for new song ‘Dust to Dust’. Already a favourite with BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio, Frank Turner and Jonah Matranga, this song was recorded at Jamie’s home before being passed on to collaborator Mark Beazley (Keaton Henson) who mixed, mastered and added…

Rachel Sermanni What Can I Do stream

Rachel Sermanni – ‘What Can I Do’


Rachel Sermanni has shared ‘What Can I Do’, the lead single from her third album ‘So It Turns’ (self-released on 23 August). Rachel describes her sound as ‘folk noir’ it’s a fitting description for this new single that combines haunting gothic melodies with P.J. Harvey-style assertiveness before throwing in a touch of Stick in the…

Merival No Brakes new music

Merival – ‘No Brakes’


Merival has shared ‘No Brakes’, a powerful song that will feature on her debut album ‘Lesson’ (out 21 June). The short and sharp track finds Merival discussing what she now realises to be the melodramatic notion that her songs declined in quality when she found better mental health and realising how she ‘could see the…