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…

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Slowcoaches ‘Found Down’


Punk trio Slowcoaches have unveiled ‘Found Down’, the first song to be released from their second album, due to be released later this year via Leisure & District. A seething rally against the way the media glamorises the struggles artists fave on a daily basis, whether they be mental, financial or something else, the 2-and-a-half-minute…

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The Love-Birds – ‘Angela’ stream


  Mastered by Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub, The Love-Birds’ ‘Angela’ has a timeless feel from its very first burst of guitar. Clocking in at just over 2 and a half minutes, it will appeal to fans of The Replacements, The Wave Pictures and perhaps Jeffery Lewis. The latest band to show there’s clearly something…

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The Goon Sax – ‘She Knows’ stream


New Wichita signings The Goon Sax have unveiled ‘She Knows’ ahead of the release of their new album ‘We’re Not Talking’ in September. The Australian trio will soon be touring with Frankie Cosmos and have already played with the likes of Whitney, Angel Olsen and Teenage Fanclub. This burst of angst-filled guitar pop has elements…

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Murderhouse – ‘HMV Tweets’ stream


‘HMV Tweets’ is the first song to be aired from Brighton emo band Murderhouse’s new self-titled EP (released via Circle House Records on 1 June). It comes ahead of a run of dates with Venn Records signings WACO. It opens with pop-punk guitars that echo the likes of Worriers and Modern Baseball while James Hunt…