Field Medic

Field Medic – ‘Henna Tattoo’


Following years of lauded releases on Bandcamp, Field Medic (aka Kevin Sullivan) is set to release ‘Fade into the Dawn’, his first debut album proper via Run for Cover Records on 19 April. To whet the anticipation for the release, he has unveiled the melancholic single ‘Henna Tattoo’. A two-and-a-half-minute folk-tinged song ‘about being afraid…

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…

Joe Booley Movements III stream

Premiere: Joe Booley – ‘Movements III’ stream


Following a busy 2017 (including a 10-gigs-in-one-day jaunt to raise money for the Forward 4 Wiz Trust) and ahead of a short European tour with Parachute for Gordo, Spectral Nights favourite and regular contributor Joe Booley has unveiled ‘Movements III’ – the first track from his upcoming ‘Movements’ EP. Coming out on cassette and 12″…

Adam Barnes Hopeful stream Vacancy at NASA

Adam Barnes – ‘Hopeful’ stream


‘She likes the morning. I like the evening for all of the stars that light up the ceiling. I’m an explorer’ are the opening lines of troubadour Adam Barnes‘ ‘Hopeful’ and they perfectly set the tone for this quietly folky  heartbreaker. Part of upcoming album ‘Vacancy at NASA’, it has something akin Frank Turner jamming…

Megan Landry Marsicans Arbes Spectral Nights soundcloud stream

New music round-up featuring Megan Landry, Marsicans, Magana, Carnival Youth, The Spare Room and Arbes


Megan Landry – ‘Questions (on the Cliff)’ A proudly independent Canadian artist, Megan Landry tackles a host of political and environmental issues in Questions (on the Cliff). Opening in a Regina Spektor style, the offbeat aesthetic is accompanied by lyrics covering everything from graves to ‘sleeping in the bed you made’. Falling somewhere between Fight…

So-Crates band Surrey Aldershot Guildford v1

SO-CRATES – ‘V1’ EP review


SO-CRATES (we believe that’s the right casing for their name) are a band made up of musicians you’re bound to recognise if you’ve been to a gig in Hampshire or Surrey over the past decade and a half. We fondly remember the likes of Reuben and Hold Your Horse Is so to hear about a…