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…

China Bears – ‘Night Calls’ stream


Having recently been hand-picked by Frank Turner to play a Last Minutes show at his Lost Evenings festival, China Bears have released another fine indie-pop tune n the shape of ‘Night Calls’ – and it’s a hair-raising anthem tinged with regret. Ivan Proctor states how ‘You think I don’t recognise your heartbreak through that smile’…

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Sam Evian – ‘Health Machine’ video


New Saddle Creek signing Sam Evian has unveiled ‘Health Machine’ ahead of his album ‘You, Forever’ (out in June). He’s played shows with Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Deerhunter and this song has an anthemic alt-rock feel that would be in line with The National or The War on Drugs. It opens with stop-start West Coast-infused…

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InTechnicolour – ‘Shaker’ stream


Ahead of a short run of dates with Black Peaks (we’ll see you at the Westy in Aldershot, yeah?), Brighton’s InTechnicolour have unveiled the latest single from their as-yet untitled new album. The huge riffs that mark the opening of the song are ones their tour mates would be proud of and then the powerful…