The momentum continues for Bristol punks IDLES, who follow raucous shows at Reading & Leeds, selling out Village Underground in just a few hours and supporting Foo Fighters at The O2 with the announcement of their biggest headliner yet at London’s Heaven on April 19th 2018. They will also play Manchester’s Gorilla the night before on the 18th. More »

Norway’s Los Plantronics, are to release ‘The Worst Is Yet To Come’ (Best of 1995-2017) this November 10th via Jansen. The Oslo based raucous 9-piece orchestra are known for their head spinning sounds that journey from berzerk surf-rock to crooning mariachi, including wild 50’s rock ’n’ roll, instrumental passages and frantic R&B. There’s even a mariachi version of Gene Clarks masterpiece ‘So You Say You Lost Your Baby’. More »

Lonely The Brave have been deliberately quiet these last few months, working on new material and reassessing what has come before. This has been all the more noticeable because before then, they had never stopped: last year alone saw them secure a no.1 on the rock chart with their second LP “Things Will Matter”, sell-out a headline tour and play main support on a hugely successful European tour with Biffy Clyro, followed with a thematically linked series of EP’s which have shown the sheer depth of strong material that was available to them around that second record. More »

Just announced: Hawkwind Live at The Roundhouse a new live 2CD / 1DVD box set on the way in December. More »

Slaughter Beach, Dog (Jake of Modern Baseball) are now streaming their new album “Birdie” in full via THE FADER. Speaking about the album, The FADER says, “Jake’s always been a thoughtful songwriter, and the neurotic folk of Birdie is a good reminder of his particular gifts. In a style that recalls long-winded storytellers like Conor Oberst and Stuart Murdoch, Jake sings of self-deprecating slackers and insecure daydreamers, of Goodwill parking lots and really shitty beer.” More »

“Gilded” is a powerful and persuasive introduction to the gifted young country-rock sensation from small town California already causing a stir with critics and fans alike. More »

If a Fellini film, a Bosch painting, and a Rorschach drawing had a collective sound, it would be Typhoon’s new release. The 14-track record Offerings is a musical and lyrical excursion into surreal imagery, eerie soundscapes, and an emotionally jarring narrative. More »

Rolling Stone Country premieres Ron Pope’s video for “Can’t Stay Here” as part of their July “10 New Country Artists You Need To Know” feature.  The track is taken from the Nashville-based independent artist’s forthcoming album Work, due August 18 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records. Pope begins an international tour on September 28 with a pair of dates at New York’s Irving Plaza. More »

It’s like the world is using its inside voice. More »

Two years have passed since Gothenburg-based band Pale Honey (Tuva Lodmark and Nelly Daltrey) released their critically acclaimed, self titled debut album. This year the band will release their second full length album Devotion, a record of real honest and maturity. More »

With over 14 million albums sold, multiple JUNO Awards and Grammy nominations, world renowned rockers Barenaked Ladies are excited to announce the release of their fifteenth studio album, FAKE NUDES, on November 17, 2017 via UMC. The new album features fourteen freshly minted tracks including catchy lead single “Lookin’ Up” written by BNL frontman Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin (Better Than Ezra) and Sam Hollander (who has co-written with Weezer, Fitz & The Tantrums and Train). Beginning Friday September 8, 2017 Fake Nudes will be available to pre-order on CD or digitally. More »

Barely Dressed Records is delighted to welcome fast-rising Brisbane punks Good Boy to their roster for the release of their brilliant impending EP Shirk Life, due November 10. More »

Nitin Sawhney is a busy man. Across nearly three decades, he has created award-winning, seminal studio works including 10 albums, scores of TV and film soundtracks, dance and theatre productions, as well as DJ sets. So, it is timely that Nitin is set to release his second live album ‘Live At Ronnie Scotts’ with Gearbox Records on 1st December. More »

Following the release earlier this year of her critically acclaimed debut “Gilded” on ANTI-, and an extensive US tour in support of Social Distortion, Jade Jackson will make her first trip to the UK with a headline show at The Slaughtered Lamb on November 13th. More »

When Band Of Gold released their debut album in the autumn of 2015, they were surprise for many people. The duo of Nina Elisabeth Mortvedt and Nikolai Hængsle Eilertsen had been staples of the Norwegian music scene for a while but Band Of Gold was a project that they very much worked on quietly in the background. Upon release it was clear that the album deserved its chance to live, as critics clamoured to praise it, eventually awarding them the 2016 Nordic Music Prize. More »

Last month, for the first time in four years, the acclaimed and beloved Providence, RI band Deer Tick released new music into the world in the shape of two new albums; Vol.1 and Vol.2. Riding a wave of support from media and fans on both sides of the Atlantic, the band can now announce that they’ll bring their exhilarating live show back to the UK / EU early next year, playing at Celtic Connections in Glasgow, as well as what will be a huge headline set at London’s Islington Assembly Hall. More »

Lonely The Brave have been deliberately quiet these last few months, working on new material and reassessing what has come before. This has been all the more noticeable because before then, they had never stopped: last year alone saw them secure a no.1 on the rock chart with their second LP “Things Will Matter”, sell-out a headline tour and play main support on a hugely successful European tour with Biffy Clyro, followed with a thematically linked series of EP’s which have shown the sheer depth of strong material that was available to them around that second record. More »

The Young’uns today share the video for “Be The Man”, a track from their acclaimed new album “Strangers”, out now on Hereteu Records. “Be the Man” was inspired by the story of Matthew Ogston, who founded the Naz and Matt Foundation to tackle religious and cultural homophobia following the tragic death of his fiancé. More »

Slaughter Beach, Dog (Jake of Modern Baseball) are now streaming their new song”Acolyte” via Noisey. Noisey calls “Acolyte” a “perfect love song,” saying, “Slaughter Beach, Dog, softens the lines between reality, fiction, and metaphor like a drunk memory.” “Acolyte” comes off of Slaughter Beach, Dog’s new album Birdie, out October 27th on Lame-O Records. Pre-orders for Birdie are available now physically and digitallyvia Lame-O Records, in the UK/Europe via Big Scary Monsters, and in Australia via Cooking Vinyl. More »

Mr Yolk premieres today the ‘rapturous’ new single ‘Star Light Head Light’ at The 405 where it was described as ‘an awestruck, slow-jam that tells a story of youthful amazement, rendered delightfully through patient and practiced instrumentation, ‘Star Light Head Light’ shows that Jones is a man more than capable of expressing his emotions aurally’. More »

Irish band, Bell X1, undoubtedly one of Ireland’s most beloved bands, is back with their seventh studio album, ARMS, out in the UK on July 21st 2017.  ARMS is the follow up to their 2013 critically acclaimed album Chop Chop, which became the trio’s third #1 album on the Irish Album Charts and their fourth consecutive album to be nominated for a Choice Music Prize for “Irish Album of the Year.” More »