Loved Ones are today premiering a video for their new single “One Big Kiss”. Specially created for the band by acclaimed American songwriter Bill Baird as a thank-you for a recent collaboration with lead singer Nik Glover, it has been painstakingly assembled by layering individual images on top of one another. Glover offers some further insight; More »

As previously announced, Los Angeles based Prism Tats shared two new songs, “The Liar” (including a video directed by Dan Monick) and “Apples” earlier last month. Today, Prism Tats reveals “Brainwaves,” a song that reflects on the detachment born from increasing dependence on technology. More »

Reverend & The Makers release a new single ‘Juliet Knows’ on Friday 14th July, the single is taken from the band’s new album, ‘The Death Of A King’, released through Cooking Vinyl, on Friday 22nd September. ‘Juliet Knows’ sees the Makers and Milburn’s Joe Carnall take on lead vocal duties and is available now, along with previous single ‘Too Tough To Die,’ upon pre-ordering ‘The Death Of A King’. More »

Following the release of their acclaimed debut ‘Citadel’ in 2015, Memnon Sa return with ‘Lemurian Dawn’, a cosmic journey through space, time and myth. Much like ‘Citadel’, the primary element of the new album is its carefully constructed atmosphere. Whilst the overtones of doom metal have subsided the sense of dread and mystery remain, the new album is more Sun Ra than it is Sunn O))). More »

Soft Fangs is happy to share with you his new single, taken from forthcoming sophomore album, ‘Fractures’ out 1st September on Disposable America. Gold Flake Paint premiered ‘Elephant Girl’ calling it “a gorgeous haze of a track, crafting a half-dream shadowiness that recalls Sparklehorse in his most linear form and balancing just the right amount of light and dark for the whole thing to fully intrigue as well as simply charm.” More »

People Like You are set to release their sophomore album entitled Verse on July 28 via Topshelf Records. Today they share the second single from the album entitled “Thumbnail” via Stereogum who says its “sweet yet melancholy in nature, and the band’s culmination of sounds work excellently together.” More »

On Friday, June 30, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter/producer/instrumentalist—JOSH JACOBSON—releases the second single, “Tethered,” from his highly anticipated debut EP, First Light. “Tethered” bridges together JACOBSON’s soulful vocals revealing truths of a tangled romance, with dreamy tones developed simply by bells, trumpet, violin, and synths. It’s the perfect showcase of his uncanny ability to project his innermost thoughts through a blissful stream of post-electronic vibes. More »

Dirty Thrills are a young, exciting and charismatic London based hard rock quartet who play bluesy rock ‘n’ roll with an appealing filthy edge, churning out endless crowd pleasers that make guitar music sound sexy again. With lung-busting, powerful vocals from front man Louis James, killer guitar riffs from Jack Fawdry and solid low-end grooves from the rhythm section of Aaron Plows and Steve Corrigan, each member’s wide-ranging influences also combine to produce a pool of sound similar to current rock icons such as Queens of the Stone Age, The Black Keys and Rival Sons. More »

Los Angeles based Prism Tats (the project of South African transplant Garett van der Spek) quietly unveiled a brand new two-song single last week, featuring the fuzzed-out rocker “The Liar” and harmony-drenched B-side “Apples”. More »

Fassine say: “‘Ursa Minor’ is our ode to Bowie’s passing. He is one of our great obsessions and we wait for the ache to pass.” More »

We’re at Broen Studio in Bergen. Øystein Braut, Njål Clementsen, Anders Bjelland and Øyvind Hegg-Lunde have locked into a groove that never seems to stop. Their bodies are swaying in time with the music, their heads are eagerly shaking to the song that’s pumping out of the room, and it seems like they’ll never get out of it. Maybe they don’t want to get out? More »

Today, Baltimore’s Us and Us Only share a new video and single from their forthcoming album, “Full Flower”. The new single “Kno” was premiered with GoldFlakePaint who describe it as “resonating far more greatly than a sub four-minute music video has the right to do.” More »

Hailing from Ghent, Belgium Hypochristmutreefuzz are at the forefront of Ghent’s noise-rock scene. Other than a secret weapon for passionate Scrabble-fanatics (their name comes from an avant-garde jazz piece by Misha Mengelberg) the band, formed around Belgian musician Ramses Van den Eede, is a frontal attack to all of the senses, thanks to a crushing groove, the use of a power drill as an instrument and inconveniently lovable bone-shattering and shamanic vocals. More »

The last twelve months of Darling West’s musical career can’t be described as anything other than fantastic. Since the release of their second album, “Vinyl and a Heartache”, they have played concerts all over the world, been playlisted on the biggest radio stations in Norway, appeared on the Top 100 Country charts in the US, amassed more than 2.5 million plays on Spotify, been booked for the biggest festivals in Norway, Americanafest in Nashville, and won a Norwegian Grammy. More »

With their critically acclaimed new album Write In now released world-wide, and a whole host of festival appearances coming up across the summer, Moshi Moshi Records signings Happyness have confirmed another London UK headline show of their own for October 27th at The Garage. Tickets will be on sale from Friday June 23rd. The band are also celebrating signing to Rough Trade Publishing and the release of a new single Uptrend / Style Raids. More »

Award winning singer and master songwriter Jim Lauderdale embarks on a UK tour in July in the company of My Darling Clementine, Sam Outlaw, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Angaleena Presley, Nick Lowe and Red Sky July. More »

Following live dates this month in support of Jesca Hoop, Chloe Foy returns with “Are We There Yet”, the second track to be taken from her forthcoming synonymous EP which will be released on Friday 12th May. Showcasing her talent for skewed, ambitious folk songwriting, The Line Of Best Fit described her first single ‘Flaws’ as “stunning” in their premiere last week. Folk Radio UK said in their premiere of ‘Are We There Yet’ that “she has a unique quality, one that can be heard in her vocal delivery and which is heightened by delicate musical arrangements.” More »

Fassine are pleased to share the animated video for ‘Gold’ today, taken from their forthcoming second album, ‘Gourami’ – released 28th July. The song comes after taster track ‘Feather Jesus’ was released earlier on in the year to solid acclaim across the blogosphere. More »

NPR Music wrote of the musician and Grammy winning producer, “Son Little doesn’t strive to reproduce his influences; he recombines them into something new.” And on New Magic, his second full-length album,  Son Little has accomplished something bordering on epic by distilling the heart of American soul music  – be it rock and roll, blues, hip-hop, pop, classic soul or gospel, in a manner that is emotionally resonant and unquestionably modern. More »

Billboard is premiering Nashville-based independent artist Ron Pope’s new video for the track “Bad For Your Health.” Read their interview with him HERE and watch/share the video HERE. Billboard describes the “upbeat, gritty rocking” track as “something of a calling card for Work.” Pope’s upcoming studio album, “Work”, is due August 18 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records and he’ll begin an international tour on September 28 with a pair of dates at New York’s Irving Plaza, plus 2 live dates in London and Manchester, UK. More »

For a band with such a strong and unmistakable catalogue of original material, Placebo have always had an impeccable way with a cover version. Starting with a take on Syd Barrett’s Dark Globe, way back in 1996, they have freely interpreted the songs of others to complement the originals. Their choice of covers – from Nick Drake to Boney M; Serge Gainsbourg to Depeche Mode – demonstrates Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal’s musical influences and heritage. Rather than keep their musical passions locked in an ivory tower, they approach each interpretation with an excitement to share what they love. More »