Saucy Postcards Super Creeps is the second album from North London 4 piece One Eyed Wayne. Featuring 11 brand new tracks, it is their follow up to 2016’s well-received ‘Attack Of The Luxury Flats’. More »

Big Scary Monsters announce and celebrate their 250th release with their new compilation ‘Let’s Just Do It And Be Legends’. Featuring new album tracks from American Football, Martha, Delta Sleep, Pedro The Lion and more, alongside vinyl exclusives from Cursive, Kevin Devine, We Were Promised Jetpacks and Jamie Lenman, the 12″ picture disc (artwork below) is available now, for whatever price you’d like to pay. There’s no minimum.

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JD Simo is a Nashville-based guitarist and vocalist who wants his listeners to know that what matters to him first and foremost is that music should be honest. He offers this in spades on his debut solo album, ‘Off At 11’, a psychedelic, free-flowing, dynamic kaleidoscope of sound, energy and vibe that incorporates elements of Acid rock, traditional blues, folk, soul and free form jazz around JD’s improvisational skills.

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I Need A New War arrives Friday, April 26 via Partisan Records. The third instalment of a trilogy – following 2015’s Faith In The Future and 2017’s We All Want The Same Things.

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Austin band Primal Static return with a fiery new single. “Velvet Crush” shows the ambition and boldness that is Primal Static: a rock band that pushes boundaries with every song, each having its own distinctive personality. More »

In advance of the release of her new album Woman In The Arena In May, UK singer/songwriter Lauren Ray is touring as support to former Ace/Squeeze/Mike and The Mechanics vocalist, Paul Carrick.  Hifi Pig caught with Lauren recently as she prepares to go out on the road. More »

Tonight I shook the hand of Amy Helm; the hand that was held in the hands that held the sticks that played the drums on The Weight and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down and helped to invent the musical genre we now now as Americana.  As a lifetime fan of The Band and their drummer Levon Helm, Amy’s father,  it was a special moment but not as special as the gig that preceded it.

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Like them or not, tribute bands are here to stay.  Despite the fact that every one of the half a dozen tribute bands I have seen has been nothing short of excellent, I still harbor a slight feeling of apprehension whenever I go to see one – that sense of “not the real thing” is hard to shake. More »

Dwight Trible has forged an impressive career as an inimitable jazz vocalist, activist and as the godfather of the LA jazz scene. He is the vocalist for the Pharoah Sanders Quartet and has collaborated with a huge variety of artists such as Kamasi Washington, J Dilla, Life Force Trio, Carlos Nino, John Beasley, Bobby Hutcherson, and Charles Lloyd.

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Liska Steele has been bouncing around Chicago’s DIY scene for some time now, making appearances in basements, cafes and on stages around the city. Her music channels MTV pop star visions through twee-pop means, creating charming, catchy, and straight up fun music that invokes contemporaries like Lisa Prank and Sir Baby Girl.

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Boston MC Rite Hook returns with another fiery single ahead of his debut album. On “Behind the Blinds” the rising rapper channels his experience with addiction into a bluesy anthem for fellow outcasts. More »

Hajk have released their second album ‘Drama’ worldwide via Jansen Records. Earmilk streamed the album in full last week and noted the new sounds the band have drawn upon on ‘Drama’, “showing off a unique texture” they’ve created and praised the individual talents of each member of the band that, ultimately, “align well in their latest evolution as Hajk”. More »

Club Kuru have returned with their new single ‘Cherry Bloom’. The single follows on from the band’s 2018 debut LP ‘Giving In’, which featured their critically acclaimed, BBC 6 Music B-listed single, ‘Memory Junkie’.

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Torsten In Queereteria is the third solo album by Andy Bell (Erasure) performing as alter-ego Torsten, a semi-immortal polysexual who is destined to love many, lose many and be haunted by bittersweet memories, due to his unnaturally elongated life.  The album is released on 12th April through Cherry Red Records.

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Nick Waterhouse has released new single ‘Wreck The Rod’ off his upcoming self-titled album out March 8th via Innovative Leisure. Nick says the throwback track was inspired by a conversation with “Soul Queen of New Orleans” Irma Thomas on “singers being used up by an industry (in addition to a larger swath of society), about riding it out, about rising above, about an unsettling pleasure/pain dynamic.

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Front Line Assembly have released their first new album in almost six years. Having rejoined the group in 2016 in a touring capacity, ‘Wake Up The Coma’ also marks the studio return to FLA of Rhys Fulber, thus reuniting him with founder member Bill Leeb in the duo line-up that has already made so many classic electronic records together.

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, dark folk artist Amigo The Devil sends his sentiments with a serenading video rendition of ‘Hell And You’, taken from his recently released debut album, ‘Everything Is Fine’.

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Delicate Steve has shared Freedom, the latest track from his upcoming album Till I Burn Up coming out on March 1 via ANTI- Records. “I guess you could say the song was equally inspired by Purple Rain, Amen Dunes’ Freedom, A$AP Rocky, Krishnamurti, Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On and Spaghetti Westerns,”Steve explains.

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Meet Athens, GA rock band Walden. With intricate melodies and complex songwriting, this young group is wise beyond its years. This week they’re proud to announce their debut EP, The Static, and share lead single, “Axioms.” We’ve teamed up with Jammerzine to bring you the first look inside this new band with a bright future. They’re also proud to announce a headlining tour that will see a performance at Shaky Knees Festival right in the middle. More »

Rising alt-rock band Liily, a crew of teenagers hailing from deep in the San Fernando Valley, are premiering the lo-fi music video for their latest single “Sepulveda Basin” today. The band shares, “this video is about a place we all spent a lot of time in when we were kids and bored out of our minds and looking for friends and something / anything to do.”

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Mothers have announced dates for their upcoming tour commencing on the 21st of February in Brighton . Their new album “Render Another Ugly Method” is also out now via Anti- .

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