Tags : new music

Premiere: Cold Water // DAME

The opening synth bars to ‘Cold Water’, the new single by DAME, shout nineties’ house music. For a moment I am curious as to what to expect from the Birmingham indie-pop band. Is this going to be another track inspired by Dua Lipa’s brilliantly retro Future Nostalgia that will pull me to the dance floor? Is […]Read More

Single Review: Better as Friends // Eighty Ninety

‘Better as Friends’ is the new single released on 16th October by Brooklyn-based due Eighty Ninety. Brothers Abner (vocals, production) and Harper James (guitar, production) make up the alt-pop project, who have jointly released a string of dynamic and catchy songs over the last four years. This recent release pulls together their most recognisable characteristics to […]Read More

Introducing: R.A.E

Introducing: R.A.E Hometown: South East London Listen to: ‘Like This’, ‘Dear Germaine’, ‘Summer Love’ R.A.E (pronounced R, A, E) is single-handedly bringing back the glory days of the 90s with her retro-inspired music. In a year where the present-day feels anything but glorious, she is more than welcome to transport us back in time.  But […]Read More

Single Review: Love Collides // Shambolics

‘It’s alright, I’ll be there by your side’ is just one of the amazing lines in Shambolics’ new single ‘Love Collides’. Flooded with sentiments of longing, the heartbreak song will guarantee to make more people fall for the Fife-based band and their music. The Scottish indie band, Shambolics, released their new single ‘Love Collides’ on […]Read More

EP Review: THE S(EX) TAPES // FLETCHER

FLETCHER is back with her brand new synth pop EP THE S(EX) TAPES, and it feels like she’s never been away. This marks the ‘Undrunk’ singer’s second EP release since signing with Capitol Records following the widely celebrated you ruined new york city for me in 2019. The 26-year-old New Jersey star was supposed to […]Read More

Introducing: Maala

Introducing: Maala Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand Listen to: ‘Water Overhead’, ‘Crazy’, ‘Better LIfe’ When Evan Sinton auditioned for New Zealand’s Got Talent with an acoustic guitar, floppy heart-throb hair and a cover of The Beatles’ ‘Blackbird’, it was clear he had a bucketload of talent. But it’s safe to say he’s now a million miles […]Read More

Track Review: Paradise // Molly.

Lancashire pop artist Molly. isn’t letting a pandemic get in the way of wistful thinking. Adding to her successful string of singles, she presents ‘Paradise’: a lock-down inspired track that offers 3 minutes of upbeat escapism. With bright and airy vocals (think Georgia meets Billie Eilish), spacey fade-ins, and pop-synth effects, ‘Paradise’ has all the […]Read More

Album Review: All Distortions Are Intentional // Neck Deep

Neck Deep’s 2017 release, In Bloom, marked a pivotal evolution of the band’s sound, moving away from the more generic conventions of the pop-punk genre. The heavier sounds of past releases, such as their 2013 EP, Rain in July, dramatically softened and the catchy, relatable lyrics of In Bloom made way for greater listening accessibility. Somehow, lead vocalist’s Ben […]Read More

Album Review: Open Up Your Head // Sea Girls

From selling out shows, playing at festivals, to being featured on BBC Radio One’s Future Sounds, it didn’t take long for this 4 piece band to enrapture the indie music scene. For the last couple of years Sea Girls have brought unforgettable melodies and true-to-life lyrics. Now, Sea Girls have released their debut album Open […]Read More

Track Review: Spanish Bombs // Hinds

As temperatures rose to the low 40s in Spain, the four Madrileñas chose the last day of July to release their jangly rendition of Clash favourite ‘Spanish Bombs’.  The song was first released four years after the death of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco and reflects on similarities between the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and violence […]Read More

Album Review: Under My Influence // The Aces

Following the success of their 2018 album When My Heart Felt Volcanic, the Utah based indie-pop band had a lively two years. From opening for 5 Seconds of Summer to going on their first headline tour, The Aces spent most of their time travelling and touring the world, with no mentions of further releases. However, […]Read More

Track Review: It Ain’t Easy // Delta Spirit

The wait is finally over. After six years, American rock-band, Delta Spirit have returned with their latest single ‘It Ain’t Easy.’ The release comes in preparation for their upcoming album, which is dropping this autumn. The long-awaited single is now available to stream on all platforms. However, that was not the only gripping announcement Delta […]Read More

Album Review: folklore // Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift may have just gone back to the woods and created not only one of her best albums to date but possibly the best album of the last five years. Can this woman do no wrong? Written with a more seemingly delicate touch, Swift’s eighth studio album folklore has not only hit the nail […]Read More