Nova One released their debut single Your Girl back in April, showcasing the Rhode Island based artist’s talent for capturing a unique vintage atmosphere in the dreamy riffs and soothing vocals while singing about toxic relationships and the romanticism attached to it. With the release of Secret Princess, the themes of gender, identity, youth and… Read More Nova One releases debut EP “Secret Princess”
URF are a neo-psychedelic, female fronted band from Manchester. The band blend the hard-hitting soundscapes of Black Angeles, the soothing shoegaze breeze from Slowdive and the gothic elements of The Cure to create a true elemental force that cannot be touched. Their unique psych sound is about to grab Manchester by storm with their upcoming… Read More EP REVIEW: URF are a “true elemental force that cannot be touched”. The debut EP reviewed.
The debut four-track from Liverpool quartet, SPINN, is a stellar collection of jangly, feel-good, bouncing anthems that show heap loads of potential for a band that are cooking up quite the storm in the scene at the moment. Jam-packed with sun-drenched instrumentation and dreamy hooks n melodies, the Scousers show that they’re one of the… Read More EP REVIEW: SPINN – SELF TITLED
When you create an EP, a body of work which ultimately represents everything you have worked for, you may strive to accentuate your work by having a polished production team on board and Dan Stock seems to have a fucking good one. The title track, produced by James Bagshaw (Temples) and mixed by Marta Salogni (renowned for her work with Bjork and Sampha) may have helped Stock put Milton Keynes on the map. It is… Read More Have you not heard Dan Stock’s EP “Take It Too Far”? Just take my opinion then.
After being hotly tipped as being a band for the future by acclaimed rock magazine heavyweights Kerrang, the release of Kid Kapichi’s latest EP ‘Lucozade Dreams’ has been a one eagerly anticipated by fans and critics alike. In similar fashion to their preceding self-titled EP, the 5 track body of work opens with a powerful… Read More EP Review: Kid Kapichi ‘Lucozade Dreams’
Fuzzy Sun’s debut EP ‘Want Love’ is the introductory release from fellow Stockport natives Blossoms’ newly created independent record label Very Clever Records. The Blossoms lads have firmly established themselves as a powerhouse in the emergent indie synth pop sound they pioneer and their production influence on the latest Fuzzy Sun release is prominent from… Read More Fuzzy Sun EP Review: ‘Want Love’
In an extremely surprising, and sad announcement, Chesterfield indie-pop dreamboats TRASH announced that after 4 years, the band would be coming to an end. One of the best sounding new bands of the last few years, TRASH blended touching lyrics, stadium sized riffs and slacker indie-pop creating a hard hitting yet dreamy sound. This blend… Read More TRASH, ‘Bored’ review – The final three songs from a brilliant young band
After announcing the release late last year, ‘Ex-Directory’ is an EP that champions on the familiarity of Spector’s clever lyricism with refreshing indie-synth. ‘Untitled D’, which was released in December, is the opening track to the current release. In true Spector style, its brilliance lies in simply summing up the daily confusion that faces young… Read More Spector return with EP ‘Ex-Directory’
Idiosyncratic art-pop outfit Everything Everything return with a short bombastic EP, A Deeper Sea. It was only around half a year ago when the band released their fourth album, A Fever Dream, to critical acclaim. With Johnathan Higgs’ eccentric vocals, pulsating synth lines and typically hard-hitting instrumentals, it’s not hard to see why. Despite some… Read More A Deeper Sea – Everything Everything
If any great, new, unsigned band of 2017 deserved a major label record deal, it was Remo Drive. The band recently announced they’d signed to the almighty, LA-based Epitaph Records (also home to the likes of Architects, Joyce Manor, Parkway Drive, Jamie T etc etc). The label have also re-issued the band’s self released debut… Read More Remo Drive have signed to Epitaph Records, shared a new song, AND announced a new EP !