‘Six Great Albums You Probably Missed in 2018 (And Why You Definitely Should’ve Listened)’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) It’s December, and ‘List Season’ really is in full swing once again. In the year that Drake broke any and every streaming record on, well, record, we’ve enjoyed an absurd amount of great new music. But, as with anything nowadays, you can’t possibly listen to it all – no one… Read More ‘Six Great Albums You Probably Missed in 2018 (And Why You Definitely Should’ve Listened)’

New Single – Crewel Intentions, ‘Youth In Overload’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) Chilli Jesson’s Crewel Intentions have announced details of their debut track. The one-time Palma Violet has this week revealed new single ‘Youth In Overload’. It’s the first offering from Chilli’s cryptic new project. Already a household name with denizens South of the River, not much is known about the group… Read More New Single – Crewel Intentions, ‘Youth In Overload’

Album Review – IDLES, ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) IDLES have long been a divisive but unshakably important presence in the UK’s much maligned guitar scene; already a culture dish for the uninteresting, uninspired and at many times unlistenable. Eighteen months on from the release of lauded debut album, Brutalism, the Bristol five-piece are this week gearing up to… Read More Album Review – IDLES, ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’

Sunflower Bean plot a psychedelic love story with new single, ‘I Was A Fool’, announce UK headline tour for 2018

They’re baaaaaaaaack! Fabricating gauzy indie-rock beneath a rose-tinted filter of ’60’s psychedelia and classic rock and roll, Brooklyn trio Sunflower Bean have this week announced their return to music, sharing a video for new single ‘I Was A Fool’, their first since signing to independent NYC based label, Mom + Pop Music, already home to many a LIH favourite, including… Read More Sunflower Bean plot a psychedelic love story with new single, ‘I Was A Fool’, announce UK headline tour for 2018

Hotel Lux share “grimly macabre” new single, ‘The Last Hangman’

The 1980’s – big money, big personalities, and even bigger hairstyles, a decade of cultural flamboyance, unbridled consumerism and economic prosperity. Hotel Lux sure as heck weren’t born in the ’80s, but these London-based newcomers can’t help but epitomise the true (and often unpleasant) spirit of these ‘golden’ years – their take on it all… Read More Hotel Lux share “grimly macabre” new single, ‘The Last Hangman’

Yak share new single, ‘All I Need Is Some Sunshine In My Life’ on Felix White’s Yala! Records

Yak are back! notorious for their anarchic, and hedonistic live performances (everything gets broken…everything), The London-based trio are no strangers to the the eagle-eye of tastemakers and music journalists; touted as one of the most exciting guitar bands anyone’s seen in decades (even Jack White’s a fan), their debut full-length ‘Alas Salvation’ came as an unsuspectingly enormous victory for the genre, and homegrown… Read More Yak share new single, ‘All I Need Is Some Sunshine In My Life’ on Felix White’s Yala! Records

Album Review: Alvvays – Antisocialites

Growing up around the most remote coastal outposts and hideaways along Canada’s most eastern fringe, Alvvays are a band well versed in isolation, and the double-edged sword of solitude. ‘Antisocialites’, the second full-length album from the Toronto indie-pop group is less a handbook to such introversion as it is a means to escape a relationship; to find a way… Read More Album Review: Alvvays – Antisocialites

HMLTD share ambitious new progged-out pop single ‘Satan, Luella & I’

Without a doubt amongst London’s most exciting new prospects, HMLTD (You might know them as Happy Meal Ltd. ) blur the lines between musician and art project like no other band has in decades. With an eclectic range of sonic influences, from Talking Heads, to Nick Cave, HMLTD play on an almost brutal clash of genres and… Read More HMLTD share ambitious new progged-out pop single ‘Satan, Luella & I’