‘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)’

Album Review – Vince Staples, ‘FM!’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) Vince Staples is back on the block! The Long Beach rapper made a thunderbolt return to the spotlight this week with the surprise release of his third full-length album FM! It’s his first material offering since standalone single, ‘Get The F**k Off My Dick’, released earlier this year (Staples also… Read More Album Review – Vince Staples, ‘FM!’

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’

Album Review: King Krule – The OOZ

Archy Marshall – South London’s obstinately un-tropical and as ever enigmatic singer-songwriter has a score to settle – “It’s all about the gunk” he told one recent interviewer, “…the snot, the earwax, your spit, your jizz, your piss, your shit—all of that shit. You don’t ever think, Wow, I’m actually pushing all this stuff constantly—my brain’s creating all this… Read More Album Review: King Krule – The OOZ

King Krule battles isolation and loneliness on heavy new single, ‘Half Man Half Shark’

Ahead of the release of his anticipated sophomore album, ‘The Ooz’ next Friday, Archy Marshall, better known as cult Peckham singer-songwriter King Krule has shared yet another new song from his forthcoming LP. Comeback single ‘Czech One’ was an almost feverish cut of prickly, futuristic jazz-noir rhythms and Marshall’s poetic slur. Recent single ‘Dum Surfer’, is doomy, violent even; a gravel-gargling… Read More King Krule battles isolation and loneliness on heavy new single, ‘Half Man Half Shark’

THE KING IS BACK! CHECK OUT A NEW SONG FROM KING KRULE’S UPCOMING ALBUM

After erupting back onto the scene last month with the refreshingly sombre ‘Czech One’, King Krule is back with the second single, ‘Dum Surfer’, from his massively anticipated sophomore record ‘The Ooz’. Krule’s second full-length was recently announced to drop on October 13th, courtesy of XL Records. It’s been  a long four years (and about… Read More THE KING IS BACK! CHECK OUT A NEW SONG FROM KING KRULE’S UPCOMING ALBUM

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

Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett announce joint LP, ‘Lotta Sea Lice’, share new song ‘Over Everything’

At long last, we seem to have some tantalising news on this year’s most talked about collaboration, as Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett share a video for their new single, ‘Over Everything’. The song comes as the first single from the duo’s forthcoming collaborative album, ‘Lotta Sea Lice’, announced earlier this week, and set for release this October. Ideal partners… Read More Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett announce joint LP, ‘Lotta Sea Lice’, share new song ‘Over Everything’

Inheaven set the ‘World On Fire’ with the latest taster from their imminent debut album

Inheaven have shared yet another new single, taken from their self-titled debut effort, due to be released this September. ‘World On Fire’ follows the incensed and incendiary ‘Vultures’  in previewing the record, and does so in similarly anthemic fashion. Released shortly after the United States celebrated its annual Independence Day, it comes as no surprise that‘World On Fire’ throws serious… Read More Inheaven set the ‘World On Fire’ with the latest taster from their imminent debut album

Everything Everything announce new album, ‘A Fever Dream’, share lead single ‘Can’t Do’

Unconventional and impressively ambitious, genre-defying Manchester noiseniks Everything Everything, unsurprisingly take little advice from the musical rulebook. Obsessive, complex, and canny, the group, who count Nirvana, Radiohead and even R. Kelly amongst their eclectic set of influences, continue to defy expected indie-rock cliches with each and every release. Call it what you like, band’s like Everything Everything don’t… Read More Everything Everything announce new album, ‘A Fever Dream’, share lead single ‘Can’t Do’