‘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!’

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’

Toy announce their comeback with album ‘Happy In The Hollow’ and UK tour

It’s been two years since Toy last released material. However, today they have announced their fourth album ‘Happy In The Hollow’ will be released January 25th through their new record label Tough Love Records. The record was self-produced between their home studio and Dan Carey’s London base, Studio B. Album track listing as follows: Sequence One Mistake A… Read More Toy announce their comeback with album ‘Happy In The Hollow’ and UK tour

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’

Calva Louise are your new favourite band, listen to their ferocious second single “Getting Closer’ NOW:

Calva Louise, quirky London punks (Jessica, Alizon and Benjamin) have a sound that is difficult to tie down to one genre. Their splicing sound intertwines aspects of indie with gritty punk guitar work and bouncing pop melodies alongside a cool surf-rock aesthetic. (image courtesy of Modern Sky UK) “Getting Closer is about the identity crisis… Read More Calva Louise are your new favourite band, listen to their ferocious second single “Getting Closer’ NOW:

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’