‘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’

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’

SINGLE REVIEW: Frankie Cosmos tackle the ongoing struggle of ‘Being Alive’ on their new track

Today, NYC band Frankie Cosmos (the brain-child of Greta Kline) have shared a brand new track, entitled ‘Being Alive‘, as well as its music video. The video encapsulates life on tour and also sees the band being abducted by a space dog and taken to the stars. What more could you ask for? The new… Read More SINGLE REVIEW: Frankie Cosmos tackle the ongoing struggle of ‘Being Alive’ on their new track

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’

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’

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