• No Rehearsal will hit ‘Close to the Heart’ with indie-rock anthem

    February 19, 2018  /  no rehearsal

    https://soundcloud.com/norehearsal2009/close-to-the-heart

    Location: Houston, TX FFO: Vista Kicks, Sleep State Label: Wormhole Records The first single from their upcoming Letters To A Lover EP, no rehearsal share the indie rock banger ‘Close to the Heart.’ Whether or not they actually [READ MORE]

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  • Surf Harp craft an eclectic fusion of New Wave pop and Post-punk

    February 19, 2018  /  Surf Harp

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqe_o0_AhDw

    Location: Baltimore FFO: Sorry Girls, Other Colors, Real Life Buildings Label: Friends Records Ahead of their full-length album Mr Big Picture set for release on 23rd February, Baltimore indie quintet Surf Harp share ‘D.I. Cig,’ [READ MORE]

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  • ‘It Seems To Be Natural’ for VedeTT to have this much talent…

    February 17, 2018  /  VedeTT

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxxjjf7hZKY

    Location: Angers, France FFO: Shnoed, Cannibale Label: Echo Orange   VedeTT release the atmospheric video to ‘It Seems To Be Natural’ off EP Losing All. The raw talent certainly does seem to be natural too, [READ MORE]

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  • Oh Maddie explore the brutal realities of ‘Youth’ as a Romanian adoptee

    February 16, 2018  /  Oh Maddie

    Location: Chelmsford FFO: Underwater Boys, Childhood Label: Dog Heart Records New duo on the block Ben Rowntree and Jack Pepper, aka Oh Maddie, have released their ardent debut single ‘Youth’. All too often, songwriters are rendered [READ MORE]

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  • Fears Chella burst back on the scene with retrospective ‘Polaroid’

    February 16, 2018  /  Fears Chella

    Location: Manchester / Stoke-On-Trent FFO: Get Inuit, King No-One Label: Supa Rouge Records UK self-described ‘slackerpop’ band Fears Chella are finally back with new music, releasing the fun and retrospective ‘Polaroid’. Forming in 2016, [READ MORE]

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  • Speak, Brother reveal vulnerability in ‘Magnesium Burn’

    February 16, 2018  /  Speak, Brother

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=650Ah7gTnQ8

    Location: Rugby FFO: Cameron Douglas, The Sun Kite Label: Unsigned Midlands indie-folk-rock five-piece Speak, Brother have released their third single ‘Magnesium Burn’ from their hotly anticipated upcoming album, Young & Brave. Synonymous to early Mumford [READ MORE]

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  • ‘Take It From Me’, Healthy Bones is one to watch

    February 16, 2018  /  Healthy Bones

    Location: Margate FFO: HAUS, King No-One Label: Northdown Records After receiving great recognition and airplay from BBC Radio stations and Radio X for previous projects, British singer-songwriter Dan Masters has returned with a new [READ MORE]

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  • Enigmatic Band The Skinner Brothers’ debut ‘Watchu’

    February 16, 2018  /  The Skinner Brothers

    Location: UK FFO: The Rifles, Good Shoes Label: SB Records UK-based four-piece The Skinner Brothers formed in 2017 and gained recognition at rocket speed by supporting The Libertines on their ‘Tiddeley Om Pom Pom’ tour. Apart [READ MORE]

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  • Arms Akimbo release infectious indie gem ‘Seven Mirrors’ to brighten up your day

    February 15, 2018  /  Arms

    https://soundcloud.com/arms_akimbo/seven-mirrors

    Location: Los Angeles, CA FFO: HARBOUR, Jam in the Van Label: Unsigned   Four piece outfit Arms Akimbo have been making waves in the indie scene for over two years now, gaining over 1 million [READ MORE]

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  • UPSAHL harmonizes the substance of the greats with pop in ‘Kiss Me Now’

    February 15, 2018  /  UPSAHL

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_E7f3F0Kaw

    Location: Phoenix, AZ FFO: Liyv, NÄM Label: Unsigned   Born into a musical family, guitar wielding UPSAHL started playing both guitar and piano at the age of 5. By the time she was fourteen, [READ MORE]

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  • Beauty Sleep get ‘The Feeling Back’ in charming new single

    February 14, 2018  /  Beauty Sleep

    Location: Belfast FFO: Party Fears, Joshua Burnside Label: Unsigned   Beauty Sleep start their 2018 with experimental and enigmatic song ‘The Feeling Back’. Utilising extraordinary vocal production and a sublime mix, the alluring [READ MORE]

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  • Be uplifted by Highland Kites’ confessional ‘I Didn’t Belong’

    February 13, 2018  /  Highland Kites

    https://soundcloud.com/highland-kites/i-didnt-belong/s-fSKXv

    Location: Los Angeles, CA FFO: Salamanda, Warehouse Eyes Label: Independent LA anti-folk duo Highland Kites, comprised of singer-songwriter Marissa Lamar and drummer Neil Briggs, are back with their first single of the year, the confessional ‘I [READ MORE]

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  • HAUS unveil bold new video for the luscious ‘Shameless’

    February 13, 2018  /  HAUS

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_ogbKQweno

    Location: London FFO: King No-One, VANT Label: Atlas Artists North London indie rock five-piece HAUS have released their first single of the year, the dynamic ‘Shameless’, produced by Everything Everything guitarist Alex [READ MORE]

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  • Return to the 90s with Modern Rituals’ ‘Hermit Kuppling’

    February 12, 2018  /  Modern Rituals

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNi0YX1hekM

    Location: Bristol / London FFO: Brunch, Slow Crush Label: Holy Roar Records Quirky rock four-piece Modern Rituals have released their latest single ‘Hermit Kuppling’ which acts as dynamic soundtrack to the video accompaniment. Created by [READ MORE]

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  • Wayde return with a bang with the grungy ‘You Don’t Get It’

    February 12, 2018  /  wayde

    https://soundcloud.com/waydeaminute/you-dont-get-it

    Location: Essex FFO: Modern Rituals, Slow Crush Label: Unsigned Essex four-piece Wayde have been quiet since their last release, ‘Easy (Don’t Be Long)’ around a year ago. But now they’re finally back with the dirty ‘You [READ MORE]

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  • Vinyl Staircase channel the ’60s with the catchy ‘Cherry’

    February 12, 2018  /  Vinyl Staircase

    https://soundcloud.com/vinyl-staircase/cherry-1

    Location: Dorking FFO: L.A. Spring, Dedwardians Label: Unsigned Dorking four-piece Vinyl Staircase are sure to have an eventful 2018, kicking off the year with the catchy ‘Cherry’. The toe-tapping track is the first single to [READ MORE]

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  • Sam Fender uplifts the masses with feel good anthem ‘Friday Fighting’

    February 9, 2018  /  Sam Fender

    Location: Newcastle FFO: Bad Sounds, The Night Café Label: Unsigned Sam Fender begins this year with the release of new single ‘Friday Fighting’, and yes, it’s released today – Friday. Opening up the [READ MORE]

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  • King Tuff releases the cosmically philosophical ‘Psycho Star’

    February 8, 2018  /  King Tuff

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiVnT1gSXZg

    Location: Brattleboro, United States FFO: Dead Ghosts, Thee Oh Sees, Natural Child Label: Sub Pop Records ‘Psycho Star’ is the latest self-produced release from solo artist King Tuff, full of cosmic musings and wondrous [READ MORE]

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  • Shiffley drop genre-fluid, cosmic new single ‘Cut Out My Heart’

    February 7, 2018  /  Shiffley

    https://soundcloud.com/shiffley/cut-out-my-heart-1?in=shiffley/sets/paper-cranes-1

    Location: Long Island, NY FFO: Lord Swans, Barzoo Label: Unsigned American indie-rock four-piece Shiffley are about to release their hotly anticipated new album Paper Cranes. In the run-up, they have dropped their new single ‘Cut Out [READ MORE]

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  • You won’t find fault with Berries’ fresh, stage-ready alt-rock

    February 7, 2018  /  Berries

    https://soundcloud.com/berriesband/faults-1/s-Ffmi4

    Location: London FFO: Wild Front, INHEAVEN, The Breeders Label: Unsigned The latest release from London three-piece Berries‘ upcoming second EP, ‘Faults’ showcases their signature fresh, riff-driven alt-rock sound, laced with Holly’s brooding vocals and tongue-in-cheek lyricism. Taking [READ MORE]

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  • Mopeds and Moroccan sun: Gengahr share the visuals for ‘Before Sunrise’

    February 7, 2018  /  Gengahr

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s2BUfpyNE4

    Location: London FFO: Blossoms, INHEAVEN, Palma Violets Label: Transgressive Records Ahead of their new album Where Wildness Grows set for release on 9th March, London four-piece Gengahr have shared the brilliant visuals for their summery [READ MORE]

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  • ‘Why Not’ check out Socks’ indie-dreampop anthem?

    February 6, 2018  /  SOCKS

    https://soundcloud.com/socksmusic/why-not-1

    Location: Central Valley, United States FFO: Taking, Spent, Felt Label: Unsigned Taken from their debut album It Is What It Is released earlier in January this year, ‘Why Not?’ is the brilliant track from [READ MORE]

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  • Mondegreen create cosmic yet earthy music with ‘Sad People’

    February 6, 2018  /  Mondegreen

    https://soundcloud.com/mondegreenpdx/sad-people

    Location: Portland, OR FFO: Ambulances, French Wives Label: Unsigned American moon-rock band Mondegreen formed in Portland, Oregon back in 2015. The unconventional nature of the band is symbolised by their name which is defined [READ MORE]

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  • Quebec four-piece Final State release brilliantly unique ‘Changes’

    February 5, 2018  /  Final State

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvZ9FgMgAE8

    Location: Quebec, QC FFO: Jonathon Roy, Marc Dupré, Label: Coyote Records Indie four-piece Final State bring a deliciously unique vibe with their latest release ‘Changes.’ A key figure in Quebec’s music scene, consistently reaching the top [READ MORE]

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  • Llovers deliver unbridled passion in the unforgettable ‘Just Lust’

    February 5, 2018  /  Llovers

    Location: Teesside FFO: The Circus Villains, Avalanche Party Label: Unsigned   Indie newcomers Llovers released their first single ‘Borderlands’ after only forming the month before, achieving radio air time, a spot on BBC Introducing [READ MORE]

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  • Shy-Talk unshackle widespread havoc on face shattering ‘Warlord Of The Dance’

    February 5, 2018  /  Shy-Talk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKRAnpgVdeo

    Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne FFO: Queen Zee, Youth Killed It Label: Box Records   Shy-Talk are known for their raucous art-punk live shows likened to the surreal, stylistic attitudes of Talking Heads. Now they’ve [READ MORE]

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  • ‘Drown’ in Therese Lithner’s tears of dark poetry

    February 5, 2018  /  Therese Lithner

    https://soundcloud.com/lazyoctopus/therese-lithner-drown

    Location: Umeå, Sweden FFO: Le Saint, Live Footage Label: Lazy Octopus Records   Newcomer Therese Lithner applies her stylistic attitudes on debut guitar driven track ‘Drown’. The dark romantic track seems to create a world of [READ MORE]

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  • Sink into a narcotic Dose of Feng Shuied ‘Furniture’

    February 5, 2018  /  Dose

    https://soundcloud.com/whoaredose/furniture-2

    Location: Newcastle FFO: Brings, Visual Label: Tireless Idealist   Newcastle outfit Dose deliver beautifully sombre shoegaze energies in the spellbinding debut ‘Furniture’. Feng Shuiing the conformity out of the track with experimental rhythms and beautiful [READ MORE]

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  • Alex Hedley conjures a summery nostalgia with ‘Possibility’

    February 3, 2018  /  Alex Hedley

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcgAEzqeth0

    Location: Swanage FFO: Saturday Sun, Thom Lion Label: Cyber Nomad Records Ex-frontman of Swanage band Saturday Sun, Alex Hedley, is taking 2018 by storm with his velvet vocals by releasing his new EP This Life. [READ MORE]

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  • Nick Shattuck continues to woo with the thraoty ‘Cliffside’

    February 2, 2018  /  Nick Shattuck

    https://soundcloud.com/nicholasshattuck/cliffside/s-2JfJB

    Location: Los Angeles, CA FFO: Old Sea Brigade, James Quick Label: 627531 Records DK Indie-folk singer-songwriter Nick Shattuck has grown a rapid following since the release of his debut album Chorus and Verse back in 2010. Having supported [READ MORE]

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  • Mr Gabriel drops the ear-worming and psychedelic ‘Millennial Falcon’

    February 1, 2018  /  Mr Gabriel

    https://soundcloud.com/gabesimn/millennial-falcon-mr-gabriel

    Location: Nashville FFO: Argonaut & Wasp, Starwolf, Tipling Rock Label: Mr Records Nashville based Gabe Simon, aka. Mr Gabriel, has a knack for creating ear-worming melodies with brash arrangements that keep you entranced and [READ MORE]

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  • Tallbird tell some ‘Scary Stories’ in quirky new single

    February 1, 2018  /  Tallbird

    https://soundcloud.com/stairf/scary-stories-2

    Location: Brooklyn, USA FFO: Superorganism, Dream Wife Label: Unsigned Fresh from the studio is indie pop/rock project Tallbird with their new single ‘Scary Stories’. As a brand new outfit, Tallbird is quite the enigma, having [READ MORE]

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  • Bengal Lancers ‘Eclipse’ their backlog with new single

    January 29, 2018  /  Bengal Lancers

    https://soundcloud.com/bengal-lancers/eclipse

    Location: London FFO: Harrison Young, The Rupees Label: Secret Dinosaur Originally a two-piece from Leicester, Bengal Lancers have grown not only in size but also in following. Now a four-piece situated in London, the band [READ MORE]

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  • Blaire combine punk and shoegaze in epic new release ‘Youth’

    January 29, 2018  /  Blaire

    https://soundcloud.com/user-501520319/youth/s-DTonG

    Location: Gold Coast, Australia FFO: Ride, My Bloody Valentine Label: GD FRNDS Eschewing an explosion of isolated garage-influenced trembles, Blaire‘s ‘Youth’ is simultaneously minimal and maximal. Swatted and sweltering in deepened guitar tones, [READ MORE]

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  • Northern National show no signs of slowing down

    January 29, 2018  /  Northern National

    https://soundcloud.com/northernnational/slow-down-nn

    Location: Dallas, Texas FFO: Yøuth, The Sea The Sea, Vacation Manor Label: Unsigned The first single off Texas-based alt rock four piece Northern National‘s EP D.A.R.K, ‘Slow Down’ is an [READ MORE]

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  • Aliana fuse evocative synths with Krautrock nostalgia in cinematic release

    January 29, 2018  /  Aliana

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjU3zqDkx08

    Location: Oakland, California FFO: Moon Duo, Crocodiles, White Hills Label: Marc Martínez Pié ‘Front Page Superstar’ is the first official release from Barcelona-born and California-based Aliana, serving as an “introduction [READ MORE]

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  • Demob Happy ‘Loosen It’ up on their razor sharp new single

    January 27, 2018  /  Demob Happy

    Location: Brighton FFO: Black Sabbath, Otherkin Label: SO Recordings   Grizzly doom rockers Demob Happy combat uptight mentalities in the form of hulking, teeth shattering single ‘Loosen It’. Taken from their highly anticipated sophomore album Holy Doom due March 23rd [READ MORE]

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  • Immerse yourself in Caved Mountains’ eerie killer new single

    January 26, 2018  /  Caved Mountains

    https://soundcloud.com/caved-mountains/2-rudder

    Location: Dallas, Texas FFO: The Radio Dept., Type O Negative Label: Reel to Reel Records   Texas outfit Caved Mountains say they’re “four friends who live in the suburbs of Dallas, not playing classic rock [READ MORE]

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  • whenyoung unveil spellbinding anthem ‘Pretty Pure’

    January 26, 2018  /  whenyoung

    Location: London FFO: Yassassin, Dream Wife Label: Unsigned   London based pop rockers whenyoung deliver one of the most invigorating tracks to come out of the indie scene in the last couple of years. [READ MORE]

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  • ‘Run With The Rhythm’ on latest drum surging track from Marmozets

    January 26, 2018  /  Marmozets

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81tm46PqVwo

    Location: Bingley, West Yorkshire FFO: Arcane Roots, Mallory Knox Label: Road Runner Records Inc.   Indie Rockers Marmozets take a slightly different approach to filming a gig for a music video and send the band floating [READ MORE]

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  • Indoor Pets infuse raucous pop melody with indie-rock energy

    January 25, 2018  /  Indoor Pets

    Location: Kent FFO: Spring King, TRASH, Anteros Label: East City Rockers Kent indie-rock outfit Indoor Pets, previously known as Get Inuit, release ‘So Soon’, the first release under their new [READ MORE]

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  • Waves of dark romance crash in Modern Me’s ‘Dead To Me’

    January 25, 2018  /  Modern Me

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHvRr9PObAs

    Location: San Diego, CA FFO: Ivory City, Denny Label: Unsigned   Modern Me, the indie rock project of San Diego based musicians Adam Lamah (Vocals), Phoenyx Jones (Drums), Adam O’Nan (Bass), Michael Paez [READ MORE]

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  • Get hypnotised by ‘Wing’ from fiancé’s forthcoming EP

    January 24, 2018  /  fiancé

    Location: Delaware, USA FFO: DIIV, Beach Fossils, Walleater Label: Unsigned fiancé are a Delaware based band creating woozy, despondent dream pop music that has caught the attention of Vice, Stereogum and NME in [READ MORE]

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  • Fizzy Blood lyrically and visually raise awareness of ‘ADHD’

    January 24, 2018  /  Fizzy Blood

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZ-dwLSrwbg

    Location: Leeds FFO: Dinosaur Pile-Up, Demob Happy Label: Killing Moon / Alya Records Leeds five-piece, Fizzy Blood, have taken the responsibility to illustrate a day in the life of a person with attention deficit [READ MORE]

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  • London five-piece HAUS are back with an anthem

    January 23, 2018  /  HAUS

    https://soundcloud.com/haushaus/shameless-1/

    Location: Tottenham, London FFO: Glass Caves, Husky Loops Label: Atlas Records ‘Shameless’ is a powerful new release from London five-piece HAUS. Mixing elements of anthemic rock, indie pop and a [READ MORE]

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  • Oxford outfit Low Island deliver their take on electro indie pop in the form of ‘Too Young’

    January 23, 2018  /  Low Islands

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTEjlspsEik

    Location: Oxford FFO: Superorganism, Matt Maltese Label: Unsigned   Described as music for late night drives, Oxford quarter Low Island take life in your 20’s, feed it into their instruments and convert it into electro [READ MORE]

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  • Let your heart SPINN out of control with swirling new single ‘After Dark’

    January 23, 2018  /  SPINN

    https://soundcloud.com/spinn-band/afterdark/s-0MNJS

    Location: Liverpool FFO: Indigo Velvet, The Cure Label: Modern Sky UK   SPINN continue utilising their chorus drenched guitars to a standard only The Cure have managed. Generating a Gothic tractor beam tuned to [READ MORE]

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  • High Tropics return with the early 00s New York tinted ‘You Never Made It Easy’

    January 23, 2018  /  High Tropics

    Location: Queensland, Australia FFO: The Growlers, The Strokes Label: Unsigned Queensland based Josh Stewart’s new project High Tropics have gone from bedroom to beyond over 2017 having garnered interest in the [READ MORE]

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  • Gengahr give us a glimpse into upcoming album with ‘Before Sunrise’

    January 22, 2018  /  Gengahr

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf51Tbr1fhk

    Location: London FFO: The Bohicas, JAWS Label: Transgressive Records Ltd   Indie superstars Gengahr unveil the hard labours of their upcoming album Where Wildness Grows with playful single ‘Before Sunrise’. The London based outfit take their exuberant, [READ MORE]

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  • Eli releases uplifting acoustic-led ‘Harder Than It Needs To Be’

    January 22, 2018  /  Eli

    Location: Australia FFO: Leo Stannard, Jake Isaac, Tom Speight Label: Unsigned ‘Harder Than It Needs To Be’ is a brilliantly honest acoustic track from singer-songwriter Eli. With an upbeat, guitar [READ MORE]

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  • Dorvin Borman releases his ‘Wrath’ in search of his raison d’être

    January 22, 2018  /  Dorvin Borman

    https://soundcloud.com/dorvinborman/wrath/s-EV9jj

    Location: Los Angeles, CA FFO: The Radio Dept., Ride Label: Unsigned   Shoegazing dream pop exudes from the talented fingers of Dorvin Borman as he shows off his raw talent in the melodic new [READ MORE]

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  • Enter the ‘Teenage Dream’ of Black Light White Light

    January 22, 2018  /  Black Light White Light

    https://soundcloud.com/blacklightwhitelight/teenage-dream_newsingle_2018

    Location: Malmö, Sweden FFO: Mono Noir, Loud as Light Label: Forward Backwards Recordings ‘Teenage Dream’, the new release from psych-rock outfit Black Light White Light, is certainly a musical adventure. [READ MORE]

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  • Liza Anne’s done with ‘Small Talks’ in scathing pop punk release

    January 22, 2018  /  Liza Anne

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RZ6YJeaVRk

    Location: Nashville, USA FFO: Phoebe Bridgers, Susie Suh, Little May Label: Arts & Crafts ‘Small Talks’ is the third single released from Nashville pop-rocker Liza Anne‘s forthcoming album Fine But [READ MORE]

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  • Night Marcher creates groove-soaked psychedelic alt-rock

    January 22, 2018  /  Night Marcher

    Location: United States FFO: Behaviours, Three Star Revival Label: Spare Bedroom Records Citing influenes of Pink Floyd and Tame Impala, ‘Gotta Find Your Way Back’ is the latest release from [READ MORE]

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  • Finnish “Flower garage” trio H.Y.E.S.T.J.F.A.VHS release colourful ‘Corazone’

    January 22, 2018  /  Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS?

    https://soundcloud.com/vild-music/have-you-ever-seen-the-jane-fonda-aerobic-vhs-corazone

    Location: Kuovola, Finland FFO: Heartburns, Kivesveto Go Go, Särkyneet Label: VILD Finnish trio Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? released their new album Jazabelle 1984/1988 on the 19th January, a [READ MORE]

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  • Super Whatevr releases rapturous new single ‘Telelelevision’

    January 21, 2018  /  Super Whatevr

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t5DvTl2bcQ

    Location: Orange County, CA FFO: Hot Mulligan, Bay Faction Label: Hopeless Records   Hailing from Southern California, indie rocker Super Whatevr gives us a shoegazing anthem to start the new year with. Taking a [READ MORE]

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  • Enrol in The Spook School and have your first proper biology lesson with ‘Body’

    January 20, 2018  /  The Spook School

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=7GTGFGFQCXE

    Location: Glasgow FFO: Colour Me Wednesday, Martha Label: Alcopop!   Alternative indie rockers The Spook School take the classic paper game Heads Bodies & Legs to the next level in the enigmatic new video [READ MORE]

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  • Tom Grennan releases a ‘Sober’-ingly personal guitar-led anthem

    January 19, 2018  /  Tom Grennan

    Location: Bedford FFO: Tom Speight, Lewis Capaldi, Leo Stannard Label: Insanity Records Limited ‘Sober’ is a powerful, personal release from Bedford singer-songwriter Tom Grennan ahead of his full length debut [READ MORE]

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  • Dream Wife reinvent ‘Hey Heartbreaker’ in thrilling new video

    January 18, 2018  /  Dream

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1-OkjZZqHk

    Location: London FFO: Anteros, The Big Moon, Gurr Label: Lucky Number   After re-releasing the brilliant ‘Hey Heartbreaker’, Dream Wife have released a anime style accompanying video, in which the band commit to metamorphosis, showcasing [READ MORE]

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  • Glass Mountain’s ‘Ghosts’ portrays melancholy at its finest

    January 17, 2018  /  Glass Mountain

    https://soundcloud.com/glass-mountainband/glass-mountain-ghosts

    Location: Bradford FFO: Faux Pas, Brooders, The Blinders Label: Hide & Seek Records Bradford-based indie-rock/shoegaze outfit Glass Mountain make cinematic, powerful and passionate music filled with yearning and sorrow. Taking [READ MORE]

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  • Get preoccupied with Preoccupations new track ‘Espionage’

    January 17, 2018  /  Preoccupations

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl1oQE2uzxw

    Location: Calgary, Canada FFO: IDLES, Savages, Eagulls Label: Jagjaguwar With the announcement of their new record ‘New Materials,’ Canadian post-punks Preoccupations have teased us with a dark and gritty track [READ MORE]

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  • Lucy Dacus shares captivating track ‘Addictions’ with self-directed video

    January 17, 2018  /  Lucy Dacus

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab9aaiI7SkU

    Location: Richmond, Virginia FFO: Molly Burch, Lady Lamb, Big Thief Label: Matador Records The second single from her forthcoming album ‘Historian’, Richmond-based singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus releases ‘Addictions’, complete with self-directed [READ MORE]

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  • ‘Artificial’ is a scathing release from post-punk outfit Moaning

    January 17, 2018  /  Moaning

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEJpm0q5NUs

    Location: Los Angeles FFO: Preoccupations, IDLES, Eagulls Label: Sub Pop Ahead of their self-titled debut album, Los Angeles post-punk outfit Moaning release a new video for their biting track ‘Artificial’. [READ MORE]

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  • The Golden Age of TV release the (delicate) ‘Beast’

    January 16, 2018  /  The Golden Age of TV

    https://soundcloud.com/thegoldenageoftv/beast-1

    Location: Leeds FFO: YONAKA, Honeyblood Label: Unsigned Leeds-based quintet, The Golden Age of TV, formed just over a year ago and have been busy ever since. Having released two tracks, ‘Dust’ and ‘Between Each [READ MORE]

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  • LUCIA lays down 21st Century angst in grungy ‘Melted Ice Cream’

    January 16, 2018  /  LUCIA

    https://soundcloud.com/sweetjanerecordings/ice-cream/s-k3GIQ

    Location: Glasgow FFO: Pixies, The Van T’s Label: Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited   After being discovered as a street busker on the streets of Glasgow, LUCIA has supported the likes of Black Honey, [READ MORE]

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  • CREAMS ooze scintillating production and imagery on ‘Let’s Go On With The Game’

    January 16, 2018  /  Creams

    https://soundcloud.com/creamscreams/letsgo

    Location: Germany  FFO: The Radio Dept., The Mary Onettes Label: Sportklub Rotter Damm / Hidden Structures   After the highly praised self-titled debut in 2016 CREAMS are back exactly two years later with [READ MORE]

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  • Modern Suspects ‘Drift’ into electronica as they give indie rock a new lease of life

    January 16, 2018  /  Modern Suspects

    https://soundcloud.com/modern-suspects/drift-download

    Location: Colorado FFO: VYNYL AMZY Label: Unsigned   ‘Drift’ is the latest from Colorado based outfit Modern Suspects. An EDM-esque synth riff kicks things off with it’s top 40 feel, blending itself effortlessly into [READ MORE]

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  • Prism Tats releases sharp but grainy home video for ‘Daggers’

    January 16, 2018  /  Prism Tats

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROBEmfe6vz4

    Location: Durban, South Africa / Seattle, WA / Los Angeles, CA FFO: Weaves, James Supercave Label: ANTI- Records South Africa-born Garett van der Spek formed Prism Tats in 2014, and released his self-titled debut in [READ MORE]

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  • The Orielles share ‘Blue Suitcase (Disco Wrist)’ from their forthcoming debut

    January 15, 2018  /  The Orielles

    Location: Liverpool/Halifax FFO: ESG, Happy Mondays, Devo Label: Heavenly Recordings The Orielles are gearing up for the release of their highly anticipated debut on psychedelia institute Heavenly Recordings with whom they [READ MORE]

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  • The Leers share their chorus soaked single ‘Fool’

    January 15, 2018  /  The Leers

    https://soundcloud.com/inflightmusicgroup/theleers-fool

    Location: Auckland FFO: Cage The Elephant, Temple Songs, The Foetals Label: In Flight Music Group New Zealand has proved to be a hotbed for innovative bands with psychedelic tendencies in recent [READ MORE]

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  • Los Angeles-based Brett showcase British-flavoured dreampop

    January 13, 2018  /  Brett

    https://soundcloud.com/brettdc/doll-1

    Location: Los Angeles FFO: Leisure Cruise, Night Drive, The New Division Label: 10K Islands Los Angeles based dream-pop four-piece Brett have released another single amidst a long line of brilliant [READ MORE]

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  • New Zealand band The Leers release the feel-good ‘Fool’

    January 12, 2018  /  The Leers

    https://soundcloud.com/theleersmusic/fool-1

    Location: Mt. Maunganui, NZ FFO: Bespin, Peach Fur Label: In Flight Music Group The Leers are a four-piece band from New Zealand, and have channeled the good weather through their feel-good single, ‘Fool’. [READ MORE]

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  • You don’t need a ‘Fake ID’ to listen to The Academic’s new punchy pop sensation

    January 12, 2018  /  The Academic

    Location: Mullingar, Ireland FFO: The Coronas, On a Plane Label: Room 6 Records   Punchy pop sensibilities, hazy harmonies and grizzly guitars: The Academic take their indie rock to new heights with ‘Fake ID’ off new [READ MORE]

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  • Listen to ‘Lampoon’ from South London band Shame’s newly released debut

    January 12, 2018  /  Shame

    Location: London FFO: The Fall, Parquet Courts Label: Dead Oceans Sometimes it’s nice to simply listen to something that is unrelenting in its abrasiveness, and Shame certainly meet the criteria. [READ MORE]

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  • Track of the day: Sunflower Bean unleash a ‘Crisis Fest’ of sublime art rock

    January 12, 2018  /  Sunflower Bean

    Location: New York FFO: Patti Smith, DIIV Label: Lucky Number Music Limited   Our track of the day: Serious Patti Smith vibes ensue when listening to the latest piece of art rock from Sunflower [READ MORE]

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  • Sure Sure release harmonious new track full of joy: ‘Giants’

    January 12, 2018  /  Sure Sure

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIk49qPi9ak

    Location: Los Angeles FFO: Bay Ledges, Mt. Joy, The Lagoons Label: Unsigned Los Angeles four-piece Sure Sure have a knack for delivering effortless jams that make you move. From the [READ MORE]

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  • The Howl & The Hum boast cinematic qualities in ‘Portrait I’

    January 12, 2018  /  The Howl & The Hum

    Location: York FFO: Tors, Isaac Grade Label: Unsigned   The Howl & The Hum launch into 2018 with the cinematic new single ‘Portrait I’, taking indie to a new dimension of swirling guitars [READ MORE]

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  • After a roller coaster of a journey, The Radio Dept. are back with ‘Your True Name’

    January 12, 2018  /  The Radio Dept.

    Location: Stockholm FFO: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, The Mary Onettes Label: Just So!   One of the more successful shoegaze-influenced indie rock bands to come out of Sweden in [READ MORE]

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  • Pianos Become The Teeth release bitingly poignant track ‘Bitter Red’

    January 11, 2018  /  Pianos Become The Teeth

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9Fni8o_Opo

    Location: Baltimore, United States FFO: Touché Amoré, The Saddest Landscape, Balance and Composure Label: Epitaph Records Baltimore punks Pianos Become The Teeth continue their softer, thoughtful approach pioneered in previous [READ MORE]

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  • ‘Static Resistance’ is a high-voltage track from Hookworms

    January 11, 2018  /  Hookworms

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TALpcCFupmw

    Location: West Yorkshire FFO: Föllakzoid, Eagulls, Wooden Shjips Label: Domino Recording Co. Ltd. Chugging riffs, rolling rhythm and breezy synths spell out Yorkshire-based Hookworm‘s bright new release ‘Static Resistance,’ perhaps [READ MORE]

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  • Toronto post-punkers Frigs release ‘Talking Pictures’

    January 11, 2018  /  Frigs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_ykMl5sMag

    Location: Toronto FFO: WALL, B Boys, Priests Label: Arts & Crafts With their debut full-length album set for release in February, Toronto four-piece Frigs have teased us with their new [READ MORE]

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  • Lake Jons release their chilled and atmospheric single ‘Lake Family’

    January 10, 2018  /  Lake Jons

    https://soundcloud.com/antifragile_music/lake-family

    Location: Helsinki, Finland FFO: Rooxx, Antti Pouta Label: AntiFragile Music Finnish trio, Lake Jons, formed in 2013 and have built up an impressive fanbase after releasing two EPs in 2016. They’re finally releasing their [READ MORE]

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  • Western Scene inspire awe with their new single ‘Strange But True’

    January 10, 2018  /  Western Scene

    https://soundcloud.com/westernscenemusic/strange-but-true/s-iDbBJ

    Location: Los Angeles, CA FFO: Unalaska, Zaflon Label: Grand Jury Music Frontman Tom Pritchard formed Californian five-piece Western Scene, who released their first EP back in 2013 and have since been releasing self-produced tracks [READ MORE]

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  • Superchunk stick to their ’90s roots with ‘Erasure’

    January 10, 2018  /  Superchunk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWeHy_xzeZE

    Location: Chapel Hill, NC FFO: Archers Of Loaf, Sugar Label: Merge Records Almost 30 years on from forming, Superchunk are back with their eleventh album, What a Time To Be Alive, releasing next month. While we wait, [READ MORE]

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  • Statues get stuck in your ‘Cranium’ with debut new single

    January 10, 2018  /  Statues

    https://soundcloud.com/user-404004558/statues-cranium

    Location: Perth, Western Australia FFO: CONTWIG, Exits Label: Chalksounds The founding members of ’90s pop punk band Starmarket have been busy! They have since played in punk band The Vultures as well as forming noisy [READ MORE]

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  • Chelmsford’s FREAK stand up and out with ‘Everyone’s The Same’

    January 9, 2018  /  FREAK

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN5tRDEeCxo

    Location: Chelmsford, Essex FFO: Dead!, BlackWaters, TOUTS Label: FREAK Recordings Chelmsford trio FREAK release a riotous and vibrant single with ‘Everyone’s The Same,’ with a colour-drenched video to match. The [READ MORE]

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  • Ditches make dynamic debut with fiery track ‘Fear Shifter’

    January 9, 2018  /  Ditches

    https://soundcloud.com/ditches/fear-shifter-final

    Location: San Diego FFO: Sebadoh, Lower Dens, The Growlers Label: Unsigned San Diego based music project Ditches make their dynamic debut with the fiery track ‘Fear Shifter.’ The song has [READ MORE]

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  • Foresteater release an ‘Avalanche’ of dream-rock ambience

    January 9, 2018  /  Foresteater

    https://soundcloud.com/foresteater/avalanche/s-L0FxE

    Location: Phoenix, Arizona FFO: Eyes On The Shore, Quester Label: Unsigned The musical moniker and band of singer-songwriter Mikey Pro, Foresteater was created after a dream he had about “a [READ MORE]

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  • Indie folk duo Small Parade showcase their musical chemistry

    January 9, 2018  /  Small Parade

    https://soundcloud.com/mallarade/turn-to-me

    Location: Amherst/Hadley, United States FFO: Laura Gibson, Sera Cahoone Label: Unsigned Indie-pop/rock outfit Small Parade are Nicole Blum and Peter Michaels, who formed the group in earnest back in 2017, [READ MORE]

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  • Rosie Tucker takes old school indie for a spin

    January 9, 2018  /  Rosie Tucker

    https://soundcloud.com/rosietucker/spinstercycle

    Location: Los Angeles FFO: Baker Grace, The Nova Darlings, Minimall Label: Unsigned Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Rosie Tucker showcases her sense of humour with this wistful and clever indie rock [READ MORE]

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