Be Still, Act Natural AND Warmth // Chief Springs

So, unusually, I am doing a second post on a band. But hey, Chief Springs have got a couple of new awesome tracks! Ok, so we are doing this in date order so first up is the warm, feel good but also slightly unsettled Be Still, Act Natural. The ideal song for when you are... Continue Reading →

Digital Depression // MY-HI

Have you ever wanted to take a trip back to the 90s? The massive vocal styles of Incubus and Soundgarden, the huge basslines and odd quirky but completely fitting riffs? The massive fills and singalong choruses. MY-HI have smashed it with this single. It's like a perfect storm of elements and that guitar is stuck... Continue Reading →

Sally Suffocate // Spooky Goose

Squeeze. Instantly thinking of Squeeze and Ian Dury and the Bockheads, as well as one of my favourites Hatcham Social. I love these downplayed slightly unhinged dark songs. The lyrics are class, the guitars are so incessant and Gang of Four that it's just genius. There is something so relaxing in the matter of fact... Continue Reading →

Interview // Edge of Desire

Massive guitar fuzz with a pounding bassline, just what you need for a Friday night right? Edge of Desire hail from Guildford and create huge atmospheric sounds, they bring to mind newer Muse, Radiohead and in vocal style a bit of Wild Beasts - so all round a really tight mix of well thought out... Continue Reading →

Coffee Break // Tom Spencer

What do you get if you mix The Cribs, The Libertines and Pavement? Something that closely resembles Tom Spencer. Proper rock that with a sense of angst that is a strangely missing from indie recently. There are some real standouts on the new album Liverpool, the titular track being a slow ballad, that is showcasing... Continue Reading →

Bushes // Marty Went Back

Now, if you are in the mood for some really off the wall Tame Impala meets The Cramps meets The Pixies type of lo-fi indie, you have found your band. Probably one of the strangest layered tracks I have heard in a while. The chantlike lyrics enter into a swirling unrelenting chorus and a massive... Continue Reading →

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