Daylight Versions is the debut full-length album from London quintet The Leaf Library, due out on 30th October via wiaiwya. The record is full of wonderfully woozy, drone-pop tunes about meteorology, the seasons and the incoming sea; from songs about the ghostly Suffolk coastline to the slowly rising waters of London marshes. The first single… Read More The Leaf Library – Daylight Versions
New regular feature (maybe). Ten tunes. Hit or miss? You choose… Animal Omen – Dirty Air (RIYL: Psych-rock, Blue Oyster Cult, Modest Mouse) . Pony Time – Really Nice Guys (RIYL: Garage rock, Fleetwood Mac) . Gun Outfit – Gotta Wanna (RIYL: Desert blues, Giant Sand, Other Lives) . The Folk Today Project – The Reason For… Read More Nickel In The Jukebox…
Hailing from a quiet town on the outskirts of London, Flower Fellow, aka seventeen year old Colette Olive’s influences were icons such as Janis Joplin, Jeff Buckley and Stevie Nicks. She also found inspiration in literature, particularly Sylvia Plath and Virginia Wolf. Her blend of minimalist folkish-pop is marked by lovely vocals and minimalist instrumentation. Check… Read More MM Shorts 768: Flower Fellow
Inspired by the changing landscapes of the East Kent coastline and time spent writing songs isolated in a beach hut with just a notebook and no electricity, Canterbury based singer songwriter Emily Watts will release her debut five track EP From the Blue on the 18th September. Drawing influences from Cat Power, Joni Mitchell and… Read More Introducing >>> Emily Watts
Watch the lovely new video from Sea Of Bees for their track Test Yourself, taken from recent album Build A Boat To The Sun. . .
NY’s punky power-pop duo Diet Cig have shared the second song from their double A-side Sleep Talk/Dinner Date 7″. Dinner Date is (maybe) our favourite song of theirs to date – one that continues them along their path of unflinchingly highlighting failures and disenchantments (their own and others). The song is plaintive yet spiky, building to… Read More Diet Cig – Dinner Date
The five members of GospelbeacH possess a prestigious collective resume that includes membership in Beachwood Sparks, Further, The Tyde, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals and Everest. But one listen to the quintet’s warmly wonderful debut album Pacific Surf Line will instantly dispel any preconceptions about supergroup self- indulgence or side-project slumming.… Read More Introducing >>> GospelbeacH
Moon Types hail from Sweden and their latest three track EP features a set of easy-going and jangly indie-pop songs in the vein of Ladybug Transistor and Real Estate. Have a listen to lead track, Know The Reason with its instantly catchy melody and bouncy feel. You can order the EP from Jigsaw Records here. .
New videos. New videos. Roll up, roll up. New videos. Everyone a winner! Featuring Vetiver, Demob Happy, the Hinds, Together PANGEA, The Arcs, White Reaper, Dilly Dally and the brilliant Songhoy Blues.. . . . . . . . .
Heart Of Oak is the first single from Richard Hawley’s new album Hollow Meadows. Built around an instantaneous, driving riff, Heart Of Oak is one of the album’s unbridled rock’n’roll moments, as well as a heartfelt tribute to all the people who’ve influenced and nurtured Hawley throughout his life. The video was filmed in Hope… Read More New Video: Richard Hawley – Heart Of Oak