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FLAVUS NOVA Opens Up About Her New Single 'Illusion'
SINGLE REVIEWS 25/05/22
Ewan MacFarlane delivers our Single Of The Week, plus we have words on new singles from Artesan, YNES, Joe Hicks, Simon Howard, I Know I Know and Shobsy.
“I Don't Think Relatability Is Important, I Think Honesty Is Important!” - 20 Questions With THE REYTONS
Meet MICHAEL ALDAG – An Interview With One Of Pop’s Biggest Rising Talents
GEMMA CULLINGFORD Releases 'Tongue Tide', The Title Track From Her Forthcoming New Album
PASTEL Release Self-Assured Incredible New Single 'Isaiah'
SINGLE REVIEWS 16/05/22
OPUS KINK run away with our Single Of The Week plus we go over new releases from Wez King, The Cazales, Small Talk, Primes, The Lounge Society and Mimosa
We Speak To Jacob Powell From THE KID AND I As They Release Their New Single 'Fade Away'
The New NECK OF THE WOODS FESTIVAL Impresses With Stellar Line-Up
"It’s bold and unapologetic!" - PALE WAVES Announce New Album 'Unwanted' Along With The Release Of New Single & Music Video
JAMIE T Announces New Album 'The Theory Of Whatever'
WOLF ALICE Announce the 'Blue Lullaby' EP - We Have All The Details
SINGLE REVIEWS 09/05/22
SALOON DION take our Single Of The Week plus words on some cracking tunes by Skylights, The Baines, Apostles, Shea Rafferty, Echo Beach and Cliche Cult.
BIG IMAGE Come Into Their Own On New 'Human Touch Is Forever' EP
MEADOWLANDS Announce Final Line-Up For Huge Nottingham Event Next Month
SINGLE REVIEWS 02/05/22
IDLE HOURS take our Single Of The Week after fighting off stiff competition from Dead Star Talk, Indoor Foxes, Dictator, Columbia Mills, Mewn and Rachel. Dive in-!
alt-J Release The Video For 'The Actor' Ahead Of Next Month's UK Tour
HOLLY HUMBERSTONE Releases New Single 'Sleep Tight' - Co-Written With Matt Healy; We Have The Video Too
Live Review: CURSE OF LONO – The Railway Inn, Winchester, 26/04/22
VEX MESSAGE Demonstrate Unity With Synth-Rock Banger 'The 1 Big 1'
SINGLE REVIEWS 25/04/22
HEADSHRINKERS runaway with our Single Of The Week plus we discover new music from The K's, Skylights, Gathering Of Strangers, Lee Ford, The Gold Supply and Sarah McTernan
Album Review: THE HEAVY NORTH - ' Electric Soul Machine'
Video Premiere: LIAM DUTCH 'Settle Down'
SKYLIGHTS Release The Colossal New Single 'Nothing Left To Say'
MEADOWLANDS Add The Kooks, The Reytons & Several Others To Gerry Cinnamon Headlined Outdoor All-Dayer
SINGLE REVIEWS 17/04/22
SUNFLOWER BEAN provide our SINGLE OF THE WEEK plus our Adam has been listening to The Subways, The Hilder, The Calls, Natalie Shay, The Native, Partisan and Guise
LIAM DUTCH Releases Stand Out New Single "Settle Down"
LORDE Lands In The UK Next Month For Live Shows
BABY QUEEN's First UK Tour Starts Next Week
MØ Shares 'New Moon' Feat. REBECCA BLACK, Along With The Music Video
PATTERN PUSHER Release New Single & Music Video "Holding On" Amidst UK Tour
SINGLE REVIEWS 11/04/22
Our Single Of The Week comes via MIDNIGHT RODEO plus we have been listening to new tunes by George Hennessey, Porridge Radio, M Field, Lisa Wright, Forgotten Garden and Daydream Runaways
THE REYTONS Announce "The Uninvited Tour" With Tickets On Sale This Wednesday
Live Review: BASTILLE, 02 Academy, Glasgow 10/04/21
SINGLE REVIEWS 05/04/22
BLOOM take our Single Of The Week, who faced strong competition from Wolforna, Faers, Crawlers, The Shed, Peach St and Staarks. A great read, check it out~!
Twenty-Six Years Ago Today, SHED SEVEN Delivered "A Maximum High". Paul Laird was there.
TOM GRENNAN Returns With New Single ‘Remind Me’ And Announces Huge Homecoming Headline Show In June
Album Review: PLACEBO - "Never Let Me Go"
SINGLE REVIEWS 29/03/22
CIEL Deliver our Single Of The Week plus words on some tremendous releases from RATS, Skylights, SHEAFS, Holy Coves, Holy Coves, Joe Hicks, Sinka and Amie Jay
SHAMBOLICS Unveil Swashbuckling New Anthem "Losing Your Mind"
SINGLE REVIEWS 21/03/21
SEROTONES Provide Our SIngle Of The Week Plus We have Words On New Tunes From The Clockworks, Midnight Alleys, VALA, The Straights, Sunset Collective and Fiske
THE RACKET Raise The Roof With Energetic Rock Track “Why Are You Watching Me?”
The Legendary THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS To Play UK Live Shows This April
SINGLE REVIEWS 14/03/22
Cascade take our Single Of The Week plus we've also been listening to new music from Placebo, Abie Ozard, Supera Morza, The Vista, Polybius and Gavin Murphy. Come on in.
SINGLE REVIEWS 09/03/22
Harry Lavin provides our Single Of The Week plus words on new releases by Eades, Benee, PREDRINKS, Outland, The Shipbuilders, Bullet Girl and Banji. A great read, check it out~!
LITTLE VICTORIES Release ‘One’, An Impressive Debut EP With An Unfeigned Narrative
THE COVASETTES Bring The Sunshine On Mesmerising New Track "Big Dreamer"
JOHNNY MARR Releases New Double Album ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4 And Announces New Gig Dates
SINGLE REVIEWS 02/03/22
Our Adam Wright reviews a bunch of new releases including tracks from Florence And The Machine, The Chase, Regent, Maines, Birrell or Biscuit, Nikki & The Waves and The Publics
Album Retrospective: THE WOODENTOPS - "Giant"
SINGLE REVIEWS 22/02/22
The Fiends take are our Single Of The Week plus words on new music by Marseille, Hook, Daisy Harris, Andrew Thomases, Salvation Jayne, Small Talk and Civic Green
SEA GIRLS Announce Huge November Shows
“Dance With Somebody” The Iconic Whitney Houston Song Has Been Reimagined And Transformed By CONOR MAYNARD
SOFY – I Don’t Know Her, But I Think I Know Who She Sings About
Album Review: DEAD STAR TALK "Too Many Too Much"
SINGLE REVIEWS 14/02/22
The Cazales take our Single Of The Week with "The Narrative" plus words on new tunes by Revivalry, McRae, Beth Keeping, Wings Of Desire, Specky Cult, Redeemers and Nick Shane.
NATALIE IMBRUGLIA Announces Live Dates To Celebrate 25 Years Of Her Landmark Album "Left Of The MIddle"
THE UTOPIATES’ Brilliance Is Clear From Single “Devolution”, And Might Just Be The Catalyst For A Prominent Career
CALUM SCOTT Shares New Single & Video "If You Ever Change Your Mind"
SINGLE REVIEWS 08/02/22
The Pylons deliver our Single Of The Week plus words on new releases from Liam Gallagher, George Hennessy, Silvi, Holly Rees, More In Luv and Baudelaire
Here Come THRILLHOUSE
A Piece By Paul Laird.
LIAM GALLAGHER - "Everything's Electric"
SINGLE REVIEWS 01/02/22
Headshrinkers return with "Doorway Conversation" which is our Single Of The Week plus musing on new music from The Haciendas, Matilda Shakes, The Blams, Bait, Cures And Curses, Jody & The Jerms and The New Twentys.
Album Review: MOTHERMARY - "I Am Your God"
FRANK TURNER Announces Intimate Record Store Shows Celebrating The Release of “FTHC”, His Ninth Studio Album
SINGLE REVIEWS 24/01/22
English Teacher take our Single Of The Week plus words on new music by Dead Star Talk, Astrid, Sparkling, Polar States, Eades and Subterfuge.
THE CONTINENTALS Burst Onto The Scene With Stellar Debut-Release "Make It Last"
MACY Releases “Pink Bandana”, A Zestful Pop song That Continues A Sterling Start To the industry
EASY DAYS Release Their Perfectly Inspirational EP "Play It Again"
BASTILLE Release New Single "Shut Off The Lights" Ahead of New Album And UK Tour
FIRST FRONTIER Release Triumphant Third Single "Edging"
PAUL DRAPER Announces UK Tour In Support Of Upcoming New Album "Cult Leader Tactics"
SINGLE REVIEWS 10/01/22
New year, new music. Featuring Daisy Harris, Wolforna, The Pocket Gods, Daz Cadwallander, Robin Guthrie, Magerison, All Systems Go and Ravive
THE HEAVY NORTH Convey A Sincere Message With Thumping New Single “Satisfy You”
BAILEY TOMKINSON Releases "Skin" - A Break-Up Song With A Twist
Join us as we countdown our favourite releases of 2021. What will be our Single Of The Year?
THE RILLS Live Review – Jimmy’s, Liverpool, 8/12/21
SINGLE REVIEWS 20/12/21
Fife's finest Shambolics take our Single Of The Week plus words on new releases by Seek Harbour, Sticky Fingers, Her Burden, Will Hyde, Brian Cattigan and a very special version of a seasonal classic
GEORGE HARRISON Releases Star-Studded New Video For Classic Track "My Sweet Lord"
Watch The Video For IDLES "When The Lights Come On"
YEARS & YEARS Announce Intimate Album Shows To Celebrate The Release Of Upcoming New Album "Night Call"
SINGLE REVIEWS 13/12/21
Our Single Of The Week comes form The Silver Bars which is just one of several top-drawer new tunes from a week that also features The K's, The Outcharms, Landon Lloyd Miller, Jack Rasmussen, Honey Guide, PleasureInc and Katy Hurt
Single Reviews 09/12/21
Adam Wright unveils SPINN as taking our Single Of The Week as well as giving his thoughts on new music by Daisy Harris, The Joshua Hotel, Ski Lift, Voodoo Radio, Head Ballet, Dean Dovey and Fake Turins
Lively Four-Piece THE VISTA Release Exciting Second Single, "The Dirt"
Distinguished Outfit EELS Release “THE MAGIC” Ahead Of Awaited Album And Tour
Album Review: LOTTERY WINNERS - "Something To Leave The House For"
"Glory People" The Rousing New Anthem From COLUMBIA Is Out Today
THE CHASE "Set The World To Rights" With Their Emotive Winter Release
SEGARRA Harness Musical Influences To Release Fantastic New Single “One More Chance”
SINGLE REVIEWS 29/11/21
'Basis' from Exit Kid is our Single Of The Week plus Deputy Editor Adam Wright casts his eye over new releases from Phil Madeley, PG Ciarletta, Glass Violet, Solis, Preacher, Circe and Speak Easy Circus
The Fifty Greatest Albums Of 2021
As curated by Paul Laird. A Wigan free zone.
IVY ASH Releases A Stunning, Acoustic Version Of Her Hit Si
ngle "Third Degree"
SINGLE REVIEWS 22/11/21
This week we dive into new released from Eades, RATS, Blue Violet, L.A. Peach, Dead Star Talk, Red Shakes and Alias Kid
The Stunning LENNY KRAVITZ: The Formative Years 1989-1993 Book Is Available For Pre-Order
SINGLE REVIEWS 15/11/21
Adam Wright runs down the latest indie releases featuring Flowvers, Paradise Circus, Salvation Jayne, Mellah, Scott C. Park, Charlie Clark, The Now and Bloom
NEW ORDER'S "Movement" Celebrates Its Fortieth Anniversary Of Its Release
JOHNNY MARR Releases Two New Singles From His Upcoming 'Fever Dreams Pt 2' EP
MOLLY MOORISH GALLAGHER Stars With YIYAN YANG In New "Stand Out Stories" Episode: Moose Knuckles Canada Campaign
RICHARD ASHCROFT: Lawsuits, Leather Jackets And An Immense Legacy
PIXIES Announce "Live In Brixton" Box Set
SINGLE REVIEWS 8/11/21
Our Deputy Editor Adam Wright takes the helm for the first time and runs down some of the week's new releases.
THE SKINNER BROTHERS Release New Video & Single "Put Me Down For A Maybe"
Live Review: SUEDE 03/11/21 Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Album Review: TORI AMOS - "Ocean To Ocean"
MENSWE@R Live, Shepherds Bush Empire 27.10.95
TESSUTI's New "Stand Out Stories" Episode Features LENNON GALLAGHER
Album Review: SANDRA'S WEDDING 'Pleasure Grounds'
THE HUMAN LEAGUE "Dare" At Forty
Album Review: TOM LUMLEY & THE BRAVE LIASON - 'Everything's Affected'
SPICE GIRLS -'Spice'. The Greatest Britpop Album Of Them All?
Album Review: COLDPLAY - Music Of The Spheres
Live Review: HAWKE THE BAND//Redeemers - Tribeca, Manchester 16/10/21
SLEEPER Announce 'The IT Girl' 25th Anniversary Tour. Our Paul Laird Looks Towards Next Year
JOHNNY MARR Announces New Double Album
Album Review: PENELOPE TRAPPES - "Penelope Three"
LIME GARDEN: Discover The Brighton-Based Band And Prepare To Fall In Love
CUE DOT RECORDS Announce Cue Dot 010 - Scissorgun - 'Psychological Colouring Book'
RIANNE DOWNEY On Tour To Compliment Her New EP 'Fuel To The Flame'
Album Review: AFFLECKS PALACE 'What Do You Mean Its Not Raining'
THE GREAT LESLIE Return With Authentic And Poignant Tune “You Lost Yourself”
THE HEAVY NORTH Get Political on New Release 'Awake'
'I Don’t Like It When You Talk About Her' The New Soul-Pop EP By CASSA JACKSON Is Out Now
THE EMPIRE POLICE Present Their Era-Defining Catchy New Single 'Like They Do'
'Upside Down', The Frenetic New Single From CAT SFX Is Out Now
Introducing: MEMES And Their New Single 'Heavy Night'
DRIVE Release Their Astounding New Single 'The Rain'
THE INSTITUTES Release New Anthemic Single ‘Something Beautiful’
BAILEY TOMKINSON Releases Her New Kernowfornia Single 'When The Lights Went Out'
“Easy Art” The Highly Anticipated Debut EP From WES KING Is Out Now
STING Returns With “Rushing Water”, A Gushing And Dance-Infused Taster Of His New Album
HAWKE THE BAND Release New Single 'Limo' Along With The Incredible Music Video
LIVE REVIEW: PVA At The 100 Club, London 17/9/21
RICHARD ASHCROFT Releases 'This Thing Called Life' Taken From His Upcoming ‘Acoustic Hymns Vol. 1’ Album Plus Watch The Poignant Music Video
Gig Review: NEW ORDER At Heaton Park 10/09/21
Album Review: LOW HUMMER - 'Modern Tricks For Living'
THE CHARLATANS Classic Single “The Only One I Know” Released In The Form Of A Music Box
Album Review: GEMMA CULLINGFORD "Let Me Speak"
KIEFER SUTHERLAND Announces New Album 'Bloor Street' And UK Tour For Early Next Year
THE NOTION Hit The Spot With Incredible New Single 'What Were You Expecting?'
Glasgow's THE KAVES Release Incredible Debut Single 'Migraine'
Sure I Caught COVID, But A Weekend Of Live Music And Lifelong Memories At Boardmasters Was Well Worth It: Boardmasters 2021 Review
EP Review: 3 LITTLE WOLVES - 'Firebug'
Photo: Paul Husband
UTILITA CREATION DAY FESTIVAL Announces Line-Up For 2022
RICHARD ASHCROFT Is Set To Release ‘Acoustic Hymns Vol. 1’
The album features acoustic re-workings of his classic songs and an exciting duet
SEGARRA Astound On Huge-Sounding New Single 'A Million Times Before'
Single Reviews 07/09/21: Cavalcade give us our Single Of The Week, plus we take a look at some other strong releases from the likes of Segarra, SPINN, The Velveteins, Jonny Taylor, Jay Tennant and Lossline.
Brighton’s Latest Indie Wonderkids FUR Announce Debut Album, Giving Fans A Taste Of What’s To Come With Title Track 'When You Walk Away Pt. 1'
'Tonight Might Be Different', The New Single From THE KECKS Has Been Released Alongside The Delightfully Retro Music Video
SHAMBOLICS Release Fiery New Single 'Sharp As A Razor' Ahead Of UK Tour Dates
OASIS Reveal Unseen Performance Of ‘Live Forever’ Live At Knebworth 1996
ENFERS Have Today Released Their Debut EP "Come When They Call Labour"
Gig Review: LITTLE HAND FEET - Headrow House, Leeds 26/08/21
Former Oasis Drummer Tony McCarroll Suffers Heart Attack
LINES OF FLIGHT - Headrow House, Leeds 26/08/21
THE ISLAS Release Their Stunning Debut EP "Oblivion"
EMMROSE Releases Hard-Hitting New Single 'Ragdoll'
"Friends In High Places" The Trip-Hop Torch Song From Narcissus x Becki Fishwick Is Out Now
CALLUM GIBSON Releases His Second Single 'Hang In The Sky'
DMA's Share Video To 'We Are Midnight', Taken From New EP 'I LOVE YOU UNCONDITIONALLY, SURE AM GOING TO MISS YOU'
20 Questions With: SHAUN FINN
“The thing is that I’m an eejit and don’t know what I'm talking
about a lot of time”
Album Review: R. SEILIOG - 'Ash Dome'
Bubblegrunge Outfit JON ANN Impress With Latest Release 'On The Side'
Album Review: LINA AND THE LIONS - 'Second Nature'
OOBERFUSE Release Groundbreaking New Single 'Summer Skies'
Album Review: Italians Do It Better - Various Artists (20 Madonna Covers)
THE TENTERS Release Triumphant Second Single 'Good Will'
The Definitive Guide to BLUR In The 90's: Paul Laird Reviews Every Single The Band Released During Their Peak Decade In This Astonishing And Epic Article
Riotous, Versatile And Intensely Likeable: THE SKINNER BROTHERS Go From Strength-To-Strength With Genre-Fluid Latest EP “Culture Non-Stop”
Shaun Finn Releases His Stunning Five-Song EP
The All-Star Collective That Is THE JADED HEARTS CLUB Return With New Single 'Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)'
'Disapearance', The New Release From LINES OF FLIGHT is Out Today. Paul Laird Has Been Listening.
'Before The Storm', The Euphoric New Release From ROSELLAS Is Out Today
LISSY TAYLOR Releases Ultimate Indie-Pop EP, ‘Undercurrent’
Sharon Latham's NOEL GALLAGHER Art Exhibition Opens. Our Deputy Editor Adam Wright Was In Attendance
THE WAR ON DRUGS Stun With Single Release from New Album ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’
ALBUM REVIEW: PALE WAVES - WHO AM I?
Three years after the release of their debut album ‘My Mind Makes Noises’, Pale Waves are back with the highly anticipated ‘Who Am I?’ - READ OUR REVIEW NOW
THE REYTONS: THE MOST EXCITING BAND IN BRITAIN
BELIEVE THE HYPE