The four band members of The Lounge Society

Hebden Bridge’s The Lounge Society have released new track ‘No Driver‘. It follows ‘Blood Money‘ the lead single from their debut album Tired of Liberty which is set for release on 26 August via Dan Carey’s Speedy Wunderground label. The Lounge Society released the EP Silk For The Starving last year and with music this …

The five band members of Blush Club

Glasgow’s Blush Club return with ‘Ornamental Ponds’, the first single and title track from their forthcoming EP set for release in September. It follows on from the charismatic guitar pop of 2021 EP A Hill To Die On. The 5-piece have created a catchy post punk romp inspired by lockdown mundanity. Is it through the …

The Paranoyds

The Los Angeles garage rock quartet The Paranoyds have announced their second album Talk Talk Talk set for release on 9 September via Third Man Records. In support of the album they have released their new single ‘Lizzie‘. It’s a lo-fi punk, fuzz-pop delight, poking fun at the absurdity of our world and the idea …

The seven members of the band KEG looking at the camera

Brighton based KEG have released new single ‘Elephant‘ taken from their upcoming EP Girders set for release 2 September on Alcopop! Records/BMG.  KEG live in a bonkers alternative universe as anyone who has seen their live shows know. ‘Elephant‘ is no exception. Playing live the 7-piece mix bass-heavy grooves with brass and a conch shell – I kid you not. They bring …

The 3 band members of Grave Goods dressed in red and black

GRAVE GOODS feature current and former members of PINS, Girls Names, and September Girls and have announced their debut album Tuesday. Nothing Exists, which is set for release on 9 September via TULLE. TULLE is a women-led independent record label focussed on working with and for underrepresented voices in music, and is also the home …

The five band members of Eades all looking at the camera

Eades have released a video for ‘A Welcome Goodbye’ taken from their debut album Delusion Spree which is available now via Heist or Hit. Unusually this is not one of the singles but lucky for us the Leeds quintet decided to create this video. Its a perfect representation of the track ie its a flippin …

This year Edinburgh’s Hidden Door festival was based at the old Royal High School on Calton Hill. This festival takes derelict buildings and sites and brings them back to life thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers. It is a hugely ambitious undertaking, ten days of live music, visual art, dance, theatre and spoken word. The …

Singer Hamish Hawk with his eyes closed

Edinburgh’s Hamish Hawk has released new single ‘Angel Numbers‘ the first new material since 2021’s critically acclaimed debut album Heavy Elevator. His imaginative view of the world and our, at times ridiculous, behaviour within it continue to provide the fodder for songs which sit in a genre all of their own. Hamish had the following …

The four members of the band LIFE

Hull band LIFE have released new single ‘The Drug‘ which is from their forthcoming third album North Eat Coastal Town set for release on 19 August via The Liquid Label. The track was premiered on Steve Lamacq’s BBC Radio6Music show and follows previous singles ‘Friends Without Names‘ and ‘Big Moon Life‘. Vocalist Mez Green expands …

The five members of the band High Vis

High Vis were formed in 2016 from the ashes of some of the UK’s best hardcore bands (Dirty Money, Tremors, DiE, The Smear). The hardcore origins remain but High Vis are never going to be confined by a particular genre. They have announced their second album Blending set for release on 9 September via DIAS Records. A melting …