Promo image of Girl Ray for Show Me More single

Girl Ray reveal their synth side for their second album and share the video for new single ‘Show Me More’. Following their brilliant debut Earl Grey, The North London trio of Poppy Hankin, Iris McConnell and Sophie Moss have announced the release of their eagerly-awaited second album Girl (out 8 November via Moshi Moshi). Recorded …

Promo image of Idlewild for There's A Place For Everything single

Idlewild take their kaleidoscopic album Interview Music back on the road and celebrate with the release of new single ‘There’s A Place For Everything’.  Today Idlewild – Roddy Woomble (lead vocals), Rod Jones (guitar, backing vocals), Colin Newton (drums), Andrew Mitchell (bass) and Luciano Rossi (keyboards) – share the video for new single ‘There’s A …

OK Button on stage at King Tut's Glasgow on 28 July 2019

OK Button bring their stunning soundscapes to Summer Nights at King Tut’s. OK Button released their debut EP – Sepia Spectres – last week. Despite featuring only one song that hadn’t been previously released, anticipation was high. The synth-pop soundscapes created by Amber Wilson, Nass Donald and Adam Falkner have already earned them a reputation …

Promo image of Walt Disco for Past Tense single

Walt Disco explore endings in their unique style on deliciously dark new single ‘Past Tense’. The Glasgow-based five-piece – James Potter, Lewis Carmichael, David Morgan, Calum Kennedy and Mashu Harada – have released their new single ‘Past Tense’ (out now) via Los Angeles based singles label IHC 1NFINITY. The track was recorded at Glasgow’s Chem19 …

Promo image of One Nine for Difficult Days single

One Nine provide the rays of hope during these dark times with debut single ‘Difficult Days’. “You know we care, you’re running out of time” sings Neil Mulholland on One Nine’s debut single. It’s a pertinent message considering the unsettled current political climate around the world and our overheating planet. The appropriately titled ‘Difficult Days’ …

Album cover artwork for Malin Head by Ardentjohn

Ardentjohn provide the perfect summer mix of sunshine and showers on their poignant new album Malin Head. Although the band was originally formed in Edinburgh, the members of Ardentjohn – Mark Abbott (lead guitar), Seth Marron (drums/percussion), Keiron Mason (vocals/guitar), Alan Shields (vocals/bass) and Linda Tym (cello/vocals)  – now hail from all over. Maybe its …

Promo image of Friendly Fires for Silhouettes single

Friendly Fires have distilled the sounds of summer for new track ‘Silhouettes’ and now share details of their eagerly awaited third album. It’s been eight years since the release of their epic and glorious second album Pala and I had long ago come to terms with the fact that the band I had fallen in …

Promo image of OK Button for their single Verso

On new single ‘Verso’, OK Button bring challenging themes and breathtaking music together in perfect harmony. OK Button – Amber Wilson, Nass Donald and Adam Falkner – are gaining a reputation for creating dreamy synth-pop with refreshingly grounded lyrical observations on emotive issues such as loss, isolation, depression and anxiety. Their style of songwriting is …

Promo image of Lost In Stereo for Adrenaline single

Lost In Stereo get us buzzing for summer with the surge of new single ‘Adrenaline’. Pop-rock never goes away, does it? It’s one of those genres that can always be relied upon – a band with a big sound and catchy hooks can always get a crowd jumping, whatever their musical persuasion. Glaswegian four-piece Lost …

Album cover artwork for In Plain Sight by Honeyblood

Stina Tweeddale goes solo and takes inspiration from her fears on Honeyblood’s epic third album In Plain Sight. We all have album releases that make us nervous – that make our hearts beat that little bit faster on first listen. They’re usually from an artist or band that you have high – maybe unreasonably – …