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Deep within the fabric of the lush material in ‘Scatterbrain’, the new album from New Zealand legends The Chills, is an indelible and poignant thread that binds the album together – wry observations on the temporality of life and the transience of existence; delivered with a poetic simplicity and compassion. It is no wonder such …

Lifting the veil a little more on the hidden prize of their forthcoming album, ‘Scatterbrain’, the eminently gorgeous The Chills have just allowed another glimpse of the treasures within with another sparkling single ‘World Within Worlds’. ‘Scatterbrain’ is due out on 14 May 2021 out through Fire Records and Flying Nun Records. It goes without saying this is …

Pictish Trail, the one man band of Johnny Lynch, release new EP – Dream Wall, on 1st April, featuring the title track (original and remix) plus three remixes of tracks from 2020’s Thumb World. The name was familiar, and I guess if Green Man 2020 had gone ahead, I would have seen him live, given …

With news out already of the much anticipated new album ‘Scatterbrain’ from New Zealand giants The Chills (due out on 14 May 2021 out through Fire Records and Flying Nun Records), the band has set up their stall and displayed another valuable ware from the collection – the track ‘Destiny’. You know what to expect from this band …

WITH the afterglow of their May album The Weight Of The Sun still warming us, Scottish progressive chamber folk quartet Modern Light are still intent on riding the melodic winds further in pursuit of their craft; and they’ve taken what they call some leftover seeds from the album sessions to nurture into tender-stemmed new tunes, …

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of the New Zealand indie music scene ever since the heady days of the eighties, with the Dunedin music scene, spearheaded by the legendary Flying Nun Records, the explosive ingredient. And, at the head of the vanguard was, of course, the delectable The Chills. Fire Records …

With new album The Weight Of the Sun, Modern Studies haven’t actually changed the blueprint of their previous two albums, more adapted it. With the two main protagonists living apart, Emily Scott in Lancashire, while Rob St John is in Scotland, social distancing hasn’t made the slightest difference to the band, but thats not stopped …

We’re big fans of kosmische folk-rock quartet Modern Studies, and we’re thoroughly looking forward to the release of the bands third album ‘The Weight of the Sun’, out this Friday (8th May) via Fire Records. Principally written by the bands Emily Scott and Rob St John, the band convened with Pete Harvey and Joe Smillie, …

Following the highly successful Fuzz Club Festival last November, we are back at the London Fields Brewery for ‘Under the Arches’ – a new monthly event which brings together record labels to showcase the best from the global psych and underground rock and roll scene. Housed within two brickwork arches, the Light Arch plays host …

Legendary Kiwi indie rockers The Chills rewound the clock when they released their extremely well received album, Silver Bullets earlier in the year, their first for 20 years. Taken from the album, the band are releasing a new single “When the Poor Can Reach The Moon” via Fire Records on 11th December, and if its …