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Swedish psych warriors, Goat have shared the second single, ‘Join The Resistance’, from their forthcoming album ‘Medicin’ due out the 13th of October via Rocket Recordings.   The joyous, echo-laden groove of  ‘Join The Resistance’ bursts into life and continues to build to a moment of release with a huge Sabbath-esque riff.  ‘Join The Resistance’ is a call to arms from the band, who say,  …

As the wait for their debut album becomes ever shorter, Bishopskin – one of the most unusual and intriguing outfits to have graced London’s alternative scene in recent years – have released a portfolio of singles which is impressive in breadth and depth alike. Listening to all of them back to back gives a good …

Hailing from the South West and now celebrating a decade making music together, the award-winningBlack Water County have released a new single, ‘The Only Life Worth Living’, which is the first newmusic in almost three years. The track sits as the first in a series of singles the band are set to release over the …

Irish singer-songwriter Gemma Hayes beautiful new single ‘High & Low’ sees her return with her first release in nine years. The Mercury Prize nominee’s last release was the critically acclaimed album Bones & Longing in 2014. Co-produced with long-time collaborator David Odlum (The Frames), the track is about the quest for connection. “High & Low” is about feeling disconnected …

Had anyone told me that the catchiest song of Summer 2023 would be a postmodern folk take on a 14th century hymn, complete with lyrics in Medieval Latin, I would have been more than a little taken aback – but this is what happens when you bring into play Bishopskin, one of the most unexpected …

British duo Ida Mae have shared their new single ‘Lost On Your Time’, taken from their eagerly-awaited third studio album ‘Thunder Above You’ due on the 25th of August. Adding about the new track, Chris Turpin explains  “When I wrote ‘Lost on your Time’ I’d been diving deeper into the folk roots of my childhood. I …

With his new album ‘Don’t Die In The Bundu’ due out 21st July via Bella Union, Wren Hinds has shared a hypnotic animated video for his new single ‘Restless Child’. Commenting on the track and video Wren says: “With my baby boy due in just a few months, I witnessed his movement and adventurous spirit through the …

Maya Ongaku have shared the video for new track ‘Melting’, directed by Itsuki Yoshizawa. The track is taken from their debut album, ‘Approach to Anima’ due the 29th May via Guruguru Brain,the label run by members of Kikagaku Moyo to share feel-good sounds from across Asia. Along with the new video, they have announced a European live show at Le Guess Who? …

Maya Ongaku have shared the second single from their forthcoming debut album, ‘Approach to Anima’, due for release on the 29th May via Guruguru Brain. The trio of Tsutomu Sonoda, Ryota Takano, and Shoei Ikeda have given us this second glimpse of the album with new track ‘Something In The Morning Rain’. Smooth guitar over chilled strings and shimmering vocals set to put minds …

Hailing from the seaside communities surrounding Enoshima, a small island located 50 km southwest of Tokyo, Maya Ongaku is a ragtag collective of local musicians, currently a trio of Tsutomu Sonoda, Ryota Takano, and Shoei Ikeda. The name derives not from any kind of ancient civilization, but rather a neologism defined as the imagined view outside one’s field of vision. …