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The Lathums return with their new single ‘Struggle’, the honest and full-hearted opening track from their upcoming, second album, ‘From Nothing To A Little Bit More’. The follow up to the bands successful debut album is set for release on Fri 3rd March 2023 via Island Records. Moore comments on the track: “It’s about loss, …

After announcing their 2023 UK tour, along with the more intimate pub dates, The Lathums have now shared their second single ‘Turmoil’ to be taken from their second album ‘From Nothing To A Little Bit More’ due 24th February 2023 via Island Records. By including Turmoil amongst an album running order that includes every relationship …

Wigan’s The Lathums have announced the release of their second album ‘From Nothing To A Little Bit More’ due 24th February 2023 via Island Records with the huge new single ‘Say My Name’. The band have also announced their biggest UK tour to date. Reflecting on the track, Singer Alex Moore comments:  “’Say My Name’ is …

The band Yard Act onstage at The Caves, Edinburgh

You just knew Yard Act would do the right thing. This gig was originally booked for 2 March but had to be rearranged due to illness. In the intervening months Yard Act have played SXSW, too many other festivals to list, become best mates with Elton John and just this week been Mercury Music Prize …

Five-piece indie rock band Mt. Joy have shared their new track ‘Evergreen’ which is taken from their first album with Island Records, ‘Orange Blood’, due at the end of June. Melodic overdriven guitar over pounding drums gets the toes tapping as those bright and breezy vocals to give the whole track an infectious feel. Full of the joys of …

IT MUST’VE been pretty full-on cathartic and emotional to have been at the UK Government’s Covid-relaxation test gig in the green surrounds of Liverpool’s Sefton Park on the first Sunday in May. Real, actual, open-air live music. And on that bill was Wigan’s absolute cutest, The Lathums, who got to play a ten-song set to …

The second full-length album release from London indie trio Flyte is a break-up story spanning the emotional spectrum of heartbreak- from reflective, bitter navel-gazing, to ascerbic pot-shots aimed squarely at ex-lovers. Recorded in Los Angeles, This is Really going to Hurt has a definite, old-school California sound in its infusion of folk and introspection. It …

Amy Winehouse – Singles Collection A 7” singles box set comprising all of Amy Winehouse’s memorable singles from the Frank, Back To Black and Lioness: Hidden Treasures albums, will be released on November 20th. Featured tracks include ‘Stronger Than Me’, ‘Rehab’ and ‘Love Is A Losing Game’, all of which won the Ivor Novello Award …

Skip Marley, whose history-making global hit ‘Slow Down’ with Grammy© Award-winning artist H.E.R. reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Adult R&B chart in the spring – a first for a Jamaican-born artist – releases his hugely anticipated debut EP, ‘Higher Place’, via Tuff Gong/Island Records. The 7-track project was named Higher Place as a call to action to Skip’s generation, fans, and listeners to inspire …

Following a huge delay (thanks again, coronavirus), Las Vegas’ The Killers have finally released their bombastic sixth album Imploding the Mirage. Coming at us via Island Records on 21st August, the album comes just one year ahead of the band’s 20th anniversary, and with it comes some interesting sonic changes for the band, whilst keeping …