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The magnificent The Church have announced the resumption of normal services with the announcement of new dates for a US tour. Originally set to celebrate 40 years of music in 2020 and inevitably postponed due to – well, you know what – the band has set new dates on the brink of the release of …

The magnificent Fontaines D.C. have announced their third album, ‘Skinty Fia’, to be released on 22 April 2022 on Partisan Records. After the double pleasures of ‘Doggerel’ and ‘A Hero’s Death’ released within one year of each other back in 2020, 2021 was a relatively quiet period for the Dublin band in terms of releases. …

The Bard of Barking, the legendary Billy Bragg, is coming back to Australia to perform his long awaited ‘One Step Forward. Two Steps Back’ Tour, playing  some of the most iconic albums released throughout his illustrious career, plus songs from his recent tenth studio album, ‘The Million Things That Never Happened’. The ‘One Step Forward. Two Steps …

‘The Last Exit’ from UK duo Still Corners, released earlier this year (reviewed by me here), was a magnificent and evocative collection of glittering and sparkling songs filled with magic and mystery. Still Corners are back with a new single – ‘Heavy Days’ – and an announcement of a comprehensive tour of the EU and …

The winner of the best guitarist in the universe and nicest chap alive (by me anyway), Johnny Marr, has just announced the release of a new EP entitled ‘Fever Dreams Pt 1’ and unveiled a luminescent video for first single off the EP, the jangling, hyperactive ‘Spirit Power & Soul’. The legendary songwriter and guitarist …

‘Lacuna’, the new single from New Zealand icon Reb Fountain swaps a swaggering bravado evident in her last single ‘Beastie’ (see review here) for something more restrained but just as powerful: a simmering, prowling and enigmatic track that has a hint of something ominous. With its subtle sinuous spine and a fuzzy guitar interlude, ‘Lacuna’ …

After the surprise release of the shining single ‘Solar Power’ (reviewed by me here), New Zealand super star Lorde has just announced a wide ranging world tour to take place in 2022 to support the release of the album ‘Solar Power’. Today, Lorde additionally revealed the album will be released 20th August via Universal Music …

After the stunning return earlier this year with the single ‘In The Stone’ (reviewed by me here) , The Goon Sax are back with another brilliant single ‘Psychic’ in the run up to the release of their third album ‘Mirror II’ in July. ‘Psychic’ is further evidence of the creative brilliance of this Brisbane trio …

The busiest and most creative man in the music industry is at it again. Not that long after releasing the magnificent ‘Jupiter 13’ with Martin Kennedy (see my review here), Steve Kilbey has just announced he will be touring with The Winged Heels – a sort of local supergroup – and releasing a double album …

Eternal Punk Rockers STIFF LITTLE FINGERS have announced  their annual UK tour, scheduled to start on March 4th in Bristol, has been put back to 2022 for reasons we will all be very much aware of by now. The dates originally booked for March 2020 and cancelled after three shows due to the Covid outbreak were originally rescheduled …