Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Watch: Blossoms Return With New Single/Video "Care For"

Manchester indie rock/psych pop band Blossoms have returned with their brand new single "Care For", alongside an accompanying music video.

The song, Produced by James Skelly & Rich Turvey, out now via Universal. Grab it here.

Speaking about it, the band's Tom Ogden says: "I spent a lot of lockdown listening to The Style Council, Diana Ross, John & Yoko’s Double Fantasy & Billy Ocean. In my head, they all come together on this tune, to help create the ultimate end of the evening, wedding disco dance".

Watch/listen below.

New Entry: Teen Blush Unveils "Boys Don't Cry" (The Cure cover)

Chicago dream pop/lo-fi/bedroom pop project Teen Blush (aka Kenneth Foss) has unveiled his cover version of The Cure's classic "Boys Don't Cry".

Take a listen below.

New Entry: Media Giant Share Debut Single "Afraid of the Dark"

London art pop/alt band Media Giant have shared their debut single "Afraid of the Dark".

The song, written and produced by the trio, harks back to the golden age of new wave: fusing punk elements with funk rhythms, it's an immediate statement of intent that will hit home for fans of Bowie, Talking Heads and The Rapture. It is out now through Brace Yourself Records, get it here.

A statement from Media Giant HQ reads simply: "At Media Giant, we care about you - that’s why we’ve used extensive market research and scientific analysis to determine what makes a hit. 'Afraid of the Dark' is our initial offering, and our studies suggest you will enjoy it’s driving, danceable rhythm and relatable lyrical content."

Struck through with playful experimentation, quirky insouciance and a deft touch of consumerist satire - all the while never letting its eye off the hook-driven prize - 'Afraid of the Dark' is a mesmerising debut and one not to be slept on.

Take a listen below.

Watch: Ducks Ltd. Premiere New Single/Video "How Lonely Are You?"

Toronto jangle pop band Ducks Ltd. have premiered the video for their new single "How Lonely Are You?".

The song, "an ode to friendship at a distance", features backing vocals from The Beths, and is taken from the upcoming new album 'Modern Fiction', set to be released on October 1st through Carpark Records / Royal Mountain Records. Pre-order your copy here.

Watch/listen below.

Watch: Pastel Reveal New Single/Video "Run Rabbit Run"

British indie/brit rock band Pastel have revealed the video for their new single "Run Rabbit Run".

The Madchester-infused song is part of our current playlist and is taken from their forthcoming debut EP 'Deeper Than Holy', which will be available on in September 2021 via Spirit of Spike Island. Get it here.

Watch/listen below.

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Watch: Social Station Air Music Video For "Ready to Rewind"

Washington DC post punk/darkwave/new wave band Social Station have aired the video for their latest single "Ready to Rewind".

The song is part of our current playlist and is taken from their album 'Social Station', which came out in September this year through Young and Cold Records. Get it here.

Watch the clip below.


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New Entry: Spector Release New Single "Bad Summer"

London-based indie rock band Spector have released their new single "Bad Summer".

The song is part of our current playlist and is taken from their forthcoming new album 'Now Or Whenever', set to be released on October 1st via their own Moth Noise imprint. Pre-order it here.

Speaking about the track, the band explain: “Written in the august rain, on a summer’s day like this one. For when every night feels like a honeymoon and every morning feels like a funeral.”

Stream it below.


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