Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death (single)

After releasing one of, if not the, standout album of 2019 with Dogrel, Dublin five piece Fontaines D.C. are back with A Hero's Death, the lead single from their upcoming sophomore full length of the same name. A surprisingly swinging drum part starts things off, sitting somewhat at odds with the garage and post punk... Continue Reading →

Les Futiles – Black Heart EP

As long as I have been writing about new music, and specifically new music from the Channel Islands, there has been a group of musicians based in the London indie scene strongly linked to Guernsey, primarily amongst them Jim Rhesus but with a few others too. Over the years, from the Subliminal Girls at the... Continue Reading →

IDLES – Meat

If you've been following my blog for a while you'll know that, over the last few years, I've become a big fan of Bristol band IDLES as they've gone from being a cult act to, last year, being one of the highlights of the Glastonbury Festival and releasing a pair of critically acclaimed and celebrated... Continue Reading →

Coastal Fire Dept – You Are Stuck

Relatively hot on the heels of their debut 'mini-album' Control, Coastal Fire Dept. are back with a new single (a lead in to their upcoming new album), You Are Stuck. Since we last heard from the band on record they seem to have further solidified their line up with Ollie Goddard (guitar and vocals), Saad... Continue Reading →

April 2020 playlist

Click here to go straight to the playlist on Spotify Another strange month in April as life under so-called ‘lockdown’ continues to one degree or another around a fair amount of the world. Thankfully there has been a lot of new music entering my world, along with a chance to listen to some older stuff... Continue Reading →

Dribbler – Beachside

Every now and then a band crops up that becomes the talk of the metaphorical town and everyone you speak to says you have to hear them - the latest to fall I to this category are Dribbler, a no doubt interestingly named trio from Jersey (Boots on vocals and guitar, Burns on bass and... Continue Reading →

Hot Juice – I Don’t Mind

Continuing a run of new singles from Channel Islands artists dropping at the moment is Jersey rockers Hot Juice with I Don't Mind, following up on their EP from December, This Is What You Want. As the track kicks off with the sound of a live crowd it sets the scene for what the band... Continue Reading →

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