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Stream Alvvays’ ‘Plimsoll Punks’

Toronto band Alvvays are set to drop their new album ‘Antisocialites’ on September 8th. The new record follows their self-titled debut released back in 2014.

The foursome have also shared a new track titled ‘Plimsoll Punks’, which will be featured on the new LP. Tapping into the traditional side of punk, combined with an upbeat pop spirit and charming delivery, ‘Plimsoll Punks’ is a fun taster before the main course.

HAARM Unveil Their Latest Single ‘Valentine’

Last year Liverpool band HAARM made an amazing debut with the breakbeat driven cut ‘Foxglove’. They then followed-up with ‘In The Wild’ which was a nod to the 90s rave period. Now making their return with track number three, their latest single ‘Valentine’, the group continue to fan the flames as their sound etches closer to an electronic pop side, as delicate paired vocals mix with psych keys and upbeat drum lays.

Anna Of The North Bring Forth Their Silky Single ‘Money’

With their debut album ‘Lovers’ right around the corner, landing September 8, Anna Of The North now unveil another single taken from the LP entitled ‘Money’. Using slick synths as the foundation to the sparkling pop piece, Anna Lotterud sends a warning to someone who is dating a girl who is only after one thing…the good old dinero. The tune follows the duo’s previous cut ‘Someone’ which was shared last month. Have a listen below.

Listen to Swim Season’s Emotive Song ‘Collide’

Melbourne’s Swim Season follow-up from their previous cut ‘Lungs’ with the emotive cut ‘Collide’. It’s definitely heart-pulling time with this one, as the moving piece that revolves around the theme of simply moving past certain situations and progressing. Topped with glistening pop production, this band has a lot to offer and then some. Have a listen. Read more […]

Shigeto ‘Detroit Part II’ Video

The one thing about guys from Detroit, they are definitely proud of their city. Whilst the musical heritage of Detroit is unprecedented, Zach Saginaw aka Shigeto steps up again to pay homage to his hometown. His latest video ‘Detroit Part II’ finds the producer trekking around the D, as well as rocking in the studio as the jazzy Hip-Hop meets club cut plays throughout. The black and white-shot visuals are directed by Brandon Rottman. The song itself is taken from Shigeto’s forthcoming album ‘The New Monday’, out October 6 on Ghostly International. Have a look.

Stream Self Esteem’s Drum-Led Track ‘Your Wife’

Having put in years of work as a member of the band Slow Club, Rebecca Taylor now steps out as a solo act under the moniker Self Esteem.

Her first offering is the song ‘Your Wife’ which, led by consistent tribal drumming, is Taylor’s analysis on things ranging from limits and boundaries to sexual liberation in this modern world that we live in. The track is produced by Dave Maclean of Django Django fame.

‘Your Wife’ will get released on September 29th via Kick N Clap!.

Batz’s ‘Gameshow Queen’ is Another Fire Hot Offering From the Australian Band

Again, we have been a solid champion of the Melbourne outfit Batz for quite a while now. Not only have their music been overly consistent since literally before even properly releasing an EP, but each time they do unveil a song, the band seem to get better than before, which is a hard feat considering their track record. Proving yet again that they are far from slacking, their latest single ‘Gameshow Queen’ is another blazing jam packed with feisty attitude and a rock and roll glam that the collective Read more […]

New Carnival Return with Their Latest Single ‘Solid Gold’

Following their funk filled track ‘Pass The Peace’, Bristol band New Carnival make their return with their latest bouncy offering ‘Solid Gold’. For this one, the foursome have taken a stroll down more of an indie pop lane as head-nodding drumming backs sharp guitar licks all the while making for a mid-tempo scorcher that finds the boys throwing a little more spice in the mix. You can stream ‘Solid Gold’ down at the bottom. Read more […]

Listen to Chad VanGaalen’s Spacey ‘Mind Hijacker’s Curse’

Chad VanGaalen is set to release his sixth LP ‘Light Information’ on September 8 via the Sub Pop imprint. As someone who is no stranger to the darker themes of life, VanGaalen’s latest single ‘Mind Hijacker’s Curse’ can ironically be translated into a sort of hopeful idea of allowing one to experience through the mind of another. Couple this with a spacey, semi-haunting indie palette and you have another musical roller coaster packaged with Chad VanGaalen’s imprint all over it.

Alex Ebert ‘Broken Record’ Video

Alex Ebert brings an infectious and feel-good track with his latest single ‘Broken Record’. A musical and magical journey through a wonderland of sorts, for the official video, Ebert has connected with RUFFMERCY to provide vibrant animation as various objects and patters swirl about in clips. The trippy vid is one that coincide with the music quite lovely and makes you feel like your floating on a natural high. Have a look. Read more […]