All posts tagged: alternative

Stream Evelinn Trouble’s Lush Single ‘Sunset Everytime’

Swiss-born, now Berlin-based singer and artist Evelinn Trouble continues to push through any boundaries of normality with her latest single ‘Sunset Everytime’. A woozy and hazy taste of alt-pop, the song is the closing of a chapter and the start of a new beginning, which was a manifestation in Trouble’s personal life. Swaying 50s guitar riffs coincide with light drumming as the song morphs into a haunting dreamlike state.

Slothrust Unveil Their Cover of ‘Baby One More Time’

Placing Slothrust and Brittany Spears in the same sentence sounds about as crazy as calling Donald Trump sensible. However, whilst one wouldn’t immediately associate the Boston alternative band with a pop act like Spears, they have created quite the cover version of her hit single ‘Baby One More Time’. Completely restructuring the cut into a swinging alt rock hitter 10 times better than the original version in our opinion, the song is taken from Slothrust’s ‘Show Me How You Want It To Be’ EP of covers which also includes reworkings of Black Sabbath’s ‘Electric Funeral’ and Al Green’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’, just to name a few. Have a listen below.

Desperate Journalist Share Their Latest Single ‘All Over’

North London-based band Desperate Journalist have shared their latest track ‘All Over’, which is the final single taken from their critically acclaimed LP ‘Grow Up’. The song comes ahead of their October 19th show at The Dome in London. They have also decided to give away the song for free on their website desperatejournalist.co.uk. Packed with a punch of post-punk with spiky pop melodies, ‘All Over’ is Desperate Journalist closing out their album run with a bang. Have a listen.

Stream Dead Leaf Echo’s ‘Sunless Soul’

Brooklyn band Dead Leaf Echo are set to release their second album ‘Beyond.Desire’ on October 13th via PaperCup Music. The LP was recorded with My Bloody Valentine engineer Guy Fixsen, as well as Jorge Elbreht of Ariel Pink and No Joy fame. One of the songs featured on the album is this freshly shared track entitled ‘Sunless Soul’. Whilst the content displays peeks of melancholy pertaining to loneliness, there is a contrasting element to the musical backing which bursts with hope. Have a listen.

Lots Holloway Announces Debut EP ‘Slow Down’

Since releasing her intial song ‘World’s On Fire’, it was evident that London-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Lots Holloway had a lot to give to the music world. Following up with her single ‘Stay A Little Longer’, the Cornwall-born artist have announced the release of her debut EP ‘Slow Down’. Landing October 4th via Why I? Records, the 4-song record explores topics such as love down to the enjoyment of life. Using organic and fresh indie pop sonics, Lots Holloway is ready to take the world by storm.

Stream KARMS’ ‘River’

Releasing their debut EP ‘Rivers’ earlier this month, Dublin band KARMS have shared the title track to the record. Hard-powered guitars and thundering drums burst through the production, with all the elements perfectly aligned equalling to one extraordinary piece of indie rock.

Listen to Tusks’ Latest Single ‘Last’

Tusks will be gearing up for the release of her debut LP ‘Dissolve’ out October 13th via One Little Indian. Having shared the title track a couple months back , the London-based artist has now unveiled her heavy-hitting single ‘Last’. A hazy blast of alternative with post-punk leanings, Tusks strikes like a hot iron on the flame delivering with sheer conviction. “Last’ is produced by Brett Cox.

Listen to Outsider’s Spirited Single ‘Míol Mór Mara’

Incorporating English and Gaeilge in his lyrics, Irish artist Outsider has shared his explosive single ‘Míol Mór Mara’. What launches as an emotive beginning quickly transcends into a monumental powerhouse of post-punk and alternative that hit straight to the chest. The song is featured on the FIFA 18 Soundtrack. Regarding ‘Míol Mór Mara’, Outsider stated: “The song is about a child with downs syndrome I worked with when I was suffering from huge heartbreak and it had a profound influence Read more […]

Wolf Alice Unveil Their Latest Track ‘Heavenward’

London band Wolf Alice are on the verge of releasing their anticipated sophomore album ‘Visions Of A Life’, which lands September 29th. Having recently shared the video for their song ‘Beautifully Unconventional’, the group now unveil a cut entitled ‘Heavenward’. Mountainous in terms of production which is standard in every bit of Wolf Alice fashion, the song is another lovely precursor to the upcoming LP.

Slothrust Unveil Their Cover of Marcy Playground’s ‘Sex And Candy’

Slothrust will release their forthcoming EP of covers titled ‘Show Me How You Want It To Be’ on November 10th via Dangerbird Records. One of the songs featured on the new record is their hard-rocking version of the Marcy Playground single ‘Sex And Candy’. The cover magnifies the band’s higly diverse palette, with each member actually stemming from a jazz background. However, this Marcy Playground rework, as well as their unique versions of Black Sabbath, Louis Armstrong and even Brittany Spears will let the world know that this trio can practically play any style with ease. Have a listen.