Manchester’s No Hot Ashes have been quite consistent since stepping out with tracks like ‘Goose’ three years ago. Fusing sounds ranging from post-punk, funk, disco and more, they have released their new EP titled ‘Skint Kids Disco’. They have also shared the latest single ‘Bad Crowd’, which is also taken from the new record. Taking aim at the youth generation to step away from their smoking mirrors of what it means to be young in this day and age, No Hot Ashes yet again deliver sheer brilliance.
Manchester’s The Slow Readers Club have announced the release of their forthcoming album ‘Build A Tower’, out May 4th on Modern Sky. The record follows the band’s 2015 sophomore LP ‘Cavalcade’.
Having recently shared the video to their track ‘Through The Shadows’, The Slow Readers Club have now unveiled their new single’ You Opened Up My Heart’. A synth-led dose of nocturnal indie, electro and post-punk, the song plays with a sheer spirit of that Mancunian legacy in music that has been so influential on a global scale.
The Whyte Horses will release their second album ‘Empty Words’ on March 9th via CRC Records. One of the songs taken from the new record is this cover version of Thorinshield’s 1968 tune ‘The Best Of It’. Enlisting none other than La Roux to provide the vocals, the song is lush journey through raw psych, pop and even a slab of northern soul. Still maintaining somewhat of a 60s sound, the band have managed to give it a modern twist that bridges the gap between the past and present. You can stream ‘The Best Of It’ down below.
Manchester duo KOALAS follow-up their debut track ‘Home Heart’ with their latest recording titled ‘Lover’. Combining an 80s sprinkling with a present taste of synth pop, the upbeat cut feels more fitting for the summer, yet will surely add a beat of heat to the current brisk winter.
Having released their ‘Tree Of Life’ EP back in February of this year, Manchester trio Ambiere return with a new track titled ‘I See Faces’. A melodic electronic pop meets subtle indie dance, the track is lifting as the angelic vocals of Amber Lane-Mcivor fuse brilliantly with the ethereal instrumentation, creating a magical and exciting offering from the rising band.
For the past three years Stockport’s No Hot Ashes have been dropping some high level tracks like no one’s business. Harking back to their disco meets punk funk tune ‘Goose’, the band make their return with their new single ‘Eight Till Late’. This time culminating a mixture of chilled indie with their racing punk dispatch all the while sprinkled with sporadic funk guitar riffs, the band has found a solid balance between that which is organically raw and impressively polished. Check it out. Read more […]
Shy Luv have unveiled the video to their song ‘Lungs’. Directed by HUMANS, the story revolves around a girlfriend who constantly crushes the heart of her lover, who in this case happens to be Karma Kid. Factor in the abuse from her and what you have is a situation that’s all bad. ‘Lungs’ is the title track of Shy Luv’s latest EP which is out now. Regarding the video, Shy Luv stated: “We wanted the video for ‘Lungs’ to really capture the feelings we were trying to create with the song, so Read more […]
Manchester outfit Shy Luv continue to make waves with their new single ‘Bloodsucker’, taken from their ‘Lungs’ EP. Effortlessly combining the styles of pop with ethereal funk, Hip-Hop drum patterns sit underneath the slicing synths and echoing vocal play, creating a lush and pleasurable trip down Shy Luv’s wonderland of sound. Stream ‘Bloodsucker’ down at the bottom.
Having collaborated with DJ Snake for the massively successful track ‘Middle’ and relocating to sunny Los Angeles, Bipolar Sunshine makes his return with a new track that finds the Manchester native exploring the realm of pop. ‘Major Love’ is his latest work, which gels together a silky sound of r&b with catchy electronic pop handles, allowing a roomy navigation between his past style and present. You can listen to ‘Major Love’ below. Read more […]
One of the hottest bands out of Manchester, PINS make their return with their new song ‘Save The Rich’. For this one, the group have teamed up with Jamie Hince of The Kills, who produced the track. Upbeat drumming sets the tone as spiky guitar riffs and head-on vocals hark back to the sound of the punk funk era with a modern twist. PINS are definitely on fire these days. ‘Serve The Rich’ is out now. Have a listen. Read more […]