Track of the Day #14: SOPHIE – Faceshopping

For fans of: Fever Ray, Charli XCX, Perfume Genius Hear it live: SOPHIE plays London Heaven on Tuesday 13th March Disjointed, industrial, and wacky as you like, SOPHIE is what the future of pop music sounds like. On the latest single from the Transgressive-signed PC Music affiliate, every rule in the chart music handbook is tossed haphazardly out the window; there are no easy-flowing verses here, no … Continue reading Track of the Day #14: SOPHIE – Faceshopping

Track of the Day #13: Courtney Barnett – Nameless, Faceless

For fans of: Kurt Vile, Alvvays, Pavement Hear it live: Supporting Nick Cave at All Points East Festival It’s good to have Courtney Barnett back. Aside from a short lived side project with her droney US counterpart Kurt Vile, ‘Nameless, Faceless’ is the first new music from Barnett since her epic 2015 debut, and precedes a new album out later this year. A jaunty comment on harassers … Continue reading Track of the Day #13: Courtney Barnett – Nameless, Faceless

Track of the Day #12: Pale Waves – The Tide

For fans of: The 1975, Paramore, The Cure Hear it live: Headlining DIY’s Class of 2018 tour starting next week Now with an accompanying video shot on their recent US tour, ‘The Tide’ is the fourth consecutive banger from Mancunian newcomers Pale Waves, taken from their debut EP which is out next month. With a glistening, upbeat melody, it’s one of the first songs the group wrote … Continue reading Track of the Day #12: Pale Waves – The Tide

Track of the Day #11: Indoor Pets – So Soon

For fans of: Weezer, Circa Waves, The Big Moon Hear it live: Their UK tour starts tomorrow night in Birmingham! When Jamie Glass from Indoor Pets isn’t beefing his own fans on Twitter, he’s giving guided tours around the Southbank area of London. Or at least, that’s what the video for their latest single ‘So Soon’ would suggest. This is the first new music since the zesty Kent … Continue reading Track of the Day #11: Indoor Pets – So Soon

Track of the Day #10: The Vaccines – Nightclub

For fans of: The Ramones, The Strokes, The Rolling Stones Hear it live: Touring in April, concluding at London’s Ally Pally With their fourth studio album ‘Combat Sports’ set to arrive in a matter of weeks, rock ‘n’ roll legends-in-the-making The Vaccines continue to showcase a streamlined, punchy sound their last full length (2015’s ‘English Graffiti’) didn’t quite nail. On the second single from the forthcoming record, tangled around … Continue reading Track of the Day #10: The Vaccines – Nightclub

Track of the Day #09: Peace – Power

For fans of: The Stone Roses, The Killers, Mystery Jets Hear it live: Festivals including Truck, Live at Leeds, and Y Not Indie darlings Peace are well and truly back. Following their semi-official comeback in December, ‘Power’ is the first real taste of what the Birmingham quartet’s forthcoming third album consists of. Flamboyant, sharp, and a heap of fun, it’s unmistakably Peace, with a rousing chorus embellished … Continue reading Track of the Day #09: Peace – Power

Track of the Day #08: Starcrawler – Pussy Tower

For fans of: Alice Cooper, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Wolf Alice Hear it live: You’ve just missed their UK dates, but expect to see them all over the festival circuit in summer Hailing from Los Angeles, USA, Starcrawler are easily one of the most interesting new outfits to emerge in recent months. Fronted by the grisly looking Arrow de Wilde (daughter to rock photographer Autumn) they not only … Continue reading Track of the Day #08: Starcrawler – Pussy Tower

*PREMIERE* Track of the Day #07: Peach Club – Oh My God

For fans of: Dream Wife, Bikini Kill, Slaves Hear it live: Leeds and Birmingham in February, London in March Last year Norwich riot-grrrls Peach Club set rooms across the South East on fire with their no-fucks-given activist/punk tunes. With even wider-spread tour dates imminent and their second EP ‘Cherry Baby’ landing tomorrow – the title track of which is an ode to Runaways icon Cherie Currie – … Continue reading *PREMIERE* Track of the Day #07: Peach Club – Oh My God

Track of the Day #06: LUCIA – Melted Ice Cream

For fans of: Black Honey, Lush, Sonic Youth Hear it live: Camden Assembly (with Milk Disco) on January 25th Glasgow has been a hotspot for epic new bands these past few years (if you haven’t already, wrap your ears around WHITE, Baby Strange, The Ninth Wave) and the latest face on the scene is LUCIA. With its hazy vocals and distinct percussion her 2017 ‘Best Boy’ EP … Continue reading Track of the Day #06: LUCIA – Melted Ice Cream

Track of the Day #05: The Orielles – Blue Suitcase (Disco Wrist)

For fans of: The Moonlandingz, Foxygen, Beach Fossils Hear it live: UK tour dates in February and April It must be fun being in The Orielles. The young trio, soon to release their debut LP ‘Silver Dollar Moment’ on Heavenly Records, evoke jaunty, psychedelic sensations with every song they release – and the madness is increasing. Awash with sprightly effects and joyful guitar melodies, ‘Blue Suitcase’ is their … Continue reading Track of the Day #05: The Orielles – Blue Suitcase (Disco Wrist)