Happy Easter everyone! I can’t quite believe we’re three months in to 2018 already… What I thought I’d do this year is to talk about the top few new albums that have really been making an impression on me each quarter. So, here’s the first instalment!
Indie-pop legends Spearmint are back with a new single, Senseless (A Stranger) b/w he Music They Love Us To Hate, which will be released on the 7th April on wiaiwya records, the first instalment of their final 7777777 singles club. Read all about it and preorder here.
Frontman Shirley Lee told me a bit more about how the single came about…
Another string to his Bowy…
Michael Borwitzky is an often-overlooked member of PICTURES, one of my favourite bands around at the moment. Joining Union Youth in the early 2000s following the dissolution of his previous group Once on Mars, under his nickname Bowy he became part of a band that went down in grunge history thanks to their two superb albums The Royal Gene and The Boring Years.
John Howard’s 21st and latest single, a cover of Nick Drake’s From the Morning, will be available to download from next Friday, 1st December.
Brixton’s rising synthpop star Loop has today released her latest single Maybe I’m a Liar.
Kind of Promise, a four-track acoustic EP of songs taken from German indie band Pictures’ debut album Promise, was released today on all major online platforms.
BREAKING: Dua Lipa Tops UK Singles Chart
Dua Lipa has continued her rapid ascent to pop stardom by securing her first solo UK number 1 single with New Rules.
Whilst there have been some very questionable covers done in the past, there have also been some corkers. Here is a list, in ascending order, of my twenty-five favourite cover versions that I’ve discovered so far…
“Timing,” says John Howard, no doubt with a wry smile flickering into the corners of his mouth, “is everything.”