June 19th, 2020

New video premiered for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s classic Long As I Can See The Light

Posted on 19 Jun 2020 at 10:01am

When the 50th anniversary reissue of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s classic 1970 album Cosmo’s Factory was announced last month, fans were invited to contribute their memories of fathers, grandfathers or other life guardians for a new video of its affirming closer Long As I Can See The Light.

That video has now been shared, and is streaming below.

Sports Team unveil UK and Ireland tour dates, Long Hot Summer lyric video

Posted on 19 Jun 2020 at 8:44am

Sports Team have announced some UK and Ireland tour dates for April next year when they hope to finally get out and celebrate the release of their debut album Deep Down Happy.

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Album Review: Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher

Posted on 19 Jun 2020 at 7:19am

It seems that the release of Fiona Apple’s Fetch The Bolt Cutters might have been a turning point for women making music, both in the way they’re perceived and the creative pressure they experience to mould with conformity. Abandoned and switching from good to bad cop and back again, the singer’s courageous approach has netted streaming numbers in the tens of millions.

Phoebe Bridgers is a fan, and the pair have an unwanted common bond in experiencing the fallout from abusive relationships; Bridgers was one of the numerous alleged victims of Ryan Adams’ exploitative behaviour, a bruising experience recounted on Motion Sickness from her debut album Stranger In The Alps.

Like Apple, it feels like the singer’s new record is an attempt to re-calibrate what being a successful female artist means in her own terms – take Kyoto, one of Punisher’s most energetic moments, her sometimes lonely guitar bolstered by an upfront brass section, drums and bass. It might sound like this is a person wanting to break the glass ceiling which boxes in girl troubadours, but in fact the song is about feeling guilty for the privilege you yourself have earned.

Angel Olsen releases Mark Ronson remix of New Love Cassette

Posted on 19 Jun 2020 at 6:41am

Angel Olsen has asked Mark Ronson to return to last year’s All Mirrors album – one of Live4ever’s top picks of 2019 – for a remix of its New Love Cassette track.

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Doves release Carousels, first new music since live comeback

Posted on 19 Jun 2020 at 6:02am

Doves have shared their first piece of new music in over a decade after last year’s Teenage Cancer Trust series hosted their major live comeback.

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New Music Friday: Bob Dylan – Rough And Rowdy Ways

Posted on 19 Jun 2020 at 3:31am

Bob Dylan has released Rough And Rowdy Ways today, his first collection of original material since the arrival of Tempest in 2012. Have a listen on New Music Friday.

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