November 3rd, 2020

Pale Waves gear up for return with new single

Posted on 03 Nov 2020 at 9:41am

Pale Waves took their time before releasing their debut long player My Mind Makes Noises, and they’ve been doing the same since.

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Bruce Springsteen becomes first artist to achieve a Top 5 Billboard album across six decades

Posted on 03 Nov 2020 at 8:25am

Bruce Springsteen has become the first artist to chart in the US’ Billboard Top 5 across six decades after the release of his first album with the E Street Band since 2014’s High Hopes last month.

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Album Review: The Slow Readers Club – 91 Days In Isolation

Posted on 03 Nov 2020 at 8:13am

It seems prescient to be reviewing this album in the week the UK enters another lockdown.

For those of us old enough to remember the first lockdown, it was a time of great uncertainty and fear. Others took the bull by the horns and made the most of the opportunity – as you will have gathered by this album’s title.

They may have released an album only in March, but as The Slow Readers Club’s avenues for promotion were all closed off, the Mancunians weren’t as idle as many of us. In tandem with using social media to their advantage for listening parties and livestreams the band also, using the wonders of modern technology to their advantage, shared ideas and wrote songs online before taking to the studio once restrictions were eased.

As one would expect with an album written during an unprecedented (sorry) period, themes of isolation, anxiety and reflection pervade.

Alex Maas of The Black Angels shares American Conquest from debut solo album Luca

Posted on 03 Nov 2020 at 7:59am

Alex Maas of The Black Angels has unveiled the new single from his recently announced debut solo album Luca.

Oscar Lang premieres title-track of new Antidote To Being Bored EP

Posted on 03 Nov 2020 at 7:20am

Oscar Lang has introduced his new EP Antidote To Being Bored with its title-track ahead of release on December 4th via Dirty Hit.

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Blossoms: Back To Stockport documentary to air online this weekend

Posted on 03 Nov 2020 at 7:04am

A feature-length Blossoms documentary directed by their frequent collaborator Charlie Watts will air on YouTube and Amazon Prime during the coming weekend.

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