Zoë and The Mischief: Wolf Spider – track of the day January 26, 2021
Out now from CA indierock duo Zoë & The Mischief, ‘Wolf Spider’ is an instant favourite FFO The Breeders (that’s all of us, right?).
Berries: Copy – single review January 25, 2021
Recorded by Antony Smith at Bigsmith Studios, ‘Copy’ swaggers in with a Berries’ signature move of intricate guitar hooks, licks and trills, before jumping into pounding drums and dark, scuzzy basslines. The chorus brings a certain brightness to the track, with Lucie and Lauren’s backing vocals complimenting Holly’s lead and pushing it into your psyche ensuring that you will wake up humming it.
Best Young LOUD WOMEN to watch out for in 2021 January 25, 2021
With venues closed for the foreseeable, it’s harder than ever for young artists to get their voices heard. Julie Riley tips us the nod about 3 of her favourite new young loud women making fresh waves in the DIY scene …
Stretch Panic: You Can’t Stay – track of the day January 25, 2021
Starting the week with a post-punk stormer from Stretch Panic: ‘You Can’t Stay’ is a track about breaking up with a demon. Major echoes of The Slits in that throbbing ska bass, with healthy sprinkles of 80s poppy vocals, with Ant-esque BVs. All round a very good time on a chilly Monday morning!
Weekend Recovery: False Company – album review January 24, 2021
False Company is an album that I was immediately grabbed by. It had me tapping my toes, wiggling my fingers, and moving my arse.
Burry: Figs & Apricots – video of the day January 23, 2021
Today’s video of the day is a gorgeous, animated indiepop number from Burry of Halifax, Nova Scotia. ‘Figs & Apricots’ is taken from EP Yellow Paint, out now.
Leyya: I’m Not Sure – video of the day January 22, 2021
Today’s video of the day comes from Leyya: ‘I’m Not Sure’ is out today.
Anorak Patch: Irate – track of the day January 22, 2021
Today’s track of the day is Anorak Patch’s ‘Irate’ – out today on Nice Swan Records.
Teresa Rose: Big Knot – new music January 21, 2021
Indie-folker Teresa Rose releases ‘Big Knot’ today, ahead of her self-titled album later this year.
Soleil Bleu: Alma Page – video of the day January 21, 2021
Today’s video of the day is the Frenchiest of French pop that ever did French, from Paris duo Soleil Bleu: ‘Alma Page’. Encore!
Ivy Rose: I’ve Been Watching You – new music January 20, 2021
Out today from Ivy Rose, hauntingly beautiful pop song ‘I’ve Been Watching You’ is the most 80s we’ve heard since the 80s.
Guitar workshops and more from First Timers January 20, 2021
Jelly Cleaver is running a ‘hoards of chords’ workshop teaching all the chords you’d need to start playing your favourite songs or writing your own
MONOWHALES: Out With The Old – inauguration track of the day January 20, 2021
Out now from Toronto’s Monowhales, a track befitting today’s events in the US – ‘Out With the Old’.
Paint by Numbers: All You’ve Done – track of the day January 20, 2021
Today’s track of the day comes from Massachusetts’ Paint By Numbers: ‘All You’ve Done’.
Karate, Guns and Tanning: Fire – video of the day January 20, 2021
Today’s video of the day comes from Karate, Guns & Tanning. ‘Fire’ is an instantly moreish post-punk masterpiece.
Favourite Daughter: Long Distance – video of the day January 19, 2021
Today’s video of the day is some rousing indierock from Montreal’s Favourite Daughter: ‘Long Distance’ is about trying to keep up appearances that everything’s fine while running from the inevitable.
The Sparkle and Fade: Up In The Air – new music January 19, 2021
Today’s track of the day is some infectiously positive indiepop from Connecticut’s The Sparkle and Fade: ‘Up In The Air’
Aprillo: Love The Door – track of the day January 19, 2021
Today’s track of the day is some lush pop from Estonia’s Aprillo: ‘Love the Door’.
splits: Concrete Feet – track of the day January 18, 2021
Today’s track of the day is some crisp pop-punk from Chicago’s ‘heartcore’ heroes, Splits.
Placement: Harder – track of the day January 16, 2021
Today’s track of the day comes from Adelaide post-punkers Placement: ‘Harder’. FFO Sonic Youth.