The Maccabees

The Maccabees are breaking-up

August 9, 2016 in News

Hugely successful UK indie quintet have announced that they will be calling it a day after a 14 year career… Tags: , ,

RYNO

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Gone Away’ by RYNO

July 25, 2016 in News

Our first exclusive of the week is a slick blast of indie laced synth-pop from the skilled US songwriter RYNO… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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Interview: Barenaked Ladies

June 6, 2016 in Features, Interviews

With their new live album in stores now, we catch up with Ed Robertson of Canadian college rock veterans Barenaked… Tags: , , , , ,

Kid Cupid

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Siren’ by Kid Cupid

May 27, 2016 in News

Tonight’s exclusive video is a synth-laden treat to kick off the weekend and comes courtesy of a youthful London quartet… Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Assist

‘Things Get Good’ by The Assist (Single)

May 24, 2016 in Music Reviews

These youthful Midlanders have mastered the indie sound to produce a superb single that is chirpy, danceable and effortlessly infectious… Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Marivaux

‘EP1’ by The Marivaux (EP)

April 5, 2016 in Music Reviews

This Manchester four-piece traverse the heavier side of northern indie, while keeping one hand firmly on the genre’s familiar reins… Tags: , , , , , ,

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‘Only Dating / Never Gonna Learn’ by Ded Rabbit (Single)

April 3, 2016 in Music Reviews

This indie-troupe have the energy of a springer spaniel and fizz of a Panda Pop on their new double single… Tags: , , , , ,

Dolores O'Riordan

Ex-Smiths and Cranberries members form supergroup

March 25, 2016 in News

D.A.R.K consist of Andy Rourke, Dolores O’Riordan and Olé Koretsky, and their debut album ‘Science Agrees’ is out in May… Tags: , , , , , ,

Banta

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Hungry Heart’ by Banta

March 11, 2016 in News

Our third great exclusive for you this week is this delicate slice of acoustic indie-folk-pop from Los Angeles-based five-piece Banta… Tags: , , , , ,

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Interview: Tanita Tikaram

March 9, 2016 in Features, Interviews

With her ninth album imminent, we meet a songwriter who’s been quietly getting on with it for nearly 30 years… Tags: , , , ,

Minor Victories

Indie supergroup Minor Victories announce debut album

February 24, 2016 in News

The band features members of Slowdive, Mogwai and Editors, who all work entirely remotely. Their album’s out on 3 June… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Bombay Bicycle Club

Bombay Bicycle Club part company

January 29, 2016 in News

Indie faves are going “on hiatus”, it was announced today, with members concentrating on solo work or returning to university… Tags: ,

Morrissey

Unheard Smiths and Morrissey recordings surface online

January 1, 2016 in News

A Morrissey fan site has posted some previously unheard demos, including a trumpet-laden version of ‘Never Had No One Ever’… Tags: , , , , , ,

Sam Brockington

‘Follow’ by Sam Brockington (Single)

December 9, 2015 in Music Reviews

Fans of both indie and folk will find much to enjoy in this three minute track that’s brimming with warmth… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Marlowe Grey

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Midnight In Brooklyn’ EP by Marlowe Grey

December 7, 2015 in News

This week’s Monday exclusive is the brand new EP from NYC five-piece Marlowe Grey, which will be out on Friday… Tags: , , , ,

Miles Hunt

How I Wrote… ‘A Wish Away’ by Miles Hunt (The Wonder Stuff)

December 6, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The Wonder Stuff’s late 80s student disco anthem had its genesis in a recording accident, as frontman Miles Hunt explains… Tags: , , ,

Broken Boy-Ready

‘Ready’ by Broken Boy (Single)

December 6, 2015 in Music Reviews

Another group of pretenders toss their hat into the crowded indie field and hope that it lands among welcoming scenesters… Tags: , , , ,

Redcast

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Corduroy’ by Redcast

November 30, 2015 in News

This week’s Monday track exclusive is a slice of uptempo indie-pop with a new wave edge from Portland-based four-piece Redcast… Tags: , , , ,

JD Weaver

Introducing… JD Weaver

November 22, 2015 in Features, Interviews

This young Cheshire singer-songwriter isn’t letting disability stand in the way of getting his music – and his message –… Tags: , ,

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Interview: Nigel Thomas

October 26, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets Nigel Thomas, the former frontman of UK indie hopefuls The Foxes, as he prepares to go it alone… Tags: , , , ,