Belle & Sebastian Could Have Been

Belle & Sebastian announce reissues

August 16, 2014 in News

Bulk of band’s back catalogue to be reissued on vinyl, under the banner ‘It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career’…

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Post Holiday Dead Song/Anti-Parent Cowboy Killers by Tyrannosaurus Dead & Joanna Gruesome (Single)

July 3, 2014 in Music Reviews

Brighton’s Tyrannosaurus Dead & Cardiff’s Joanna Gruesome join forces on the excellent split single ‘Post Holiday Dead Song/Ant-Parent Cowboy Killers…

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So It Goes by Moulettes (Single)

June 18, 2014 in Music Reviews

Brighton band Moulettes trade in idiosyncratic pop that bears favourable comparison to one of the finest songwriters of any generation…

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Saint Etienne

Interview: Saint Etienne

June 14, 2014 in Features, Interviews

With a new photo-journal of their career having just gone on sale, Songwriting catches up with indie-dance legends Saint Etienne…

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So What by Avi Buffalo (Single)

June 12, 2014 in Music Reviews

Avi Buffalo offer a tantalising example of what’s to come, with the first single from their eagerly awaited second album…

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Wild Smiles

Introducing… Wild Smiles

May 21, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Winchester’s Wild Smiles are purveyors of the sort of noise-pop that’s bound to leave a wide grin on your face…

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Stories by So Many Animal Calls (Single)

May 10, 2014 in Music Reviews

With this indie-rock tale, Glasgow four-piece So Many Animal Calls prove worthy additions to the canon of emotionally-tinged guitar pop…

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Kiran Leonard

Kiran Leonard announces first full tour

May 4, 2014 in Events, News

The teenaged Oldham singer-songwriter will play 11 headline shows across the UK in July, plus a string of festival dates…

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The Kooks

The Kooks announce new album

April 27, 2014 in News

‘Listen’ will be the Brighton indie band’s fourth studio album, and is to be released on 1 September on Virgin…

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Stephen Hawking by Francobollo (Single)

April 9, 2014 in Music Reviews

‘Stephen Hawking’ sees Francobollo succeed in their ambition to conjure a mainstream-friendly indie sound with a hint of the underground…

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EP 3 by T.O.Y.S (EP)

April 4, 2014 in Music Reviews

T.O.Y.S show that not all hope is lost on the ‘dancefloor indie’ scene with the new, fun and danceable ‘EP…

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Sodajerker presents… Paddy McAloon

February 23, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Another coup for our friends at Sodajerker this month as they chat to reclusive Prefab Sprout main man Paddy McAloon…

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Greatest Hits by Tyrannosaurus Dead (Album)

February 21, 2014 in Music Reviews

C86 and grunge argue over who loves each other more in this superb example of the current revivalist noise-pop zeitgeist…

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