Neighbour Of The Year

Neighbour Of The Year by Nat Johnson (Album)

November 12, 2014 in Music

Nat Johnson takes her first foray into the world of the solo artist, leaving you wishing she lived next door…

Hold On Tight Let Me Know

Hold On Tight/Let Me Know by Ed Prosek (Single)

November 11, 2014 in Music

Brighton-based indie folkster Ed Prosek comes up trumps with ‘Hold On Tight/Let Me Know’, referencing folk acts old and new…

The Holy Bible

Manic Street Preachers album to get 20th anniversary reissue

November 7, 2014 in News

Manic Street Preachers have announced details of a special 20th anniversary edition reissue of their legendary album ‘The Holy Bible’…

James Robinson

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Start A Fire’ by James Robinson

November 6, 2014 in Music, News

Another great song exclusive for you today, as we present the public debut of ‘Start A Fire’ by James Robinson…

Wild Smiles-Always Tomorrow

Always Tomorrow by Wild Smiles (Album)

November 4, 2014 in Music

The energetic punk trio Wild Smiles have finally released their debut album, and it’s replete with buzzsaw guitar pop excellence…

It’s Not Your Fault by Francisco The Man (Single)

October 31, 2014 in Music

Think the 20 years following shoegaze’s inception was just a bend winding back to the start? You won’t be disappointed…

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Hunger by Morning Smoke (Single)

October 30, 2014 in Music

You might mistake Morning Smoke for an act drenched in misery, but their thunderous approach is too catchy for wallowing…

Bat And Ball

Lizard Cuts by Bat And Ball (Single)

September 18, 2014 in Music

New single ‘Lizard Cuts’ is a well-arranged slow-burner that shows that Bat And Ball can sound huge – and truly…

Three Kings High Nothing Left

Nothing Left To Lose by Three Kings High (Single)

September 18, 2014 in Music

Bristolian live faves return with a third single that sees them continuing to blur the lines between several musical genres…

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

July 3, 2014 in Music

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

So It Goes by Moulettes (Single)

June 18, 2014 in Music

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

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…

Avi Buffalo sleeve

So What by Avi Buffalo (Single)

June 12, 2014 in Music

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

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…

So Many Animal Calls-Stories

Stories by So Many Animal Calls (Single)

May 10, 2014 in Music

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

Francobollo Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking by Francobollo (Single)

April 9, 2014 in Music

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

T.O.Y.S EP3

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

April 4, 2014 in Music

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

Paddy McAloon

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…

Tyrannosaurus Dead

Greatest Hits by Tyrannosaurus Dead (Album)

February 21, 2014 in Music

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

Velvet Moon sleeve

Velvet Moon by Velvet Morning (EP)

February 19, 2014 in Music

Southend’s finest psychedelic drone merchants unveil a debut that wears its influences on its sleeve but impresses all the same…

Speedy Ortiz Real Hair EP

Real Hair by Speedy Ortiz (EP)

February 11, 2014 in Music

‘Real Hair’ is a brilliant slab of 90s indie-rock that’s not a revivalist’s heaven but a rival for heaven itself…

Coronation Ball

You Had My Heart by Coronation Ball (Single)

February 7, 2014 in Music

Coronation Ball drag the funky, R&B-inflected indie-rock of Dismemberment Plan kicking and careening into a new decade t’s less than…