Jeff Rosenstock releases video for ‘Melba’

The track is taken off Rosenstock’s new record POST-, out on 23 March via Specialist Subject Records.  Jeff Rosenstock certainly knows how to start 2018 the right way – by surprise releasing his brand new album POST- on New Year’s Day for free download/donation on Bandcamp via Quote Unquote Records. He also announced that Specialist Subject Records will give POST- a physical release on vinyl, cassette and CD on 23 March 2018. Now, Jeff is dropping a … Continue reading Jeff Rosenstock releases video for ‘Melba’

Sean McGowan announces debut album ‘Son Of A Smith’

Set for release on 11 May via Xtra Mile Recordings, the album will be followed by a UK tour.  The album’s first single Off the Rails, released earlier this week, sears along with an e-bow guitar drone thrumming underneath while Seán gives the lyrical equivalent of an arm around the shoulder and kiss on the cheek of his mates for being there for him. As … Continue reading Sean McGowan announces debut album ‘Son Of A Smith’

Music Venue Trust announces more patrons

Billy Bragg, OneDa and Fickle Friends step forward to support the charity’s vital work.  Music Venue Trust places the ability of artists to develop their careers at the heart of its mission to protect, secure and improve grassroots music venues. These small, independent venues act as the research and development department of the UK Music industry, allowing new talent to develop their craft and learn … Continue reading Music Venue Trust announces more patrons

Wolf Culture sign to Common Ground and release new video

The Bournemouth emo punks are having a perfect start to 2018.  Originating in the seaside town of Bournemouth, these guys formed in 2015 and have now signed to Common Ground records. Their cover of As It Is’ Dial Tones quickly reached 20,000 views and soon after the band recorded their demo for Overboard. Wolf Culture have since gone on to play shows with the likes of Like Pacific, Trophy Eyes, … Continue reading Wolf Culture sign to Common Ground and release new video

Check out this celebratory new Nervus video

Because the LGBTQ+ community are legends. Following its Premiere on Gold Flake Paint, Nervus are excited to share their celebratory new video ‘The Way Back’ taken from their highly anticipated sophomore album ‘Everything Dies’ (to be released March 9th 2018 through respected UK Independent Big Scary Monsters). The video is comprised of footage submitted by the Nervus LGBTQ+ community, in response to a tweet from … Continue reading Check out this celebratory new Nervus video

Mallory Knox announce UK tour and departure of vocalist Mikey

Read the band’s full statement regarding Chapman’s leaving the group.  “After nearly 9 years together, today we announce that Mikey has decided to part ways with Mallory Knox. As a band, we respect his decision and wish him well for the future. 2018 marks a brand new chapter for the band and we’re excited to be continuing Mallory Knox with Sam taking the lead on … Continue reading Mallory Knox announce UK tour and departure of vocalist Mikey

Waterparks torch a car in their video

The track is the latest release off the band’s latest album Entertainment, out now via Equal Vision Records.  With Not Warriors Waterparks do what they do best – pop-punk – but add a dash of electro synths in the mix. The new track comes just ahead of their UK tour which kicks off next month. The explosive (literally) video for the song even features the band’s Crybaby at the very end, … Continue reading Waterparks torch a car in their video

There’s a new Johnny Cash record coming

And it’s going to sound beautiful – obviously.  Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is set to release Johnny Cash: Forever Words – a collaborative album consisting of songs created from Johnny Cash’s unknown poetry, lyrics, and letters set to music by an astounding array of contemporary artists on 6 April.   When Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash passed, they left behind … Continue reading There’s a new Johnny Cash record coming

The Hold Steady add a third date in London – with a twist

The gig is a special Sunday Lunch show at The Lexington on 11 March.  Following the news of their two now sold out shows at London’s Electric Ballroom on 9 and 10 March, The Hold Steady have announced a third, very special London live date. On Sunday 11 March the band will host a special Sunday Roast Dinner at The Lexington, before playing the venue … Continue reading The Hold Steady add a third date in London – with a twist

MusicPlanetLive announces new programme for emerging artists and promoters

This is a game-changer.  Live music hub MusicPlanetLive has announced £1 Million of incentives and grants to support emerging UK artists and promoters. Over the next six months MusicPlanetLive will be funding artists, projects and events up to £5k each across the UK. In addition to the grants, the site is designed so artists, venues and promoters of all levels can use its service to … Continue reading MusicPlanetLive announces new programme for emerging artists and promoters