“Standing together to show life is always worth living” THE BOXER REBELLION’S ‘Open Arms’

REACHING one hand into the future and pulling the past along with the other, transatlantic post-rockers, THE BOXER REBELLION have just released their four-track ‘Open Arms EP.’ It’s another beautiful haul from their seam of expansive, soul-searching songwriting and with the addition of the emotive title track, the four throw the spotlight on human fragility and…

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“Motown had the sweet. But STAX had the funk”

THE good, the noble, the magnificent. The highs, the lows, a shattering demise felt the world over, a triumphant, phoenix-like rise from the ashes. A beacon of hope for future generations. The history of STAX Records is covered in astonishing detail at The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis. But…

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SNUBA: The cream of British quirky indie pop

OUT now from Hamburg-based, British quirky indie pop duo SNUBA, debut single ‘(I’m not a) Cool Girl,’ taken from the ‘Have My Head’ EP – via indie label DHM, distributed by Label Worx. Comprising Scottish singer/songwriter Annie Higham, and English instrumentalist/producer Asa Clough-Howard, SNUBA are musical magpies, taking influences from artists including Baby Queen, the…

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AS PARTICLES COLLIDE: ‘Talking To The Dead’ Video of the Week

FROM the forthcoming album, ‘Within Cells Interlinked Pt.1’ – released February 23rd – As Particles Collide’s, ‘Talking to the Dead’ is our latest, Video of the Week. LYRICS Feel like getting fucked up, but I already am I’ll just sleep this one off, then I’ll try again You lost her way too young, seems like…

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TWO LOVELY EGGS and a West Coast retro vibe

IT’S been four years since the world heard any music from psych-punk power duo THE LOVELY EGGS – but the wait is finally over with the release of new single, ‘My Mood Wave,’ complete with an uplifting contemporary feel, haunted by a West Coast retro vibe. “’My Mood Wave’ is kind of an internal thought…

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WILDE & BARRY’S nu-soul, ‘Love Like This.’ Today’s song for lovers

SOUTH London singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer JESSICA WILDE celebrates Valentine’s Day by joining forces with JOSH BARRY and releasing the soulful, ‘Love Like This.’ “When we got in the studio, the song basically wrote itself, we wanted to capture that raw soulful essence in our husky tones, and a nostalgic feeling of those classic…

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MICHAEL HEAD’S MAGNIFICENT 2024

A HUGE year beckons for MICHAEL HEAD with the launch of a new album, the release of his long-awaited autobiography, Ciao Ciao Bambino: A Magical Memoir, and a UK tour. ‘Loophole,’ set for release in May, is the new album from Michael Head and The Red Elastic Band. It covers six decades of music, loves, losses, long…

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Going places: Stockport’s THE ROLLING PEOPLE

STOCKPORT’S young four-piece THE ROLLING PEOPLE appear destined for the heady heights of music’s top table following the release of ‘I’ll Be There,’ (LAB Records) taken from their forthcoming EP, ‘No Place To Be.’ “This is a song that we wrote out of a desire for a modern rock anthem in a time where there…

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SKYLIGHTS: No signs of letting things go

YORKSHIRE’S indie rockers SKYLIGHTS are back with the uplifting, emotional, anthemic new single, ‘Time To Let Things Go.’ “It reflects on life as if every moment has been written in a book – good and bad experiences, pivotal decisions and hard choices where you have had to let things and people go, no matter how…

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A love song for awkward people: Seán Parnell’s ‘Right Before I Leave’

Emerging talent Seán Parnell has just released his third single, ‘Right Before I Leave,’ via Faction Records. Recorded and co-written with Brién (Kojaque, and Kean Kavanagh) in his home studio in Northern Ireland, the song delivers a heartfelt narrative set against a backdrop of infectious pop melodies and subtle, R&B inspired guitars. Parnell will also be…

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