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SWIMMING TAPES REEL OUT ANOTHER GLISTENING POP GEM AHEAD OF MORNINGSIDE
SWIMMING TAPES REEL OUT ANOTHER GLISTENING POP GEM AHEAD OF MORNINGSIDE

Photo: Parri Thomas for The Line Of Best Fit Over their four year existence, Bangor raised and London based guitar pop quintet Swimming Tapes have released a steady stream of standalone singles, none of which we can remember disliking....

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SPIRITS HAVING FUN DROP TITLE TRACK FROM DEBUT
SPIRITS HAVING FUN DROP TITLE TRACK FROM DEBUT

Chicago art pop/math rock outfit Spirits Having Fun have followed up their excellent debut single, Electricity Explorer’  with the similarly idea rich, compositionally complex and genre dense ‘Auto-Portrait’, the title track from their forthcoming debut album. Spiky as it...

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RECORD REVIEW: RARE DM (USA) – VANTA BLACK
RECORD REVIEW: RARE DM (USA) – VANTA BLACK

Last month saw Brooklyn based electronic artist Erin Louise Hoagg aka Rare DM, release her debut album Vanta Black. Thematically, it’s a deeply personal, open and honest exploration of the thoughts behind the self-examination Hoagg conducted in the wake...

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NEW & NOTABLE: PRUDENCE (AUS) -MAJOR TOM EP
NEW & NOTABLE: PRUDENCE (AUS) -MAJOR TOM EP

UK based Sydney artist Tom Crandles, formerly one half of electronic duo Au.Ra recently launched his new dream/jangle pop and post punk inspired solo project, Prudence. His debut EP Major Tom was released on Friday and its one hell...

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NO LOCAL RELEASE THE END AGAIN
NO LOCAL RELEASE THE END AGAIN

Late last month Melbourne outfit No Local, the project of Liam Halliwell and the late Zac Denton (The Ocean Party, Ciggie Witch, Pregnancy, Hobby Farm) released their gorgeously off-beat second album The End Again. Recorded just before the prolific...

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LUDOVIC ALARIE RELEASES NEW SINGLE + VIDEO AHEAD OF NEW ALBUM
LUDOVIC ALARIE RELEASES NEW SINGLE + VIDEO AHEAD OF NEW ALBUM

Next week sees Montreal artist Ludovic Alarie release his new album We’re A Dream Nobody Wrote Down. It’s a nostalgic mixture of soft rock and dream pop with tinges of folk and R&B thrown in for good measure and...

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EMMA RUSSACK ANNOUNCES WINTER BLUES
EMMA RUSSACK ANNOUNCES WINTER BLUES

“Winter Blues is the perfect summary of where I am at in my life: vulnerable, open hearted and at peace with my past”. Emma Russack. Last week Melbourne singer-songwriter Emma Russack announced the release date for her fifth album...

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NEW & NOTABLE: OCELOT (FIN) – MÄ VOIN OTTAA SUN IKÄVÄN POIS
NEW & NOTABLE: OCELOT (FIN) – MÄ VOIN OTTAA SUN IKÄVÄN POIS

Last week saw Helsinki avant-garde pop outfit Ocelot release their debut EP Mä voin ottaa sun ikävän pois (loosely translated as What Can I Take Away). The trio centre around the songwriting, piano and idiosyncratic voice of multimedia artist...

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BETSY PHILLIPS RELEASES NEW SINGLE/VIDEO, EP OUT IN MAY
BETSY PHILLIPS RELEASES NEW SINGLE/VIDEO, EP OUT IN MAY

Nashville based artist Betsy Phillips began a Kickstarter campaign in January to aid her in bringing her second EP Like We’re Talking out into the world. Recorded in May of 2018 with Dan Knobler and a coterie of quality...

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ALBUM OF THE WEEK: WEYES BLOOD (USA) – TITANIC RISING
ALBUM OF THE WEEK: WEYES BLOOD (USA) – TITANIC RISING

April, 16, 2019. Titanic Rising Weyes Blood (USA) Sub Pop Mini-review, tracklist, album stream and links to buy in our Album of the Week section here. Watch the music videos from the album below. VIDEOS Andromeda Weyes Blood (USA)...

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