Shame return with absolute belter “Alphabet”

Shame, one of post-punk’s most promising bands in recent years, have returned with “Alphabet”, the first release off their upcoming second album. Back in 2018, Shame released their critically acclaimed debut record, Songs of Praise. Purposeful, energetic and downright brilliant, Shame were an instant hit. An extensive and tiring tour followed, after which the band took a deserved break. Fans have been anxiously awaiting a … Continue reading Shame return with absolute belter “Alphabet”

Movie Club release first single off upcoming debut album

Movie Club, Venice Beach’s genre-bending instrumentalists, have just released “Thunder”, the first single off their upcoming debut album, Black Flamingo. If you’ve read my previous posts covering Movie Club, you’ll have a good idea of what this duo is all about. Having already released a plethora of psychedelic rock singles, they’ve just added another banger to their repertoire with, “Thunder“. Featuring special guest Tim Lefebvre … Continue reading Movie Club release first single off upcoming debut album

Elina Filice releases powerful video for hit single “Thinking of You”

Back in May, Elina Filice released her latest single, “Thinking of You”. The song has become her most successful to date, garnering nearly a quarter of a million plays on Spotify. To complete the single, she’s released a powerful music video to match. “Thinking of You” is a funky track with an infectious chorus, blending pop and funk influences with modern hip-hop sounds. Listening to … Continue reading Elina Filice releases powerful video for hit single “Thinking of You”

Fintan McKahey: Goodbye

Cork-based low-fi indie singer/songwriter Fintan McKahey is no big secret. He’s everywhere at the minute. If you had gone along to a Junior Brother, Róisín O or The Scratch show pre-lockdown, there’s a good chance you would have seen him in support. And, as his stock keeps rising, he’s released a new single, “Goodbye“.  “Goodbye” is a love song in which McKahey explores the struggle … Continue reading Fintan McKahey: Goodbye

The Suncharms shine again

Bands come and go. They begin and end for many reasons, sometimes all too soon. For The Suncharms, that end felt too sudden. So, when a call came from a US record label back in 2016 looking to pull together a compilation album, they saw a second chance and grabbed it.  Formed in Sheffield in 1990, shoegaze/indie rockers The Suncharms went on to support indie-pop … Continue reading The Suncharms shine again

Craig Cooney: Young Forever

Dublin-based freestyle rapper Craig Cooney is dropping a brand new track on July 17th titled “Young Forever”, and we have the inside scoop.  Recorded in Windmill Lane Studios by engineer and producer Cormac Kavanagh, “Young Forever” finds Craig reminiscing and reflecting on his childhood. A laid-back track, its mellow beat and catchy chorus create nostalgic vibes. If the beat wasn’t enough, a choir of youths … Continue reading Craig Cooney: Young Forever

EXCLUSIVE: the drive. returns with Mossbawn

We’ve featured Cork alt-rockers the drive. on reclessreviews before. Today we’re delighted to bring you an exclusive listen of their upcoming single, “Mossbawn”. On “Mossbawn”, an enveloping guitar-driven track, the drive. sound in complete control of their craft ahead of the release of their debut EP which comes out later this month. Previous releases “Anchor” and “Cigarettes and Lemonade” have placed the drive. among the … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: the drive. returns with Mossbawn