‘Railroad King’, the new single by Junk Drawer, is the second release from their new EP, The Dust Has Come To Stay.
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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”Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE: the drive. returns with Mossbawn”
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Sideways to New Italy
Two years on from 2018’s Hope Downs, Australia’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever returns with their sophomore record, Sideways to New Italy. Named after a village in New South Wales, Sideways to New Italy is a sunny record that sees the band stay close to home. That’s because the main attraction of Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverContinue reading “Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Sideways to New Italy”
INSIDEAWAVE: Bright Windows in the Night
It’s been just under two years since INSIDEAWAVE’s first single, “Estuary/Enough” was released. Since then they’ve honed in on a sound that defines them as one of Ireland’s best indie bands. It also hasn’t been all that long since they treated us to the beautiful ‘Ivy Honey‘. Well, thankfully we didn’t have to wait too longContinue reading “INSIDEAWAVE: Bright Windows in the Night”
Arcwords release new single “Finger on the Trigger”
It seems like things come in threes for Dublin-based indie rockers Arcwords. Firstly, they’re a three-piece. Secondly, they’ve been together for three years, having met as students in BIMM. Thirdly, 2019 saw them release three singles, “Toughen Up“,”Father Figure” and “Hyperlinking“. And today, they’re treating (see what I did there) us to their catchiest singleContinue reading “Arcwords release new single “Finger on the Trigger””
Introducing the drive.
Signed to Waterford based record label Egg Twelve, the drive. is an alt-rock three-piece from Cork. They cite Manchunian legends The Stone Roses, Oasis, and The Smiths as their influences. They released their debut single “Cigarettes and Lemonade” in early 2020, with their earlier mentioned influences a strong presence on the track. For a debutContinue reading “Introducing the drive.”
Zeros & Ones: 15 to 1
Maybe it’s the nostalgia this one strikes up in me, or maybe I simply ate something dodgy for breakfast. Either way, this new Zeros & Ones single has me twitching. It’s been a few years since the Galway natives released new music. Thankfully, they’re back today with an alt-rock gem, “15 to 1” ft. TinyContinue reading “Zeros & Ones: 15 to 1”
There’s no ignoring Skinner’s new single
The Irish music scene has been flourishing of late, with many of our homegrown, DIY bands even making it on the international stage. Almost every week now we hear of another act coming through that “you just have to hear!” Some stand out more than others. And that’s where Skinner find themselves. Having only releasedContinue reading “There’s no ignoring Skinner’s new single”
Forgive me in advance if I get a little carried away with this one. Big Thief have shot out of nowhere to become one of my favourite bands at the minute. They’ve two records, ‘Masterpiece‘ released in 2016 which was quickly followed up by ‘Capacity’ mid 2017. It’s this record that I want to talk aboutContinue reading “Big Thief-Capacity”
Track Of The Week – Ben Folds Five – Brick
A classic. Ben Folds Five best work? You decide.