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

A musing on Muzz’s Muzz

Muzz is a three-piece indie supergroup made up of Interpol’s Paul Banks, Josh Kaufman of Bonny Light Horseman and Matt Barrick of The Walkmen. In early June they released their debut record, Muzz, an album in the making since 2015. So, was it worth the wait? For the most part, yes. Muzz has an unhurried, fluid and warm way to it. It’s opening tracks, “Bad … Continue reading A musing on Muzz’s Muzz

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 long for another great track as they’ve just dropped their new … Continue reading INSIDEAWAVE: Bright Windows in the Night

Bleeding Heart Pigeons release new single and announce new album

Bleeding Heart Pigeons have just released one of my favourite tracks of the year. “Real Connection” is the Limerick three-piece’s first release from their upcoming album Stir which was also announced today. The album sets in motion a new direction for the band, having taken the independent approach to recording and releasing music following their major-label journey. The new album also promises to bring a … Continue reading Bleeding Heart Pigeons release new single and announce new album

Insideawave-Organ

Insideawave are an Irish band I’ve mentioned a few times previously on the blog. Over the last year they’ve released 5 tasty indie tracks, including our Track of the Week “Organ”. “Organ” has been picked up by the likes of Joe and Hotpress, recently chosen by both as their Track of the Day. Check out the dreamy synth soaked “Organ” below and give Insideawave a … Continue reading Insideawave-Organ

boygenius-boygenius

boygenius are an indie trio who are also somewhat of a “supergroup”. The group is made up of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. These 3 young musicians have all released critically acclaimed albums over the last 3 years and by coming together they’ve created something special. They came to my attention from one of Pitchfork’s excellent reviews, one I could never match and … Continue reading boygenius-boygenius