Album | The Unthanks – Lines

Lines, a trilogy of song cycles from the Unthanks inspired by poetry and focusing on three female perspectives over time – World War One poets, Emily Bronte and Hull fishing worker Lillian Bilocca – is a staggering meeting of music…

Album | Young Hunting – True Believers

Young Hunting stand at the intersection between dream-pop and gothic folk. They’ve been standing there for a while, their first long player was released five and a half years ago. In order to stay alive in the interim, members of…

Single | Sam Levin – Bookmark

Seven years since his artistic debut at 10-years-old, singer-songwriter Sam Levin predates the release of his forthcoming third album, A General Air of Regret, with a new single. To a certain degree, ‘Bookmark’ is classic Levin material, featuring a general air…

Album | The Day – Midnight Parade

You can quickly recognise Midnight Parade as a European release: for the pretty “standard” style, for the slightly dull expressivity, but also for its melodic exuberance. This is in fact the debut album by a German-Dutch couple, who met at…

Video premiere | Eric Long – Hey Now Baby

In the newly-released music video for Eric Long’s ‘Hey Now Baby’, the Americana tune’s gently infectious sway is captured with beautiful ease by San Francisco Director of Photography Chad Leto. Featuring Long in a gorgeous natural environment as he performs…

Album | Deer Tick – Mayonnaise

Deer Tick aren’t just one band. Under the sobriquet Deervana, they’ve covered the music of Nirvana, and John McCauley served as a replacement Kurt Cobain (along with Joan Jett) during last October’s Foo Fighters Cal Jam Nirvana show with Dave…