Already being labelled ‘incredibly catchy’, the new single from The Rareflowers is a sign that summer is on the horizon.
The New Jersey quartet conjour a very radio friendly three and half minutes on ‘New Generation’. Bringing together elements of early R.E.M. and Teenage Fanclub, it’s a tune that most fans of the jangle pop style should not miss.
Last year, Justine & The Unclean released their debut album, ‘Get Unclean’. Although only half an hour long, the release showcased a variety of styles from hard rock to power pop, Phil Spector-ish flourishes and – perhaps most importantly – some of the best female fronted pop punk for a long while.
Various cult online music sites praised the album highly, so there was always a feeling they wouldn’t just be a one-shot deal.
They’re back with a new single, which they’re giving away for free!
In April 2018, UK indie band The Yada Yada Yadas made underground waves with their second single ‘Woke Up Strange’. [Listen here]
The Steve Lamacq championed band have a few shows coming up over the next six weeks and they’ll also be promoting yet another single, ‘Seven Years’. The track has already been referred to as “nostalgic” and just one listen should tell you why. The three minute nugget is loaded with a world of guitar jangle that almost instantly transports the listener back to the mid 90s. It could be part of the soundtrack to your summer! Take a listen below…
It’s got the haunting piano of parts of Nick Drake’s back catalogue and the deep, chocolatey tones of Gomez. The new single from British alt-folk act Roo Panes is a maudlin treat, indeed.
Taken the their forthcoming album ‘Quiet Man’, out via CRC Records on June 15th, if the new single is indicative of the rest of the full length, those who like a deep, late night listen are in for something very enjoyable.
Some things make you feel good instantly. The Mats Wawa EP released at the beginning of 2018 is such a thing. This second single by Durham’s Yada Yada Yadas is another. It’s probably no coincidence that both releases are brimming with a retro quality. Continue reading