Listen: Carter USM legend Jim Bob shares new 30 second single!

“Not a day without a murder / Not a week without a bomb” proclaims Jim Bob, somewhere near the peak of his new single. A burst of punk rock anger shows the one-time Carter USM frontman in a particularly angry mood. …And rightly so, since the world seemed to be falling apart as we all hurtled into the new year, unaware that things were in fact about to get worse.

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REAL GONE EXCLUSIVE: The Bloody Mallard unveil new video for ‘Ceremonious Synapses (ii)’

In January, London based art rockers The Bloody Mallard kicked off the new year by sharing the heavy and complex ‘Subject To Entropy’.  A month on, the band have returned with another taster for their upcoming album ‘Realm’.

In the band’s own words, the new single ‘Ceremonious Synapses (ii)’ “signals the most climatic point of the album”.  From a listening perspective, it shows the band in a more melodic light than before, but without losing any of their riff-based strengths.

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Listen: Digging For Apples share stream of new single before release

A self-proclaimed feel-good indie rock band from Manchester, Digging For Apples will release a new single on 5th March.  The new track, ‘Oblivious’, finds the band applying their guitar driven sound to an arrangement with a very retro and almost soulful edge.

The track’s melodic guitar parts bring to mind elements of the ‘Southern Harmony’ era Black Crowes, but once the track hits its stride, there’s no mistaking the band’s origins as the song also draws a few parallels with the late sixties grooves that filled The Charlatans’ self titled album from 1995.

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