When the Kurt Baker Combo recorded their ‘Let’s Go Wild!’ album in 2018, they found themselves with material that didn’t make the final cut. One of the unused songs, ‘Turn It Around’ is a brilliant power pop number, pretty much as good as anything the KBC have ever recorded. It’s so good, it’s actually better than a few of the tracks that ended up on the LP.
A long time member of The Fleshtones, Ken Fox made his solo debut at the end of February 2020 with ‘Ken Fox & Knock Yourself Out’, a fantastic EP of power pop and garage rock tunes.
As part of the promotion for that release, Fox and his bandmates have also shot a video for the lead track ‘One Less Step’.
Jack Broadbent’s fifth album ‘Moonshine Blue’ was one of the best records of 2019. Stepping aside from the blues music that filled his previous albums, ‘Moonshine Blue’ ushered in a new era for the British singer songwriter. The album shared more in common with James Taylor than Elmore James, but had the potential to open up his talents to a whole new audience.
There were a couple of songs on the album where Jack’s blues influences could be found creeping in, not least of all on ‘If’, which has been chosen as his current single. To accompany the track, a new travelogue styled video has been shared to YouTube and its hazy Instagrammed images are the perfect accompaniment to a great track. You can check it out below.
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.
Ahead of the release of their debut album ‘Going Home’, indie pop band Tiny Fighter have shared a new video for their single ‘Strangest Thing’.