Monthly Archive: July, 2012

Baltic Fleet – Towers (album) (Blow Up Records)

Released today, ‘Towers’ is the second album from UK instrumental artist Paul Fleming who records music under the name ‘Baltic Fleet’. Following on from 2008’s self-titled album, ‘Towers’ is a sonic landscape that… Continue reading

Bloc Party – Day Four (single) (Frenchkiss Records)

Whether it’s an official single or whether the band are simply whetting our appetite with another new track from their upcoming album ‘Four’ (set for release on August 20), ‘Day Four’ surfaced online… Continue reading

Bat For Lashes – Laura (single) (Parlophone / EMI)

A quick word of warning for the first single lifted from the upcoming third album  ‘The Haunted Man’ by Bat For Lashes; ‘Laura’ will make your heart ache. Following 2009’s brilliant ‘Two Suns’… Continue reading

Two Door Cinema Club – Sleep Alone (single) (Kitsuné – Europe) (Glassnote – US)

Continuing on from the massive success of their 2010 album ‘Tourist History’, ‘Sleep Alone’ is the first single from the indie-pop band’s upcoming album ‘Beacon’. ‘Sleep Alone’ is a brilliant tune showcasing indie-pop… Continue reading

The Helio Sequence – October (single) (Sub Pop)

What a week! Electronic/folk/indie rock act, The Helio Sequence are the third band this week to release brand new music for the first time in four years (see reviews for ‘The Killers’ and… Continue reading

Bloc Party – Octopus (single) (Frenchkiss Records)

It has been four long years since we’ve had any new music from Bloc Party. During this time vocalist Kele Okereke released an alternative dance record (‘The Boxer’) and guitarist Russell Lissack toured… Continue reading

The Vaccines – No Hope (EP / single) (Columbia Records / SONY)

Hmmmm, it sounds like somebody’s been listening to Bob Dylan. Their debut album ‘What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?’ (2011) was filled with 2-3 minute perfectly crafted indie-rock anthems with notable influence… Continue reading

The Killers – Runaways (single) (Island/Universal)

Four years since their last studio album (“Day and Age”), “Runaways” is the first single from The Killers forthcoming album ‘Battle Born’ and well, it’s immediately recognizable as The Killers and a soon-to-be… Continue reading

Lucy Rose – Lines (single) (Columbia Records UK)

One can assume that after contributing vocals on two ‘Bombay Bicycle Club’ albums, releasing two EP’s of her own (“Scar” and “Middle of the Bed” – both released in 2011), a single earlier… Continue reading

Savages – Husbands / Flying To Berlin (single) (Pop Noire Records)

‘Husbands’ is the debut single by new UK four piece, Savages. OK, cutting straight to the chase; Savages sound like ‘Siouxsie and The Banshees’ circa ‘The Scream’ and ‘Join Hands’. Specifically, ‘Husbands’ embodies… Continue reading