New Sounds

Laura Marling – ‘Wildfire’

4 /5 stars Ahead of her upcoming album Semper Femina, Laura Marling has released a beautiful, fluttering little taste of what’s to come in the form of ‘Wild Fire’. Whilst still possessing the shy vulnerability of past albums, this single...

Los Campesinos! – ‘5 Flucloxacillin’

Marking the second single to be released ahead of Los Campesinos!’s sixth album, Sick Scenes (out in February 2017), ‘5 Flucloxacillin’ demonstrates an  ostensibly energetic, uplifting attitude. Opening with cheerful guitar and piano chords...

Run The Jewels – ‘Talk To Me’

Talk to Me’ is Run the Jewels’ release for this year’s Adult Swim Singles and is, according to EI-P, the first single from the long-anticipated third album, RTJ3. Apart from last year’s Adult Swim single and their collab with DJ Shadow...

Little Mix – ‘Shout Out to My Ex’

‘Shout Out to my Ex’, the latest single from Little Mix, is a fun, uplifting number that has already sent gossip columns into overdrive. While the single may be the greatest clap back to Zayn Malik of all time, the empowering, ‘Hey look at...

Weezer – ‘I Love The USA’

Weezer’s ‘I Love The USA’ goes back to the band’s more placid days (think self-titled album Weezer) of East Coast kicking back and relaxing. It gives a sense of a problem-free world while slyly making you question if something is wrong. In a...

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