Hot Chip: Fire of Mercy new single feat Yune Pinku

Hot Chip have sure­ly reached nation­al trea­sure sta­tus. The band’s work always has a embrac­ing, uplift­ing qual­i­ty to it, and live they’re exhil­a­rat­ing. As sum­mer gets an uplift weath­­er-wise, it seems like a good time to release this euphor­ic new track fea­tur­ing Malaysian-Irish pro­duc­er and song­writer Yunè Pinku. The new sin­gle is called Fire of Mer­cy. Alexis…

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Synth maestro Modema releases celestial pop track

She is a famil­iar face to any­one who’s seen The Orielles live over the past cou­ple of years… and now Emi­ly Zukows­ki, aka Mode­ma, has stepped for­ward and released a track of her own.  Unsur­pris­ing­ly, Emi­ly has also been work­ing on her own mate­r­i­al, some­thing she’s been busy with for years, and Run­ning Back is her…

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Hang Out with Pale Blue Eyes

The indie pop band Pale Blue Eyes have seen their star rise astro­nom­i­cal­ly over the past year – right­ly so – and Hang Out, the new sin­gle from their upcom­ing sec­ond album (Sep­tem­ber, folks) called ‘This House’ is yet again proof that they are on the right track. Hang Out – the sec­ond share from…

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Ex Blaenavon drummer Organ Morgan unveils new single

Ex-Blae­­navon drum­mer Har­ris McMil­lan, now going under the name Organ Mor­gan, is set to release his debut EP on 20th July. He’s just released a sin­gle from the upcom­ing work called The Argu­ment – out now on Every­body’s Records – to give us a taste for what’s to come. The Argu­ment draws you in slow­ly with a statuesque…

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Magnetic Skies release new single “Suffocate”

Mag­net­ic Skies came to our atten­tion with enig­mat­ic sin­gle You Shine On in Feb­ru­ary; now the band have unveiled a new sin­gle called Suf­fo­cate on ReprinT Records. Rem­i­nis­cent of Depeche Mode, Suf­fo­cate is “an intense and pow­er­ful glimpse into a world of despair as a rela­tion­ship comes crash­ing down at an unre­lent­ing pace.”  This beau­ti­­ful­­ly-craft­ed num­ber immediately…

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Nadine Khouri spring tour and new single

in 2015 Nadine Khouri played at a fes­ti­val local to me called The End. I wrote: “Khouri’s com­po­si­tions are beau­ti­ful­ly craft­ed, sophis­ti­cat­ed and pre­cise, over­laid with her soft, smokey vocals.”  Those vocals and her abil­i­ty to cre­ate haunt­ing com­po­si­tions can be heard on new sin­gle “Song of A Caged Bird”, out now. Nadine’s steady and…

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Pale Blue Eyes second album “This House”

Pale Blue Eyes are about to launch their sec­ond album, release date is set for 1st Sep­tem­ber. Called ‘This House”, on Full Time Hob­by, it alludes to the one you’ll spot on the album’s front cov­er, the child­hood home of the trio’s vocal­ist and gui­tarist, Matt Board. Defined by clo­sure and mov­ing on, This House…

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Firestations unveil new single ‘Undercover’ with new album on the way

Lon­don based band Firesta­tions have just released their lat­est sin­gle called ‘Under­cov­er’. It is released on Lost Map Records on 25th April. It’s the first sin­gle tak­en from their forth­com­ing album ‘Thick Ter­rain’, out 14th July, and is, the band say, “an effer­ves­cent pop song about depres­sion and self-dis­­­cov­­ery”. The band con­sists of Michael Cran­ny, Lau­ra Copsey, Mar­tin Thompson,…

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Dark Tropics new single “I Bet You Can”

Dark Trop­ics (Rio McGuin­ness and Ger­ard Sands) have just released a sul­try sin­gle called I Bet You Can, release date 28th April. There’s a lot going on for the duo right now too, there’s just been a Belfast head­line show plus they’re sup­port­ing Belle & Sebas­t­ian lat­er in the year on their Irish tour.  I Bet…

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Anna Demetriou album launch ‘More To This’ 12th May

Singer and actress Anna Demetri­ou launch­es her debut album More To This on 12th May. A hand­ful of sin­gles are out already, high­light­ing the dis­tinc­tive and expres­sive voice behind the com­po­si­tions. Anna unveiled I Can’t Wait in 2021 fol­lowed by Twice The Breath, with accom­pa­ny­ing video. She fol­lowed with the album’s title track More To…

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