After ten hard-fought years in the music industry, The Joy Formidable are fearless. Stripping back to an unplugged trio for their current tour, the band turned down the cacophonous wave of soaring guitar riffs and sledgehammer drumming that has made them a favourite of Dave Grohl and treated a lucky few to a master class in songwriting and stage banter. Pulling songs from all four studio albums, the band displayed finesse and humor throughout the evening.
The super group Blitz Vega (comprised of Andy Rourke from The Smiths and KAV from Happy Monday’s) have released their third single titled LA Vampire.
On November 22, Beck will release his latest album Hyperspace. The latest single is called Uneventful Days and it stars Tessa Thompson and Evan Rachel Wood, both of them who recently stared in the hit HBO series Westworld.
Black Swan Lane has released the first single off of their forthcoming Vita Eterna album. The album is due out November 26 and it will feature guest appearances from Chameleons guitarist Dave Fielding and backing vocals from Krissy Vanderwoude (Whimsical) as well as Lauren Fay and Gretchen Copeland
Sonic Youth frontman, Thurston Moore, is releasing a trio of 7″ singles for the songs Spring Swells, Three Graces and Pollination. Each single is an excerpt from a 2019 concert mixed by Wobbly. The b-side of every single will be a cover of a New Order track.
The Dublin indie rock band Inhaler have released a new single called Ice Cream Sundae. This track was the first song that the band wrote together. As many of you know by now, Inhaler features Bono’s son, Eli Hewson, on vocals.
The British Rock band The Courteeners have released the first single off their forthcoming album More. Again. Forever due out in January, 2020. This will be the bands first album since the 2016 release of Mapping The Rendezvous. The single is called Heavy Jacket and has the sound of an arena banger.
The modern rock / post punk group Black Swan Lane are the stars of the first episode of Strangeways Sessions. Singer Jack Sobel band recorded a special acoustic version of Relax And Breathe for us.
Amidst the success of last years Call The Comet album and subsequent tour, Johnny Marr has released his second single of 2019 titled The Bright Parade.
Juliana Hatfield has announced a new album called “Juliana Hatfield sings The Police” which, as you might guess, is an album covering songs from the classic band.
Tegan and Sara release first single, “I’ll Be Back Someday”, off forthcoming album “Hey, I’m Just Like You”
On September 27, Tegan And Sara will release their new album Hey, I’m Just Like You. You can pre-order the album now and while you wait for it, the band has released the first single along with a lyric video for I’ll Be Back Someday. It’s an infectious garage-pop sounding tune.
The Smiths bass player Andy Rourke has teamed up with KAV from Happy Mondays to form the new super-group Blitz Vega. The first single Hey Christo has an Oasis Shakermaker-like garage rock sound to it.