Nobody really does driving anthems theses days. Sure, there’s bands like Foo Fighters putting out Pop puff disguised as Rawk but where is the new Springsteen? Gaslight Anthem? Against Me!? Bueller??? Hopefully the UK’s Suspects can rectify this gross negligence in the current music community with “The Mental Health Act”, the title track from their forthcoming new EP. Because it’s huge. And anthem driven. And just what we all needed.[Read more…]
There’s only a handful of artists around nowadays who can release a new single that you just know will deliver without hearing a single note and, I’m sure we’ve said this before about them but, A Cause In Distress is one of those rarities who also hearken back to a time when new music drops were rightly cherished and celebrated.[Read more…]
Beckie Margaret, Chapter 3: When last we left our fearless heroine in the pages of Rock And Roll Fables she had just unleashed her second single, “Divine Feminine”, on the masses (Read our review here) which continued the sonic story on the road towards her highly anticipated debut full-length. We pick up late this March with the sultry soliloquy that is “FF” which gives listeners even more insight into a larger wondrous world and Margaret’s broad musical palette.[Read more…]
As a primer to prepare to sit down and listen to the latest single from A Cause In Distress I took it upon myself to listen to their previous one, “Lumbering”, over and over. And over and over again. And over some more (Okay, like five times in a row tops). You know, for research. And also because that debut single from the Southend trio is still so effing good (Read our review here). So, you can guess where the expectations are for “Modern Commerce”, yeah?[Read more…]
You know how you listen to a new artist or song and can just tell with seconds sometimes that it’s all going to be fire? That’s BLAB and her latest single, “Casual Sex”, which drops soon courtesy of Cool Thing Records.[Read more…]
Timeless is about as fitting a descriptor as you could get when it comes to the latest single by Beckie Margaret. With vocals that haunt a monumental soundscape, “Divine Feminine” isn’t so much a piece of music that demands your attention as much as it is something that just needs to be experienced.
But I digress.[Read more…]