Contributor Dave Beech
Mom Jeans - Sweet Tooth
An upbeat offering from a band proving they’re not just one trick ponies.
February 23, 2022 7:51am
Only Sun - Tangled Mind
The sound of a band coming into their own.
May 20, 2021 7:57am
Baby Strange - Land Of Nothing
A short, sharp gut punch of an EP.
April 29, 2021 7:57am
Ġenn - Liminal
A record that gallops rather than canters.
March 30, 2021 7:55am
Tune-Yards - sketchy.
Frenetic and fizzy.
March 25, 2021 7:58am
Cloud Nothings - The Shadow I Remember
Raw and uncompromising, yet always harbouring a degree of melody.
February 25, 2021 7:58am
Sun June - Somewhere
It’s their combination of bright-eyed optimism and reserved melancholy that make ‘Somewhere’ the record it is.
February 4, 2021 7:55am
Babeheaven - Home for Now
Richly nuanced, effortlessly cool and at times beautifully bleak.
November 19, 2020 7:57am
Partner - Never Give Up
A record that exudes potential but tends to canter as much as it gallops.
November 19, 2020 7:50am
Muncie Girls - Fixed Ideals
A record both charming and bold.
August 31, 2018 8:00am
Bad Sounds - Get Better
A perfectly executed statement of intent.
August 17, 2018 7:51am
Deaf Havana - Rituals
A band who refuse to rest on their laurels.
August 3, 2018 7:50am
Girls Names - Stains On Silence
Experimental for experimental’s sake.
June 15, 2018 7:50am
We Are Scientists - Megaplex
Ten tracks of button-bright indie-pop.
April 27, 2018 7:51am
Teen Creeps - Birthmarks
Both timely and timeless.
April 6, 2018 11:33am
Table Scraps - Autonomy
One with more than its fair share of potential.
February 23, 2018 7:50am
Thumpers - Whipped & Glazed
A strange balance of optimism and pessimism.
September 1, 2017 11:34am
Turnover - Good Nature
Turnover aren’t a band content with settling.
August 25, 2017 7:53am
LIFE, oh life, oh life
With their debut album ‘Popular Music’ winning hearts, this rabble from Hull are one of this country’s most promising new bands.
July 10, 2017 11:00am
London Grammar - Truth Is A Beautiful Thing
Hauntingly stark, yet staggeringly beautiful.
June 9, 2017 7:51am