Sonntag, 30. April 2017

***new singles/videos...april 30th, 2017***don't be real, be postmodern***

here's our latest new music roundup, new singles & videos from the likes of...

#indie #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 
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*Ride
*The Charlatans
*Ivory Waves
*The Primitives
*The Cranberries
*Little Cub
*Childhood
*The Shimmer Band
*Kilbey Kennedy
*Echobelly
*PJ Harvey
*Flyying Colours

only to name but a few...
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manchester icons The Charlatans have premiered the video for the new single 'plastic machinery'.
the song comes from their upcoming 13th full-length 'different days', out may 26th on bmg. 
the album features big name guests including johnny marr, paul weller and stephen morris...

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - Plastic Machinery
Different Days



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reunited oxford/uk shoegaze heroes Ride have unveiled 'all i want', the third release from the forthcoming comeback full-length 'weather diaries', their first album in 21 years - out june 16th, 2017 on wichita recordings.

Ride [England/Oxford] - All I Want
Weather Diaries



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stunning new single from rising birmingham/uk indierock/madrave 5-piece Ivory Wave.
'seperate beat' is out may 1st...

Ivory Wave [England/Birmingham] - Seperate Beat



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legendary coventry/uk indiepop outfit The Primitives have dropped the video for 'i'll trust the wind', the main single from their new 4-track 10-inch maxi single 'new thrills', out may 5th via elefant records...

The Primitives [England/Coventry] - I'll Trust The Wind
New Thrills 10"



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london indie/electro-pop trio Little Cub shared another fine tune from their stunning debut album 'still life', out  april 28th, 2017 on domino records...

#Little Cub [England/London] - Death Of A Football Manager 
Still Life



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three years after the release of their debut album 'lacuna', london/uk indierock/-pop group Childhood are back with a new single!
'california light' is the first taster from their upcoming second album 'universal high', out july 21th, 2017 via marathon artists!

Childhood [England/London] - California Light 
Universal High



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promising single from new manchester indierock band Dear Caroline, released april 14th...

Dear Caroline [England/Manchester] - Caroline



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'it's not enough' is the beautiful debut single by Heaven, a new quartet whose forthcoming ep were produced by johnny jewel of portland electropop band Chromatics - due out in june via italians do it better...

 Heaven [USA/Portland] - It's Not Enough
tba ep



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new single from bristol/uk indierock/baggy lads The Shimmer Band!
'what is mine' was released april 21th on komplex records.

The Shimmer Band [England/Bristol] - What Is Mine?



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'hey hey hey' is the 2nd release from indierock/britpop outfit Echobelly's forthcoming sixth studio album 'anarchy & alchemy', due out may 26th, 2017 via nuclear blast records...

Echobelly [England/London] - Hey Hey Hey
Anarchy & Alchemy



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it's comeback time for irish rock/pop band The Cranberries
their new seventh studio album 'something else' include 10 acoustic and orchestral versions of classic songs and also three new tracks; 'why' is one of these... (release date: april 28th, 2017 through bmg)

The Cranberries [Irland/Limerick] - Why 
Something Else



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wonderful new single from Kilbey Kennedy - The Church's steve kilbey teamed up with All India Radio's martin kennedy for their upcoming album ‘glow and fade', out may 26th via golden robot records.

Kilbey Kennedy feat.Selena Cross [Australia/Melbourne] - We Are Still Waiting
Glow And Fade



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melbourne/australia shoegaze/noisepop four-piece Flyying Colours have shared the video for their new single '1987' taken from the band's debut album 'mindfullness', released in september last year on club ac30.

Flyying Colours [Australia/Melbourne] - 1987 
Mindfullness



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berkshire/uk indie/pre-britpop outfit Thousand Yard Stare have dropped another song/video from their comeback double ep 'deepdreaming/stargrazing' - out may 1st via stifled aardvark record.

Thousand Yard Stare [England/Berkshire] - Marginal Gains
Deepdreaming/Stargrazing Ep




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bristol/uk ex-sarah records shoegazers Secret Shine released another single/video from their new album 'there's only now' which arrived march 17th, 2017 from saint marie records.

Secret Shine [England/Bristol] - Dirty Game 
There's Only Now



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aussie via london indierock band Splashh have aired the clip for their latest single 'See Through', taken from the 2nd album 'waiting a lifetime', released april 14th via cinematic music group

Splashh [England/London] - See Through
Waiting a Lifetime




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'we're taking control' is the new single by irish electronica collective Warriors of the Dystotheque
the song features a vocal collaboration with 90s indie band Pop Will Eat Itself, well known for hits like 'wise up sucker', 'def.con.one' or 'ich bin ein ausländer'.

Warriors of the Dystotheque feat. Pop Will Eat Itself - We're Taking Control



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british alternative singer PJ Harvey has unveiled her new single 'a dog called money', which features on a double A-side vinyl backed by another new song titled 'i’ll Be waiting’.
the 7inch is available in a limited edition of 1000 as a north-america tour-exclusive...

PJ Harvey [England/Dorset] - A Dog Called Money
A Dog Called Money/I'll Be Waiting 7"



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'hot prowl' is the first single/video from los angeles indierock 3-piece Wilding's new ep 'secular music', released april 28th via friendship fever records.

Wilding [USA/Los Angeles] - Hot Prowl 
Secular Music Ep



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new single/video from birmingham/uk indie rock band Victories At Sea
their new ep 'a place to stay' is out may 5th via static caravan records...

Victories At Sea [England/Birmingham] - Mirroring
A Place To Stay Ep



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uk indierock band Kasabian are releasing their new album ‘for crying out loud’ on may 5th via sony and have shared a second track to be lifted from it...

Kasabian [England/Leicester] - Are You Looking For Action? 
For Crying Out Loud



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welsh indie-/jangle pop four-piece Kidsmoke's new single is called 'and mine alone', released april 26th...

Kidsmoke [Wales/Wrexham] - And Mine Alone




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swedish indie pop project Bedroom Eyes aka. jonas jonsson have unleashed the video for the current single 'after i was a kid but before i grew up'
the new album 'greetings from northern sweden' is out may 12th, 2017 via startracks...

Bedroom Eyes [Sweden/Stockholm] - After I was a kid but before I grew up
Greetings From Northern Sweden



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french electronic/shoegaze producer Valdorea made a nice reworked summer version off his 'premoniton' single, released april 24th via bek.

Valdorea [France/Paris] - Premonition *Campfire Version*



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netherlands electro-/dreampop outfit Amber Arcades, aka Dutch-born musician annelotte de graaf, have released a new track/video. 
‘can’t say that we tried’ is taken from the forthcoming ‘cannonball’ ep, out june 2nd on heavenly recordings...

Amber Arcades [Netherlands/Utrecht] - Can't Say That We Tried  
Cannonball Ep



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unusual sounds from south carolina/us melodic hardcore band Hundredth.
their new single 'neurotic' have taken them in a shoegaze/post-punk direction, similar to philly band Nothing...
the album 'rare' is out june 16th via hopeless records.

Hundredth [USA/South Carolina] - Neurotic
Rare



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ohio/us alt-rock band The Afghan Whigs have published the music video for their single 'oriole'.
the new album 'in spades' it out on may 5th via sub pop.

Afghan Whigs [USA/Ohio] - Oriole
In Spades



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new video from indiepop darling jackson phillips aka. Day Wave.
his full-length debut 'the days we had' is out on may 5th through fiction/harvest.

Day Wave [USA/Oackland] - Promise 
The Days We Had



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'love is dead' from san-francisco-based indie-/dreampop artist Hazel English is another taster from their double ep 'just give in/never going home', out may 12th on marathon artists.

Hazel English [USA/San Francisco] - Love Is Dead 
Just Give In/Never Going Home Ep



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canadian lo-fi dream-/electropop artist Teen Daze's new full-length, 'themes for dying earth' was released february 10th on the band's own label flora.
'first rain' is a taster...

Teen Daze [Canada/Vancouver] - First Rain 
Themes For Dying Earth



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'night games' is the new single video from london-based shoegaze/electronica/post-punk duo The KVB, taken from their album 'off desire', released march 11th last year on metropolis records.

The KVB [England/London] - Night Games 
Off Desire

Samstag, 22. April 2017

***new singles/videos***april 22th 2017***don't be real, be postmodern***

this week's postmodern features new videos & singles from
#indie #shoegaze #britpop #madchester
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*Burning Hearts 
*The Spitfires
*The Darling Buds 
*Au.Ra 
*The Afghan Whigs

and many more...
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fine new single from finish indiepop duo Burning Hearts
'bodies as battlefields' is the first release to be taken from the forthcoming 3rd full-length 'battlefields', out may 19th, 2017 on solina records.
the album was mixed by tomas bodén, who has also mixed the latest Radio Dept. album 'running out of love'.

Burning Hearts [Finland/Helsinki] - Bodies as Battlefields
Battlefields


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watford/uk indierock 4-piece The Spitfires have premiered the video for their belting new single 'move on' - released april 19th via catch 22 records.

The Spirfires [England/Watford] - Move On



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early nineties indie faves The Darling Buds have dropped the video for 'evergreen', the title-track from the new ep, their first new music in 25 years, released april 21th on odd box records. 

The Darling Buds [England/Newport]  - Evergreen
Evergreen Ep



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'applause is the new single from sydney/australia based indierock/psychpop duo Au.Ra.
the band's 2nd album 'cultivations', the follow up to their outstanding debut album 'jane's lament' is scheduled to be released june 30th, 2017 through felte records...

Au.Ra [Australia/Sydney] - Applause 
Cultivations



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chester/uk alternative rock/pop three-piece Peaness have unveiled the video for their latest single 'same place', taken from the new 'are you sure' ep, released may 5th on alcopop! records.

Peaness [England/Chester] - Same Place
Are You Sure EP



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former Screaming Trees singer Mark Lenagan have aired the video for his current single 'beehive'. 
the new album 'gargoyle' is due april 28th on heavenly records.

Mark Lanegan [USA/Ellensburg] - Beehive 
Gargoyle



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'arabian heights' is the new single from alt-rock icons The Afghan Whigs’ forthcoming album 'in spades', which will be out in stores may 5th, 2017 via sub pop.

The Afghan Whigs [USA/Cincinnati] - Arabian Heights
In Spades



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The Hurt from Manchester is the new electronica/post-punk band from ex-Paris Angels singer Rikki Turner... 
the *suddi raval remix* from their song 'the dead' is taken from the band's 'berlin' single, released february 14th...

The Hurt [England/Manchester] - The Dead *Suddi Raval Remix*



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leeds/uk shoegaze/noisepop quintet Colour of Spring have unveiled their new single 'echoes'. 
the track comes from the self-titled debut ep, out june 23rd via house of love records.

Colour Of Spring [England/Leeds] - Echoes 
Colour Of Spring ep


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'ritual' is the latest video release from german shoegaze/electronica band Liah
their self-titled 5-track debut ep was released in september last year...

LIAH [Germany/Leipzig] - Ritual
LIAH Ep



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new video from hamburg/germany shoegazers Seasurfer taken from their 'under the milkyway' album, released march 24th on saint marie records.

Seasurfer [Germany/Hamburg] - Daydream 
Under The Milkyway



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Peaking Lights, the psychedelic electropop husband and wife duo aaron coyes and indra dunis from los angeles, have announced a new album.
'everytime i see the light' is the first taster from the new double lp 'the fifth state of consciousness' - out june 16th via their own label two flowers records.

Peaking Lights [USA/Los Angeles] - Everytime I See the Light
The Fifth State Of Consciousness



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'long time' is the second single/video off Blondie's new album Pollinator, out may 5th on bmg.

Blondie [USA/New York] - Long Time 
Pollinator



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Rat Boy aka. 19-year-old jordan cardy have shared the video for his latest single 'revolution', a mix of hiphop, punk and madchester sounds - released may 31th via parlophone records. 
a debut album is due to be released later this year.

Rat Boy [England/Chelmsford]- Revolution



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lost manchester, post-The High band One Summer will re-release their debut 'spirit' ep for the forthcoming record store day 10th anniversary on vinyl revival recordings...

One Summer [England/Manchester] - British Summer Time 
Spirit Ep

Freitag, 14. April 2017

new singles/videos***april 14th 2017***don't be real, be postmodern***

this edition of postmodern features new singles/videos from 
#indie #shoegaze #britpop #madchester
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*Saint Etienne 
*Is Bliss 
*Lo Moon 
*Contrast
*Hoops
*The Courteeners

and many more... 
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indie-/noiserock legends The Jesus & Mary Chain debuted the music video for 'mood rider', the third single from the band's new album 'damage and joy', released march 24th via artificial plastic records.

The Jesus & Mary Chain [Scotland/East Kilbride] - Mood Rider
Damage and Joy



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british indie-dance outfit Saint Etienne with the 2nd release from the forthcoming full-length 'home counties', their first since 2012's 'words and music'. 
the album is scheduled to drop june 5th on heavenly records...

 Saint Etienne [England/London] - Magpie Eyes
Home Counties



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'into a dream' is the stunning new single from hampshire/uk psychedelic shoegaze trio Is Bliss.
their new ep ‘the honeycomb explosion’ will be released may 19th on quality label club ac30.

Is Bliss [England/Hampshire] - Into A Dream
The Honeycomb Explosion Ep



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excellent single from new london indierock/britpop band Sleepovers, released in november last year.
really looking forward to hear more from them soon...

Sleepovers [England/London] - Group Therapy



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new video from los angeles indiepop/electronica band Lo Moon
'loveless' is their fantastic debut single and is taken from their upcoming debut full-length, set for release sometime in 2017...

Lo Moon [USA/Los Angeles] - Loveless
tba



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beautiful new single from san-francisco-based indie-/dreampop artist Hazel English.
'more like you' comes from their double ep 'just give in/never going home', out may 12th on marathon artists.

Hazel English [USA/San Francisco] - More Like You
Just Give In / Never Going Home Ep



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manchester indie-/britrock 4-piece The Courteeners have unveiled the video for their latest single 'modern love'.
the song was co-written with adam and theo from london synthpop duo Hurts and comes from their fifth studio album 'mapping the rendezvous', released october 21th, 2016 on ignitation records.

The Courteeners [England/Manchester] - Modern Love
Mapping The Rendezvous



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new single from bloomington/us dreampop three-piece Hoops
their debut album 'routines' is out may 5th via fat possum.

Hoops [USA/Bloomington] - On Letting Go
Routines



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'livewire' is the first single from melbourne/australia noisepop four-piece Contrast's debut album 'singularity', out this summer... 

 Contrast [Australia/Melbourne] - Livewire
Singularity



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doncaster/uk shoegaze band 93MillionMilesFromTheSun is one of the band's appearing on the new compilation album 'rave on, a madchester celebration' from brazil label the blog that celebrates itself records, released april 11th, 2017.

93MillionMilesFromTheSun [England/Doncaster] - Fools Gold *Stone Roses Cover*
Rave On, A Madchester Celebration



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brand new tune from us electronica/synthwave artist Com Truise.
'memory' is the lead single from his new album 'iteration', out june 16th on ghostly international.

Com Truise [USA/New York] - Memory
Iteration



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liverpool/uk indie-/psychrock band The Sundowners have revealed the video for their latest single 'ritual', the second release from their forthcoming sophomore lp 'cut the master'.
the album is due for release april 21th, 2017 on skeleton key records.


 The Sundowners [England/Liverpool] - Ritual
Cut The Master



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'hot thoughts' is the new single/video and title track from austin/us indie rock band Spoon's new album, released march 17, 2017 through matador records.

Spoon [USA/Austin] - Hot Thoughts
Hot Thoughts



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philadelphia/us based indierock outfit Girlpool return with their 2nd lp.
'it gets more blue' is the new single taken from the album 'powerplant', released may 12th on anti-records.

Girlpool [USA/Philadelphia]- It Gets More Blue
Powerplant



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liverpool electronica producer matthew barnes aka Forest Sword have unleashed the video for his new single 'arms out'.
the new 2nd album 'compassion' is out may 5th on ninja tune...

Forest Swords [England/Liverpool] - Arms Out
Compassion



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italian shoegaze/dreampop band Be Forest have aired the video for 'colours'.
the song taken from their 2014's album 'earthbeat', released on we were never being boring collective.

Be Forest [Italy/Pesaro] - Colours
Earthbeat

Freitag, 7. April 2017

***new singles/videos***april 7th 2017***don't be real, be postmodern***

this weeks's edition of postmodern feature new singles & videos from the likes of
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*The Charlatans 
*Jaws 
*Thousand Yard Stare
*The Primitives 
*Public Service Broadcasting
*Dama Scout 
*Violet Youth 
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only to name but a few...
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uk indierock legends The Charlatans have shared the first single from their forthcoming 13th full-length 'different days'. 
'plastic machinery' features Johnny Marr on guitar and, formerly of The Verve, drummer pete salisbury.
the album is out may 26th, 2017 through liberator music / bmg.

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - Plastic Machinery
Different Days



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birmingham/uk indierock lads Jaws have premiered the video for their latest single 'cast'.
the song is taken from the amazing 2nd album 'simplicity', released november 4th last year on rattlepop. 

 JAWS [England/Birmingham] - Cast
Simplicity




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another surprising comeback!
berkshire/uk indie/pre-britpop outfit Thousand Yard Stare, one of the great lost bands of the early 90s return with a terrific new single/video... 
'epecuen' comes from their forthcoming 'deepdreaming / stargrazing' double ep, out may 1st via stifled aardvark record.

THOUSAND YARD STARE [England/Berkshire] - EPECUEN 
Deepdreaming / Stargrazing EP




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brand new tune from The Primitives
the indiepop band from coventry/uk will release a 1000 copies limited edition 10" vinyl maxi-single called 'new thrills' on may 5th via elefant records...

THE PRIMITIVES [England/Coventry] - Oh Honey Sweet
New Thrills 10inch




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london/uk electronica/art-pop outfit Public Service Broadcasting have aired the video for their latest single 'progress'.

the song is taken from the forthcoming 3rd studio album 'every valley' which will be released via play it again sam on july 7th, 2017.

Public Service Broadcasting [England/London] - Progress

Every Valley



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'see through' is the third release from london indierock/noisepop band Splashh's forthcoming second album 'waiting a lifetime', out april 14th on cinematic music/pro era.

Splashh [England/London] - See Through

Waiting A Lifetime



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fine new single from glasgow via london noise-/alternative-pop trio Dama Scout.

 'paper boy' is out april 14th, 2017 on rip records.

Dama Scout [England/London*Scotland/Glasgow] - Paper Boy



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stunning new single/video from blackburn/uk indierock/shoegaze/postpunk lads Violet Youth, taken from their 4-track debut ep, out this spring...

Violet Youth [England/Blackburn] - Reliable Sources

tba ep




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jackson phillips' indierock/dreampop project Day Wave have dropped the video for the latest single 'something here'.

the debut album 'the days we had' is out on may 5th via caroline (universal music)

Day Wave [USA/Oakland] - Something Here 

The Days We Had



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nice new single from birmingham, alabama based indierock outfit Holy Youth.

'rave on' is taken from their upcoming 2nd album 'heavy bored', released april 1st on lolipop records.

Holy Youth [USA/Birmingham] - Rave On

Heavy Bored



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up-and-coming fife/scotland noisy psychedelic shoegaze band Domicles have unveiled their new single/video 'nothing's ever changed in the whole time that i've been here', released april 2nd...

Domiciles [Scotland/Fife] - Nothing's Ever Changed in the Whole Time That I've Been Here



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'into nowhere' is the great new single from belfast indie-/dreampop outfit Sea Pinks, taken from their forthcoming album 'watercourse', out may 26th, 2017 via cf records.

Sea Pinks [Irland/Belfast] - Into Nowhere

Watercourse



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new single from UNKLE (James Lavelle)

his fifth studio album 'the road part 1' is out june 23th on songs for the def.

Unkle [England/Oxford] - Looking For The Rain

The Road Part 1



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latest video from bristol/uk shoegazers Secret Shine taken from their new album 'there's only now', released march 17th via saint marie records.

Secret Shine [England/Bristol] - Falling Again

There's Only Now



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'deep in my heart' is the new single from hartlepool/uk four-piece indierock/shoegaze band Plaza.
after a couple of outstanding singles incl. 'origami' or 'youth', their forthcoming debut self-titled ep is out on april 14th via beyond the wall records.

Plaza [England/Hartlepool] - Deep In My Head 
Plaza Ep



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french indie/psychpop musician Melody Prochet aka MELODY'S ECHO CHAMBER has revealed the lead single from the forthcoming 2nd full-length entitled 'bon voyage'.

the album is the follow-up to the self-titled debut album from 2012 and will be released later this year...

Melody's Echo Chamber [France/Paris] - Cross My Heart 
Bon Voyage




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rikki turner from 90s madchester band Paris Angels, well known for their dance classic 'perfume (all on you)', teamed up with stephen evans of hotly tipped five piece post-punk outfit Cabbage for this new single from manchester band The Hurt...

The Hurt [England/Manchester] - Sleeping




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german shoegaze band Seasurfer have released their new album 'under the milky way' on saint marie records may 24th,2017. 

'by the river' is a taster from it...

Seasurfer [Germany/Hamburg] - By The River
Under The Milkyway



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nice tune from lancashire/uk alternative rock 5-piece Elephant Bay. their debut ep is out later this year

Elephant Bay [England/Lancashire] - Everest


 


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'was it really worth it?' is the latest single from sheffield/uk indie-/britrock four-piece The Sherlocks.

their long awaited debut album is out later this year...

The Sherlocks [England/Sheffield] - Was It Really Worth It?

tba