Just Listen: Magick Mountain – King Cobra

Magick Mountain King Cobra Words by Nick Jacques Slithering out of the murky depths of lockdown comes this debut single, King Cobra, from the Leeds power psych rock trio Magick Mountain. An engrossing, opening riff shifts swiftly into top gear and takes you on a potent and compelling ride into the psyche of what this band is all about. … Continue reading

Just Listen: Oh Wonder – Don’t You Worry

Oh Wonder Don’t You Worry Words by Ashleigh O’Neill Don’t You Worry is taken from Oh Wonder’s lockdown project, the beautiful Home Tapes.  Every single on this has been carefully produced and written in the duo’s home, which is the way in which they started their career in making music, but the fifth song released … Continue reading

Just Listen: Remi Wolf – Hello Hello Hello

Remi Wolf Hello Hello Hello Words by Claire Cook 2020 has seen Remi Wolf push out catchy tunes at an impressive rate. Hello Hello Hello, taken from her new EP I’m Allergic To Dogs, is a sass-fuelled anthem confronting a cheating lover playing with her feelings from across the coast. Calling out a certified gambler, Wolf … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Mysterines – I Win Every Time

The Mysterines I Win Every Time Words by Gary Lambert The latest single from Liverpool’s The Mysterines is a slice of rock n roll energy which symbolises the inexorable rise of the band.  Every time I hear Lia sing the title line I Win Every Time my mind sees the band dominating airwaves, charts, and hearts … Continue reading

Just Listen: PELA – Reverie

PELA Reverie Words by Danni King Following on from single South Of in June, electronic duo PELA (Hannah Coombes and Olly Shelton) have released their newest track, Reverie. Reverie offers a more upbeat sound, with a catchy rhythm taking hold from the start. The entire track glimmers with summer melodies, accompanied by Hannah’s clear, soothing vocals. Her vocals take … Continue reading

Just Watch: Maisie Peters – Sad Girl Summer

Maisie Peters Sad Girl Summer Words by Ashleigh O’Neill In response to her 2019 EP release Maisie Peters has returned with what I would say is her best track as of yet.  The title of Maisie’s latest single, Sad Girl Summer, suggests her usual emotional ballad style track that will tug on your heart strings, … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Novus – Man on the Bridge

The Novus Man on the Bridge Words by Gary Lambert If you are a subscriber to Flying Vinyl then Man on the Bridge, the latest single from The Novus, will not be new to your ears as it came as part of their May package of 7″ singles.  If you’re not, then this might be … Continue reading

Just Listen: Marie White – Blue Jumper

Marie White Blue Jumper Written by Danni King Singer-songwriter Marie White has released her latest single Blue Jumper and it’s easy to see why her talent is consistently celebrated.  After all, she did win Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent contest in 2019. Blue Jumper delves into feelings and raw emotion; a love ballad which would resonate with just about … Continue reading

Just Listen: Red Rum Club – Eleanor

Red Rum Club Eleanor Words by Gary Lambert For their latest single, Eleanor, the Scouse-sextant Red Rum Club have put the mariachi rock n roll to one side and have created an uplifting, bright piece of guitar pop music. It took me a good few listens to let Eleanor get into my good books such … Continue reading

Just Listen: Spinn – Stuck on a Feeling

Spinn Stuck on a Feeling Words by Gary Lambert During the long, hot summer of 2020 (which is still a few days from officially starting), the 2018 eponymous debut from Spinn has been given a fair few plays in my house.  The jingly delights are sunshine turned to music, and now with Stuck on a … Continue reading

Just Listen: VALA – Only One

VALA Only One Words by Amy Butcher I’ve been a fan of VALA for some time now, their sixties-infused dream pop never fails to brighten your day and put a smile on your face when listening; their newest single ‘Only One’ is no exception. The first time I heard this funky number was when they released … Continue reading

Just Listen: Fontaines DC – A Hero’s Death

Fontaines DC A Hero’s Death Words by Gary Lambert Fontaines DC pretty much came in as the champion in the 2019 Album of the Year contests with the overwhelming love for Dogrel; and it shows how much creativity and desire is flowing in the band that they have already announced their second album and launched … Continue reading

Just Listen: Walt Disco – Cut Your Hair

Walt Disco Cut Your Hair Words by Gary Lambert Okay, something wonderfully strange has happened in Glasgow.  The decadent delinquents who form Walt Disco have managed to not pierce the space-time continuum, but take it and fold it origami-style to produce something brilliant.  This is the only way I can think of that has allowed … Continue reading

Just Listen: Rory Wynne – Roses

Rory Wynne Roses Words by Gary Lambert When I read in advance of listening to a tune that the solo artist performing has written the song, performed all of the music, produced and mixed the record I expect the sound that subsequently follows to be positively lo-fi.  I do not expect Rory Wynne’s Roses. If … Continue reading

Just Listen: Dream Wife – Hasta La Vista

Dream Wife Hasta La Vista Words by Gary Lambert In my terribly over-inflated opinion, Dream Wife are quite possibly the best band on earth.  In fact, I love this band so much that it feels me with the fear every time a release is announced.  Is this going to reach my expectations?  Are other people … Continue reading

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