UK underground icons The Speed of Sound present ‘Last Orders’ from the ‘Museum of Tomorrow’ LP

Power pop / indie rock collective The Speed Of Sound present 'Last Orders', hot on trail of revealing the single 'Opium Eyes' and 'Tomorrow's World' from their Future-Retro-Modernist long-player 'Museum of Tomorrow'. 32 years to the day when the band's debut EP saw the light of day in 1989, they've released this album on CD and Deluxe LP via California-based Big Stir Records. Hailing from... Continue Reading →

UK electro duo SPRAY will a more ethical 2022 in ‘The Big Idea’ single.

British dance-pop duo Spray presents their clever and concept-packed single 'The Big Idea' from their new 12-track album 'Ambiguous Poems About Death', newly released via Manchester's Analogue Trash label. Packed full of acerbic wit with tongue firmly in cheek when needed for maximum effect, this album will delight fans new and old. Earlier, the duo previewed the singles 'Hammered in An Airport', 'Félicette (Space Cat)' and 'Blurred in... Continue Reading →

San Francisco funk-rock metal outfit No Captains release new album ‘Friends Like These’

American alternative rock/metal outfit No Captains present their fourth album 'Friends Like These', with new focus track '2 Left Feet'. Packed with a few surprises and guest performers, strap yourself in and get ready to go for a ride. Based in San Francisco, No Captains is made up of Danny Sando (bass and back vocals), Vince Shore (drums and percussion) and Alex Shonkoff (vocals). Influenced by Mr.... Continue Reading →

London synthpop artist Rodney Cromwell ‘Memory Box’ maxi-single is out now

London-based synthpop artist Rodney Cromwell has released two remixes of his new 'Memory Box' single via Happy Robots Records with distribution by Cargo Records. Presented as a 4-track offering together with the original version and the ambient track ''Memory Stops', this is the first music from Cromwell in 2 1/2 years. 'Memory Box' is a song about perceptions of reality and the... Continue Reading →

Bristol’s Modesty Blaise present ‘And The Lights Went Out All Over Town’ and first album in 20 years

Bristol-based Avant indiepop outfit Modesty Blaise present 'And The Lights Went Out All Over Town', the closing track on ‘The Modesty Blaise’ LP, the band's first album since emerging from a 20-year hiatus. This track presents a vision of a dystopian present, rather than future, and an indictment of how the military/industrial complex has led us all to the point of ecological... Continue Reading →

First Nations indiepop artist Madisyn Whajne presents ‘Save My Heart’ from debut LP

Toronto-based First Nations singer-songwriter Madisyn Whajne presents 'Save My Heart' from her debut record 'Save Our Hearts', along with video produced by Bobby Bulat. Both invigorating and bittersweet, Whajne demonstrates resilience and survival in the face of pain and heartbreak. This long-player was recorded live to tape with Montreal super-producer Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, The Barr Brothers) and Shae Brossard (Bahamas, The Dears)at Montreal’s famed Hotel2Tango... Continue Reading →

Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell ‘Burn’ LP to be released as NFT

Atlantic Curve are thrilled to announce that 'Burn', the new album by Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell, produced by James Chapman (MAPS), will be among the first commercial music works to also be available as an Non-Fungible Token (NFT) on the eco-friendly platform Hic Et Nunc. The album, which had its traditional digital and physical release on May 7 via Atlantic Curve, a London-based... Continue Reading →

Leeds-based music mavericks I LIKE TRAINS release ‘The Truth (Vessels Remix)

Leeds-based trailblazers, I LIKE TRAINS present a searing take on post-truth politics gets a hefty bass-heavy rework by Vessels. The electronic artist re-envisions a more upbeat version of ‘The Truth’, the lead track from the band's hard-hitting ‘KOMPROMAT’, their fourth studio album, released in 2020 via Schubert Music’s recently founded Atlantic Curve label. The band has also announced a string of tour dates,... Continue Reading →

Verde Lauro releases sophomore album, 6 Aprile

'6 Aprile' is the second album by Verde Lauro, created by the Italian-Swiss singer Fabrizio Sassi, which follows the debut album 'Son animali al mondo' which saw the participation of numerous guests, including Roberto Tiranti and Alessandro Del Vecchio Unlike "Son animali al mondo", this second chapter was designed and created to be played live. The orchestrations were reduced and the verses were... Continue Reading →

The Indoor Mortal Orchestra releases charity crowdsourced ‘You Give a Little Love’ single

Britain's The Indoor Mortal Orchestra are the latest in a series of socially conscious artists using their talent to help organisations doing great things in this difficult tim. They've just releesed an impressive cover of Bugsy Malone's classic 'You Give a Little Love'. Following weeks of preparation, the 17-strong virtually-assembled collective of music professionals began the... Continue Reading →

Tough times ahead for all of us

Things are getting tough for everyone and they are probably going to get a lot harder as the full affect of Covid-19 is realised. With artists cancelling tours and events being shelved due to limits on the size of gatherings, a lot of people in and around the music industry are going to take a... Continue Reading →

Mentioned in Despatches –  8th July 2018

I am now getting so many submissions, links and physicals, press releases and album launch notifications that covering more than just a fraction has become an impossible task. I feel guilty watching so many great records go unmentioned so I thought that a short (hopefully) weekly round up of some of the music that I... Continue Reading →

Tancred releases Something Else ahead of new album

Tancred (aka Jess Abbott), will release her latest album Nightstand on June 1st via Polyvinyl Record Co. But fans eager for another glimpse into the record before then can listen to the new single “Something Else”, out today on all DSPs. “Something Else” follows the “urgent and shimmering” (Stereogum) lead single “Reviews”, and most recently,... Continue Reading →


As many of you know I had a previous new music site which I ran for a number of years. Green Man Music was my first attempt at covering the latest music of the day with a view to catch underground, leftfield and off the radar music of all genres and geographical locations. Now DAA... Continue Reading →

Towns call it a day

Just a week after the release of their debut full-length ‘Get By,’ the Weston- super-Mare four piece call it a day.  Here is a statement from the band:  We are sad to inform you all TOWNS have decided to call it a day. We have had a wonderful 3 years but it is time for us to... Continue Reading →

Saint Agnes single launch show

 Cinematic psych duo Saint Agnes are set to release their brand new single Old Bone Rattle on June 10th through London based Energy Snake Records (home of Vuvuvultures) and play Hackney's The Sebright Arms to celebrate the occasion. Raw, bold and sultry, the title track showcases the band’s trademark Ennio Morricone rock n’ roll style, trippy Western inspired psychedelic-rock in its purest form. The B-side sees the... Continue Reading →

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