Ned Dylan’s single, ‘Life’s a Rave’

Ned Dylan’s single,  ‘Life’s a Rave’

The official music video for ‘Life’s a Rave’ – the first single from 17-year-old Ned Dylan’s debut album has just dropped. Produced by Wizard (M.I.A./Wiley/Chemical Brothers/Chase & Status/Alabama 3), Gordon Raphael (the Strokes/Regina Spektor/Alabama 3) and Mike Freear (Slamboree), ‘Life’s a Rave’ has a lot to live up to? Does it? Starting with the video, it’s a rather simple affair but still manages to give you a high budget feel. After all, nothing has to…

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Curtis Harding comes back with ‘Where We Are’

Curtis Harding comes back with ‘Where We Are’

The American shared a new track ahead of a European tour, in his first appearance since the critically acclaimed ‘Face Your Fear’. ‘Where We Are’ is another piece of music suitable for the soundtrack of the next James Bond film, a style Harding is an expert at and that has done so much good for him. For seven expansive minutes, a string section embellishes the nice groove provided by the drums and the rhythmic acoustic…

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Ty Segall releases new single from upcoming covers album

Ty Segall releases new single from upcoming covers album

The prolific American garage rocker put out ‘Class War’, a cover of the 70’s punk band The Dils, as the second single of his next album, Fudge Sandwich, which will be his fourth only in 2018. The new album will also feature versions of tracks originally by The Grateful Dead, John Lennon and Neil Young, among others. Segall’s cover by The Dils sounds nothing like the original song, with the multi-instrumentalist bringing it down with…

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Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

20-year-old singer-songwriter, Jack Carleton, has released his laidback debut single ‘Ringside’, a chilled and catchy track full of evocative lyricism and creativity, lifted from the upcoming ‘Lighthouse’ EP.  It is a pure showcase of all of his clearly innate abilities as a talented songwriter and performer. Hailing from Edinburgh, Jack uses his music to express the trials and tribulations of addiction with honest, thoughtful lyrics and unique, heartfelt song writing. He writes relatable music confronting…

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Childish Gambino’s new single, ‘Feels Like Summertime’

Childish Gambino’s new single, ‘Feels Like Summertime’

Attention everyone-Get to know this guy if you don’t already–actor, producer, writer, DJ and generally jack-of-all-trades as far as the entertainment industry is concerned, Donald Glover, or by his other name, Childish Gambino. He has unleashed a new song called ‘Feels Like Summer’ and it is definitely worth a few minutes of your listening time. The song itself is a little under five minutes long and has a smooth introduction with an anchoring back beat. …

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Sundara Karma release new single, ‘Illusions’

Sundara Karma release new single, ‘Illusions’

The Readingites put the track out last week, having just finished working on their second album with Alex from Everything Everything as producer. ‘Illusions’ is a more chilled out song than those that made the band famous, showing an evolution in their sound. With an omnipresent and simple but magnetic groove, the tune flows nicely from start to finish embellished with synths and backing vocals that add to vocalist Oscar Pollock’s Bowie-esque performance. “Ooh, I…

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Yak release their primal groove, ‘Bellyache’

Yak release their primal groove, ‘Bellyache’

The track is the English band’s second single so far this year, following ‘White Male Carnivore’, with the trio getting ready to tour the UK later this year. With a four by four sticky and effective drum groove, the band sound as rabid as ever, before some horns of Apocalypse come at the end to give the song an epic closure. An outstanding bass line and some backing vocals on falsetto open the track, with…

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The Prodigy unveil new single ‘Light up’

The Prodigy unveil new single ‘Light up’

Nearly 30 years in and The Prodigy are one of the biggest groups to come out of the UK. Now they are back with the blistering track “Light Up The Sky’. The second single, from the upcoming album ‘No Tourists’ (due November 2nd). It follows on the heels of the first single ‘Need Some1’, released in July. As a band that have never been afraid to evolve, it’s a nice surprise that they have dug…

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Courtney Barnett releases new track ‘Small Talk’

Courtney Barnett releases new track ‘Small Talk’

The Australian has put out a new track, ahead of a European tour, included in a compilation for the 10 year anniversary of label Mom + Pop. The album, which comes out on November 23, is a three-disc one and includes rarities, covers and greatest hits by other artists under Mom + Pop such as Andrew Bird singing Alpha Consumer’s ‘The Crown Salesman’. Barnett’s ‘Small Talk’ was recorded during the sessions for her latest album…

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Calvin Harris and Sam Smith’s single, ‘Promises’

Calvin Harris and Sam Smith’s single,  ‘Promises’

One’s a world-renounced DJ and producer who’s crafted several hits and has worked with just about every singer, DJ and producer you would care to think of, along with DJing at endless well-known festivals. The other is a world-renounced singer who came to prominence via DJ/producer duo Disclosure on their debut single ‘Latch,’ and did a further collaboration for Omen.  He has released two albums, both of which won critical acclaim. He sang the official…

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