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Articles by: Ross Jones

by 02 Dec 2019

Listen: Do Nothing return with new single ‘LeBron James’ via own imprint Exact Truth

Do Nothing are out for Billy McFarland.  The deplorable criminal behind everyone’s favourite shit show Fyre Festival is a less of a business founder, more fraudulent scum – and one of the most exciting groups to arrive in 2019 are…

by 29 Nov 2019

Listen: Hotel Lux share new single ‘Tabloid Newspaper’ via Nice Swan Records

Following on from the ironic gift of a terrace anthem that was ‘The English Disease’, those likely lads in Hotel Lux have returned with another stomper in the pertinent ‘Tabloid Newspaper’.  Another brash yet jovial take from the group, ‘Tabloid…

by 28 Nov 2019

Listen: Cruelty return with the riotous ‘Leather Boy’

With their debut single ‘Disgraced’, Cruelty introduced themselves as an riotously intense and commanding presence – focused intently on the primal nature of their sound. With new track ‘Leather Boy’ frontman Will Briscoe truly comes to the fore – an…

by 28 Nov 2019

Watch: Rosie Alena shares stunning debut single ‘Mixed Messages’

Rosie Alena’s debut single, ‘Mixed Messages’, is an engrossing introduction to an arresting and evidently direct individual.  Bathing in a clear sea of wallowing strings and tempered percussion, the minimalism on display allows Alena to be at the forefront –…

by 27 Nov 2019

Watch: Jerskin Fendrix returns with the ominous ‘Black Hair’

Jerskin Fendrix is a hyper-realised character born of the modern day – feeding off of today’s culture and warping it into the performative and deftly uncomfortable pertinence that wallows within. ‘Black Hair’ is particularly poignant in its relevance, striking in…

by 27 Nov 2019

Watch: Bull share video for new single ‘Bedroom Floor’

Having joined Sports Team out on the road these last couple weeks on their now infamously riotous UK tour – York favourites Bull have shared new single ‘Bedroom Floor’.  The song is an exploration of those moments of existential crisis…

by 19 Nov 2019

Watch: Baxter Dury is the ‘Slumlord’

The Sausage Man returns, but he’s no longer the pissed off salamander, gone is the prince regent of modern hedonism, feeding off your displeasure. This is the Milky Bar Kid, the duke of slimy little gits and vomit-stained back streets…

by 19 Nov 2019

Listen: Sports Team head for ‘The Races’

We have it under pretty good authority that Sports Team are certifiably smashing it right now. The first night of their UK tour in Bristol on Sunday was a wash of sweaty bodies and euphoria. The intensity and unity palpable…

by 15 Nov 2019

Watch: Pregoblin release unashamed banger ‘Anna’

‘Anna’ is an unashamed banger, as suited for Friday night pre-drinks as it is early Sunday morning euphoria. It revels in the euphoria of simple pop, using its infectiousness to explore personal, human feeling – influenced by a break-up and…