Juanita Stein – I’ll Cry

No offence to the rest of the Howling Bells, but Juanita Stein, better known as the singer of said band, clearly can do it alone. Releasing her debut solo album America on 23 July 2017, she’s just shared her new single I’ll Cry. And it’s beautiful. Sultry and sophisticated, with a swinging lilt, emotion lingersContinue reading “Juanita Stein – I’ll Cry”

Ex Hex – Don’t Wanna Lose

Want some frantic and fuzzy girl punk? Mary Timony is the lady to know. A central member of several punk bands including Autoclave in 1990, then through the ’90s  Helium, rocking solo for a bit before rocking vocals and guitars for supergroup Wild Flag she now has a new project – Ex Hex. First single Don’t Wanna Lose is incredibly vibrant and raw,Continue reading “Ex Hex – Don’t Wanna Lose”

The Tricks – On Trial

The Tricks have released a montage video to accompany their next single, On Trial.  We don’t want to ruin it for you but it includes clips of Tony Blair drumming, classic Jim Carey moments and some sneak peeks of The Tricks in America. If you like fun, remember to get down to their club night, Bop,Continue reading “The Tricks – On Trial”

Ray Lamontagne – You Are The Best Thing

The bearded family man has a knack for comforting vocals that feel like a cosy blanket, and bouncy beats. Released 24 Feb 2009  Ba da da da dum. Wow what an opening, a brass ska riff makes the raspy vocals a surprise. Unlikely to make massive inroads into popular charts, there’s no denying Ray LaMontagne is aContinue reading “Ray Lamontagne – You Are The Best Thing”