Listen: Baywaves – ‘Marsupilami’

Think of a band that’s doing pretty well for themselves and also come from Spain. At this moment in time, most of you are probably thinking of Hinds, the DIY four-piece that have captured the hearts of people across the world with their often shambolic proto-punk ditties. But hot on their heels are Baywaves, who’ve…

Listen: Night Moves – ‘Carl Sagan’

Astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, and all-round science populariser. If you’ve got a question about space then American Car Sagan is your man. We’re not sure how much he knows about twangy guitar rock, mind. Perhaps Night Moves’ music has the innate frequency of a moon rock though, as they’re channelling the cosmic elements on the…

Listen: Pinemen – ‘Predictions’

Last year, when they released their single ‘That Certain Flavour’ and the accompanying EP Pleasant Pain, we made a prediction of our own for indie quartet Pinemen: that they’d be on to bigger things in 2016. Well, only a couple of months into the New Year and we’ve got a brand new tune from the…

Listen: Nicole Dollanganger – ‘Beautiful and Bad’

Want to know how we came across this one? Grimes reposted it on Soundcloud. Grimes. So you know that it’s going to be amazing. Actually, Toronto-based Nicole Dollanganger has collaborated with Grimes in the past and has released a string of covers and original material in the last couple of months. Her latest, though, is…

An Interview With… Rocky Votolato

Images: Amber Zbitnoff Knecht Growing up with a love of folk and outlaw country, Rocky Votolato first rose to prominence as part of the Seattle music scene and, in the ten years since releasing his debut solo album, he’s worked with members of Death Cab For Cutie and Pedro The Lion, as well as touring…

Listen: Coves – ‘You’re Evil’

We don’t really think that we’re evil. In fact, we’re pretty sure we’re far from being evil. Coves vocalist Beck Wood explained to the Line of Best Fit that this track is about taking potshots at “people that I used to know who shat on my dreams or were two faced.” That’s not us: we…

News… Abi Reimold Airs New Single ‘Sugar’

Probably cheating a bit here. ‘Sugar’ by Philadelphian singer songwriter Abi Reimold ha actually been kicking around for a couple of months but it’s so captivating that it was worth airing here. If you like the intensity of Torres and the emotion of Sharon van Etten, Reimold manages to sit somewhere comfortably between the two. ‘Sugar’…

News… TEEN Unveil Raw New Track ‘Tokyo’

American quartet TEEN are currently gearing up to release their third (yes, third) album Love, Yes in February and already shared ‘All About Us’ from it. On their latest, ‘Tokyo,’ they combine metallic synths and a wobbly bassline together in a live environment – there’s no multi-tracking going on here, just raw unfiltered musical goodness….

12 Days of Christmas… ‘Christmas Night’ by The Cave Singers

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas! For 12 days up to and including Christmas Eve we’re sharing some tunes that’ll be helping you to get into the festive spirit and ranges from everything from pop to R&B, rap to punk rock. Enjoy! Christmas songs are usually kept to a very specific time of year – usually…