Single Of The Week


'Crazy Again' means that after a mere eleven years, it's time to fall in love with Gossip again.

Platypus Complex' debut single writhes around your noggin, which is exactly what we'd hoped to hear from these desert-driven psychedelic instrumentalists.

Southend meets Salerno, or is it Portsmouth meets Puglia, who knows? Wherever you are this summer the ride is relentless.

New single 'Yout' from God Damn cements their status as onomatopoeic. You really will say, 'God fucking damn.'

OMG! Crunchy new Beach Riot! Debut album! OMG!

We're big fans of JEEN's nostalgic guitar-driven scuzz. We're also consistently stumped as to why the Canadian grunge-peddlar isn't absolutely massive.

Lucid Express kick off releases from their debut album with the sneakily defiant 'Wellwave'.

DIY evangelists, The Effens announced this third EP with title track, 'Eventually'.

Originally making a name with grunge trio, Tigercub, NANCY parades warped, warbling riffs and smooth, swinging vocals in what very much feels like a candid exploration of self.

Gold Baby's latest release is a much-needed romantic dream-pop romp. We asked them a few burning questions to get inside that big sexy gold baby brain.

In their latest release, Arxx shift towards nostalgic indie pop and take a huge leap forward creatively. 'Call Me Crazy' sounds like a song you already adore.

Multi-lingual rage-induced-post-pop from Newcastle-based trio, ‘Vultures’ is out today.

Brand new alt shoe-gazers Dead Zoo managed to get a few shows under their belt before London went into lockdown, but are now ready to release their debut single from house arrest.


Like a reimagining of the Super Mario underground zone, Barringtone's 'The New New' is wonky, nostalgia-heavy and keytar-tastic.

Pure unadulterated joy from Fantasy Non Fiction on their latest single, indie-crunch love song 'Strange Effect'.

Power couple and analogue purists Sex Cells have released a new music video for their beautifully brutal single 'Love Is The Exit'.

Velvety vocals and Pixies surf vibes lie within...

Described as Scandi minimalists, our SOTW Junodef are chillingly good.

Svartanatt are so rock n roll they don't even need to put an inverted comma at the end of their latest single, 'Drivin'.

How many kids from Leeds does it take to make a stone-cold killer track? Six.

Latest (third) single from Sweat Threats is a post-punk party and everyone's invited. The duo are also announcing a debut EP.

This isn't their most recent single. It isn't even their most recent video. But I cannot let this track go un-shared for another moment.

Everyone's favourite Scrappers have shared their sickeningly good new single 'Sick of Me' ahead of releasing their upcoming album, Autonomy; out 23/02/18 on Zen Ten Records.

This Friday, Bitch Falcon release their thunderstorm of a single, 'Of Heart'.

London-based Fever Dream's latest single 'Heads Will Roll' is the sort of song that we started doing SOTW for.

Having just played Download festival, the lovely Leeds lot, Fizzy Blood have released new single 'Summer of Luv' as well as being announced for Reading & Leeds festivals. Busy butts.

'My Mine' is mellow and dreamy, to say the least. This song is as deep and personal as can be, and you should be prepared for a rollercoaster.

Ex Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Bad For Lazarus, Pink Lizards (and more) suspects now go by Clever Thing.

On their new single, 'Sorcerer', TONSTARTSSBANDHT are perhaps at their most accessible, despite the intimidating size of this nine-minute song.

Melbourne quartet, Lowtide have shared another track from their upcoming self-titled debut LP, out 05/08/16 on Opposite Number.

Arrows of Love latest single, the appropriately venemous, ‘Toad’ is out on 27/05/16 via Handspun Records.

The first track from Roseau's upcoming EP goes live today. Synths, suspense and the most sensitive use of distortion you'll ever hear.

Delta Mainline’s melancholy single ‘Vultures’ was mastered with Geoff Pesche (Aphex Twin, Blur) at Abbey Road, and the influences drip and trickle throughout every element of the song.

Lyrically driven and electronically sensual, New York-based, Irish Sorcha Richardson's latest single 'Petrol Station' is direct, bare and incredible. 

Hailing from Brooklyn, Sunflower Bean are releasing their latest single on limited 7" and as a download. 'I Hear Voices' is out 24/07/15 on Fat Possum Records.

Table Scraps' second single from their upcoming debut album More Time For Strangers, is out next week. And we like it. The album itself is out 05/06/15.

With their debut album White Reaper Does It Again coming out 17.07.15 on Polyvinyl Records, these high-speed garage punk darlings have released another intense riff-filled gem.

We want to make sure you're well educated in time for JUNK.'s Liquorice EP to come out on CHUD Records, 04/05/15, and for their Summer dates to kick off.

The Franklys single, 'Bad News' covers a well-documented topic we can all relate to: love rats. 

Communions are a Danish four-piece that write powerful pop songs full of reverberating drums and shimmering guitars. Their EP will be released 01/06/15 on Tough Love Records.

Latest single 'Powerful Man' proves Hop Along's second album, Painted Shut, (02/05/15 via Saddle Creek) to be a record of overdrive, emotive raw vocals, and barbed catchy melodies.

'Florent' is the debut UK single from Belgian rock band, Raketkanon.

Tearing it down from the outset, Bully drags all the violent joy of Be Your Own Pet into the intimacy and honesty of biographical song writers like Courtney Barnett. They're raw.

The Magic Gang's debut single 'No Fun' / 'Alright' is out today on Telharmonium Records. 

Peluché's second single since singing to RIP Records is a jazzy, hip hop influenced lesson in layering, subtle dub, and the power of percussive melody. Out 06.04.15.

Alt-rockers, More Than Conquerors have that Northern Irish riff heavy, Idlewild influenced, vocal heights kind of sound.

Toronto's Alvvays release another gem from their self-titled album today, and so to mark the joyous occasion we bring you our single of the week, 'Party Police'.

LA trio White Arrows have released an impressive video for an incredible song in the shape of 'Nobody Cares'. Out via Votiv on 09.03.15.

You have to call it indie pop, because calling I Am Harlequin just plain pop would detract from her credibility.

Chances are you already know Wolverhampton band, God Damn...

Jackson Scott's first song from his new record, 'Pacify' is so dirty, so lo-fi, so sneakily thought-out, that you'll feel like you found a tape in a car park and took it home.

The Columbian, Canadian-based Kali Uchis has already gathered quite a lot of well-deserved attention, but her latest track 'Lottery' has completely blown us away.

London-based musician Dan Carney, otherwise known as Astronauts, will release new single 'In My Direction' with Lo Recordings, 19.01.15.

Versatile, longstanding and really fucking powerful; Kind of Like Spitting have been around for nineteen years (sort of).

The Wytches new single 'Weights and Ties' is out today on Heavenly Recordings, and it's got us feeling all emotional.

From the outset, Hanni El Khatib's 'Moonlight', the title track from his album (released 19.01.15 on Innovative Leisure), grabs your attention. It's rock n roll with a hip hop heart.

Londoners Cash+David have released their new single, 'Bones' today on their own label, named +.

December's first SOTW is the gentle giant of a tune, 'Join Hands'. It's indie-pop at its best and most interesting. Twin Hidden are digitally releasing the track today.

Brooklyn 5-piece, Corbu release their amazing new track, 'Promise Me' today through 3Beat. And the music video they've released along with it is simply beautiful.

Tigercub's new single, 'Centrefold' is the very first release on Blood Red Shoes' new label Jazz Life.

New UK / French retro-repro flower punk band Bosco Rogers have given us their debut track, 'The Middle'.

F.U.R.S' new single is out today! It's dreamy, beautiful and has hints of Yeah Yeah Yeahs in the riff to vocal ratio. 

Brothers from Leicester, Lusts create woozey, relentless, rhythm led, modern new wave. As yet unsigned, these guys are pretty difficult to find online, so we're bringing them to you.

Escapists' new single, 'Faraday Cage' will be out 24.11.14. This is their first hint at there being a second album in the pipeline.

Cristobal & The Sea have are modern hippies to the core. With a beautiful spirit in their music, you can hear the bohemian vibes and recorded spontaneity in every note.

Something truly unique is going on with Peterborough's newest exports Blonde Bunny. ‘While We’re Sleeping’ is out 03.11.14 on a limited run of cassettes.

The indie rock scene is overloaded with bands like Purple: sassy, scuzzy, bluesy, grungy... So what makes Purple different?

Animal House recently made the logical decision to move from Brisbane, Australia to Brighton, England. Their loss is our gain. Debut single ‘Sour’, is out 2010.14.

Everybody's favourite psych heads, Hookworms have revealed their new single, 'On Leaving'.

The latest release from West London boys, Jungle Doctors, 'The Sea And The Rain' is well worth grazing your knee for. Out and available as a free download, 12.09.14.

'Two Wrongs' is the first of four future pop classics to be released on Pale's humbly titled, The Come Back EP. Out 08.09.14 as a self-release.

This 'more than just minimalism' track is taken from their third album EXI, out 08.09.14 on Republic of Music.

The second single from Goat's hugely anticipated second studio album, Commune. Out 22.09.14 via Rocket Recordings.

San Antonio quartet Nothing More release 'Christ Copyright' via Eleven Seven.

It’s distorted but dreamy, Liverpudlian indie pop. Out 05.05.14 on Kissability.

Danish multi-instrumentalist Brian Batz, a.k.a the macabre bunny-mask wearing artist Sleep Party People, has revealed a second track. 

Kult Country release 'Trembling Moon' via No Self Records.

Peggy Sue can still do no wrong. Released 14.04.14 on Wichita.

London three piece Liu Bei release 'Infatuation' via Paradyse Records.

Shiny new band Coronation Ball are gathering momentum pretty quickly, already garnering support slots at London's Garage venue. 

Killing Moon records release Looks debut, 'Everest'.

Cali quintet The Gromble release sun-drenched 'Slam'. Available now for free download.

Producer Son Lux, aka Ryan Lott, releases four track EP via Joyful Noise Recordings. Out right now.

Indiana duo, Nice Try, release six track EP Convinced via Kingfisher Bluez. Out 02.06.14.

Taken from their self-titled EP, The Districts release 'Rocking Chair' on Fat Possum Records. Out 26.05.14.

Raw Meat favourites, Pulled Apart By Horses return with mouthwatering new single ‘Hot Squash’.

Winchester’s finest export Wild Smiles offer free download ‘Fool For You’ ahead of Sunday Best signing.

Bury St. Edmunds has still got the goods. 'Inbetween' is taken from their debut album Cover Your Eyes. Out 12.05.14 on Integrity Records.

Syncopated, catchy pop with dark undertones. 'Glory', taken from their album Shriek. Out 28.04.14 on City Slang.