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This Wild Life want to Hold You Here!

This Wild Life have revealed their new single Hold You Here! The duo, comprised of Kevin Jordan and Anthony Del Grosso, have also been announced for the final Vans Warped Tour! The band say of the new track; “‘Hold You Here’ is lyrically about cherishing the perfect moments in an imperfect world. Prioritizing people over finances, seeking […]

I, The Mapmaker are Searching for the Capsized

I, The Mapmaker have revealed their debut EP Searching will be released on May 18th! To celebrate, the quintet have given us a hint of the record with new single Capsized! Check out Capsized below;

Jamie Lawson releases new single and annunced as Ed Sheeran support!

Brit singer-songwriter Jamie Lawson has revealed his new single Fall Into Me! The track is taken from latest album Happy Accidents (out now on Gingerbread Man Records/ Atlantic Records UK). Check out Fall Into Me below; Jamie Lawson has also been announced to support fellow singer-songwriting superstar Ed Sheeran on his huge UK and European tour. Jamie says; “It’s with continued […]

Pushing Daisies are in Luxury

Pushing Daisies have revealed their new single Luxury. The track is taken from forthcoming EP Take Me Back To The Light (May 11). Guitarist/vocalist Roberto Martinez-Cowles says; “Luxury is about the struggle that everyone goes through, coming to terms with being diagnosed with mental health issues. He continues, “We want to do our bit and help end the […]

Orchards sign to Big Scary Monsters

Brighton alt-poppers Orchards have signed to Big Scary Monsters! The news comes ahead of the quartet’s UK and European tour with Tiny Moving Parts! To celebrate, the band have revealed new single Luv You 2, which vocalist Lucy Evers explains; “Most of the lyrics I write come to me in stages, but these words just flew out on to […]

InAir take on the A-Z challenge!

Back in November, InAir took on the A-Z challenge to tell us more about themselves. It’s recently come to our attention that this had for some reason disappeared from the site so here it is again (please note the dates on the see us live have now passed). A song which made you want to write […]

Crooked Teeth reveal new single and Pastel EP reissue

Crooked Teeth are celebrating the announcement of the reissue of their Pastel EP on May 11th through Rude Records by releasing the video for single Crawl, which features guest vocals from Stand Atlantic‘s Bonnie Fraser. Vocalist/guitarist Tyson Evans says of the track; “Crawl is about talking yourself away from a toxic relationship, be it platonic or intimate. It’s about healing, learning […]

Hello Sailor say Gravves

North Walean alternative punks Gravves have followed up the success of lead single Power Bomb Baby with another awesome track, Hello Sailor, from their forthcoming EP Oh, The Joy (April 27, Loner Noise Records). Bassist Adam Hughes said of the track; “‘Hello Sailor’ is about getting through a breakup and feeling like it’s the worst thing in the world, […]

The Ready Set – Vol 1

Vol 1 EP sees The Ready Set returning with a record of Summer anthems that you can imagine yourself having on a summer playlist. No Halos has an odd electro instrumentation to kick the EP off with, it gives a bit of a trippy vibe but works well with the vocal melodies. It’s a track […]

Feed them To The Forest take on our A-Z Challenge!

Following the release of their latest single ‘Lie With The Dogs‘ and ahead of the May 7th release of new EP Can’t Forget, we asked Feed Them To The Forest’s guitarist Lee Raisbeck to tell us more about the band using our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? Thriller by Michael Jackson […]

Jonathan Davis reveals new single Everyone!

Jonathan Davis has revealed the video for new single Everyone! The track is the second to be taken from forthcoming debut solo album Black Labyrinth (May 25, Sumerian Records). Check out the track below;

Modern Maps sign to Rise Records and announce new album

Southern Californian trio Modern Maps have signed to Rise Records! The band have also revealed their new album Hope You’re Happy will be released through the label on June 1st! The trio say of the album; ‘Hope You’re Happy. is a year’s worth of self-discovery and hard work to show the world the best representation of our band. We […]

The Nectars take on our A-Z Challenge!

Following the release of ‘I Want It‘, we asked The Nectars to tell us more about themselves using our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? ‘Breed’ by Nirvana. That chaotic energy makes me feel alive. Best rider you’ve had? A bucket full of beer and a giant hoagie. Can’t go wrong with that […]

Stories Behind The Songs; Fine Creatures

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here James Hall of Fine Creatures take us behind the scenes on his favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? My favourite song that I’ve written […]

Black Orchid Empire announce UK tours!

Following their signing to Long Branch Records, Black Orchid Empire have revealed they will be joining InMe on their UK tour before heading out across Germany and again in the UK with Black Map! Check out all the live dates below; 21.04.2018 UK, Folkstone – Leas Cliff Hall 07.05.2018 UK, Derby – Hairy Dog /w InMe 08.05.2018 UK, […]

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