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Best Of Bandcamp: Sonder – Gardens Will Grow Where I Sleep

Today we turn our attentions to SONDER; the punky emo outfit that resurrect some strong 90s vibes. Their influences quite clearly vary but I hear a lot of similarities with Calculator and The Casket Lottery.

TRACK OF THE DAY: Downers – Graze

'Graze' is taken from the new 3 track EP, ‘Noose’, which will be released on 1st of August on 7" vinyl and digital download through Local Colour Records.

Night Flowers Unveil Single ‘Sleep’

London-via-Humberside dream-pop perfectionists Night Flowers today announce their return with shimmering new single ‘Sleep’, due for release on September 25th through Dirty Bingo Records.

Altered Sky Announce Intimate PULP In-Store Acoustic Tour

In the run up to the release of their debut album later this year, Scotland's finest musical export Altered Sky have announced they will be embarking on a nationwide PULP tour in August.

Hildamay Return With London Date, New Song and Announce Album

We last saw Kent rockers Hildamay in May 2014 when they announced that Hildamay was over. A little over a year later however, Hildamay have announced their return in the form of a London show, a new record and a new single.

LISTEN: Seething Akira – Airstrike

With their unique take on MMA, these guys have combined pink body suits, body slams, doughnuts and their own inimitable sense of humour alongside their blitzing musical style & come up with an absolutely classic video!

TRACK OF THE DAY: Halo Tora – Ruins

The first slice of their new album 'Omni\One' is in the form of 'Ruins', we really cannot wait for this album release and we loved this track so much - we made it our Track of the Day!

TRACK OF THE DAY: The Grubby Mitts – Worm Of Eternal Return

The Grubby Mitts are a band from Bedford, UK lead by acclaimed artist Andy Holden alongside long-term collaborators and friends Johnny Parry, Roger Illingworth, James MacDowell and John Blamey. Their latest track 'Home At Last' is our Track of the Day.

COLT 45 MARK DEBUT ALBUM ANNIVERSARY WITH ‘I THOUGHT I KNEW BEST’ VIDEO

It’s been one hell of a year for COLT 45 since they released debut album The Tide Is Turning. And they're celebrating in style by unveiling their new music video for I Thought I Knew Best.

JENNY HVAL RELEASES ‘SABBATH’ VIDEO

Following the release of new album 'Apocalypse, girl' last month, Norwegian artist Jenny Hval is sharing the video for 'Sabbath' along with new tour dates, including a full UK run in November.

TRACK OF THE DAY: Phoenix Calling – Traces

Rising alt-rock five-piece PHOENIX CALLING have revealed the video to their latest single 'Traces', which is due for official release on the 27th July. We loved the track so much that we have made it our Track of the Day!

Skarlett Riot Announce October Tour

Skarlett Riot are a female-fronted four-piece rock outfit from Lincolnshire. Receiving a vast amount of praise since their formation in 2010 that has seen the band play festivals such as Download, Leeds Festival and Takedown Festival. October will see the rockers hit the UK for a run of 12 dates that begin in Glasgow and finish in Bristol.

Beyond Recall announce first ever headlining UK tour

Nu-metal/Post-hardcore band Beyond Recall will be heading out on their first ever headlining UK tour this September in support of their yet-to-be-announced new EP, due for release late-August.

The Lion And The Wolf – Past The Point Of Fair (Acoustic at 2000 Trees Festival 2015)

The Lion and The Wolf is the performing moniker of Thomas George. Thomas has been touring relentlessly since launching his solo career full time and we were lucky enough to get him to record an acoustic rendition of his track 'Past The Point Of Fair' for us at 2000 Trees Festival 2015.

Downers Announce New EP And Special Release Show

'Noose', the new 3 track EP from the Northwest based shoegaze/grunge quartet, Downers, who feature ex members of Me Vs Hero, MOU and Six Ten Repeater, will be released on 7" vinyl and Digital Download through Local Colour Records.

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