Something For The Weekend? Three New Albums

This weeks pack of three features three albums that have been released today: Well Whale – Bittersweet Kisses Indonesian indiepop band Well Whale have released their debut album Bittersweet Kisses. It features eight tracks including previous singles Diana, Pipe Dream and the glorious pop-punk effort that is She’s A Punk. Of the tracks that are new to me the lovely Crush stands out as does … Continue reading Something For The Weekend? Three New Albums

Flowers – Erik

Yay! Flowers are back with their first single for over three years. I am not sure how many songs about have wayward pet hamsters have previously featured on this blog (I could take a guess!) but that’s what the new single Erik is about. It’s a short and sweet track that plays down the fuzzier elements the band are known for whilst Rachel Kennedy’s vocals … Continue reading Flowers – Erik

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – You Might Be Happy Someday

The kitchen-pop project of Glenn Donaldson, The Reds, Pinks & Purples, have announced details of their new forthcoming album. Titled You Might Be Happy Someday it will be released via Tough Love (UK) and Slumberland Records (US) on 2nd October 2020. The new album features eight tracks and one, Last Summer In A Rented Room, has been made available for streaming. Pre-orders are currently being … Continue reading The Reds, Pinks & Purples – You Might Be Happy Someday

Smokescreens – Fork In The Road

Los Angeles’ based Smokescreens have a new album due for release later this year. Titled A Strange Dream it will be released by Slumberland Records on October 30th 2020 and it’s produced by The Cleans David Kilgour. Given the band’s obvious love for all things Dunedin sound, they must have been delighted with that! The opening track Fork In The Road is now available to … Continue reading Smokescreens – Fork In The Road

Lake Ruth – Extended Leave

Lake Ruth, who feature members of Holy Fuck, The New Lines, and The Eighteenth Day of May, will be releasing their new single as part of the Slumberland Records SLR30 Singles Series. The band’s music is inspired by space-pop, Krautrock, noir and baroque pop amongst others. Extended Leave explores these elements to great effect complete with a pulsating bass line and delicate vocals. It’s one … Continue reading Lake Ruth – Extended Leave