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 for fans of Broadcast or Stereolab. Extended Leave will be backed by Strange Interiors and will be released by Slumberland Records at the beginning of next month on 7″ vinyl & digital formats. Pre-order from … Continue reading Lake Ruth – Extended Leave

Jeanines – Jeanines

The self titled debut album by Jeanines takes me back to the years of my youth circa early/mid 1980s. It takes me back to the times I eagerly waited for fanzines, flexi-discs and records to drop through my door or the weekly trip to pick up the music press to excitably scour for even more things to spend my hard-earned pennies on. Not to mention the countless trips to the record shop! So much on this fantastic record reminds me of those days. The DIY ethos, the very short songs, the artwork with a distant church, the 1960s influenced tunes … Continue reading Jeanines – Jeanines

Jeanines – Either Way

New York’s Jeanines grabbed our attention this time last year with a couple of demos and the wonderful Hits The Bone which betrayed all of their indiepop influences. They have since signed with Slumberland Records and will be releasing their debut self titled album in June. Either Way is the albums opening track and it suggests that some great things are coming our way. Sounding like Tallulah Gosh and the American bands they influenced (The Aislers Set/The Frenchmen) it is indiepop perfection. Roll on June…… Facebook Continue reading Jeanines – Either Way