Mystery Jets to bring new album to Edinburgh in April

Mystery Jets to bring new album to Edinburgh in April

Indie mainstays Mystery Jets have released new single A Billion Heartbeats, and announced rescheduled 2020 tour dates – which includes an intimate gig at The Caves in Edinburgh on 16 April. The single, which you can listen to below, follows the re-announcement of the band’s new album, also called A Billion Heartbeats, which will be released on 3 April. It follows the album’s postponement last September due to lead singer Blaine Harrison’s ill health. A…

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Rising stars The Blinders announce intimate Edinburgh gig

Rising stars The Blinders announce intimate Edinburgh gig

The Blinders have announced their new album, Fantasies Of A Stay At Home Psychopath, out on May 8 via Modern Sky UK. The band have also shared Circle Song, the first single to be taken from the album, as well as a run of live dates throughout May – including a date at The Caves in Edinburgh. A dark blues-waltz underpinned by propulsive bass and evocatively prosaic lyricism, the track straddles the lines between ode…

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M. Ward to kick off 2020 UK tour in Edinburgh

M. Ward to kick off 2020 UK tour in Edinburgh

Southern California-based singer-songwriter M. Ward has announced a string of UK shows for 2020 – and he’ll be kicking off the mini tour at The Caves in Edinburgh on 27 October. The prolific writer, producer and performer’s new album, Migration Stories, will be released on 3 April. In just the last decade alone, Ward has teamed up with Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, and Jim James to form the beloved supergroup Monsters of Folk, paired with…

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The Strokes confirm release date for new album – and share comeback single

The Strokes confirm release date for new album – and share comeback single

The Strokes are back! The New Yorkers have shared comeback single At The Door, the first track from their soon-to-be-released sixth album, The New Abnormal. You can listen to it right here. At The Door comes ahead of The New Abnormal’s release on April 10, via Cult Records / Columbia. It marks their first album since 2013’s Comedown Machine. Having previously confirmed live dates in Berlin, Paris and Belfast this month, the band have also…

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Listen: The Sherlocks share new single, One Day

Listen: The Sherlocks share new single, One Day

Ahead of their visit to Scotland later this month, Sheffield four-piece The Sherlocks have unveiled new single One Day – and you can listen to it here. Taken from second album Under Your Sky, One Day is a modern love song. It opens up with a mass of immediately energetic guitars and frontman Kiaran Crook’s effortless vocals leading the listener to an infectious stadium sized chorus – backed by subtle but effective vocal harmonies. As…

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Listen to previously unreleased David Bowie song

Listen to previously unreleased David Bowie song

A previously unreleased version of the David Bowie track Stay has been shared – and you can listen to it here. The original song featured on the late singer’s 1976 album Station To Station, but the Bowie re-recorded the song in 1997. The later version of the song started life at The Factory in Dublin Docklands and, according to a press release “was completed later, potentially to be used as a b-side and mixed at…

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Slow Readers Club share new single – and announce Edinburgh gig

Slow Readers Club share new single – and announce Edinburgh gig

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club will visit Edinburgh this spring as part of a wider UK to promote their fourth album, The Joy Of The Return. The band will play at Liquid Room on March 25. You can check out the full tour dates below. The band have also shared new single All I Hear, which is the the first track to be taken from the album. Listen below. “All I Hear is about…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Bombay Bicycle Club, Is It Real

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Bombay Bicycle Club, Is It Real

British indie rock favourites Bombay Bicycle Club have released the final teaser track from their soon-to-be-released new album Everything Else Has Gone Wrong – and it’s AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week. You can listen to the band’s newbie, Is It Real, below. Bombay Bicycle Club’s fifth studio album is due to be released this Friday (January 17) and has been proceeded with the singles I Can Hardly Speak, Racing Stripes, and Eat, Sleep, Wake…

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Kettle of Kites to visit Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s during Independent Venue Week

Kettle of Kites to visit Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s during Independent Venue Week

Making a rare live appearance in support of Independent Venue Week, Kettle of Kites will be bringing the sci-fi inspired, cinematic alt-rock of their recent album Arrows to Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh next week. The band fronted by ex-Admiral Fallow man Tom Stearn have unveiled a new re-work of Supernova, courtesy of London based producer Pour Atom Oil. Following a meeting of minds at a recent London show together, the two artists have collaborated on…

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Billie Eilish records the new James Bond theme

Billie Eilish records the new James Bond theme

Indie-pop sensation Billie Eilish has recorded the title track for the latest James Bond film, No Time To Die. The 18-year-old US singer becomes the youngest artist in history to write and record a theme for the franchise. “It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way,” said the singer, who described the assignment as “a huge honour”. “James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I’m still in shock.”…

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