Biffy Clyro confirm release date for eighth studio album

Biffy Clyro confirm release date for eighth studio album

Scottish alt-rockers Biffy Clyro have confirmed that their eagerly-awaited eighth album will be released in the “first half” of 2020. The Ayrshire band revealed they were back in the studio last month, sharing a video of lead singer Simon Neil laying down vocals in Los Angeles. Speaking to music magazine NME, bassist James Johnston confirmed that Biffy fans won’t have long to wait long to hear the band’s new material. When pushed for a release…

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Miles Kane shares video for new single ahead of Edinburgh show

Miles Kane shares video for new single ahead of Edinburgh show

Ahead of this visit to Edinburgh next month, Miles Kane has released a feel-good video for his latest single, Blame It On The Summertime – and you can watch it right here. Shot in sun-soaked Ibiza by Charlie Lightening (Paul McCartney, Liam Gallagher) the video sees Miles lap up the perfect summers day, cruising the stunning landscapes of the island, before ending the night playing a sold-out acoustic show at legendary venue, Pikes. Speaking of…

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Bombay Bicycle Club announce new album and UK and Ireland tour dates

Bombay Bicycle Club announce new album and UK and Ireland tour dates

British indie rock favourites Bombay Bicycle Club have announced details of their fifth album and a 13-date UK and Ireland headline tour which immediately follows its release in Janaury 2020. Everything Else Has Gone Wrong will be released on the 17 January through Caroline International/Island Records. It is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the band’s No.1-charting, Mercury Music Prize-nominated fourth album, So Long, See You Tomorrow, released back in 2014. The new album was largely…

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Bon Iver announce new album – listen to two new tracks here

Bon Iver announce new album – listen to two new tracks here

Grammy-winning Wisconsin indie band Bon Iver have announced that fourth album, i,i, will be released on August 30. You can listen to new tracks Jelmore and Faith below. The 13-track album also features the previously released tracks Hey, Ma and U (Man Like) (ft. Moses Sumney). Speaking about i,i, which follows 2016’s 22, A Million, Bon Iver mainman Justin Vernon said: “It feels very much like the most adult record, the most complete. “It feels…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Bat For Lashes, Kids In The Dark

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Bat For Lashes, Kids In The Dark

Bat For Lashes (aka Natasha Khan) has announced that she’ll follow up 2016’s The Bride with her fifth studio album, Lost Girls, on September 6. The multiple Mercury-nominee has also shared comeback single Kids In The Dark – and it’s AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week. You can listen to it here. Recorded in Los Angeles, Lost Girls is a 10-track concept album that pays homage to 80s films that influenced Khan. It revolves around…

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High 5, with Louise Connell

High 5, with Louise Connell

Scottish singer Louise Connell has announced the release of new album Squall Echo Rale – and you can hear it live when she visits the Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh tonight (28 May) Featuring some of her most powerful songs, this bumper 19-track offering is sure to resonate with fans old and new, as well as cementing her status as a gifted, emotive songwriter and a truly unique performer. Recording and performing previously as Reverieme, Louise…

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Larkins to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Larkins to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Manchester indie pop band Larkins have announced an extensive 16-date UK headline tour – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh in November. The announcement comes ahead of Larkins’ largest London headline show to date, where they will play Dingwalls on June 19. Tickets are available now via TicketWeb. Regarding the forthcoming tour frontman Josh Noble says, “The last tour that we set out on was pretty surreal. We knew that TV Dream had done…

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Watch: The LaFontaines share video for new single Alpha

Watch: The LaFontaines share video for new single Alpha

Ahead of the June 14 release of latest album Junior, Scotland’s The LaFontaines have shared the video for their brand new single, Alpha. You can watch it here. Boasting groove-laden backbeats, a suave rap flow reminiscent of Mike Skinner and a gigantic pop chorus, Alpha displays the band at their very best – melding genres together to deliver a powerful and awe-inspiring punch. “Alpha comes as result of the losses we’ve had recently in this…

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New Model Army to visit Edinburgh on tour

New Model Army to visit Edinburgh on tour

Post-punk favourites New Model Army have announced a brand new album and UK tour, with a visit to Edinburgh’s Liquid Rooms. For those unfamiliar with the band, here’s the skinny… In October 1980, three musicians took to the stage in their hometown of Bradford to play a gig under the name New Model Army. Led by frontman and songwriter Justin Sullivan, this was the start of a remarkable journey which, almost 40 years on, has…

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Watch: The Strokes perform new song

Watch: The Strokes perform new song

Indie darlings The Strokes have performed brand new song The Adults Are Talking live for the very first time – and you can listen to it right here. The New York City band were playing at a charity gig at The Wiltern in Los Angeles when lead singer Julian Casablancas teased that they could debut a new track. After whipping the crowd into a frenzy, the band performed the new song, which marks their first…

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