Listen: Chvrches share new track featuring The National’s Matt Berninger

Listen: Chvrches share new track featuring The National’s Matt Berninger

Scottish synth-pop darlings Chvrches have shared new track My Enemy – featuring The National‘s Matt Berninger – and you can listen to it here. The Lauren Mayberry-fronted group returned recently with comeback single Get Out, and the follow-up to 2015’s Every Open Eye is due later this year. “We’ve all been huge fans of The National for a long time,” says Mayberry. “We had played a few festivals together but really got to know Matt when we…

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Watch: The National share new video for Sleep Well Beast

Watch: The National share new video for Sleep Well Beast

Cincinnati-based indie group The National have released the video for new single Sleep Well Beast – and you can watch it right here. The band – who went down an absolute storm during their two-night stint at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall in September – released their seventh studio album, also titled Sleep Well Beast, on 4AD a few months back. Now they have shared a video for the album’s title track. The abstract video was directed…

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Listen: The Slow Readers Club release new single ahead of Scottish gig

Listen: The Slow Readers Club release new single ahead of Scottish gig

Ahead of their sell-out Scottish gig in December, Manchester-based four piece The Slow Readers Club have released what’s arguably their most potent and powerful single to date – Lunatic. You can listen to it below. The band – comprising of Aaron Starkie (vocals), Kurtis Starkie (guitar and vocals), James Ryan (bass) and David Whitworth (drums) – have drawn comparisons with Interpol, The Killers and The National. They count among their fans Jim and Saul from…

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Listen to new Foo Fighters song, Soldier

Listen to new Foo Fighters song, Soldier

Foo Fighters have released Soldier – a brand new song that will feature on a benefit compilation to support Planned Parenthood. You can listen to it below. The track – an outtake from the recording sessions for Concrete and Gold, the Foos’ recently-released ninth studio album – will appear on the ‘7 inches for the Planned Parenthood compilation, alongside songs from Scottish electro act Chvrches, St Vincent, Bjork and Sleater Kinney. The compilation also includes…

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The National talk new music ahead of Edinburgh gig

The National talk new music ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of next week’s double-header at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, The National have revealed that they have another album’s worth of new material ready to go. The Cincinnati-based indie group are currently touring with latest album Sleep Well Beast, and it looks like another record could be released sooner than expected. In an interview with music bible NME, the band said that they’ve got plenty of leftover songs from recent years’ writing sessions. “Oddly, there was…

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Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have contributed two new tracks to the soundtrack for FIFA 18. The eagerly-awaited new release from EA Sports will also feature a brand new Run The Jewels song, and tracks from The National, Lorde, The War On Drugs and many more. FIFA 18 is released worldwide on September 29. Meanwhile, EA Sports have announced that fans who preorder FIFA 18 will receive access to all-new, special edition team kits, designed…

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The National announce world tour – including two nights in Edinburgh

The National announce world tour – including two nights in Edinburgh

Cincinnati-based indie group The National have announced a world tour  – including two nights at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall in September. The tour, which kicks off in Cork, Ireland on September 16, is in support of the band’s seventh studio album, Sleep Well Beast, which will be released on September 8 on 4AD. The ticket pre-order begins Monday, May 15 with public on-sale beginning Friday, May 19. Sleep Well Beast was produced by member Aaron Dessner with…

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