Little Indie blog

A little blog about indie stuff




  1. Words: Ellie Ward 

    First heard back in early 2018 with 'In My Mouth', Auckland, New Zealand no-wave, low key post-punk trio Wax Chattels followed the same year with their self-titled debut album, released via Flying Nun Records and Captured Tracks.

    Still paying good, from that same record the band now share another of its tracks, along with a video.

    Directed by Dylan Pharazyn, the dark, cinematic visuals to 'Career' accompany the song's lyrics thatare, they say, "about women sacrificing youth, mental and physical health for success."

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  2. Words: Leah Raymond 

    Following 'Ready When You Are from late 2019, garage do-wop duo MoonRunners from Glasgow return with their new single, 'Dano'.

    Released on January 29, the Jamie Holmes-produced track is just over three minutes of fast and pacey, scuzzy and surfy wildness. Sounding a bit 60s retro, and a bit rock 'n' roll, for just two of them MoonRunners hit up the full ante.

    You can catch them live when they play a headline show single launch show at Bannermans in Edinburgh on January 29, followed by Gullivers, Manchester on February 9.

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  3. Credit: Sam Hiscox



    Co-directed with Jasper Cable-Alexander, London's Sorry release the visuals to new track ‘More’.

    The track features on their debut album ‘925’, due out on March 27 via Domino.



    Live UK dates

    FEBRUARY
    04 - The Cookie Leicester
    05 - The Portland Arms, Cambridge
    06 - Esquires, Bedford
    08 - EBGB's, Liverpool
    09 - Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
    11 - The Fulford Arms, York
    12 - Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
    14 - Moles, Bath
    15 - The Jericho Tavern, Oxford
    16 - Face Bar, Reading

    MAY
    07 - Village Underground, London




  4. Words: Ellie Ward 

    The Snuts are up and running as they prepare to continue into 2020 the buzz they created the previous year. Today they release their dance-pit anthem ‘Fatboy Slim’, along with the announcement of their new ‘Mixtape EP’, out March 13 on Parlophone Records.

    Recorded in LA with Inflo (Karen O / Danger Mouse, Michael Kiwanuka, Little Simz) and Tony Hoffer (Beck, Goldfrapp, M83), the track is the second to be taken from ‘Mixtape EP’ and is filled with all the hooks and groove that you might expect.

    "The song is a nod to the nostalgic subculture of live music across the UK in the 90s and similar decades," says lead singer Jack Cochrane. "Toying with the idea of sampled drum loops and an electronic music styled structure the track is intended to pay homage to Fatboy Slim's notorious set at Brighton beach almost 15 years ago."

    The Snuts embark on a spring UK and Ireland tour, including London’s Kentish Town Forum on April 30. Pre-sale for the tour sold-out in under an hour, general tickets on sale now here.

    ‘Mixtape EP’ tracklist:

    1. Fat Boy Slim
    2. Interlude 1
    3. Coffee & Cigarettes
    4. Interlude 2
    5. All Your Friends
    6. Interlude 3
    7. Boardwalk



    Live dates

    APRIL
    27 Dublin, Button Factory
    29 Manchester, Academy
    30 London, Kentish Town Forum

    MAY
    05 Cardiff, Globe
    06 Leeds, Wardrobe
    09 Edinburgh, Corn Exchange



  5. Words: Sam Geary 

    Premiered by Annie Mac earlier in the week on her BBC Radio One show, APRE now share their brand new single, 'Your Heart's Like A Jungle'.

    It follows last November's 'You Always Get It Wrong', and is about, say the duo, Charlie Brown and Jules Konieczny, "being lost in a relationship. It describes that frustrating feeling when you are trying your best to love someone, but you fail to understand their emotions and get lost in your feelings for them. It’s about the dead ends that mean you will struggle to get along, and the hardships when trusting the person you really love not to break your heart.”



    Live dates

    FEBRUARY
    11 Birmingham The Sunflower Lounge
    12 Sheffield Record Junkee
    13 York The Fulford Arms
    14 Newcastle Think Tank
    15 Manchester Deaf Institute
    17 Liverpool Phase One
    19 Leeds Hyde Park Book Club
    20 Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
    21 Oxford The Bullingdon
    22 Bristol Louisiana
    23 Nottingham Bodega
    25 Leicester The Cookie
    26 Brighton Green Door Store
    27 London Scala