Friday, April 08, 2016
April 8 2016 - Hot Top Ten
KASSASSIN STREET - HAND IN MY POCKET
Out today (April 8), this new single from the edgy Portsmouth five-piece - all three minutes and 15 seconds of punchy psych-pop with a social injustice lyrical theme - builds on the success of their previous singles. Catch live tomorrow (April 9) at Derby's 2Q Festival, and at KOKO, London on April 15.
TERMINAL GODS - CONNECTION & RUPTURE
First single of intense, dark goth from the London outfit, taken from their upcoming album 'Wave/Form', out on May 6. Catch live at London's Electrowerkz on May 14.
IST IST - WHITE SWAN
Released last week via Scruff Of The Neck Records, the dark and brooding single - "essentially about desolation and desperation" - from Manchester's post-punk three.
CAPE CUB - THE START
Second track from Chad Male's debut EP 'Closer' released two weeks ago. Swelling, melancholic alt-pop.
HIGH TYDE - DARK LOVE
First release from the third EP ‘Safe’, released this week by the Brighton four-piece who combine catchy melodies with ferocious hooks. On tour now, catch April 9 at Moles in Bath, and on 11th at Cambridge's Portland Arms.
RED LIGHT EFFECT - SUNFLOWER STATE
Anthemic second single (released last week) from the Salford outfit, following recent debut 'Phosphorus'. Catch live at Aatma, Manchester on April 23.
NIINA - DOPAMINE
New indie-pop artist (formerly with So Long Sisters) from Tampere, Finland, combining ethereal vocals with punchy bassline and glittering synths. Out May 13 via Bianca-Pop Music.
PURS - TAME
London shoegaze quartet offer a dreamy ambience on this debut single filled with lilting melodies and Serra Petale's shimmery vocals.
PET CLINIC - SICK WITCH
Lead track from the riff-rich alt-rock Pittsburgh five-piece's debut full-length 'No Face' out on May 27.
VYNCE - LUST
Bold, infectious, tropical title track from the Liverpool unit, from the EP released last week. See live on April 12 at London's The Garage.