alternative pop

Maven release music video for new single “Stronger Than You”

High flying UK alt-rockers Maven have just dropped a brand new video for the track, “Stronger Than You” , which is taken from their breath-taking new EP, “Am I Awake?”, out now. Maven pull everyone from Thrice, Bring Me The Horizon, Architects to Don Broco, and despatch a sound that is soaked with layered guitars and anthemic vocals.

Wacth the new video for “Stronger Than You” below.

String Machine sign with Know Hope Records and re-releasing “Death of the Neon” album

Soaring ethereal rhythms and melodies, and the doomed tenderness of where hope and hopelessness dance among the faded soon-to-be ruins of ill-maintained state highways tearing through rural and post-industrial landscapes. The soil here isn’t as fertile as it once was, but sometimes a collective of voices breaks through the frostline. For those who see no future, the future is wide open.

The Deadnotes to release new studio album “Courage” on February 14th 2020

Freiburg, Germany-based indie-punks The Deadnotes are pleased to announce their new album “Courage” will be released on February 14th, 2020, through their own newly-established label 22Lives Records.

To celebrate the news the band have shared a new single from the album, titled “Hopeless Romantic”, together with a spirited new tongue-in-cheek music video which sees the band perform on a chat show where they are joined by a panel of dubious personalities.

Heart Of Gold releases music video for new single “Over Yourself”

Singer / songwriter Michael McGough is known for his work as vocalist and guitarist in rock band Being As An Ocean, and now his new independent project Heart Of Gold has partnered with SharpTone Records.

Drawing influence from “situations involving specific people and places”, Michael has captured a distinct sound of late eighties and early nineties pop/rock.

Beat Hotel to release self-titled mini-album on January 31st 2020

British indie-rock outfit Beat Hotel has announced that they will be releasing their new eponymous mini-album via Occulation Recordings in the new year.

Ahead of that, they are previewing their first single “Feel It”, an upbeat and notably positive song and their first composition in a long time. This is the first taste of the new 6-track offering. Both the single and album will be offered for download, but the full album is also being pressed on 12" vinyl. Listen to  “Feel It” below.

Belladonna releases lyric video for new single “Astronomer of Life”

Italian quintet Belladonna are amongst that rare breed of bands whose utterly unique sound has enraptured and inspired fans and followers all over the world and you have, without doubt, heard their music in many movies, dramas and adverts. Yet again they have released another stunning track, “Astronomer of Life”, via Belladonna Records, today (November 15th).

Check out the lyric video for “Astronomer of Life” below.

Kristian Harting to release new solo album “The Fumes” on January 24th 2020

Danish multi-instrumentalist Kristian Harting presents his third solo full-length release, “The Fumes”. The artist’s most expansive avant-alternative/folk-inspired material to date, the record is being pressed for January release through his allies at Exile On Mainstream. The cover art, track listing, details, and a brief teaser for “The Fumes” have been posted.