ALBUM ANNOUNCEMENT: Idlewild announce new album & release new single ‘Dream Variations’

Having taken a break in 2010 after their previous 15 year stint of success, friendship and their creativity brought Scottish Indie veterans, Idlewild, back together for 2015’s album: ‘Everything Ever Written’. Along with that came critical appraise, a top 20 slot and tonnes of sold out gigs in venues as large as they had ever played in.

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SINGLE REVIEW: I’ve Got Too Many Friends – Acrylic

Glasgow five-piece, Acrylic, have kicked off their year with a bang with release of latest single: ‘I’ve Got Too Many Friends‘.

Formed back in 2014, Acrylic have gone from strength to strength: March 2018 saw the release of their debut EP ‘All I Am‘, with the band receiving critical acclaim and support from the likes of BBC Radio 2’s Dermot O’Leary, BBC Scotland’s Vic Galloway and Amazing Radio’s Charlie Ashcroft to name a few.

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SINGLE REVIEW: Friends – Safe To Swim

Brighton four-piece, Safe To Swim, are back on the scene with a brand new single, ‘Friends‘.

Released on 2nd November, the track was “inspired by speaking to a couple of friends who had tragically lost someone very close to them“.

Despite the unfortunate inspiration, the track is flighty and catchy from the off. Glistening guitars contrast with pounding drums to create a punchy, indie-rock sound that’s reminiscent of a slightly heavier version of The Magic Gang.

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