Earthquake Lights, from New York City, put a different spin on modern rock, with their love of both heavy guitars and softer tones, and inspirations including the likes of Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Beck, and The Who. Their debut album, ‘Distress Signals’, is out early next year and was recorded first at Douglass Recording, Brooklyn, and then Abbey Road Studios, London.
Hailing from Rochester, New York State, but now based in Brooklyn, New York City, Earthquake Lights take their band name from the nebulous lights which appear in the sky after an earthquake occurs. Their debut album, ‘Distress Signals’, was recorded at London’s famous Abbey Road Studios, and is set for release early next year. ‘The Fix’ previously released as a single, comes with an intimate band’s eye view video.
Haley Reinhart made her debut on Concord Records in September last year, with ‘What’s That Sound?’, a classic rock album which blends rock & roll with pop, as well as hints of jazz. She followed this with an international solo headlining tour, taking in seven countries across Europe, as well as a US tour. Now Reinhart, who first starting singing with her parents’ band at the age of 7, and is currently writing her fourth album, returns with ‘Last Kiss Goodbye’, a self-written track which blends jazz, bossa nova, and American pop.
Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls drummer Nigel Powell is moving centre stage to tour the latest album by his Sad Song Co. solo project.
Multi-instrumentalist Powell, who’s also sticksman with Oxford’s Dive Dive, will be showcasing SSC’s upcoming album in amber. Matt Catchpole had the chance to chat with Nigel.
As well as performing as a solo artist and with various bands, Tom Kay has also worked as a session musician in the studio and on Television. His most notable appearance being on 8 out of 10 cats does countdown on Channel 4 (UK) where he performed a guitar solo. Tom gives us his Essential Weekly Playist
Redd Alluri’s song, ‘Man of Truth’ comes ahead of the London-based singer’s EP, ‘Who Are We?’, which is set for release at the end of this month. A diarist to his core, Alluri’s songs wrote themselves during a six month travel break between completing his Master’s degree in Finland and returning home to India. We caught up with Alluri and asked him nine quick questions.