‘Keep Up’ deals with the sad and sudden loss of one of Paul Vinson’s old classmates to suicide that led to the creation of this touching acoustic pop track.
‘home’ from DIY collective hd hausmann is the fuzzed-out garage rock adventure in search of stability and belonging.
‘Nobody Like U’ from Matty Hendley is the summertime romper that we didn’t know we needed, but now that it’s in our life, we couldn’t imagine another sun-soaked day without it.
Evi Bosman’s ‘Remind Me’ is the serene single designed to rummage through the remains of loss, mourning and grief with an incomparable delicacy.
National Service’s new single ‘Milktooth’ is a spiraling alternative-rock song about growing up.
‘Early Warning’ is a raw and tangible track that has set Paper Hands off to a fantastic start.
From The Tiger’s Mouth’s ‘Wall Of Sound’ depicts the morning after a typical lockdown evening binge-watching TV, on a Zoom call with friends and family and drinking to excess in an attempt to replicate the times before the pandemic.
The existence of ANVR’s ‘Dust’ proves that once again love and the loss of it can bring anyone to their knees.
Nadia Kazmi draws on the 70s for a dose of the suitably dramatic in new single ‘Have You Here’, which is designed to transport the listener into bittersweet moments of nostalgia for a past love.
From the outset, there’s a welcoming nostalgia to sleepyhead’s ‘In Nature’, with its full-fronted guitars and lo-fi vocals.