At The Barrier, we cover many albums, but there’s also a lot of new music around that takes single form too. These singles are from artists that have caught our attention, and we want to dive in deeper to the tracks. Here are a few select choices from Jordan Dean, Raw Soul Express, Jack Rose, Vinok and Tommy Newport for the next instalment of our Singles Round Up.
British country-pop singer/songwriter Twinnie will release a reimagined 5-track EP in celebration of the 1-year anniversary of her debut studio album.
Night Tapes return with another EP full of lush, city skyline gazing, dream-pop. The London trio deliver five songs to excite the senses.
Sometimes, a record comes along that blows you away but for the life of you, you can’t figure out why other people aren’t raving about it. Our man Sam had a realisation like this over Fair Ohs Everything Is Dancing album.
La Dharma have built up a huge underground following locally that’s making promoters take notice. Daniel Jones from La Dharma writes about why he loves The Cure for us.
Portable Radio return with a follow up to their Christmas EP; and a pre-cursor to their forthcoming album.
Hell’s Ditch are a punk band from Nottingham; they are a new band formed of members from other bands including ex/current members of Bad Ideas, River Jumpers & Dearist. They write about their love of Ash for our Why I Love column.
A theatre company got a massive surprise when a global superstar showed up to see their show rehearsals.
Playing as main support to Sigrid, IDER had the task of warming up the crowd on a bitterly cold night in Manchester.
In the latest in our Why I Love series, Lux Lyall shares an intimate and candid story of why she came to love Lana Del Rey.
Amy Studt returns after a decade long hiatus to deliver something very special.
London-based artiste Lux Lyall brings an enchanting, Old-Hollywood noir mystique with her third release ‘Gun Metal Horses’.
Edits are a boy/girl duo from Manchester. Here, Olivia Westhead discusses her love of French band, Mew.
A round up of some of Manchester’s unsigned artists latest releases.