Andy Oliveri & the Mountaineers bring their indie college rock vibes to the quaint town of Cheltenham in the celebration of the release of debut album ‘Call Them Brothers’ and what better way to do that than hitting the road and sharing the tunes. They start their journey in the town’s favourite rock pub Frog & Fiddle, who recently installed a new improved sound system to show off the tunes in the best possible way.
After a successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2016, our friend and yours (and general scene-botherer) Dan O’Dell aka Heartwork is due to release his debut album ‘Things I Wish I’d Said‘ on Friday, May 19th. Continue reading
Wiltshire based singer/songwriter (and occasional TCOV contributor) Mike Barham is building up to the release of his debut EP “Altitude with Attitude”, announcing the start of the pre-order campaign AND revealing the artwork exclusively HERE on The Colour of Vinyl.
It must be pretty good to be The Smith Street Band right now. Riding high off the back of breakthrough album ‘Throw Me In The River’, the band have made a splash around the globe playing everything from Reading & Leeds festivals to dive bar basements & making countless fans in the process. The band set these experiences to tape & the result is their most ambitious & boldest statement yet.
Late last year, site faves The Smith Street Band promised the delivery of a new record. Today, they’ve made good on their word by announcing that their fourth album, ‘More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me‘, will be released on Friday April 7 via Specialist Subject Records in the UK. The band’s very own, newly established label Pool House Records will release the album in their native Australia. Continue reading
Today, 4th November 2016 sees the release of Will Varley’s beautiful and powerful new album ‘Kingsdown Sundown’, released through Xtra Mile Recordings. Continue reading
After an exceptionally busy 2016 that has seen The Smith Street Band spend most of the year playing headline shows across the world, including North America, the United Kingdom, Europe and their native Australia, the four-piece return with a brand new single in ‘Death To The Lads’. Continue reading
Currently playing a series of sold out shows in Germany, London-based singer songwriter Rob Lynch has been gearing up to release second album ‘Baby, I’m A Runaway’ via Xtra Mile Recordings TODAY. Continue reading
If ever there was a time to witness the sonic sermons of Essex troubadour/activist/bloke Billy Bragg then tonight is surely it: wounds still raw from the EU referendum; today’s publication of the Chilcot report; a disintegrating, Corbyn-led Labour; the recent spike in street racism – they all stoke the fire in the belly of the 58-year-old folk-punk hero, setting up what is likely to be more of an event than a gig.
Rob Lynch has revealed an arm wrestling themed new music video for latest single ‘Prove It!’ ahead of his performance at 2000Trees this weekend. As he explains “I remembered that when I first played the track to a friend, they said it sounded like it was from an 80’s action movie soundtrack (which, frankly, was a huge compliment). Taking inspiration from this comment and from director Ben Morse’s love of such movies, a plan was hatched. Being a lover and not a fighter, I decided that an arm wrestling competition was the best theme. It’s the most fun I’ve ever had on a video shoot, and I hope that translates to everyone who watches it.”