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12 Best Songs of the Week: Beth Gibbons, Caroline Polachek and Weyes Blood, Yard Act, and More

Plus Amen Dunes, Mannequin Pussy, A. Savage, Laetitia Sadier, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 09, 2024

Welcome to the fifth Songs of the Week of 2024. This week Andy Von Pip, Mark Moody, Matt the Raven, Scott Dransfield, and Stephen Humphries all helped me decide what should make the list. We settled on a Top 12 this week, narrowed down from the 20 songs we seriously considered. More

Yard Act Share Video For New Song “When the Laughter Stops” (Feat. Katy J Pearson)

Where’s My Utopia? Due Out March 1 via Republic; Video Features Actor David Thewlis

Feb 09, 2024

British post-punk band Yard Act are releasing a new album, Where’s My Utopia?, on March 1 via Republic. Now they have shared the album’s fifth single, “When the Laughter Stops,” via a music video. The song features Katy J Pearson and the video features actor David Thewlis (Naked, Wonder Woman, and various Harry Potter movies). More

Katy J Pearson Shares “The Wicker Man” Soundtrack Cover “Fire Leap” (Feat. Wet Leg and Others)

Katy J Pearson & Friends Present Songs From The Wicker Man EP Due Out October 31 via Heavenly

Sep 25, 2023

Katy J Pearson is releasing a new EP, Katy J Pearson & Friends Present Songs From The Wicker Man, on October 31 via Heavenly. It features covers of songs from the soundtrack to the classic British 1973 horror film The Wicker Man in honor of its 50th anniversary. Now she has shared another track from it, “Fire Leap,” which features Wet Leg, Drug Store Romeos, and Sarah Meth. More

Dec 23, 2022

Are things back to normal in 2022? They are, aren’t they? Well not quite. More

Metronomy Share Video For New Version of “Love Factory” Feat. Katy J Pearson

Small World (Special Edition) Due Out November 29 via Because

Oct 12, 2022

Metronomy have announced the release of a special edition of their latest album, Small World, consisting of reimagined versions of album tracks from a variety of artists. They have shared a new version of the album’s “Love Factory” that features Katy J Pearson. More

Katy J Pearson Shares New Video For “Howl”

Sound of the Morning Out Now via Heavenly

Jul 26, 2022

Katy J Pearson has shared a video for “Howl,” a track from her most recent album, Sound of the Morning. More

Katy J Pearson Shares New Single “Float”

Sound of the Morning Due Out July 8 via Heavenly

Jun 16, 2022

Katy J Pearson has shared a new single, “Float.” It is the latest release from her forthcoming album, Sound of the Morning, which will be out on July 8 via Heavenly. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Suede, Katy J Pearson, Tallies, Why Bonnie, and More

Plus Shearwater, Chelsea Rose, Just Mustard, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 27, 2022

Welcome to the 21st Songs of the Week of 2022. It was terrible week for those who follow the news, fueled by the truly awful mass shooting at the elementary school in Texas. And once again the usual gun control debates came up and once again nothing will probably happen. After all, it’s been 10 years since the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting and no progress has been made. Also Depeche Mode’s Andrew Fletcher and actor Ray Liotta (Goodfellas, Something Wild) both surprisingly died yesterday, even though they were both only in their 60s. More

May 25, 2022

Katy J Pearson has shared a video for her new song “Alligator.” The video features a cameo from Paul McGann, who played the Eighth Doctor in the 1996 Doctor Who film. He appears in an homage to the café scene from the 1987 film Withnail & I, which he starred in. It also features an appearance from Tom Gould of the band Pottery. “Alligator” is the latest release from Pearson’s forthcoming album, Sound of the Morning, which will be out on July 8 via Heavenly. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Shearwater, Tegan and Sara, Katy J Pearson, Martin Courtney, and More

Plus Metric, beabadoobee, Angel Olsen, Arcade Fire, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 29, 2022

Welcome to the 17th Songs of the Week of 2022. It’s a very Canadian edition of Songs of the Week, with four artists from north of the border making this week’s Top 10. More

Katy J Pearson Shares Video for New Single “Game of Cards”

Sound of the Morning Due Out July 8 via Heavenly

Apr 28, 2022

Katy J Pearson has shared a video for her new single, “Game of Cards.” It is the latest release from her forthcoming album, Sound of the Morning, which will be out on July 8 via Heavenly. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Angel Olsen, Everything Everything, Katy J Pearson, and More

Plus Sondre Lerche and AURORA, Rosie Carney, My Idea, Superorganism, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 01, 2022

Welcome to the thirteenth Songs of the Week of 2022. It was a solid week for new music, with a strong and obvious #1 song. Today we posted an April Fools’ Day joke on our site. Did you notice it? More

Mar 29, 2022

Katy J Pearson has announced the release of a new album, Sound of the Morning, which will be out on July 8 via Heavenly. Pearson has also shared a video for a new single from the album, “Talk Over Town.” More



Interviews

Jul 13, 2022

Katy J Pearson’s debut album, Return, released during the UK’s second COVID lockdown in November 2020, saw her go from “Katy from Bristol” (her description) to one of UK’s buzziest critically acclaimed breakthrough artists. More


Reviews

Sep 10, 2023

Visions is akin to a mini SXSW or Great Escape, in which five different venues in the Hackney area of East London host an array of bands over the course of one day. A wristband allows you the freedom to wander in and out of the venues, which are all within easy walking distance of each other. The big draw on this year’s lineup was a headlining set from Spiritualized, but before that there were hours of other artists to see. More

Jul 19, 2022

On Katy J Pearson’s whimsically titled 2020-released debut album, Return, we found the daydreaming company of a soft and sunlit singer, her warm, fluttering vibrato defining its landscape. More