VillagersHello! In case you hadn’t noticed we’ve been away, celebrating the legal coupling of our Editor Tiffany Daniels with a different human bean. He’s got a beard and every thing.

It really is been a celebration-fuelled couple of weeks but now we’re back with our pockets stuffed complete of tasty new finds, and we’re prepared to throw rocks at any person who does not agree with us.

July saw quite a few established DrunkenWerewolf favourites announce massive projects, and though our taste for fresh news has dampened in 2018 – we’ve began to publish track releases and tour news on social media only – a catch-up post seemed the most effective way to strategy the towering pile of goodness we’re faced with this week.

So, what is passed us by? Beneath we let you know the leading eight bits of news we’ve missed and truly should not have!


Dublin-primarily based Conor O’Brien and group announced the pending release of their fourth studio album, The Art of Pretending to Swim, at the starting of the year. Now they’ve backed up claims with a new song, “Trick of the Light”, and a series of UK tour dates for the autumn. Constantly common on the stage and following critical crucial acclaim from Ivor Novello and the Mercury Awards, you’d improved get in rapid if you want to see them this time.


Quietly approaching the limelight if not the microphone, Childcare have been busy reminding us all indie rock is not a dirty word. Their most recent single “Magazines” is taken from their Luckyucker EP, each released by way of Elephant Records ahead of performances at Nozstock and Neverworld Festival this summer season. The 4-piece will also tour the UK in October – verify out tour dates right here.

Joshua Burnside

Joshua Burnside received some properly-deserved recognition in late 2017 when he won the Northern Ireland Music Prize for his debut album Ephrata, attaining leading bill on our Editor’s list of the identical year. In Might he created a sneaky return with his A Man of Higher Renown EP, and just prior to we departed standard activity to concentrate on obtaining as a lot of glitter-primarily based decorations as probable, he shared a video for the eponymous track.

Middle Children

Autumn tour news is coming in thick and quick, and Australian trio Middle Children have joined the lot with some properly overdue dates in assistance of their debut album, Lost Pals. This November they will hit up venues up and down the nation in their initial in depth tour of England and Wales, kicking items off in Bristol on 17th of the month. See complete tour dates on Facebook and watch the property-spun video for “Never Be Hiding” above.

Basement Revolver

Melancholy melody pioneers Basement Revolver are amping items up ahead of the release of their debut album Heavy Eyes on 24th August by way of Worry of Missing Out. Various tracks from the complete length are currently obtainable to stream on the web, like “Dancing“, which was premiered by way of Clash, and our favourite “Knocking”. Their tour dates are seeking suspiciously sparse, so watch this space!

Lauran Hibberd

Our socials came alive with the mere mention of Lauran Hibberd and her most recent single “Get in touch with Shotgun”, which temporarily held Spotify hostage in June. The UMA alumni received an Introducing earlier in the year and has because charmed Camp Bestival and Eliza and the Bear, with whom she’ll tour in August.

Miya Folick

Californian artist Miya Folick has undoubtedly undergone some alterations because we initial blogged about her alt-pop led movements in 2015. She briefly visited a tougher sound in 2017, and now appears to have settled someplace among the two – drawing a cliched but in this case justified comparison to Kate Bush with her most recent single “Stock Image”. She’ll join Sunflower Bean for an in depth tour of the UK in November.


Are you sad you happen to be finding to the finish of our list? Never be – Holychild are back! “Wishing You Would Keep” is the most recent single from LA’s finest pop duo, and their most individual song to date reflecting on Liz Nistico’s childhood experiences of domestic abuse and abandonment. The song has currently been gifted a usually out-there video and we’re incredibly actually lining us to speak to the band about when the damn hell they are playing the UK, so news on that shortly.


Marie-Hélène Delorme aka Montreal’s Foxtrott released the second element of her Meditations EP trilogy in June and has followed up with an on the web stream of the infectious “Far better With You”, obtainable to stream above. The song proves Delorme nonetheless has the identical undeniable talent that shone brightly on her 2015 debut A Taller Us and calls out for a different complete length quickly.

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