Tigercats come through with their third LP, and first for new label El Segell De Primavera (Primavera Sound). Though born of frustration with the incessant march of gentrification in their native East London, Pig City channels this fury with righteousness. Afrobeat, psych-rock, indie-rock and Gang Gang Dance-esque globalist pop are all tossed into the pot. Tracks like ‘Perfect Fried Chicken’ bring to mind some sort of collaboration between Ebo Taylor and Kurt Vile.
Here comes Californian songwriter Jeremy Jay with a new record and this time he's been listening to none other than the Cocteau Twins. So expect a dreamy LP full of dark and interesting melodies fired by Jay's voice which has seen him compared to singers as disparate as Morrissey and Gene Vincent.
The Home Internationals EP by Leeds legends The Wedding Present contains four instrumental pieces. The EP kicks off with Wales from the band’s most recent album Going, Going...Spurred on by this track, and using the name of the old international football competition between the four home nations, David Gedge utilised his love of pop, rock, film scores and football as inspiration to create a further three instrumentals.
The Free Fall Band hail from a small village north of Barcelona and their music is imbued with the vibrancy of youth that they exude from every pore. Their music is a fresh and melodic as they are youthful, citing influences such as The Beatles, The Shins, The Zombies and Jonathan Richman.
The Munster Sights is available on vinyl LP and CD.