You don't want to see what's inside my work email. You really don't want to see the piles of press releases and premiere requests that are currently stacked up in the hundreds, hitting my digital ceiling as I attempt to start my Monday with a focused plan to productively sift through the relevant news and turn pre-packaged announcements into clickable content.

So-and-so is releasing a new five-track EP in a few months, your problematic fave dropped a pretty risque new video and that washed up band that no one has even thought of for a good decade now, has decided to reunite and head out on a world tour. These are the things I need to post at a fervent pace, to not only keep up with the over-saturated blogosphere, but to harness the steady stream of emails that will inevitably continue their high-pressured pursuit into my inbox all hours of the day for the remainder of the week, (and probably on the weekend too, depending on the publicist.)

So to combat the rat-race, we're offering a content compromise in the form of our new daily column, Live From The Gutter - an afternoon recap of the day's press releases and the contents of my 405 email.


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Hear Your Friend's incredible cover of James Blake's 'Radio Silence'

Kansas-based songwriter, Taryn Miller is your friend. Not just because that's the name of his musical project, but also because he's looking out for you in the form of good music and great covers. Today, he's released a stunning rendition of James Blake's The Colour In Anything-cut 'Radio Silence.' Listen below.

Stream Ben Chatwin's Heat & Entropy album in full

Ahead of release this Friday, July 29 via Ba Da Bing Records, Edinburgh multi-instrumentalist Ben Chatwin is streaming his arresting new album ‘Heat & Entropy’ in full. The nine-track project was initially "intended to be an album using only strings of any possible type, forcing him to explore using lesser-known instruments, and, perhaps more importantly, the way in which he uses them."

Field Mouse share new single The Order Of Things

Field Mouse has unveiled a third single from their sophomore album, Episodic, which is out August 5 via Topshelf Records. 'The Order Of Thing' relies on a purposefully hushed guitar sway which definitely contrasts the band's previously released singles 'Out Of Context' and 'The Mirror.' Listen below.

Into It. Over It. shares video for 'No EQ'

Into It. Over It. - aka Chicago's Evan Weiss - has shared his new video for 'No EQ', notes as the standout track from his recently released third album proper, Standards. He enlisted the closest people in his life to help tell his story in the quirky visuals. "My friends in Chicago rallied around to create a beautiful (and weird in all my favorite ways) music video," he said before calling it "a buffalo plaid nightmare."

DOE share video for 'Last Ditch' and UK tour dates

London-based three piece, Doe will release their debut album Some Things Last Longer than You via Specialist Subject and September 9. In the meantime, they've shared the new video for 'Last Ditch', along with tour dates, which you can find below.

  • Tuesday 19th July - The Shacklewell Arms, London - w/ MOLAR, The Potentials
  • Saturday 6th August - Rough Trade, Nottingham - w/ The Tuts
  • Friday 12th August - DIY Space for London - w/ Bruising
  • Saturday 13th August - Wharf Chambers, Leeds - Scene Better Days Fest
  • Sunday 14th August - Veg Bar, London, w/ The Potentials
  • Saturday 20th August - The Lexington, London - Specialist Subject Records all-dayer
  • Friday 16th September - Four Bars, Cardiff
  • Saturday 17th September - Old England, Bristol
  • Sunday 18th September - The Cavern, Exeter
  • Monday 19th September - Wharf Chambers, Leeds
  • Tuesday 20th September - Pop Recs, Sunderland
  • Wednesday 21st September - TBC, Edinburgh
  • Thursday 22nd September - Transmission, Glasgow
  • Friday 23rd September - Fuel, Manchester
  • Saturday 24th September - Audacious Art Experiment, Sheffield

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