British new wavers Haircut 100 are launching their latest reunion this year, and one way they’re grabbing the public’s attention is by covering last year’s biggest pop hit. That’d be “As It Was,” the A-ha-esque ditty from their fellow UK artist Harry Styles, which spent 10 weeks at #1 in the UK and a record-sniffing 15 in the US. The cover came at the end of Haircut 100’s set in the Radio 2 Piano Room, backed by the BBC Concert Orchestra. Hear it here at the 2:21:30 mark.
Terrace Martin – “Snooze” (SZA Cover)
Last month, producer Terrace Martin put out a new album as Dinner Party, his collaboration with Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington. Martin’s most recent solo album was 2021’s DRONES, and today he’s announcing a new full-length, Fine Tune, which is scheduled to be released next month. Its lead single is an instrumental interpretation of SZA’s […]
Squid – “The Blades”
Next month, UK outfit Squid are releasing a new album, O Monolith, the follow-up to their 2021 debut Bright Green Field. They announced it back in February with “Swing (In A Dream),” and in April they circled back with “Undergrowth.” Today, Squid are sharing “The Blades,” which is accompanied by a video by director Kasper […]
Allegra Krieger – “Nothing In This World Ever Stays Still”
The New York City-based singer/songwriter Allegra Krieger has announced a new album, I Keep My Feet On The Fragile Plane, her follow-up to last year’s Precious Thing and her first for Double Double Whammy. She once again produced it with Luke Temple and today she’s sharing its lead single, the slippery and shifting “Nothing In […]