SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #51

It’s our final podcast of the year as we compile our favourite new songs from the past month on our December podcast!

Wild Nothing are back with the fantastic “TV Queen” lifted from their upcoming album Life of Pause.

Former Let’s Wrestle frontman Wesley Gonzalez releases his debut solo effort “Come Through and See Me” and there’s the brilliant Club 8 with “Skin”.

New band Labradoor have put out their first single “The Sleep” whilst David Bowie returns with the wonderfully weird “Blackstar”.

Allo Darlin’s Elizabeth Morris new EP Athens is out now and we take “Historic Times” from it alongside the latest tracks by Mothers, Rotifer and Jarvis Cocker & Serafina Steer’s love letter to Paris “Friday 13th 2015”.

Also on the podcast there’s The Leaf Library, Animal Collective, Andrew Weatherall, Chorusgirl, Savages, The Spook School and Grace.

We end the year with four Christmas songs by Deerful, Sunturns, Bill Botting & The Two Drink Minimums and Sweet Baboo.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #50

Our November podcast is back with the best 20 tracks from the past month!

Flowers kick us off with the stunning “Ego Loss” from their second LP which is out next year.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have a new EP out and we have the title track “Hell”. New Order have released their best album for many years and we take the fantastic “Tutti Frutti” from it.

The Lovely Eggs have a new single with “Goofin’ Around (In Lancashire)” as do The Manhattan Love Suicides and Jawbreaker Reunion.

We have an exclusive from The Wave Pictures. “Slick Black River From the Rain” will be on their vinyl only album A Season in Hull. Jens Lekman is back and so too is Pete Astor with the brilliant “My Right Hand”.

We’ve got the latest from the Tindersticks whilst John Cale reworks his classic song “Close Watch” plus new material from Shearwater and Julia Holter.

Also on the podcast there’s Best Coast, Weezer, E’spaniel, Sea Pinks, Los Bonsáis, SPORTS and T-Shirt Weather.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #49

It’s our October podcast featuring the best new indie music around!

We kick off with Ex Hex’s superb cover of The Real Kids “All Kindsa Girls”. Tuff Love are back with an EP on Lost Map Records next month and we lift “Duke” from that.

Desperate Journalist have put out the beautiful “Perfect Health” and there’s also the latest by Trust Fund ahead of their new album. Model Village were great at our last gig night and we’ve got their free song “Time to Share” whilst we have Lætitia Sadier playing at our next show. She releases “Dry Fruit” on Drag City.

Club 8 return with the gorgeous “Love Dies” and there’s a new tracks from Broken Bells and Dave Gahan & Soulsavers. Euros Childs’ charming “Machine” is taken from his Sweetheart LP and Stanley Brinks & The Wave Pictures’ “Berlin” is out now on Fika Recordings alongside Owl & Mouse and Azure Blue.

Also on the podcast there’s Iko Chérie, The Legends, Frozy, Wolf Girl, Radiator Hospital, A Sunny Day In Glasgow and Normil Hawaiians.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #48

We bring you the best 20 new tracks we can find from the past month on our September podcast!

Chorusgirl’s brilliant single “Oh, To Be a Defector” starts us off. Watch out for their self-titled debut album out in a couple of months time.

Foals have released one of the finest LPs we’ve heard this year and we take “Mountain at My Gates” from it. Richard Hawley returns with the magnificent “Heart of Oak” as do Wilco with “Random Name Generator”.

The Drink are one of our bands to look out for with their second album Capital out soon on Melodic Records. John Grant has a new song featuring Tracey Thorn plus Deerhunter and a new stand alone single from The Radio Dept.

Pinkshinyultrablast and Fever Dream are back alongside the excellent Shopping whose “Straight Lines” previews their upcoming Why Choose LP.

Also on the podcast there’s Die Katapult, The Spook School, Knife Pleats, The Mantles, Sexwitch, Vinyl Williams, Sufjan Stevens, Darren Hayman and Khruangbin.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #47

Our August podcast returns with our pick of the best new alternative music!

New Order are set to release Music Complete and we have the lead single “Restless” taken from the album.

Night Flowers are back with “Sleep”, their first with a new vocalist, which is out next month on Dirty Bingo Records.

FFS’ LP is one of our favourites this year and we’ve got the brilliant “Call Girl”. Robert Forster, previously of The Go-Betweens, releases his first set of songs for seven years with “Let Me Imagine You” and there’s Yo La Tengo’s cover of “Friday I’m In Love”.

Stanley Brinks & The Wave Pictures are readying a new album and we lift “Wakefield” from it. We have an exclusive track from The Leaf Library and new material from Joanna Newsom, Frozy and Grubs.

Also on the podcast there’s DRINKS, Two White Cranes, Primitive Parts, Model Village, John Howard & The Night Mail, Widowspeak, EL VY, Public Service Broadcasting, Flesh World and Christian Fitness.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #46

On our July podcast we feature our favourite new songs from the past month!

Richard Hawley releases his first new material in three years with “Which Way” taken from his excellent forthcoming album Hollow Meadows.

Julia Holter is set to put out her fourth full-length LP and we have the first song “Feel You” lifted from the album. Misty Miller returns with “Happy” plus new singles from Johnny Marr and Public Image Ltd.

Trust Fund are about to hit the road and their latest song “Dreams” features Alanna McArdle, formerly of Joanna Gruesome, on vocals alongside the new track from Flemmings.

Ahead of our Pulp Special at the club later this month we have Slow Club’s cover of “Disco 2000”, there’s the collaboration between Norman Blake & Woodpigeon, the legendary Nick Garrie, Neil Young & the Promise of the Real, Father John Misty and Pete Astor.

Also on the podcast there’s Girls Names, The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn, Fredd Velvet, Wild Pink, Low, Owen Pallet and Ani Glass.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #45

It’s the summer and it’s time for another hour of brand new music on our June podcast!

The Radio Dept. are back with a new EP called Occupied and we start off with the lead track.

DRINKS is the new project from Cate Le Bon and White Fence and we have the wonderfully wonky “Hermits on Holiday” whilst Courtney Barnett is all over the radio right now with “Dead Fox” which we also feature. Saint Etienne’s Sarah Cracknell is releasing her second solo album this month and we have the fantastic “Nothing Left to Talk About” featuring Nicky Wire.

Belle and Sebastian have a new single with “Allie” as do two of our favourite bands Sweet Baboo and Tigercats. We have brand new releases from Seabirds and The Spook School plus Cherry Glazerr with the noisy “Sip ‘O Poison”.

Also on the podcast we have Ezra Furman, Beirut, Papernut Cambridge, Simon Love’s collaboration with Stewart Lee, PINS, The Ethical Debating Society, The Fall, The Death of Pop, The School and Owl & Mouse.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #44

We have all new music on our May podcast!

We start with Future Islands who have released “The Chase” as a stand alone single. That’s followed by Django Django whose second album Born Under Saturn is out now and former Pipettes frontwoman Gwenno with the magnificent “Patriachaeth”.

Mammoth Penguins are playing at our next gig night and their lead track “When I Was Your Age” sits alongside fellow Fortuna Pop! label mates Joanna Gruesome new single “I Don’t Wanna Relax”. Plus there’s Pinkshinyultrablast and Kid Wave.

Mac DeMarco has a mini-album coming out on Captured Tracks and we feature “The Way You’d Love Her”. We also have new material from Rozi Plain, Sleater-Kinney, Conor Oberst’s Desaparecidos, Spirit Club and Sharon Van Etten.

Sweden’s The Legends are back and so too are Peter Bjorn and John for the first time in four years. Also on the podcast we have Jamie xx, Azure Blue, Bel Étage, The Color Waves and Tigercats’ Laura K.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #43

We have the best new music from the past month on our April podcast!

The brilliant Summer Camp return with “Bad Love” taken from their forthcoming album which is out next month on Moshi Moshi Records.

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks collaborate to form FFS and give us the wonderful “Piss Off”. Martha release their latest single as do Tuff Love with “Groucho” which is out on Record Store Day.

Swedish dream poppers The Mary Onettes are back with “Ruins” and The National have put out “Sunshine on My Back”.

Sweet Baboo release The Boombox Ballads later this year and we have “Sometimes” from it plus we there’s new project from Amelia Fletcher, The Catenary Wires.

There’s also new music from Thee Oh Sees, Hot Chip, Babe, Tape Runs Out, Hookworms, Bunnygrunt, Twerps, 23:23, The Fairlight Myth, Lightning In a Twilight Hour, Enderby’s Room and Smile Down Upon Us.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #42

It’s been a fantastic month for new music and we collect our favourite 20 tracks on our March podcast!

Fever Dream open with the brilliant “Serotonin Hit” taken from their forthcoming debut album Moyamoya.

Courtney Barnett hits us with “Pedestrian at Best”, Best Coast are back on form with “Heaven Sent” and Evans the Death return with the superb “Sledgehammer”.

We’re blown away by new tracks by The Lovely Eggs and Chorusgirl whilst Teleman release their first new material since last year’s Breakfast LP.

PINS are set to release their second album in June and we have the lead track “Too Little Too Late” plus there’s “Forget the Fall” by Flowers and the new one by Honeyblood.

Also on the podcast there’s Big Quiet, Waxahatchee, The School, Nat Johnson, Picturebox, Papernut Cambridge, The Chemistry Experiment, Giorgio Tuma & Lætitia Sadier, Brute Love and Martin Gore.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #41

Another month, another 20 tracks of new music on our February podcast.

We begin with two of our favourite songs of the year so far, The Decemberists sublime “Make You Better” and Tigercats “Sleeping in the Backseat”.

The Tuts are back with their brilliant new single “Do I Have to Look for Love?” and there’s the excellent Colleen Green with “Pay Attention” from her first studio album which is out on Hardly Art records next week.

Joanna Gruesome come roaring back with “Last Year” and there’s the return of post-punk legends Wire and Gang of Four. There’s the latest from The Cathode Ray and H. Hawkline plus an exclusive track from the upcoming Comet Gain EP.

Also on the podcast there’s Rozi Plain, Marissa Nadler, Sufjan Stevens, Father John Misty, Young Guv, Mind Brains, Marshmallow Coast, Los Bonsais, Milky Wimpshake and Finnmark!

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #40

It’s a new year and we’ve got the best new music on our January podcast plus a handful of bands to look out for in 2015!

We kick off with Darren Hayman’s lead single from his upcoming Chants for Socialists album.

Belle and Sebastian’s ninth studio LP this out week and we have excellent “Nobody’s Empire”. Modest Mouse return with “Lampshades on Fire” and Herman Dune’s Black Yaya releases the second track from his forthcoming debut album.

Jens Lekman continues with his one song a week project and there’s a preview of ex-Standard Fare singer Emma Kupa’s mini LP.

The Wave Pictures, Ralegh Long and the majestic Laura Marling all have new tracks. Plus there’s Conor Oberst, Arcade Fire’s Will Butler, Trust Fund and an instrumental from Yo La Tengo.

Also on the podcast there’s Public Service Broadcasting, Django Django, of Montreal, The Mountain Goats, Interpol, Nervous Twitch and Love Sport.

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