Our monthly new music podcast is back with our pick of the best new alternative tracks.

Manic Street Preachers are set to release their fourteenth studio album The Ultra Vivid Lament and we kick off with “Orwellian”.

Gruff Rhys has put out one of our favourite LPs of the year so far and we feature “Can’t Carry On”.

The Tubs return with the fantastic “Two Person Love” taken from their forthcoming Names EP.

The Goon Sax prepare their third album Mirror II, their first with Matador, and we have the lead single “In the Stone” alongside Dry Cleaning’s “Unsmart Lady”.

Girl Ray take a house direction with Hot Chip on production duties on “Give Me Your Love” and there’s “Rhetorical Figure” from John Grant.

The Surfing Magazines release “Sports Bar” from the upcoming Badgers of Wymeswold LP and there’s new songs from CIEL, Crumb, The Catenary Wires and Thallo.

Also on the podcast there’s Chloe Foy, Lean Logic, Qlowski, Fortitude Valley, Acid House Kings, Emma Kupa, Moon Balloon and Lyys.

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